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2016-07-22 02:15

Naalehu-based classic rock band Bottle of Blue is the up-and-coming favorite in West Hawaii’s live music scene. From the Waikoloa Bowl stage on July 4, to Laverne’s Sports Bar in downtown Kailua-Kona, Bottle of Blue is mixing up classic oldies with fresh contemporary songs.

Local Sports

2016-07-28 09:00

KAILUA-KONA — With the sounds of squeaking shoes on the hard court and refs whistles serving as the soundtrack for anxiety-filled free throws, summertime basketball was in full swing at the World Youth Basketball Tournament on Wednesday.

Local Features

2016-07-28 00:05

Kayakers in Puako offer contrast to a military ship offshore. Marilyn Enness/Community Contributor


2016-07-28 00:05

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2016-07-28 00:05

Two score and two years ago, we figured it was not just shocking — but an impeachable offense — when we heard the so-called smoking gun tape recording of our Republican president, Richard Nixon, planning to cover up the fact that his top advisors had hired burglars to break into the Democratic Party headquarters and bug the place to obtain damaging info in the 1972 presidential campaign.

Nation & World

2016-07-28 12:12

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drug used to sedate elephants and other large animals, 100 times as potent as the fentanyl already escalating the country’s heroin troubles, is suspected in spates of overdoses in several states, where authorities say they’ve found it mixed with or passed off as heroin.


2016-07-28 12:41

NEW YORK (AP) — Move over Willy Wonka. A temporary museum dedicated to all things ice cream is treating visitors to edible balloons, a Chocolate Chamber, a “swim” in a pool of faux rainbow sprinkles and, of course, scoops of heavenly ice cream.