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Island Life: 8-19-17

| | Aug 19 2017 - 2:22am | Comments

It’s Hayden mango season in Kona. (Adam Atwood/Community Contributor)

  1. Posted: Jul 12 2017 - 12:05am

    A puu rises from the landscape. (Jan Fooks/Community Contributor)

  2. | Posted: Jul 12 2017 - 12:05am

    Kona Bridge Club results released

  3. | Posted: Jul 12 2017 - 12:05am

    Get your team of 10 ready to pull a Roberts Hawaii charter bus during “Bus’ a Move” on Sept. 16 at Kona Commons.

  4. | Posted: Jul 11 2017 - 10:04am

    While the entire month of July is Blueberry Month, today is reserved for one of the all-time favorite breakfast treats, the blueberry muffin. Blueberries are popular for their delicate flavor and their abundant antioxidant content, which may help boost the immune system. This month they are at their best in plump deliciousness, quality, and better-than-usual prices. And while they may be seen as a decadent treat, blueberry muffins offer several good-for-you benefits.

  5. Posted: Jul 11 2017 - 12:05am

    Mauna Kea is seen at dusk Friday from Waikoloa after smoke settled from a fire in the Waimea area. (Mona Peck/Community Contributor)

  6. | Posted: Jul 11 2017 - 12:05am

    Kiwanis Club to meet

  7. Posted: Jul 9 2017 - 12:05am

    Meeting explains new flood insurance maps

  8. | Posted: Jul 9 2017 - 12:05am

    On June 22, the board of Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) stunned critics by cancelling a special audit that would have examined past cost overruns.

  9. Posted: Jul 9 2017 - 12:05am

    Members of Girl Scout Troop No. 2028 in Kona made a recent surprise visit to the pet adoption event at the Petco Store. They presented a check for $300 to Deborah Cravatta, president of the Kohala Animal Relocation and Education Service (KARES) to assist with medical expenses for rescued animals. KARES is a foster-care based, nonprofit 501 (c) 3 organization that finds homes for homeless dogs. KARES also conducts spay and neuter clinics to decrease the overpopulation of dogs on the island.

  10. | Posted: Jul 9 2017 - 12:05am

    We usually think of lush tropical gardens when Hawaii comes to mind, but much of our land especially on the leeward side is desert. There are many delectable fruits that actually do best where conditions are hot and dry. Figs, pomegranates, papaya and dates are just a few that come to mind, but mangoes are by far the most popular.

  11. Posted: Jul 9 2017 - 12:05am

    Mangoes and limes form on trees near Kiholo Bay. Adam Atwood/Community Contributor

  12. | Posted: Jul 9 2017 - 12:05am

    Lane asks: I’m selling some of my extra produce to local grocery stores. I think I could raise my prices if my orchard was certified organic. How do I learn more and start the certification process?

  13. Posted: Jul 9 2017 - 12:05am

    KLIFE, the K-drama video on demand channel has five new dramas you can watch per episode on Spectrum Cable (was Oceanic Cable) channel 81. One of my favorite drama series just recently finished Whisper is now available. The mega buster series My Love From the Star starring Kim Soo-hyun and Jun Ji-hyun is also now available. The Royal Gambler, Mask and The Time We Were Not in Love make up the other three series recently uploaded. KLIFE video on demand channel started in May of 2007 as one of the first video on demand channels in the US for K-drama, Korean movies and educational programming. Some content are free while others have a fee depending on what you view. KLIFE will be adding on more and more popular K-dramas that has already broadcasted on air.

  14. | Posted: Jul 8 2017 - 10:06pm

    Since 1991, USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) scientists have written the weekly Volcano Watch column. While the theme of these articles is generally volcano-related, individual topics range widely. They include updates on current volcanic activity, historic accounts of past eruptions, explanations of monitoring techniques and technology, the comings and goings of HVO staff, and more.

  15. Posted: Jul 8 2017 - 12:05am

    Scholarships offered for new natural science program at Palamanui