Parade disinvites Hawaii lawmaker after pride flag comments

HONOLULU (AP) — The chair of a parade honoring a Native Hawaiian leader and prince said Friday a state lawmaker won’t be allowed to participate in the event after he questioned a middle school principal’s display of a pride flag supporting LGBTQ+ people.

Betting on fun

In the first big event since COVID, kupuna from senior clubs around the island gathered Thursday for a Casino Day at Makaeo Pavilion at Old Kona Airport Park.

Puna Kai briefly up for sale

The Puna Kai Shopping Center is not for sale, claims its developer, despite the property appearing in an online real estate listing.

Second try at attempted murder trial

Two defendants convicted of attempted murder of a security guard at the Kona Seaside hotel are set to have their case retried after an intermediate court of appeals vacated their conviction and remanded the case to be retried in circuit court.