Old Saddle Road work starts Wednesday

KAILUA-KONA — Motorists on Old Saddle Road should expect delays this week as the county resurfaces about five miles of the roadway first established during World War II.

Surfing: Groms unite for Keiki Classic at Banyans

The groms were charging hard last Saturday during the 24th annual Uncle Shane’s Keiki Classic surfing contest. The contest, hosted by professional big wave surfer Shane Dorian, is an event the Big Island surfing community looks forward to every year.

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An early January sunset is seen across the pier from Gertrude’s in Kailua-Kona. (Bob Viggers/Community contributor)

Funding for supervisory positions priority for HPD

KAILUA-KONA — First-line supervisors remain a priority for law enforcement during discussions with the county on additional budget needs for the upcoming fiscal year, officials told police commissioners this week.

The Bright Side: Be careful what you ask for

In the first three episodes of The Bright Side, we talked about “classic” local people who put to sea in impossibly small boats challenging the largest fish in the oceans. We interviewed the operators of shiny modern charter boats.