A sunset is viewed from Mauna Kea last winter. Iris Yap/Community Contributor
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Student service project benefits monk seals
The six astronaut-like crew members of the next Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation mission starting Oct. 15 will be isolated in their dome habitat for eight months. This mission is twice as long as any previously completed at the Hawaii site, and second only to Russia’s Mars500 experiment in total duration.
Waves crest in front of the heiau near Laaloa Beach Park. Laurie Sigel/Community Contributor
The Sandwich Islands were named for the Earl of Sandwich. Just what kind of guy gets a piece of paradise named after him?
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.