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Island Life: 7-1-16

| Jul 1 2016 - 12:05am | Comments

People enjoy the simple pleasure of pole fishing from the Puako Boat Ramp at sunset. Lani Larrua/Community Contributor

  • Posted: Jun 1 2016 - 12:05am

    Date has changed for play about Queen Liliuokalani

  • Posted: Jun 1 2016 - 12:05am

    From left, Robert, Deane, Scott and Lopaka pose for a photo during their 4.5-mile walk along Queen KaahumanuHighway to West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery on Memorial Day. Emily T. Gail/Community Contributor

  • | Posted: May 31 2016 - 12:30am

    Like many working parents, I used to dread summer vacation. It meant being my daughter’s cruise director, navigating the waters of planned activities to avoid impending icebergs of boredom, while at the same time trying to find the time and energy to get my work done. My daughter is grown and on her own now, but the lessons learned are worth passing on.

  • Posted: May 31 2016 - 12:05am

    Nene gathered in a yard in Waikoloa Village. Magda Khordoc/Community Contributor

  • | Posted: May 31 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Kona resident Loren Cunningham, founder of Youth With A Mission and International Chancellor of University of Nations, recently flew around the world, again. Arriving back in Kona on Friday on United Airlines flight 1721 from San Francisco, Cunningham passed the 3 million mile mark with United, which he describes as “my favorite airline.”

  • Posted: May 31 2016 - 12:05am

    HPM awards scholarships

  • Posted: May 30 2016 - 12:30am

    Tresen Arakaki of Troop 15, Seicho-no-Ie, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. His court of honor was held at the Kona Koyasan Daishiji Mission in Holualoa, the place where he did his Eagle Project. Honoring him were members of Troop 15 and Troop 59 Kona Hongwanji, as well as some of West Hawaii’s Boy Scout leaders. In 2014, only 6 percent of all Boy Scouts became Eagle Scouts nationally.

  • Posted: May 30 2016 - 12:05am

    Deadline approaching for nursing scholarship applications

  • Posted: May 30 2016 - 12:05am

    The coastline at Whittington Park is seen. Sally Whitehead/Community Contributor

  • | Posted: May 29 2016 - 12:30am

    As a novice on the subject of our next workshop, “Patents, Trademarks and Copyright,” I sat down with our presenter, George Darby, registered patent attorney, to get some basic understanding of what these things actually are.

  • | Posted: May 29 2016 - 12:30am

    Hilo Orchid Society is sponsoring a huge orchid show and sale at Edith Kanakaole Stadium in Hilo June 3-. However, it is more than orchids. Growers of tropical vireya rhododendrons, rare palms and epiphytes besides orchids will be there to share ideas on how to make your Hawaiian garden more interesting and pleasurable. I wish I could be there too, but we are now on the “Bigger Island” of Borneo exploring for rare palms with the International Palm Society.

  • | Posted: May 29 2016 - 12:30am

    A U.S. Supreme Court case decided in April shows us the extent to which some tax agencies will go in order to enforce their laws, even across state lines.

  • | Posted: May 29 2016 - 12:30am

    ‘My Daughter, Sawol’

  • | Posted: May 29 2016 - 12:30am

    Jonathan asks: The leaves on my young cacao tree are getting eaten. My neighbor says he thinks it’s Chinese rose beetle damage. If so, how should I deal with these voracious munchers?

  • Posted: May 29 2016 - 12:30am

    Palm tree silhouettes are highlighted by the setting sun. Stephen Hinkley/Community Contributor