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A great day to be a Dragon: Honokaa High School graduates 125

| | May 22 2017 - 7:39am | Comments

HONOKAA — Family and friends on Saturday celebrated the graduation of Honokaa High School’s Class of 2017.

  1. | Posted: May 22 2017 - 12:02pm

    A man died following a traffic accident this morning in Keaau, the Hawaii Fire Department said.

  2. | Posted: May 22 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — The state Land Board rejected a petition from a Thirty Meter Telescope opponent seeking an online transcript of the project’s contested case hearing.

  3. | Posted: May 22 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — In a case of justice grinding slowly but exceedingly fine, the Hawaii Island Board of Registration on Tuesday is scheduled to pick up a 2014 election dispute that first took a trip to the Hawaii Supreme Court.

  4. | Posted: May 22 2017 - 12:05am

    HONOKAA ­— A breeze ruffling the tops of dozens of tents set up in a hollow just off Mamalahoa Highway in Honokaa sent smells of Thai spices and sounds of relaxed guitar music through the air. On most Sundays, the area is a quiet bustle as people browse the wares of the Hamakua Harvest farmers market.

  5. | Posted: May 22 2017 - 12:05am

    Ka‘u ­— The ninth annual Ka‘u Coffee Festival is in full swing with newly crowned Miss Ka’u Coffee Jami Beck of Waiohinu presiding at a host of upcoming events. The UH-Hilo student swept all pageant categories, winning career outfit and interview, evening gown and swimsuit trophies, plus the titles of Miss Popularity, Miss Photogenic and Miss Congeniality.

  6. | Posted: May 22 2017 - 9:57am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hundreds of gravestones and cremation niches at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery were adorned with a Ti-Leaf lei for a Memorial Day ceremony to be held May 29.

  7. | Posted: May 22 2017 - 7:39am

    HONOKAA — Family and friends on Saturday celebrated the graduation of Honokaa High School’s Class of 2017.

  8. | Posted: May 21 2017 - 6:30am

    HILO — Kona led Hawaii Island in auto thefts in 2016 and is on track to do so this year, as well, according to data from the Hawaii Police Department.

  9. Posted: May 21 2017 - 12:05am

    The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the public’s help in processing court bench warrants.

  10. | Posted: May 20 2017 - 8:29pm

    HILO — Big Island tourism had another strong showing in the first quarter of 2017, with one market in particular seeing a boost.

  11. | Posted: May 21 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — As part of an effort to rescue more than 80 dogs from a South Kona property, the Hawaii Island Humane Society is looking to the community to give the animals temporary homes.

  12. | Posted: May 21 2017 - 12:05am

    KAPAAU — Kohala High School graduated its seniors at Kamehameha Park on Saturday.

  13. | Posted: May 21 2017 - 12:05am

    KEALAKEKUA — Green and white flooded Julian Yates Field Saturday as Konawaena High School graudated its Class of 2017.

  14. | Posted: May 20 2017 - 1:59pm

    Fire officials are investigating the cause of a Friday afternoon structure fire that damaged a home in Waikoloa Village.

  15. | Posted: May 21 2017 - 12:05am

    A single-lane closure will remain in effect this week in the Puuanahulu area as crews work on drainage improvement work on Mamalahoa Highway in North Kona.