Bezona column: Avocado the all American fruit

Avocados have become the all American fruit now enjoyed throughout the mainland. It is likely Persea americana, originated in South Central Mexico but with a long history of cultivation in South and Central America, beginning as early as 5000 BC.

Money to benefit West Hawaii projects

HONOLULU – Sen. Lorraine Inouye announced Friday that Gov. David Ige released $600,000 in funds to develop and complete an access bridge and road to a community resource center in Kawaihae.

Old A rollover sends three to hospital

KAILUA-KONA — Garrett Duran, Chris Revecho and Douglas Delmar were enjoying a Friday afternoon at Old Kona Airport Park when they heard screeching tires and saw an SUV flip multiple times on the old runway in front of the Makaeo Walking Path.

Barriers pulled for Puna highway contraflow

KAILUA-KONA — Concrete barriers installed earlier this year to prevent cars from stopping alongside Queen Kaahumanu Highway to view the Huehue lava tube are being removed.

Hawaii could make 2nd straight trip to LLWS final with win

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Hawaii has played eight games at the Little League World Series over the last two years without a loss. This year’s team, the first ever from the island of Maui, will need to pick up two more wins to capture back-to-back titles.

Bench Warrants 08-23-19

As of Friday August 23, 2019 the following individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants:

Island Life: Treasure in bloom

A rainbow ends in a splash of golden blossoms in the early morning along the Old Airport Walking Trail. (Paul Prosise/Community contributor)