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Neighbors come together to spruce up Old Industrial area

| | Jun 28 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — Local businesses along Pawai Place in Kona’s Old Industrial area joined Hope Services and police officers for a street cleanup Tuesday morning.

  1. | Posted: Apr 25 2014 - 1:01am

    A lawsuit filed Wednesday accuses a former Hawaii Preparatory Academy teacher of sexually abusing two students during the 1970s and early ’80s.

  2. | Posted: Apr 25 2014 - 1:01am

    Kona residents Milton and Ursula Stolaroff recently donated $250,000 to The Cancer Center at Kona Community Hospital, where officials “with an eye toward growth” are “exploring expansion options for the medical oncology and infusion centers,” said Judy Donovan, hospital spokeswoman and regional director of marketing.

  3. Posted: Apr 25 2014 - 1:01am

    Legislators in a joint conference committee opted Wednesday to include a $2 million appropriation in the state’s budget next year for Hilo Medical Center’s fledgling Primary Care Residency Program.

  4. Posted: Apr 25 2014 - 1:01am

    Cruise ship sounds horn to warn boat

  5. | Posted: Apr 24 2014 - 11:00am

    BEIRUT — Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and children coughing, choking and gasping for breath, according to Associated Press interviews with more than a dozen activists, medics and residents on the opposition side.

  6. | Posted: Apr 24 2014 - 10:56am

    HONOLULU — Long flights can leave anyone a little unsteady, but a teenager who defied the odds, surviving a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner’s wheel well, was disoriented, thirsty and could barely walk after the freezing, low-pressure ordeal, airport officials said Wednesday.

  7. | Posted: Apr 24 2014 - 1:05am

    TOKYO — Declaring that “the United States is and always will be a Pacific nation,” President Barack Obama launched an Asia tour designed to assure leaders of ally nations that they have a strong U.S. backup at a time of rising regional tension.

  8. | Posted: Apr 24 2014 - 1:05am

    SAN JOSE, Calif. — For all the tens of billions of dollars the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes.

  9. | Posted: Apr 24 2014 - 1:05am

    WASHINGTON — The top watchdog for the Department of Homeland Security altered and delayed investigations at the request of senior administration officials, compromising his independent role as an inspector general, according to a new report from a Senate oversight panel.

  10. | Posted: Apr 24 2014 - 1:05am

    WASHINGTON — The U-2 spy plane outlasted the Cold War, outlived its successor and proved crucial a half-century ago when two superpowers were on the brink of nuclear war.

  11. | Posted: Apr 24 2014 - 1:04am

    WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration will for the first time regulate the booming market of electronic cigarettes, as well as cigars, pipe tobacco and hookahs, under a proposal to be released Thursday.

  12. | Posted: Apr 24 2014 - 1:04am

    SALT LAKE CITY — This week’s fatal shooting of a gang member by a U.S. marshal inside Salt Lake City’s federal courthouse during the man’s trial has put the spotlight on his relatively unknown street gang.

  13. | Posted: Apr 24 2014 - 1:04am

    Over a five-year period, a government-mandated tracking system in France showed that physicians in that country treated 1,979 patients for serious health problems associated with the use of marijuana, and nearly 2 percent of those encounters were with patients suffering from cardiovascular problems, including heart attack, cardiac arrhythmia and stroke, and circulation problems in the arms and legs. In roughly a quarter of those cases, the study found, the patient died.

  14. | Posted: Apr 24 2014 - 1:04am

    MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont could likely be the first state in the country to require labels on genetically modified foods, under a bill approved by both legislative chambers and favored by the governor.

  15. | Posted: Apr 24 2014 - 1:04am

    LOS ANGELES — On Feb. 11 in California Superior Court in Los Angeles, Beatriz Vergara, 15, testified to enduring a string of bad public school teachers.