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Tropical Gardener Helpline: How to safeguard against rat lungworm

| | Jun 25 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

David asks: While sitting in the dentist’s chair, David asked me how to control snails and slugs and avoid exposure to rat lungworm disease. In that position it was hard to respond fully, so I will do so here.

  1. Posted: Jun 22 2017 - 12:05am

    Learn about hurricane preparedness

  2. Posted: Jun 22 2017 - 12:05am

    A man beats the heat by shielding his head from the sun with a magazine during the King Kamehameha Day Celebration in Kailua-Kona. Barry Fackler/Community Contributor

  3. Posted: Jun 21 2017 - 12:05am

    A honey bee hovers near a Phais orchid known as a nun’s cap. Carol Zakahi/Community Contributor

  4. | Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 12:05am

    SOUTH KONA — Since his first visit to Hawaii when he was 14, John Giblin dreamed of living in the Aloha State.

  5. Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 12:06am

    Proceeds totaling $17,500 from the 2017 Big Island Chocolate Festival were awarded to four local organizations at the event’s recent volunteer appreciation celebration.

  6. Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 12:06am

    Community-wide garage sale this weekend

  7. Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 12:06am

    A honu reflects on the surface of the water at Kahaluu Bay. Bo Pardau/Community Cobtributor

  8. Posted: Jun 19 2017 - 12:06am

    The seed pod of an autograph tree begins to open. Bob Viggers/Community Contributor

  9. Posted: Jun 19 2017 - 12:06am

    VFW schedule announced

  10. | Posted: Jun 25 2017 - 12:05am

    Deb asks: I want to expand my garden from plants I already have, I need a refresher course on plant propagation. Can you give a brief summary of the techniques?

  11. | Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 12:05am

    Tomorrow is National Peaches and Cream Day. And the “official” first day of summer. I don’t think this is a coincidence, since peaches are a quintessential summer dessert, especially when served with fresh whipped cream or ice cream.

  12. | Posted: Jun 18 2017 - 12:06am

    Hyundai Motor Co. unveiled its newest compact SUV named Kona this past Tuesday in Seoul, Korea. Kona, named after the district on the Big Island, is stylish and made for the urban active lifestyle hints at the new generation of design. Sales will start in South Korea this summer followed by North America and Europe. An electric version will also be released next year. Hyundai Motor Group continues to name their cars after travel destinations such as Santa Fe, Veracruz and Tuscon. Hyundai has also been the main sponsor for the PGA Tournament of Champions at Kapalua from 2011 to 2016.

  13. | Posted: Jun 18 2017 - 12:06am

    Happy Father’s Day to all the future dads, dads, granddads and great-granddads today.

  14. | Posted: Jun 18 2017 - 12:06am

    One of the bills our Legislature sent up to Gov. David Ige to be signed, which is almost certain to become law because the Department of Taxation sponsored it, is one to close an estate tax “loophole.” The issue isn’t as simple as it might seem, however.

  15. Posted: Jun 18 2017 - 12:05am

    Kealakekua Public Library summer programs planned