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Face-lift at Old Kona Airport: County paves parking area after cleanup

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KAILUA-KONA — Old Kona Airport Park got another face-lift Wednesday.

  1. | Posted: Jul 31 2017 - 9:27pm

    HILO — The state Department of Health on Monday approved its first laboratory to begin testing medical marijuana, putting Hawaii’s dispensaries one step closer to being able to open.

  2. | Posted: Jul 31 2017 - 9:26pm

    HILO — Two Puna men are in police custody after three other Puna men were injured, one critically, in a Sunday night shooting at Pohoiki boat ramp in lower Puna.

  3. Posted: Jul 31 2017 - 5:15pm

    July 1 marked the first official day of Habitat for Humanity Hawaii Island, following a merge between Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii and Hale Aloha O Hilo Habitat for Humanity.

  4. | Posted: Jul 31 2017 - 12:06am

    Hawaii Electric Light Co. is warning electric customers of an apparent telephone scam targeting business customers on Hawaii Island.

  5. | Posted: Jul 31 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Looking to bring awareness to a rising concern on the Big Island, the second annual Hawaii Island Suicide Prevention Task Force Benefit took place on Sunday at the Old Airport Park Pavilion.

  6. | Posted: Jul 31 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — International competition and retirements are decreasing the number of commercial orchid growers in Hawaii.

  7. | Posted: Jul 30 2017 - 11:47pm

    KAILUA-KONA — A 44-year-old man was taken in critical condition to Hilo Medical Center on Sunday after he apparently slipped and fell into Wailuku River at Boiling Pots in Hilo.

  8. | Posted: Jul 30 2017 - 11:46pm

    KAILUA-KONA — A man apparently drowned Saturday while swimming in waters off Hilo.

  9. | Posted: Jul 30 2017 - 11:46pm

    KAILUA-KONA — A magnitude-4.2 earthquake in the Alenuihaha Channel between the Big Island and Maui early Sunday was felt as far away as east Oahu.

  10. | Posted: Jul 30 2017 - 11:46pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Ray Jensen never heard the cyclist, and apparently the cyclist never saw him.

  11. | Posted: Jul 30 2017 - 2:13pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Once a $90 million project expected to wrap up in September, phase two of the Queen Kaahumanu Highway widening has grown to a $105 million project now planned to be substantially completed next August.

  12. Posted: Jul 30 2017 - 11:00am

    Gemini Observatory’s north cloud cam atop Mauna Kea captures a lightning sprite, otherwise known as “upward lightning,” early Monday morning. According to National Geographic, these rare events were thought to be a myth until photographed in 1989. Lightning sprites can reach the edge of space and are thought to be produced when discharged electricity shoots out from the top of a cloud during powerful thunderstorms or hurricanes, according to the magazine.

  13. | Posted: Jul 30 2017 - 12:06am

    Auto thefts have long been a concern on the Big Island. As of late, however, court documents describing some of these crimes have narratives that seem to be lifted from the script of a made-for-TV movie.

  14. Posted: Jul 30 2017 - 12:06am

    The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the public’s help in processing court bench warrants.

  15. | Posted: Jul 30 2017 - 12:06am

    KALAOA — The first time Dena Sedar came down to the anchialine pools at Ka‘elehuluhulu Beach in Kekaha Kai State Park, the pools were in poor shape.