Honokohau Deep Well down again

KAILUA-KONA — The North Kona water system is down another deep well, bringing the number of inoperative water sources in the 13-source system back up to three.

Trump signs $1.3 trillion budget after threatening veto

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump grudgingly signed a $1.3 trillion federal spending measure Friday and averted a midnight government shutdown — but only after undercutting his own negotiators and setting off a mini-panic with a last-minute veto threat.

Getting in gear

KAILUA-KONA — Three Hawaii Island schools — including two from West Hawaii — are putting their robotics know-how to the test this week as they vie for a chance at an upcoming world robotics championship.

Jet into the sunset

As the sun disappeared over the ocean on Friday, Lavaman weekend ignited in Waikoloa with the fifth annual Sunset Run 5K at Queens’ Marketplace.