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  • May 25 2015 - 12:05am

    Shoppers at Queens’ MarketPlace in Waikoloa Beach Resort were treated to the “Summer is upon us!” fashion show at the Coronation Pavilion on Saturday. Models from Larson Talent Hawaii sported fashion styles and swimwear from Volcom, Local Motion, Mahina and Quicksilver/Roxy, all merchants at the shopping center.

  • | May 25 2015 - 12:05am

    Two buses rolled up to Bayfront Park on Sunday afternoon, and a steady trickle of boys and girls in purple and yellow t-shirts stepped off each one, walking through a tunnel of high-fives and cheers as they headed for a large tent pitched on the shore.

  • | May 24 2015 - 12:05am

    Organizers behind an effort to build a network of mixed-use trails through some of Hilo’s most scenic spots say that they could break ground on the first phase in September.

  • | May 24 2015 - 12:05am

    Since the state legalized same-sex marriage, hundreds of gay couples have tied the knot on Hawaii Island, with a majority of them coming from out of state.

  • | May 24 2015 - 12:05am

    The harbingers of the 2015 hurricane season are slowly taking shape in a body of warm water just east of the boundary of the Central North Pacific Basin. The location — far west and near to Hawaii for this time of year — has tropical weather forecasters from Hawaii to Miami scrutinizing the disturbances.

  • May 23 2015 - 4:14pm

    Hawaii Island police have initiated a murder investigation in connection with an incident in Puna on Saturday morning involving a father and son.

  • May 23 2015 - 11:50am

    Hawaii County firefighters battled a small brush fire on Kaiminani Drive early Saturday morning. Responding units called into the scene at 3:01 a.m. closed one lane of traffic while firefighters worked to contain and extinguish the quarter-acre blaze. The fire broke out in an open area north of Kaiminani, about .25 miles above Queen Kaahumanu Highway. The blaze was out within 10 minutes. The cause is unknown.

  • | May 23 2015 - 10:55am

    The harbingers of the 2015 hurricane season are slowly taking shape in a body of warm water just east of the boundary of the Central North Pacific Basin. The location — far west and near to Hawaii for this time of year — has tropical weather forecasters from Hawaii to Miami scrutinizing the disturbances.

  • May 23 2015 - 5:37am

    HPA Graduates sing Hole Hawaii at the Commencement Ceremony on Friday. Photos by Laura Shimabuku/West Hawaii Today

  • | May 23 2015 - 12:05pm

    Hawaii Island police charged three South Kona residents in connection with a crime spree in West Hawaii.

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Local news

2015-05-25 00:05

Shoppers at Queens’ MarketPlace in Waikoloa Beach Resort were treated to the “Summer is upon us!” fashion show at the Coronation Pavilion on Saturday. Models from Larson Talent Hawaii sported fashion styles and swimwear from Volcom, Local Motion, Mahina and Quicksilver/Roxy, all merchants at the shopping center.

State & Regional

2015-05-23 00:05

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Dawn Silsbee and her siblings never knew their Uncle Bert — he died years before they were born. But they saw what his loss did to their family.

Arts & Entertainment

2015-05-22 02:25

Dozens of talented Chamber Orchestra of Kona musicians — all volunteers ranging in age from 10 to 84 — will take the stage May 31 at the Sheraton Kona Resort &Spa at Keauhou Bay to present “Symphonic Sensations!”

Local Sports

Local Features

2015-05-25 00:05

Protesters affiliated with the March Against Monasto movement express their concern for genetically modified organisms Saturday on Alii Drive. DL Haydon/Special to West Hawaii Today

Nation & World

2015-05-25 00:05

ALBANY, N.Y. — Carroll Heath didn’t have it easy growing up in the Great Depression. His father wasn’t around, his mother was a patient in a mental hospital and he kept largely to himself. Soon after graduating high school, he enlisted in the Army and wound up in the Philippines, where he’s believed to have died sometime in 1942.