21 nabbed for suspected DUI

Hawaii Island police arrested 21 motorists for suspected drunken driving between April 16 and Sunday. Six of those drivers were involved in a traffic crash and one was younger than age 21.

Skaggs shuts down Astros; Angels win 2-0 after call reversed

HOUSTON — Yuli Gurriel was thrown out at third base by catcher Martin Maldonado to end the game after an original safe call was reversed on replay, giving the Los Angeles Angels a 2-0 win over Houston on Monday night that ended the Astros’ six-game winning streak.

Obituaries: 04-24-18

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ICE and the bitter fruit of dehumanization

WASHINGTON — The attitude of President Trump toward federal law enforcement is, to put it mildly, mixed. The FBI refused to bend to his will. So it is comprised of “hardened Democrats” engaged in a “WITCH HUNT.” The FBI was, according to Trump, too preoccupied with the Russia investigation to prevent the Parkland, Florida, school shooting. Its reputation “is in Tatters — worst in History!”

Program fills students’ ambition sails with wind

The theme of this year’s Lead, Expose and Inspire Program, LEI, April 16-17 on Hawaii Island was the wind of the Hawaiian Islands, and like the makani of the Hawaiian Islands, each person’s wind sets them on a different journey — one that consists of their dreams and aspirations.

Island Life 04-23-18

A gold dust day gecko snacks on a torch ginger blossom in Waimea. (Terri Olsem/Community Contributor)

Treat yourself to tax time relief at Big Island Chocolate Festival

T-Day is here. Whether you are getting a tax refund or painfully writing a check, you deserve to celebrate (or commiserate) by escaping for a day, preferably to a world of pure enjoyment. The perfect little “trip” is coming on Saturday as the annual Big Island Chocolate Festival turns the ballroom and courtyard of Hapuna Beach Resort into “Chocolate Around the World” from 5-9 p.m.

Rock theft suspect sought

Hawaii Island Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person(s) involved in taking the rock bags placed around an asphalt pile near Highway 11 by the 56-mile marker on Feb. 13. The rocks were placed in green bags and were being used as a safety precaution for the asphalt pile.