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2015-04-25 00:05

KOHALA — Playing in what seemed like a dust bowl, the Kohala Cowgirls swept visiting Honokaa in the BIIF D-II semifinal series on Friday at Kamehameha Park. Kohala won both games by the 5-inning run rule, taking the first game 10-0 and the second game 13-2.

Local Features

2015-04-25 00:05

Sun shines through a hole in the clouds off Kailua-Kona. Jenine Paul/Community Contributor

Obituaries

2015-04-24 00:05

Editor’s note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. The content is subject to editing to ensure parity treatment and style continuity.

Opinion

2015-04-25 00:05

When he greeted Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi at the White House last week, President Barack Obama said the Iraqis and their allies, including the United States, had made “serious progress” in pushing Islamic State out of Iraqi territory. That’s true, but the enemy is far from vanquished either in Iraq or in Syria. The most optimistic outlook is for a campaign that will continue well into next year and perhaps beyond.

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Lifestyle

2015-04-24 06:03

“24 Days” — A fact-based drama inspired by Ilan Halimi, a Jewish cellphone salesman who was held captive in Paris for 24 days while his family was blackmailed. With Zabou Breitman, Pascal Elbe and Jacques Gamblin. Written by Antoine Lacomblez, Emilie Freche and Alexandre Arcady. Directed by Arcady. In French with English subtitles. (1:48) NR.