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Island Life: 10-22-17

| Oct 21 2017 - 4:09pm | Comments

This large Hawaiian Dove that has taken to the routine of eating an alfresco breakfast with a family every morning, even eating out of their hands. After a ton of toast, she hops onto a 20-gallon fish tank on the lanai for a little splash and admires her reflection for awhile, then preens her feathers while watching the fish below.

  1. | Posted: Oct 19 2017 - 9:17am

    MIAMI — President Donald Trump emphatically rejected claims Wednesday that he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain soldier, as the firestorm he ignited over his assertions of empathy for American service members spread into a third contentious day. “I have proof,” he insisted.

  2. | Posted: Oct 19 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — A Hilo man was formally charged Tuesday for starting a fire at the old Hilo jail earlier this week.

  3. | Posted: Oct 19 2017 - 9:13am

    BEIRUT — U.S.-backed Syrian forces were removing land mines and clearing roads in the northern city of Raqqa on Wednesday, a day after commanders said they had driven the Islamic State group from its de facto capital.

  4. | Posted: Oct 19 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii’s two Romano’s Macaroni Grill franchises won’t be impacted after the national chain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday.

  5. | Posted: Oct 19 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — The board charged with hiring the county Human Resources director will seek applications from the public, rather than limit its search to current county employees.

  6. | Posted: Oct 19 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — When Hungarian engineer and triathlete Balazs Ronaszeki arrived at his Airbnb, he was greeted with the standard amenities local host Lorelle Carter offers all her guests: bottled water, fresh fruit grown on-site and some homemade banana-macadamia nut-raisin bread.

  7. | Posted: Oct 18 2017 - 9:57pm

    Ex-FBI official accused of stealing from Hawaii LGBT group

  8. | Posted: Oct 17 2017 - 9:38pm

    HONOLULU — A federal judge in Hawaii blocked most of President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban Tuesday, just hours before it was set to take effect, saying the revised order “suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor.”

  9. | Posted: Oct 18 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Authorities are investigating the theft of two county vehicles later found torched in South Kona.

  10. | Posted: Oct 18 2017 - 10:01am

    KAILUA-KONA — A professional triathlete has been released from the hospital after suffering serious injuries in a collision with a vehicle on the bike course Saturday morning during the 39th annual Ironman World Championship.

  11. | Posted: Oct 18 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Wet season is descending upon Hawaii Island, but there are a few spots in West Hawaii that might miss out on some much needed precipitation.

  12. | Posted: Oct 17 2017 - 4:31pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police arrested 21 motorists on suspicious of driving under the influence of an intoxicant between Oct. 9 and Sunday.

  13. | Posted: Oct 17 2017 - 4:23pm

    Island Air, which brought in a new fleet of larger aircraft this year amid its aggressive expansion strategy, filed Monday for Chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy.

  14. | Posted: Oct 17 2017 - 4:06pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin joined a coalition of 10 attorneys general in suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday for its failure to respond to a request for information relating to the detention and deportation of immigrants.

  15. Posted: Oct 17 2017 - 3:21pm

    LIHUE, KAUAI (AP) — Hawaii’s plan to eradicate a small island’s rat infestation via air drops of poison has worked, with no signs of negative impact on marine life, a conservation official said.