The Sandwich Islands were named for the Earl of Sandwich. Just what kind of guy gets a piece of paradise named after him?
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Standing in new dental offices in the Queens’ MarketPlace, former Waimea dentist Craig Fostvedt was glad to be back on the Big Island.
Shriners meet for lunch
A sunset is viewed from South Point. Kenneth Smith/Community Contributor
Travelers to Maui will no longer have to wonder why Kahului Airport’s three-letter airport code is OGG. They need only spend a few minutes at a new wall paying tribute to Capt. Jimmy Hogg, the Hawaiian Airlines pilot and aviation pioneer for whom the airport is named.
College planning outreach for new online certificate programs
An approaching storm brought cloud cover to the island. James Grenz/Community Contributor
The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the public’s help in processing court bench warrants.
In temperate climates, fall is usually harvest season. In the tropics, crops ripen year-round. For those who want to harvest their fruit at its peak and have it last on the shelf or in transit, specific advice can be helpful.
Recently, the online site WalletHub published a 50-state study called “2014’s Most &Least Fair State Tax Systems.” Local media and the Huffington Post, among others, wrote about the study which ranked Hawaii’s tax system 49th out of 50, in the order of fairness. Some candidates for political office pointed to the study as evidence that our tax system is broken and needs to be fixed … perhaps under that candidate’s leadership if elected.
Landscaping options today run the gamut from historical to futuristic as a result of gardening innovations and the worldwide exchange of ideas brought about by quick, affordable travel, and, of course, the Internet.
Kaloko-Honokohau presentation is today
A Hawaiian spinner dolphin guides her calf through waters off South Kona. Barry Fackler/Community Contributor
Mauna Kea is seen from Saddle Road with three observatories visible. Mac McInnis/Community Contributor
Event will raise funds for Yurt Project