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Island Life 11-18-17

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

By Mtchell Bonds

  1. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 1:46pm

    The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival kicked off festivities Friday night with the Lantern Parade on Alii Drive.

  2. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 9:33am

    KAILUA-KONA — Neighbors on Oluolu Street in Kona Highlands were saddened and blown away as details of a Friday morning house fire later revealed the body of one of the residents was found in the scorched remains of the home.

  3. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 12:06am

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who walked away from his post in Afghanistan and triggered a search that left some of his comrades severely wounded, was spared a prison sentence by a military judge Friday in what President Donald Trump blasted as a “complete and total disgrace.”

  4. Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 12:06am

    House GOP revises tax bill, makes it less generous

  5. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — Nearly half of Hawaii’s coral reefs were bleached during heat waves in 2014 and 2015 and fisheries close to shore are declining, a group of scientists told state lawmakers.

  6. Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 12:06am

    BERLIN — A worried resident in Germany alerted police to what he thought was a World War II bomb in his garden. Officers rushed over — and found a particularly large zucchini.

  7. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Online auction and sales giant eBay has removed numerous listings advertising the sale of sand purported to be from Hawaii beaches, including iconic Papakolea Beach — also known as Green Sands Beach — after the Tribune-Herald inquired about the sand sales.

  8. | Posted: Nov 3 2017 - 11:03pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Frozen Pea Productions is back in business — thanks to some help from a friend.

  9. Posted: Nov 3 2017 - 11:03pm

    Protesters, supporters greet Trump in Hawaii

  10. | Posted: Nov 3 2017 - 5:01pm

    HONOLULU — President Donald Trump arrived Friday afternoon in Hawaii, landing at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam ahead of a nearly two-week trip to five Asian nations focusing on trade and security.

  11. | Posted: Nov 3 2017 - 4:01pm

    WASHINGTON — House Republicans on Friday quietly made changes to their far-reaching tax overhaul: Now its tax cuts would be less generous for many Americans.

  12. | Posted: Nov 3 2017 - 2:24pm

    KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Fire Department reportedly found the body of a man in his mid-50s inside a four-bedroom home that burned early this morning in Kailua-Kona.

  13. | Posted: Nov 3 2017 - 1:24pm

    WASHINGTON — For years, Republican Rep. Mary Bono endured increasingly suggestive comments from a fellow lawmaker in the House of Representatives. But when the congressman approached her on the House floor and told her he’d been thinking about her in the shower, she’d had enough.

  14. | Posted: Nov 3 2017 - 12:11pm

    Uber and Lyft have seemingly taken off since launching on Hawaii Island earlier this year, though some taxi drivers say the ride-hailing companies have hampered local cab business.

  15. | Posted: Nov 3 2017 - 10:56am

    It’s been a year of gaffes for the Department of Water Supply — the department’s latest misstep illustrating perfectly how it just can’t seem to get its arms around West Hawaii’s deep well problems.