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Big Island food bank in need of 2 forklifts

| | Dec 15 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — In addition to helping hands, The Food Basket needs a pair of forklifts — if anyone in the community is looking for any last-minute (tax deductible) gift ideas for the island’s lone food bank.

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    NEW YORK — The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau resigned Friday and named his own successor, leading to an open conflict with President Donald Trump — who announced a different person as acting head of the agency later in the day.

  2. | Posted: Nov 25 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — Sale signs floated throughout the Zumiez skate-surf store in Hilo mid-morning Friday, but the store’s hottest Black Friday items were a bit unsuspecting: Skate gear, watches, jewelry and flashy reflective jackets, many marked at full price.

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    Hawaii Island police are investigating a stabbing in connection with a road rage incident.

  6. | Posted: Nov 24 2017 - 12:55pm

    NEW YORK — Retailers worked hard to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday, offering in-person deals meant to counter the ease of shopping by phone on Amazon.

  7. | Posted: Nov 24 2017 - 11:31am

    WASHINGTON — In a move that could signal cooperation with the government, lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told President Donald Trump’s lawyers that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference.

  8. | Posted: Nov 24 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — An unmistakable aroma, the savory smell of Thanksgiving dinner, wafted through the air as a crowd began to gather at Jackie Rey’s Ohana Grill Thursday morning.

  9. | Posted: Nov 24 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Two hundred plates, delivered door-to-door — and that was just the southern leg.

  10. | Posted: Nov 24 2017 - 12:06am

    Black Friday sales came to Kona on Thursday as customers flooded local retailers, looking for bargains.

  11. | Posted: Nov 24 2017 - 12:05am

    CANBERRA, Australia — Papua New Guinea authorities on Thursday removed dozens of asylum seekers and ratcheted up pressure on more than 300 others to abandon a decommissioned immigration camp, where refugees reported their shelters, beds and other belongings have been destroyed.

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    Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change

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    HOUSTON — The kitchen where George and Arva Dorsey prepare an 18-dish feast every Thanksgiving has been stripped of everything but its granite countertops, standing on their own with no appliances below. The house they renovated and expanded over three decades has been gutted down to its wooden beams.

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    HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released its fourth quarter 2017 Statistical and Economic Report Wednesday, which indicated Hawaii’s overall economic condition should remain stable into the next few years and predicted steady economic growth at around 1.5 percent.

  15. | Posted: Nov 23 2017 - 12:06am

    LANSING, Mich. — A former sports doctor accused of molesting at least 125 girls and young women while he worked for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison.