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Big Island Veterans Treatment Court celebrates fourth graduation

| | Mar 27 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

Editor’s note: This is part two in a two-part series looking at Big Island Veterans Treatment Court, its successes and financial uncertainty. On Sunday, a graduate talked about his journey from addiction and PTSD to a sober, healthy life. Today’s story details one man’s graduation from the program.

  1. | Posted: Mar 25 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — The 2016-17 Hawaii coffee season looks promising statewide with preliminary estimates calling for an increase in production, yield and value.

  2. | Posted: Mar 24 2017 - 6:10pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Oliver Kiel was 13 years old before he was tall enough to fit a 10-speed bicycle.

  3. | Posted: Mar 25 2017 - 6:59pm

    Hawaii Island police are renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating 29-year-old Mason D. Beck who is wanted for questioning in connection with another robbery reported to have occurred Friday in Keaau.

  4. | Posted: Mar 24 2017 - 12:14pm

    Hawaii Island police are searching for a 22-year-old Hilo man who is wanted for bail jumping.

  5. | Posted: Mar 23 2017 - 7:45pm

    The Kailua-Kona Public Library hosted Aunty Mimi’s Astro Bash Tuesday evening. Keiki experienced the dynamic world of astronomy with hands-on science projects, planetarium shows, demonstrations, face painting and free giveaways.

  6. | Posted: Mar 24 2017 - 11:55am

    HILO — The AARP has released a scathing assessment of the health care bill currently under review by the U.S. Congress.

  7. | Posted: Mar 23 2017 - 7:44pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Planned upgrades at the Kealakehe Wastewater Treatment Plant won’t only offer recycled water to irrigate growing Kona developments, they can also drastically reduce the discharge of nitrogen and phosphorus — two nutrients that can be harmful if they get into groundwater.

  8. | Posted: Mar 24 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — A bill that would have increased Hawaii’s fuel tax to fund state highway improvement projects has died.

  9. | Posted: Mar 23 2017 - 5:06pm

    An 88-year-old San Antonio, Texas woman died following a 3-vehicle crash March 15 in Hilo.

  10. | Posted: Mar 23 2017 - 7:44pm

    KAILUA-KONA — A fire across 10 acres of brush makai of Queen Kaahumanu Highway shut down southbound lanes on that road and a stretch of Henry Street for part of Thursday afternoon.

  11. | Posted: Mar 23 2017 - 7:44pm

    WAIMEA — No injuries were reported after a woman crashed her vehicle into the dining area of a McDonald’s on Wednesday evening in Waimea.

  12. | Posted: Mar 23 2017 - 8:28am

    KAILUA-KONA — While pallets of food and drink boxes stack The Food Basket warehouse nearly to its ceiling, the food bank’s struggle is not in food donations.

  13. | Posted: Mar 23 2017 - 7:44pm

    HILO — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu has settled one of three civil lawsuits that allege a prominent retired Big Island priest sexually molested teenage boys decades ago, according to the attorney for the plaintiffs in the cases.

  14. | Posted: Mar 23 2017 - 8:27am

    KAILUA-KONA — What better way to donate to the Food Basket than being able to pick up some distinctly Kona art as a payoff for the good deed?

  15. | Posted: Mar 23 2017 - 9:15am

    HILO — The Food Basket, Hawaii Island’s food bank, announced its decade-old Senior Produce Program has ended.