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Tropical tipples, tasty food draws crowd to 9th annual Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival

| | Aug 21 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — The sun was shining bright over the Royal Kona Resort Saturday as residents and tourists alike moseyed from tent to tent sampling the best some of West Hawaii’s top chefs had to offer.

  1. | Posted: May 10 2014 - 1:03am

    We recycle a lot of things — paper, plastic, metal, blood. Yes, blood. During some surgeries, operating room personnel try to capture as much blood as possible and return the red blood cells to your system, instead of, or in addition to, donated blood from a blood bank. They find that patients have better outcomes when transfused with their own blood.

  2. | Posted: May 10 2014 - 1:02am

    A delicious quinoa burger with some bite

  3. | Posted: May 10 2014 - 1:02am

    Facing assertive Russia, NATO wonders what to do

  4. | Posted: May 10 2014 - 1:02am

    BEIJING — With the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown less than a month away, China has launched a broad effort to muzzle and detain citizens who are attempting to remember the victims.

  5. | Posted: May 10 2014 - 1:02am

    LAGOS, Nigeria — The international effort to rescue the 276 schoolgirls being held captive by Islamic extremists in northeastern Nigeria was boosted Friday when British security experts joined the Nigerian and American forces trying to rescue the missing students.

  6. | Posted: May 10 2014 - 1:01am

    Just a year after the local Veterans of Foreign Wars post set up shop on Makala Boulevard, the growing organization is on the hunt for new digs.

  7. | Posted: May 10 2014 - 1:01am

    Lorraine Shin is returning to politics, but with a slightly different name.

  8. | Posted: May 10 2014 - 1:01am

    The new West Hawaii Explorations Academy campus is racing toward completion.

  9. | Posted: May 10 2014 - 1:01am

    A young girl used a marker to add some finishing touches to a sock puppet at the Neighborhood Place of Kona table late Friday afternoon. While drawing a pattern at the ankle of the sock, she paused, placed her new friend on her hand, and moved it side to side, inspecting her work.

  10. | Posted: May 10 2014 - 1:01am

    The Pahoa-based Hawaii Academy of Arts and Sciences is supposed to be a safe harbor for students and their parents seeking an alternative to the teasing and violence they’d experienced at other public schools.

  11. Posted: May 9 2014 - 2:21pm

    Bette Green of Waikoloa was named the female winner of the 2014 Outstanding Older American award at the annual Older American Award Luncheon.

  12. Posted: May 9 2014 - 2:21pm

    Bette Green of Waikoloa was named the female winner of the 2014 Outstanding Older American award at the annual Older American Award Luncheon.

  13. Posted: May 9 2014 - 2:21pm

    Soroptimists meet Monday

  14. Posted: May 9 2014 - 2:21pm

    Students learn traditional fishing, sailing techniques

  15. Posted: May 9 2014 - 2:21pm

    Soroptimists meet Monday