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Island Life 11-18-17

| | Nov 18 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

By Mtchell Bonds

  1. | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 12:06am

    In a prior article, we reported that last December, administrative rules were finalized that wrought significant increases in fees charged by the Department of Transportation, Harbors Division. Those fees increased 17 percent beginning on Feb. 1; they will increase another 15 percent on Oct. 1; they will increase another 15 percent on July 1, 2018; and they will increase on July 1 of each year thereafter, by either 3 percent or the consumer price index rate, whichever is higher.

  2. | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 12:06am

    It is officially fall. Temperatures remain warm but things are about to change. Days are getting shorter in the Northern Hemisphere since the sun has moved south of the equator. The autumnal equinox for us is the vernal, or spring equinox, for those south of the equator. As the sun moves farther from us, most plants tend to slow their growth.

  3. | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 12:06am

    KONA — After being involved in Kona’s landscape industry for over 25 years, Alastair Glennie and Janice Palma-Glennie are a knowledgeable couple when it comes to keeping Kona green. Today, Alastair is an experienced irrigation specialist while Janice’s skills are in design and landscape management.

  4. Posted: Sep 23 2017 - 9:11pm

    A tiny Hawaiian lion fish is spotted near Puako in September.

  5. Posted: Sep 23 2017 - 11:45am

    Sharpen your study skills

  6. Posted: Sep 23 2017 - 11:45am

    On Tuesday, Kona Community Hospital will celebrate the completion of its newly remodeled and expanded pharmacy with a blessing and open house in in Kealakekua. The event commemorates the culmination of multidepartment renovation project.

  7. | Posted: Sep 22 2017 - 12:05am

    VFW events listed

  8. | Posted: Sep 22 2017 - 12:05am

    A Madagascar day gecko was spotted. (Bob Viggers/Community Contributor)

  9. | Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 12:06am

    Auntie’s Angels went down to Hookena Elementary School’s back to school open house, Sept. 13.

  10. Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 12:05am

    Sunset glows at Honokohau Harbor.

  11. Posted: Sep 20 2017 - 1:38pm

    Mauna Kea Observatory is pictured from Haliakala on Maui. (Photo courtesy / Victoria McKinney)

  12. | Posted: Sep 20 2017 - 12:06am

    HTFG Conference starts Friday

  13. | Posted: Sep 19 2017 - 12:06am

    Turtles rest on rocks at Kukio. (Stephen Hinkley/Community Contributor)

  14. | Posted: Sep 19 2017 - 12:06am

    Chamber networking event open to the public

  15. | Posted: Sep 19 2017 - 12:05am

    Did you have your fill of flavor-packed, summer-ripened tomatoes this season? My garden yielded the best heirloom tomatoes ever this year. They’ve been the star of salads, pastas, pizza, salsa, and bruschetta. After an abundance of warm days and some quenching rains, the vines show no sign of quitting yet. And when something tastes this good, I want more. So back to the archives I go, for one more harvest of tempting tomato recipes.