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Island Life: 8-19-17

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It’s Hayden mango season in Kona. (Adam Atwood/Community Contributor)

  1. | Posted: Jul 27 2017 - 9:06am

    HILO — A skate park won’t be built at a bayfront parking lot after all.

  2. | Posted: Jul 27 2017 - 9:02am

    KAUAI — The Division of State Parks maintenance staff has hauled out 10.92 tons of trash since January from Kalalau on Kauai, the Department of Land and Natural Resources announced Wednesday.

  3. | Posted: Jul 27 2017 - 8:26am

    KAILUA-KONA — Suicide is a problem that isn’t slowing down in Hawaii County.

  4. | Posted: Jul 27 2017 - 8:23am

    KAILUA-KONA — After months of planning and discussion, Hawaii County is moving forward with plans to clean up the Old Airport Park.

  5. | Posted: Jul 27 2017 - 8:22am

    HILO — A smarter, stronger, more reliable electrical grid is the goal of Hawaiian Electric’s modernization plan to be discussed during two public meetings next week on Hawaii Island.

  6. | Posted: Jul 27 2017 - 8:22am

    The Thirty Meter Telescope received a positive recommendation from hearings officer Riki May Amano, buoying the beleaguered project’s chances less than a year from a self-imposed construction deadline.

  7. Posted: Jul 26 2017 - 3:30pm

    LIHUE, Kauai (AP) — A judge has sentenced a Hawaii man to four years in prison for harassing a pregnant Hawaiian monk seal.

  8. Posted: Jul 26 2017 - 2:36pm

    LIHUE – Prosecuting Attorney Justin F. Kollar announced that Shylo Kaena Akuna, 20, of Lihue, was sentenced Wednesday to serve a prison sentence for his harassment of a Hawaiian monk seal at Salt Pond Beach Park in Hanapepe in April of 2016.

  9. | Posted: Jul 26 2017 - 9:00am

    KAILUA-KONA — The number of suspicious wildfires continues to grow as authorities are now investigating a series of blazes along Highway 190 this month.

  10. | Posted: Jul 26 2017 - 8:35am

    HILO — Elson “Bobo” Kanaina Brown, the last member of the legendary band Hilo Hawaiians and son of founder William “Bunny” Brown, died July 22 surrounded by family at his Hilo home after a yearlong battle with cancer. He was 77.

  11. | Posted: Jul 26 2017 - 8:33am

    KAILUA-KONA — The United States Food and Drug Administration has approved a petition from Royal Hawaiian Macadamia Nut Inc. to claim that the consumption of macadamia nuts can help reduce the risk of coronary heart disease under certain circumstances, the company said Monday.

  12. | Posted: Jul 26 2017 - 8:32am

    WAIMEA — It was another case of the usual suspects.

  13. | Posted: Jul 26 2017 - 5:47am

    HILO — What went wrong and how to prevent it from happening again were topmost on the minds of members of the county Water Board on Tuesday, as they heard an update on well breakdowns in West Hawaii.

  14. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 10:48am

    HILO — A man and woman arrested by a newly formed police auto theft task force made their initial appearances Monday.

  15. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 10:33am

    HILO — A 24-year-old Hilo man accused of stealing an ambulance Friday afternoon from Hilo Medical Center had just been discharged from the emergency room when the vehicle was taken, according to court documents filed by police.