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Tropical tipples, tasty food draws crowd to 9th annual Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival

| | Aug 21 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — The sun was shining bright over the Royal Kona Resort Saturday as residents and tourists alike moseyed from tent to tent sampling the best some of West Hawaii’s top chefs had to offer.

  1. | Posted: Aug 10 2017 - 7:52pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Approximately 1,000 Hawaii Army National Guard soldiers have been notified they should be prepared to deploy to the Middle East and Europe starting next spring.

  2. | Posted: Aug 10 2017 - 7:51pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Hotel Concepts, a Seattle-based hospitality company whose properties include the Holiday Inn Express &Suites on Sarona Road in Kailua-Kona, is connected to a proposal to build a new four-story hotel in town.

  3. | Posted: Aug 10 2017 - 2:53pm

    KAILUA-KONA — After months of planning, Hawaii County began the long-awaited cleanup of Old Airport Park Wednesday.

  4. | Posted: Aug 10 2017 - 2:08pm

    HILO — Should the Big Island chip in to pay for Honolulu’s rail?

  5. | Posted: Aug 10 2017 - 8:14am

    Two burglaries have been reported on Old Mamalahoa Highway near Awapuhi Place in South Kona.

  6. | Posted: Aug 10 2017 - 8:12am

    Hawaii Island Police are asking the public for help in identifying the two persons whose image was captured on surveillance in connection with a theft and fraud use of credit card that occurred in several stores in North Kohala.

  7. | Posted: Aug 10 2017 - 8:04am

    HILO — Higher fuel taxes that began this month are expected to generate an additional $4.6 million for the rest of the fiscal year, according to a report from the Hawaii County Department of Public Works.

  8. | Posted: Aug 10 2017 - 8:03am

    HILO — A 21-year-old Hilo man accused of stealing a county Hele-On bus Saturday and causing a minor traffic collision admitted to mental health issues and drug abuse, a prosecutor revealed in court Tuesday.

  9. | Posted: Aug 10 2017 - 7:15am

    KAILUA-KONA — A Kona doctor arrested on suspicion of prescription fraud last year was officially charged by a grand jury, Tuesday.

  10. | Posted: Aug 10 2017 - 4:47am

    HILO — Hawaii’s election officials will send President Donald Trump’s commission their public voting lists by the end of this week, three said Wednesday.

  11. | Posted: Aug 9 2017 - 8:51am

    The state’s first carbon credit program is getting closer to launch.

  12. | Posted: Aug 9 2017 - 8:49am

    KAILUA-KONA — The beloved blonde zebra at Kailua-Kona’s Three Ring Ranch Animal Sanctuary died peacefully at the age of 19 early Sunday morning from old age, officials confirmed Tuesday.

  13. | Posted: Aug 9 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A family court judge has rescinded a gag order in the case involving 3-year-old Fabian Garett-Garcia, who died while in foster care last month.

  14. | Posted: Aug 9 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Nearly a month after a Kona coffee farmer returned to Mexico on orders to leave the United States, Andres Magana Ortiz’s attorney continues to fight for the man’s ability to return to Hawaii.

  15. | Posted: Aug 9 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — A Hu Honua Bioenergy official says construction of its biomass power plant near Pepeekeo is moving “full speed ahead” and is on track to be complete in December 2018.