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Island Life: 7-21-17

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A pink hibiscus blooms in Opihihale. (Terri Olsem/Community Contributor)

  1. | Posted: Jul 4 2017 - 12:55pm

    LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A boa constrictor that is illegal to own as a pet in Hawaii has been found dead in a nature preserve in Kauai that is home to endangered native birds.

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

    NAIROBI, Kenya — When she flew into Nairobi airport, Marci Bowers’ huge suitcase was crammed with sutures and medical instruments, everything she could fit inside.

  3. Posted: Jul 4 2017 - 12:06am

    FBI, groups at odds over efforts to ID immigrant remains

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

    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has thrown a cloak of secrecy over assessments of the safety and security of its nuclear weapons operations, a part of the military with a history of periodic inspection failures and bouts of low morale.

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

    HILO — A 64-year-old Hilo man accused of sexually assaulting a woman Friday morning in Orchidland Estates is a driver for the Arc of Hilo and the alleged victim, an adult, was mentally unable to consent to sex and physically unable to resist, according to court documents filed by police.

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

    KEALAKEKUA — A preliminary hearing for two brothers accused of a murder from 2015 revealed new details about the case.

  7. | Posted: Jul 4 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — Do public housing tenants have a personal right to seek legal redress to their complaints, or must they rely on government agencies to defend their tenant rights?

  8. | Posted: Jul 4 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — Fumio “Fumi” Hamakawa has a presence — and a smile — that’s hard to miss.

  9. | Posted: Jul 4 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — The 22nd Annual Kailua-Kona Independence Parade is ready to roll tonight, and the firework show is ready to explode.

  10. | Posted: Jul 4 2017 - 12:05am

    Peter Kema Sr. has passed a polygraph test indicating he was truthful about where he left the body of his son, Peter Kema Jr., also known as “Peter Boy,” in 1997, Hawaii County Prosecutor Mitch Roth confirmed Monday.

  11. | Posted: Jul 3 2017 - 9:29pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Repairs to the Keahuolu Deepwell are expected to be completed Sunday, the County Department of Water Supply said.

  12. Posted: Jul 3 2017 - 4:41pm

    The County of Hawaii Department of Public Works Highways Division will pave approximately 400 feet of the roadway shoulder on the southbound lane of Mamalahoa Highway beginning at the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Corporation and extending south towards Kaomoloa Road. The work will be performed from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, weather and construction conditions permitting.

  13. Posted: Jul 3 2017 - 4:05pm

    The County of Hawaii won a national award for financial reporting, according to the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). It is the 29th year in a row that Hawaii County has clinched the coveted award.

  14. Posted: Jul 3 2017 - 3:13pm

    Hawaii Island police have located 17-year-old Nahoni Chaul of Kailua-Kona, who was reported missing.

  15. Posted: Jul 3 2017 - 12:41pm

    Hawaii Island police charged a 64-year-old Hilo man with numerous sex crimes in connection with a sexual assault reported in Puna.