Island Life: Fishy flower

A koi seems shocked to see a purple water lily blooming in his little pond in a Kona yard Monday. (Laurie Sigel/Community contributor)

Bench Warrants 08-16-19

As of Thursday August 15, 2019 the following individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants:

My Turn: China worrisome TMT partner

Our community has important concerns brought forward by the effort to build and oppose the building of TMT on Maunakea. All the issues should be taken seriously and worked out to improve all the relationships and provide opportunity for all the people in our state. These difficulties cry out for people of good will, caring and courageous to think and act beyond selfish interests for resolution.

Obituaries 08-11-19

Editor’s note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. Content is subject to editing for parity treatment and style continuity. Date of publication cannot be guaranteed. Memorial advertisements may be purchased through the newspaper advertising department.

Bench Warrants 08-09-19

As of Friday August 9, 2019, the following individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants:

Island Life 08-11-19

More colors than a hibiscus decorate the sunset sky on Aug. 2. (Reiko Sekine/Community contributor)

Island Life 08-10-19

A splendid pebble crab, or etisus splendidus, is an uncommon red crab with black tips on its claws. They are nocturnal but sometimes can be seen during the day squeezed back in a crack or crevice. Spotted during a scuba dive off the Kona coast in February. (Donna R. Goodale/Community contributor)

Island Life 08-08-19

Thelma Parker Memorial Public and School Library of the Hawaii State Public Library System marked with completion of upgrade work at the library with a celebration on Saturday, August 2. Thanks to funding from the Friends of Thelma Parker Memorial Library, the library installed a new circulation desk, storage areas, and new windows and screens. The library was closed July 16-19 for construction work and reopened on July 20. Pictured here, Friends of Thelma Parker Memorial Library board members, from left, Sonja Walawender, Arlene Block, Jacqueline Wright, Alice Jenkins, and Claire Winget gather for a photo at the library’s new circulation desk with Pam Akao, branch manager.

Island Life 08-05-19

Star cacti soak up sun at Old Airport Park in Kailua-Kona on Saturday. (Alan Tharp/Community Contributor)

Obituaries 08-04-19

Editor’s note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. Content is subject to editing for parity treatment and style continuity. Date of publication cannot be guaranteed. Memorial advertisements may be purchased through the newspaper advertising department.