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Magical Christmas at Legends Wednesday, December 24-Thursday, December 25 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Get in the holiday spirit with Rock-A-Hula! this Christmas, and join legendary tribute artists and Polynesian dancers for a special holiday themed show complete with Christmas carols. Book the Legendary Cocktail Show package or upgrade to one of several dinner package options. All dining guests will enjoy a special holiday dessert.

Royal Hawaiian Theater Royal Hawaiian Center, Building B, 4th Floor 2201 Kalakaua Ave.

Prices vary, Kama'aina and Keiki rates available.

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Island Insurance the only Hawaii-based firm named a Top 50 P&C insurer for seven consecutive years

Island Insurance Company, Ltd., the State’s largest locally-owned Property and Casualty insurance carrier, has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Property and Casualty insurance companies in the nation by the Ward Group for the seventh consecutive year.  The Ward Top 50 recognition places Island Insurance within the top 2% of the leading Property and Casualty insurers in the nation.  Island Insurance is the first Hawaii-based Property and Casualty insurance company to achieve the Top 50 recognition and the only to be recognized for seven consecutive years.

Ward Centers Hosts 24th Annual Tip a Cop Fundraiser to Benefit Special Olympics Hawai‘i

Ward Centers Hosts 24th Annual Tip a Cop Fundraiser to Benefit Special Olympics Hawai‘i

Diners can offer a different kind of tip to local law enforcement officers at participating restaurants on 

Hawaii gas prices remain mostly stable

Hawaii gas prices remain mostly stable

According to AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch, Hawaii average gas price has gone up by a penny to $4.34 per gallon during the past week. The current price average is one cent less than last month and four cents higher than a year ago.

Honolulu’s average price stayed the same as last week at $4.31-three cents less than a month ago and 13 cents more than a year ago. In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.13 per gallon-two cents more than last week, the same price as last month ago and 18 cents less than a year ago. Wailuku’s average is $4.46 a gallon-the same price as last Thursday, a penny more than last month and six cents less than last year.

Kaneohe Library Offers Free July Events and Screening of "Lego Movie"

Kaneohe Library Offers Free July Events and Screening of "Lego Movie"

Kaneohe Public Library will offer free events and a screening of “The Lego Movie” in July:   

•             July 13 (Sunday) at 11 a.m. – “Dr. David Carter: My Life in the Forensic Sciences,” Children’s Section.  Dr. David Carter, Associate Professor of Forensic Science and Director of Chaminade University’s Forensic Sciences Program, will discuss how his interest in death investigation led to a career path in the mysterious world of forensic sciences.  Learn how to prepare yourself for an interesting and rewarding career in this widely-diverse field.  Since the year 2000, Dr. Carter has been attending crime scenes and consulted with several investigative agencies around the world.  This one-hour presentation is suitable for ages 12 and older, and will include a question-and-answer session.  

Hawaii Center for Food Safety Action fund endorses candidates

 Hawaii Center for Food Safety Action fund endorses candidates

Hawaii Center for Food Safety Action Fund (HCFSAF), a group committed to educating voters on food safety issues, is making its first endorsements in the 2014 election cycle, backing the following 18 candidates:

 

House:

Richard Creagan HD5 Hawaii (Naalehu, Ocean View, Captain Cook, Kailua-Kona)

Nicole Ferguson HD42 Honolulu (Kapolei, Makakilo)

Faye Pua Hanohano HD4 Hawaii (Puna)

Robert Harris HD48 Honolulu (Kaneohe, Heeia, Ahuimanu, Kahaluu, Haiku Valley, Mokuoloe)

Dylan Hooser HD15 Kauai (Wailua Homesteads, Hanamaulu, Lihue, Puhi, Old Koloa Town, Omao)

Kaniela Ing HD11 Maui (Kihei, Wailea, Makena)

Chris Lee HD51 Honolulu (Lanikai, Waimanalo)

Matthew LoPresti HD41 Honolulu (Ewa Villages, Ewa Beach, Ewa Gentry, Ocean Pointe, West Loch)

Nicole Lowen HD6 Hawaii (North Kona, Holualoa, Kalaoa, Honokohau)

Experience a Balloon Monsoon at Kailua Library on July 12

Experience a Balloon Monsoon at Kailua Library on July 12

In celebration of the 2014 HSPLS Children’s Summer Reading Program, Balloon Monsoon will present balloon twisting with a magical twist at Kailua Public Library on Saturday, July 12 at 1:30 p.m. under the Reading Tree.   

The Balloon Monsoon twisters are renowned for creating a variety of colorful and unique balloon sculptures for more than a decade.  The Friends of Kailua Public Library is sponsoring this free event.  Keiki ages 5 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 

Contact the Library as soon as possible if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed.