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AAA: Hawaii gas prices dropping

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)- Local gas prices declined in many areas over the last week,
according
to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.

The
Hawaii state average for regular unleaded is $4.34 per gallon, which is two
cents less than last week, four cents less than last month and 24 cents less
than on this day last year.

Honolulu's
average price is $4.24 a gallon for regular unleaded, down three cents since
last week, seven cents less than last month and down 20 cents from a year ago.

In
Hilo, the average gas price is $4.34 per gallon, which is three cents less than
last week, a penny less than last month and 39 cents less than this time a year
ago. 

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Mayor Caldwell announces town hall meeting schedule

Mayor Caldwell announces town hall meeting schedule

Information courtesy of Mayor Caldwell's office:

MAYOR CALDWELL ANNOUNCES TOWN HALL MEETING SCHEDULE

 

Honolulu – Today, Mayor Caldwell announced a series of six town hall meetings that will be held across Oahu during the month of May. The meetings will include updates on the Mayor’s priorities and how they are addressed in the budget, and touch on issues specific to each community.  The Mayor will be joined by cabinet members to provide information and field questions relating to his top priorities of fixing our roads, restoring TheBus service, investing in our sewer infrastructure, beautifying our parks, building rail better, and addressing homelessness.

 

All meetings will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and the schedule is as follows:

 

Moped rider critically injured in Makiki collision

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)- A man in his 50s was critically injured when his moped collided with a car at a busy intersection in Makiki Wednesday.

According to Honolulu Police, the collision happened shortly before 8 p.m.

Investigators said the moped was in the mauka-bound lanes of Keeaumoku Street and was trying to turn left onto Wilder Avenue when it went into the path of a makai-bound Mitsubishi. The moped driver tried to get out of the way, but hit the driver's side of the oncoming vehicle.

The Makiki-area man was taken to the Queen's Medical Center with head injuries. Police said he was not wearing a helmet. The driver of the car was not hurt.

Police closed the intersection of Wilder and Keeaumoku during the investigation. Lanes were reopened at about 10:30 p.m.

Investigators said speed and alcohol to do not appear to be factors in the crash.

Join the Hawaii Bicycling League in Celebrating Oahu Bike Month, May 1-31, 2013

Join the Hawaii Bicycling League in Celebrating Oahu Bike Month, May 1-31, 2013

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GEOBUNGA HOSTS FREE MOTHER’S DAY ORCHID WORKSHOP, MAY 11

GEOBUNGA HOSTS FREE MOTHER’S DAY ORCHID WORKSHOP, MAY 11

 

WHAT: 

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Geobunga will host a free Mother’s Day Orchid Workshop that will teach attendees how to transplant, split, prune and properly care for orchid plants. Geobunga will have hundreds of beautiful orchids available at farm-direct wholesale prices, starting as low as $5.  

 

WHEN/WHERE:                  

Saturday, May 11

·       9 a.m. at Geobunga Honolulu at 4299 Lawehana Street, Salt Lake (across from Target) and

·       2 p.m. at Geobunga Waimanalo Farm at 41-829 Kakaina St., Waimanalo

 

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California Pizza Kitchen introduces Dough Rewards

California Pizza Kitchen introduces Dough Rewards

Information provided by ICR:

 

LOS ANGELES, CA (April 30, 2013) – California Pizza Kitchen (CPK),the authority on California-style pizza and industry leader in creative dining, today announced the launch of Pizza Dough Rewards, the company’s new, easy-to-use mobile app and guest loyalty program. For every $100 spent at California Pizza Kitchen, guests will receive $5 of Pizza Dough Rewards that can be applied to their next dining experience.

Honolulu Cookie Company introduces new, flower-shaped cookies for Mother's Day

Honolulu Cookie Company introduces new, flower-shaped cookies for Mother's Day

Information provided by Harris Public Relations:

 

HONOLULU, April 15, 2013 – The plumeria, commonly used to make leis and traditionally given to visitors as a welcoming gesture and symbol of Aloha, serve as the inspiration for the Honolulu Cookie Company’s Mother’s Day collection and new flower-shaped cookies.

The five Mother’s Day gift ideas are available in limited quantities.  The beautiful collection is filled with delicious bouquets of flower-shaped premium shortbread cookies.