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Tropical Gardening Helpline: Nicotine’s toxicity can be used against insects

| | Jul 24 2016 - 12:05am | Comments

Marlene asks: I was told I could make a low-tox, organic pesticide from tobacco. Is this true and if so, how do I make it?

  • | Posted: Jul 10 2016 - 12:05am

    Douglas asks: Many areas of my property are being overrun by the Hawaiian air plant. I have been pulling as many as possible but they seem to multiply anyway. Is there anything I can do to get rid of them?

  • Posted: Jul 10 2016 - 12:05am

    The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the public’s help in processing court bench warrants.

  • | Posted: Jul 10 2016 - 12:05am

    In line with our recent focus on nonprofit organizations, this week we take a look at the way in which some of those organizations are supported by the Honolulu government.

  • Posted: Jul 10 2016 - 12:00am

    Korean film Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River will be released Friday at Pearlridge Consolidated theaters. This is the latest release from CJ Entertainment who provided the following synopsis: Based on an ancient novel of satire and humor about Kim Seon Dal, Seondal (Yoo Seung-Ho) is a genius swindler, possessing an alluring appearance and boldness. He works with Bo-Won (Ko Chang-Seok), Female Buddhist Yoon (Ra Mi-Ran) and Gyeon (Xiumin). The swindler team is famous nationwide.

  • Posted: Jul 9 2016 - 12:06am

    Ross earns Licensed Coffee Q Grader status

  • Posted: Jul 9 2016 - 12:06am

    A rainbow is seen over Kilauea Iki crater. Gwen Udac/Community Contributor

  • Posted: Jul 9 2016 - 12:06am

    Results of the American Contract Bridge Club in Kailua-Kona in June:

  • | Posted: Jul 8 2016 - 3:20pm

    Two years ago, Kilauea Volcano’s “June 27” flow advanced to the northeast, threatening Pahoa and creating major disruptions to thousands of residents in the lower Puna District. Today, a new flow from Puu Oo is moving to the southeast along the boundary of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and could eventually reach the ocean.

  • Posted: Jul 8 2016 - 12:06am

    Rain pours into the ocean as viewed from Maliu Ridge, Hawi. Tom Morse/Community Contributor

  • Posted: Jul 8 2016 - 12:06am

    Justin Jennings of Boy Scouts of America, Aloha Council, Troop 15, SNI Church, recently completed his Eagle Project. His project was to repaint the outside of the Konawaena Elementary School cafeteria. Thanks to many donations and assistance from his own Troop 15 and the help of Troops 59, 75 and 96, Justin was able to complete his project. A 2016 Konawaena High School graduate and valedictorian, he is hoping to complete his final steps to become an Eagle Scout before heading to Utah to attend Brigham Young University.

  • Posted: Jul 8 2016 - 12:06am

    Bone marrow drive planned to help Kailua-Kona teen

  • Posted: Jul 7 2016 - 12:05am

    Gardening class offered in Honaunau

  • Posted: Jul 7 2016 - 12:05am

    A honu rests on a rock. James Grenz/Community Contributor

  • Posted: Jul 7 2016 - 12:05am

    The Hilo Orchid Society has awarded its Orchid Isle Award for 2016 to the Kona Daifukuji Orchid Club. The annual award is given to the person or organization that has done the most to promote the island of Hawaii as the Orchid Isle by placing orchids where people can see and enjoy them. Kona Daifukuji Orchid Club members have created an orchid grotto at the Daifukuji Soto Mission, and they have placed orchids in West Hawaii locations including the Outrigger Kanaloa Resort, Greenwell Coffee Farm and Kona Community Hospital.

  • Posted: Jul 6 2016 - 12:05am

    White hibiscus bloom. Royce Haitsuka/Community Contributor