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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, September 6, 2002

Hawai'i briefs

Advertiser Staff and News Services


Ho'olaulea tomorrow

Despite financial struggles, the Windward Ho'olaulea will go on tomorrow in Kane'ohe, providing entertainment, children's activities, craft sales and food from 2 to 10:30 p.m. on Kawa Street and Windward Mall Center Stage.

An estimated 18 entertainers, 25 craft booths and 18 food booths will offer a variety of music and dance, locally made products and menu items, said Linda Kuklinsky, event treasurer.

Entertainers will include the Marine Forces Pacific Band, Sean Naauao, Makaha Sons, Olomana with Jerry Santos, Halau Hula O Nawahine, Sudden Rush, Maunalua, Ho'okena and Melveen Leed.


Likelike lane closed today

One lane of Likelike Highway in the Kane'ohe-bound direction from Nalanieha Street to Valley View Drive will be closed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today while state crews install concrete barriers.

Motorists are asked to be careful while driving through the area.


GOP's Carroll to be in Makakilo

Republican gubernatorial candidate John Carroll will hold a forum from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow at Makakilo Community Park to meet with area residents.

Carroll will discuss his candidacy as well as quality of life issues such as traffic and crime.


Woman flees custody

HILO, Hawai'i — Police are looking for a 37-year-old woman who escaped from sheriff's deputies shortly before noon yesterday after being taken from the Hilo courthouse to the Hawai'i Community Correctional Center.

Police said a handcuffed Holly Lokelani Kanakamaikai, who was in court for an alleged probation violation, was being helped out of a van at the jail when she fled.

Kanakamaikai is described as 5 feet 4 inches tall, about 125 pounds with a slim build, brown eyes and long blond hair. She was wearing a pink top with long, white sleeves and blue jeans.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to call police at 935-3311, or CrimeStoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona.


Library system gets 13 defibrillators

The Hawai'i State Public Library System has received 13 defibrillators from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation through the American Heart Association.

State Librarian Virginia Lowell thanked the foundation and the association for the machines. "We try to have staff in every library who are trained in first aid and CPR," she sai.d "Adding the defibrillators increases the public's access to help.

An automatic external defibrillator can save the life of a cardiac-arrest victim. It provides a low-energy one-second electric charge to a person's heart to restart its natural rhythm.

The initial plans call for the devices to be used in rural and low-income areas.

Clerks end practice of keeping records

Clerks of the state circuit courts will no longer keep records of notary publics, the state Judiciary announced yesterday.

The records must now be submitted to the state Attorney General's Office.

Notary publics who want to turn in their completed notary books and want to obtain copies of pages from previously filed books should write to the office or call 586-1218.