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  • | Posted: Jun 11 2015 - 12:05am

    Parker School third-grader Kahea Gaglione, 10, took second place in the District 50 Lions of Hawaii poster contest, titled “Sight Is Beautiful.” The contest was open to children from K-6 and division judges from Lions of Hawaii chose winners based on artistic work (nothing computer generated), originality, theme, color and neatness with the words “Sight is Beautiful” on the face of the poster, signifying what the child places his/her greatest value on their ability to see the world around them. Students were only allowed to use crayons, pencils, paint or markers.

  • | Posted: Jun 11 2015 - 12:05am

    Hawaii Preparatory Academy honored the following upper school students on May 11 for special achievement in academic studies, the arts, athletics, and community service:

  • Posted: Jun 11 2015 - 12:05am

    Cowell, Okamoto earn degrees

  • Posted: Jun 10 2015 - 10:20am

    USDA accepting applications for Value-Added Producer Grant program

  • Posted: Jun 10 2015 - 8:14am

    Coral reef ecology discussed at Puuhonua

  • | Posted: Jun 9 2015 - 6:29am

    Quick — complete this phrase: Cool as a ____. If you thought cucumber, you are probably in the majority, but exactly what does that phrase mean? Well, let’s consider the cucumber in culinary terms: it offers a refreshing, palate-cleansing astringency that “cools” the mouth after a bite of spicy food. The cucumber is thought to have originated in Thailand or India, where its mild, crisp flavor is a perfect foil for curries and other foods from those countries. For pupus, cucumbers can be cool “platforms” for a variety of toppings. Slicing them into pitchers of water, or juicing into smoothies are other ways they can refresh.

  • Posted: Jun 9 2015 - 12:05am

    Club hosting salsa nights

  • Posted: Jun 9 2015 - 12:05am

    A whitetip reef shark sleeps under a ledge in Honaunau Bay. Barry Fackler/Community Contributor

  • Posted: Jun 8 2015 - 10:20am

    A free car wash with donations accepted to fund Church of Christ, Kona’s food basket program was held Saturday.

  • Posted: Jun 8 2015 - 12:05am

    Fresh, local produce is displayed at Keauhou Store. Adam Atwood/Community Contributor

  • Posted: Jun 8 2015 - 12:05am

    Rotary clubs announce weekly schedule

  • Posted: Jun 8 2015 - 12:05am

    The Waikoloa Lions Club held its 10th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 23, at the Waikoloa Village Golf Club. The tournament, a fundraiser, helps the Lions Club maintain its involvement in the community. Thirty golfers participated and $3,881 was raised minus expenses. The funds raised were enough to allow the Waikoloa Lions to continue to serve the community.

  • | Posted: Jun 7 2015 - 12:05am

    ‘Here Comes Jang Bori’

  • Posted: Jun 7 2015 - 12:05am

    Racoon butterflyfish, a threadfin angel fish and an ornate angel fish swim toward a photographer in Kahaluu Bay. Laurie Sigel/Community Cobtributor

  • | Posted: Jun 7 2015 - 12:05am

    Small flowering trees make lovely additions to landscapes in Hawaii. Though we have many choices, a few have characteristics that recommend them for multiple uses by Kona gardeners. The rose jatropha is one that can serve as a lovely single specimen, as well as grouped attractively in an informal hedge or screen, and it also grows well in a pot. Because this plant produces rose-colored flowers year-round, it will always attract attention regardless of its use or location.