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Volcano Update

2015-08-02 01:31

In the June 25 Volcano Watch, we described how old maps and newspaper articles provide valuable insights into historic accounts of eruptions. By comparing archival material with current observations of volcanic activity, scientists can gain a better understanding of past events and future possibilities for Hawaiian volcanoes.

Local news

2015-08-03 01:30

A graduate of Honokaa High &Intermediate has temporarily taken the reins at the school as the state continues an investigation into allegations of mismanagement by Principal Marcella McClelland.

Arts & Entertainment

2015-07-31 09:12

A great band is a unique combination of variables that are stronger together than apart. Like a great sports team, or a military unit, it takes everyone involved to create something magical. The Hawaii County Band creates this magic when members come together to provide music for special community functions and concerts for public enjoyment throughout East and West Hawaii.

Local Sports

Local Features

2015-08-02 01:31

Gardening in midsummer in Kona can be a sweaty task. Unless you have a pool to jump into or can get yourself into the ocean, cooling off after a bout of weeding may not be that easy.


2015-08-03 01:30

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.


2015-08-03 01:30

This letter does not state support nor opposition to a drag strip being built in West Hawaii. Our group does, however, oppose Hawaii Racing Association’s proposed Mahaiula location as one that threatens decades of work and critical Hawaiian coastline.

Nation & World

2015-08-03 01:30

LAHAINA, Hawaii — Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said Friday.


2015-07-31 01:05

“Best of Enemies” — A documentary about the infamous 1968 televised clashes between conservative William F. Buckley Jr. and liberal Gore Vidal and how they prefigured contemporary TV punditry. Directed by Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon. (1:27) R.