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Island Life 11-18-17

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

By Mtchell Bonds

  1. | Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — A mainland applicant has accepted an offer to become the county’s mass transit administrator.

  2. | Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Based on repair history, the HOVE Deep Well appears to be another in a string of downed Hawaii Island wells that have fallen victim to premature equipment failure.

  3. | Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Although a manned mission to Mars is potentially decades away, a NASA project has found the next best thing: Kilauea Volcano.

  4. | Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — For 17-year-old Tatiana Macomber, representing her Hawaiian roots and culture comes naturally.

  5. | Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration put the Palestinians on notice Friday that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they’ve entered serious peace talks with Israel, U.S. officials said, potentially giving President Donald Trump more leverage as he seeks an elusive Mideast peace deal.

  6. Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 12:05am

    As sex scandals topple the powerful: Why not Trump?

  7. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 5:11pm

    HILO — High winds on Friday forced the closure of the Maunakea summit access road above the Maunakea Visitor Information Station at the 9,200-foot level.

  8. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 5:24pm

    FRENCH CAMP, Calif. — A man who acknowledges killing a woman nearly 40 years ago said Friday that he is surprised he was able to walk out of a Hawaii psychiatric hospital and make it to California before being captured.

  9. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 1:34pm

    HILO — Hawaii Island is expected to see a bump in cruise ship visitors in 2018 as the cruise industry continues to grow.

  10. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 8:34pm

    HILO — More Hawaii Island residents are struggling with hunger. The Food Basket, Hawaii County’s food bank, reports a 13.7 percent increase of residents in need of emergency food this year.

  11. Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 1:03pm

    HILO — Hilo attorney Maile Luuwai has announced her candidacy for lieutenant governor as a Democrat.

  12. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 4:54pm

    HILO — After circumnavigating the globe for three years, Hokule‘a’s historic Malama Honua voyage will officially come full circle in April when the double-hulled sailing canoe returns to Hawaii Island.

  13. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 1:01pm

    HILO — Students at University of Hawaii at Hilo are asking education leaders to beef up the campus’ share of state funding.

  14. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 10:16am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County’s unemployment rate during October tied a record low set more than 10 years ago.

  15. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A Captain Cook man is facing a misdemeanor negligent homicide charge stemming from a crash that killed a 10-year-old girl near Honaunau Elementary School last November.