Poke to perfection

WAIKOLOA BEACH — Amateur and professional chefs gathered at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort and Spa to showcase their special p0ke recipes Saturday at the Hawaii Island Festival Poke Contest.

Cop on Top continues through Saturday

KAILUA-KONA — Scaffolding, music and shout outs greeted customers at Walmart Thursday as the annual Cop on Top fundraiser for Special Olympics got underway.

None injured in structure blaze

KAILUA-KONA — Three Hawaii Fire Department engine companies responded to a structure fire on Kiwi Street in North Kona Tuesday afternoon.

Quacking up!

Over 6,000 ducks were released at the 27th Annual Great Waikoloa Rubber Duckie Race, a fundraiser for the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Hawaii Wednesday at the King’s Shops.