Obituaries: 05-21-19

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Kekoa inducted into HHSAA Hall of Honor

KAILUA-KONA — Hard work often pays off, but getting noticed on the state sports stage is no easy task, especially for an outer-islander. However, Kohala’s Mikayla Kekoa made a big impression over her four years playing for the Cowgirls and for her efforts, she has been inducted into the 2019 class of the HHSAA Hall of Honor.

In Pennsylvania, Trump touts 2020 chances, swipes at Biden

MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. — President Donald Trump voiced confidence Monday in his ability to win Pennsylvania in 2020 and took a new swipe at one of his leading Democratic rivals, telling rallygoers in the state that native son Joe Biden had abandoned them by representing Delaware in the Senate.

Island Life: 05-21-19

A child attempts to catch bubbles off the sea wall in Kailua-Kona. (Giovanni Paciello/Community Contributor)

Thomas column: The pro-life movement’s moment

Since 1973, when Roe vs. Wade ushered in what would eventually lead to abortion on demand, including partial-birth abortion and even the failure to protect babies born alive after failed procedures — the pro-life movement has achieved few legislative victories.

Cheesecake without the fuss? Enter the no-bake cheesecake

We love a tall New York-style cheesecake but there’s no denying it’s a bit of a project. It’s also incredibly rich and decadent. Sometimes we want the essence of a cheesecake with less fuss, and we want the tang of a cream cheese-based cake without the weight — something lighter and creamier to finish a meal.