Hawaii Island Mauna Kea Resort will be hosting a job fair on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The fair will take place at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel’s Makai meeting room.
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KAMUELA, HI – The Queen’s Health Systems, corporate parent of The Queen’s Medical Center, named Kenneth D. Graham, MPH, RHIA, FACHE, as permanent president of North Hawaii Community Hospital.
All-star hosts Samantha Brown, Bert Kreischer, Anthony Melchiorri and Don Wildman will take viewers to five Hawaiian islands and give away a $100,000 dream vacation in a “The Trip: 2015,” a TV special and sweepstakes that premieres at 7 p.m. Monday on the Travel Channel.
Intuit, the maker of TurboTax software, apologized after an onslaught of consumer complaints about the unexpected need to buy an upgrade this year for some types of filings.
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More hikers are expected on the Pacific Crest Trail this year thanks to the movie “Wild,” according to the Pacific Crest Trail Association, which preserves and promotes the trail.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco man has completed seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A group of tourists who ran up the “Rocky” steps got a knockout photo at the top — a selfie with Rocky himself.
NEW YORK (AP) — Carnival Cruise Lines on Thursday unveiled details about its first new ship launch in four years, Carnival Vista.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — State tourism officials have a new pitch for potential visitors in 2015: make South Dakota your “Great Place.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Expedia has acquired travel booking site Travelocity from the Sabre Corp. for $280 million in cash.
TOKYO (AP) — In the U.S., hanging out in a cafe with animals is such an exotic concept that people can’t get enough of it. A pop-up cat cafe in New York last year had lines down the block. Online reservations for another Manhattan cat cafe are almost fully booked more than two months ahead.
The Higashi Honganji America Shinshu Center will host a public lecture from 7-8:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at Higashi Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii in Hilo.
The East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjin Kai will celebrate the New Year with its annual luncheon meeting slated for Sunday, Feb. 15, at the Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin Sangha Hall in Hilo.
Watermark Publishing has just released “The Sound of Hilo Rain,” a Big Island memoir by Roy Kodani.