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KAILUA-KONA — Keiki grow up so quickly. [Read More]
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Saturday’s sunset creeps across the OTEC campus in pinks and golds. (Travis Craig/Community contributor) [Read More]
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WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — The vision for Kamakoa Nui Skate Park in Waikoloa Village was more than a series of ramps and railings in a contouring... [Read More]
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KONA — The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival, Hawaii’s oldest food festival, announced the appointment of Jeannè Kapela as its new Miss Kona Coffee Scholarship Competition... [Read More]
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HILO — A discussion during a meeting Thursday night in Pahoa about what to name fissure 8 revolved mostly around what deity it should reflect. [Read More]
HILO — As Puna Geothermal Venture moves toward restarting following last year’s Kilauea eruption, a new power purchase agreement with Hawaii Electric Light Co. might... [Read More]
HILO — Hilo Medical Center has received an “A” in hospital safety rankings released this week by the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization that aims... [Read More]
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KAILUA-KONA — When Kamakana Villages welcomed its residents at the start of last year, the new development was roundly regarded as a critical piece to... [Read More]
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HILO — Those renewing their driver’s licenses should ensure they have the required documents to do so. [Read More]
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The late Hawaii Island State Sen. Gilbert Kahele was a champion for the stewardship and improvement of facilities at the formerly named Mauna Kea Recreation... [Read More]
Aloha all and hope this past week has been a great one. If not, then blame it on the crazy politics and warming circling our... [Read More]
Tags: Aloha - Earth - Laughter
This week we’ll discuss a couple of examples from this legislative session of the controversial but commonly used technique called “Gut and Replace” where a... [Read More]
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It’s a widely acknowledged fact that the current state of our local building permit process inhibits economic development. It’s an inefficient, incoherent, costly, and woefully... [Read More]
Serve justice to johns... [Read More]
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Around 6 a.m. on Friday, Area II Vice officers, along with officers from Kona patrol, SEU (Special Enforcement Unit) and CIU (Criminal Intelligence Unit), executed... [Read More]
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KONA — Almost 15 years ago, Kollette and Jason Stith had a dream of someday running a sustainable organic farm in Kona. Today, their Mahina... [Read More]
KEALAKEKUA — It’s not news that finding affordable housing in Hawaii isn’t easy. [Read More]
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KOHANAIKI — Standing on the beach at Saturday’s Keiki Surf for the Earth and Beach Clean Up, 14-year-old CJ Bruno felt pretty good about his... [Read More]
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KAILUA-KONA — As the surf dies down from the winter season canoes take to the ocean during the calmer spring and summer months, gliding through... [Read More]
Editor’s note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. Content is subject to editing for parity treatment and style continuity. Date of... [Read More]
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