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Mayor’s Cup senior softball tourney brings teams far and wide to raise money for United Way

| | Jan 18 2017 - 9:21am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — The Mayor’s Cup kicked off this week, drawing kupuna softball teams from Hawaii and beyond for a chance to do something likely impossible most other places: play softball in January.

  1. | Posted: Jan 18 2017 - 9:52am

    The Coast Guard suspended the search Tuesday morning for a diver who was reported missing Monday by a good Samaritan off Pahoehoe Beach.

  2. | Posted: Jan 18 2017 - 9:41am

    HILO — Mayor Harry Kim headed to Honolulu Tuesday, ready to meet, greet, request and repeat.

  3. | Posted: Jan 18 2017 - 9:21am

    KAILUA-KONA — The Mayor’s Cup kicked off this week, drawing kupuna softball teams from Hawaii and beyond for a chance to do something likely impossible most other places: play softball in January.

  4. | Posted: Jan 18 2017 - 11:00am

    KAILUA-KONA — Tina Fear clocked out at Huggo’s around 10 p.m. Monday night and made her way across Alii Drive to the gravel auxiliary lot where she’d parked her truck. What awaited her there, or rather what didn’t, came as a shock.

  5. | Posted: Jan 18 2017 - 12:05am

    PAHOA — Demolition of two Pahoa landmarks — the Akebono Theatre and Luquin’s Mexican Restaurant — started Tuesday afternoon following a late-night blaze that heavily damaged both buildings Sunday.

  6. | Posted: Jan 18 2017 - 9:38am

    KAILUA-KONA — The Department of Water Supply issued a water restriction notice for customers in North Kona.

  7. | Posted: Jan 18 2017 - 12:05am

    Puna Councilwoman Eileen O’Hara interrupted a burglary at her Pahoa council office Monday when she found a man making himself a little too comfortable.

  8. | Posted: Jan 18 2017 - 9:44am

    Derek Conway, 40, of Waikoloa is facing several felony charges after Area II Vice officers arrested him for drug and firearms offenses Thursday.

  9. Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 4:17pm

    Hawaii Island police are investigating a reported burglary in Pahoa over the weekend.

  10. | Posted: Jan 18 2017 - 9:54am

    Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man and woman wanted for questioning for a theft committed Saturday evening from a department store in Hilo. The pair fled in a white van. Their images were captured on a surveillance camera.

  11. | Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 11:20am

    KAILUA-KONA — Dusty Mareko took one look at the expert panel, and didn’t think much of ‘em.

  12. | Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 12:05am

    PAHOA — Puna residents were in shock Monday following a fire late Sunday night that gutted the historic Akebono Theatre and Luquin’s Mexican Restaurant in downtown Pahoa.

  13. | Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 12:06am

    PUU WAAWAA — Monday was a holiday, but for a collection of Big Island volunteers, it was far from a day off.

  14. | Posted: Jan 16 2017 - 5:18pm

    KAILUA-KONA — U.S. Coast Guard and Hawaii Fire Department personnel spent Monday afternoon searching for an overdue diver off Pahoehoe Beach in Kailua-Kona.

  15. | Posted: Jan 16 2017 - 4:34pm

    HILO — A special master will determine if the estate of Peter Kema Jr., aka “Peter Boy,” has a claim for the years of abuse the child suffered before he disappeared and was presumed murdered at age 6 in 1997.