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3 men rescued after boat capsizes 6 miles off of Kealakekua Bay

| | Sep 19 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — The sight outside Wendell Kualaau’s Kailua-Kona home Monday afternoon was one of family and friends gathered by a parked boat for beers, fish and laughs.

  1. | Posted: Aug 28 2017 - 12:06am

    HOUSTON — Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into the nation’s fourth-largest city Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground and overwhelmed rescuers who could not keep up with the constant calls for help.

  2. | Posted: Aug 28 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — More than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police, says a government audit that faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law requiring immediate notification.

  3. | Posted: Aug 28 2017 - 12:06am

    BERKELEY, Calif. — Several thousand people converged in Berkeley Sunday for a “Rally Against Hate” in response to a planned right-wing protest that raised concerns of violence and triggered a massive police presence. Several people were arrested for violating rules against covering their faces or carrying items banned by authorities.

  4. | Posted: Aug 28 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A man in custody on drug charges in connection with a drug bust in Kailua-Kona last month has yet to appear in court.

  5. | Posted: Aug 28 2017 - 12:05am

    WAIMEA — The Red Barn at Parker Ranch spiced things up Saturday evening as five teams battled for the bragging rights of best chili at the Firefighter Chili Cook-Off for Wildfire Prevention.

  6. | Posted: Aug 27 2017 - 12:05am

    CAPTAIN COOK — Situated just north of Manago Hotel, the Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden for years served as a living museum of Hawaii’s indigenous plants, inspiring visitors, residents and academics alike.

  7. | Posted: Aug 27 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — Hawaii County has withheld payment of more than $900,000 to the general contractor of the Ka‘u District Gym and Shelter because the structure isn’t up to code for a hurricane shelter.

  8. Posted: Aug 27 2017 - 12:05am

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

  9. | Posted: Aug 26 2017 - 10:02pm

    HILO — Fall enrollment at the University of Hawaii at Hilo appears to be lower than predicted, but interim Chancellor Marcia Sakai said she’s optimistic the campus can reverse the decline.

  10. | Posted: Aug 26 2017 - 10:02pm

    The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory has a long tradition of innovation when it comes to the tools that we use to monitor the status and activity of volcanoes. Since HVO’s inception in 1912, observatory staff have developed techniques and manufactured instruments that have been used worldwide for volcano monitoring.

  11. Posted: Aug 26 2017 - 10:02pm

    Editor’s note: The West Hawaii arrest report encompasses the North and South Kohala, Kona, and Hamakua police districts. The report shows arrests and not whether the person is facing charges.

  12. | Posted: Aug 26 2017 - 12:06am

    Waikoloa Stables is abuzz with music and family fun this weekend with the inaugural Big Island Ohana Fest, Mele with the Mountain.

  13. | Posted: Aug 26 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A Hilo man is facing terroristic threatening and property damage charges after he allegedly crashed his vehicle into his ex-girlfriend’s car in Kailua-Kona.

  14. | Posted: Aug 26 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — A 39-year-old father of three who died Thursday as the result of an afternoon collision between a pickup truck and his motorcycle is being remembered on social media as a devoted family man and faithful friend who was constantly smiling and laughing.

  15. | Posted: Aug 26 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — The expected completion date for Kona Brewing Co.’s new facility has been pushed to 2019.