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Macaw poses in man’s mug shot after unlucky court appearance

| | Dec 9 2016 - 12:05am | Comments

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 4-year-old macaw named “Bird” is an instant celebrity after appearing in a posed booking mug shot in Oregon with his unfortunate owner.

  1. | Posted: Nov 24 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted” highlights two Kamuela men and a Hilo woman who are wanted by police.

  2. | Posted: Nov 24 2016 - 12:05am

    HILO — With Thanksgiving kicking off the holiday season, police are ramping up DUI enforcement as part of a national and statewide campaign called “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.”

  3. | Posted: Nov 24 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — The area’s neediest and the volunteers who help feed them sat down Wednesday night to share a Thanksgiving turkey dinner with all the fixings.

  4. | Posted: Nov 24 2016 - 12:05am

    KEALAKEKUA — A 34-year-old Kailua-Kona man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of attempted murder and felony assault stemming from an Oct. 28 beating off Henry Street.

  5. | Posted: Nov 24 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — West Hawaii retailers are gearing up for Black Friday sales, offering deals to shoppers eager to get their holiday shopping started as soon as possible.

  6. Posted: Nov 23 2016 - 10:15am

    HILO — A thief or thieves made off with cluster mailbox units in a remote area of lower Puna between Monday night and Tuesday morning, according to police.

  7. | Posted: Nov 23 2016 - 10:15am

    HILO — A crew of firefighters from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has been hard at work since last week combating a growing forest fire.

  8. | Posted: Nov 23 2016 - 9:54am

    Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists reported a new breakout from the 61g flow near the base of the pali Wednesday morning.

  9. Posted: Nov 23 2016 - 9:39am

    The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted” highlights two Waimea men and a Hilo woman who are wanted by police.

  10. | Posted: Nov 23 2016 - 12:05am

    HILO — An autistic 19-year-old Puna man who shot his father to death with a pellet rifle last year was sentenced Monday to 20 years imprisonment for manslaughter.

  11. | Posted: Nov 23 2016 - 12:05am

    CAPTAIN COOK — A guide sign that was misdirecting South Kona drivers through a new intersection came down in recent days and new, correct signs are expected to go up in its place.

  12. | Posted: Nov 23 2016 - 12:05am

    HILO — The public soon will have a chance to weigh in on two scenarios posed by Hawaii Electric Light Co. that could raise typical residential electric rates by $9.31 a month in one case or possibly provide savings in another.

  13. | Posted: Nov 23 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — There will be few people more thankful on Thursday than Andrew Richard, who narrowly avoided losing his right leg as a result of a motorcycle crash nearly one year ago.

  14. | Posted: Nov 22 2016 - 10:15pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaiian Electric Co. is still committed to achieving 100 percent renewable-energy dependence no matter what federal policies are, the utility’s CEO said.

  15. | Posted: Nov 22 2016 - 5:09pm

    HILO — Democratic Party members will both mourn the loss of state Rep. Clift Tsuji and select nominees to replace him during the first weekend of December.