A six-inch mushroom coral was spotted at Waialea Bay. Mushroom coral is a free-standing coral. Tom Clarke/Community Contributor
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Jabberbooky book club meets Thursday
The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce recently recognized 11 individuals, businesses or organizations with Pualu Awards at its annual installation and membership banquet at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai.
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A new restaurant at The Shops at Mauna Lani celebrates nature in both design and food.
The Hawaii County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in processing court bench warrants.
Surf hits the point at Old Kona Airport Park beach. Laurie Sigel/Community Contributor
Seniors plan trip to Honaunau
One stroke of the pen. That’s all it takes to undo a very large amount of work. Today we will follow the saga of House Bill 2427 in this past legislative session.
What do Australia, New Caledonia and Hawaii have in common? Australia and New Caledonia are thought to be part of the great continent known as Gondwanaland and hold some of the most ancient species of plants and animals known today. Surprisingly, even though Hawaii is about the youngest real estate around, the ancient species thus far introduced prove to be very hardy. Many are found to be extremely drought tolerant.
Sex acts are taking place in your garden. The birds, bees and the flowers in the trees are all involved. Flowers are the sexual organs of plants. Their blooming periods, as well as their attractive colors, alluring shapes and provocative fragrances all serve to attract pollinators. Getting the right bird or bug in the right place at the right time is paramount to the continuation of the plant species.
Hawaii Community College planning Hilo open house
The view along the Kona Coast is framed by bougainvillea. Ruth Dorn/Community Contributor
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is offering a two-day Hawaiian music songwriting retreat for beginners Aug. 16 and 17. Hawaiian music, language and haku mele, or Hawaiian song, experts Kenneth Makuakane and Kaliko Trapp-Beamer will lead the workshops.