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| | Dec 14 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

West Hawaii resident tapped for long-term planning for Puerto Rico

  1. Posted: Oct 21 2017 - 12:06am

    In the foreground a fully open-handed Buddah’s hand fruit, surrounded by purple allamanda flowers and backed by Hualalai mountain, are pictured on a sunny day in the Kamani Trees subdivision.

  2. Posted: Oct 21 2017 - 12:06am

    Book fair underway

  3. Posted: Oct 20 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — The County of Hawaii is displaying a portable shelter on the lawn of the West Hawaii Civic Center in Kona this week as a way of raising awareness of the need to join hands to help the homeless of our community.

  4. Posted: Oct 20 2017 - 12:06am

    One of the many goats that help keep the grass down at Big Island Country Club.

  5. Posted: Oct 19 2017 - 2:12pm

    A cultural practitioner shares the sound of the sea with a young visitor at Puuhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park.

  6. | Posted: Oct 19 2017 - 10:17am

    During the past few months, the Tax Review Commission, a group provided for in our state constitution to meet once every five years, has been busy at work. The commission recommends changes to our tax laws, and its consultant has recommended limiting the pension exemption we now have in our state income tax code so that it only exempts $25,000 per year.

  7. Posted: Oct 19 2017 - 12:06am

    Coffee festival volunteers needed

  8. | Posted: Oct 17 2017 - 12:05am

    I’m writing this week from the center of fire-ravaged Sonoma County, California, which currently has 20-plus wildfires eating up forests, homes and businesses.

  9. | Posted: Oct 17 2017 - 12:05am

    Kulaniapia waterfall flows into a pool near Hilo. (Robert Viggers/Community Contributor)

  10. | Posted: Oct 15 2017 - 12:05am

    Susie and Terry Weaver met by chance at a party in Northern California in the early 1970s.

  11. | Posted: Oct 15 2017 - 12:05am

    As the days get shorter, folks like to brighten up their home with bouquets of colorful cut flowers, but for most kamaaina, flowering plants are another option. Instead of lasting a few days, many flowering plants can last for years. If you like interior or exterior gardening the easy way, then you might consider a group of easy care plants referred to as air plants.

  12. Posted: Oct 14 2017 - 12:05am

    The Kealakehe Elementary Head Start Preschool experiment with bubbles. The children were asked to use a tool to achieve a goal, and the children chose to use bubble wands to create their own bubbles. The parents participated in the awesome bubble event.

  13. Posted: Oct 13 2017 - 12:05am

    Waipuhi Fish Ponds are pictured under blue skies at Mauna Lani.

  14. Posted: Oct 12 2017 - 2:59pm

    The sun sets in Waikoloa Village.

  15. | Posted: Oct 12 2017 - 11:29am

    When the first humans arrived in Hawaii, edible nutritional kernals or nuts were hard to find. About the only native nut was the mahoe, or Alectron macrococculus. They brought with them the coconut and the kukui nut. Technically, the coconut is not a true nut and although kukui nut is edible, it can create serious stomach issues when eaten. So in the arena of foods and nutrition, true nuts were lacking.