Sex assault trial in limbo

A Kona Circuit Court judge on Thursday continued a hearing on a motion by prosecutors to continue trial for a 19-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a septuagenarian last summer at a Kawaihae campground.

Happy Mother’s Day

Kailua Kona Flower Market owner Minda Calamayan had been selling her tropical flowers at the Kona Farmers Market for 25 years when the Alii Drive location announced its closure in March.