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Island Life: 7-24-17

| | Jul 24 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

A feature at Kohanaiki Beach Park is seen in the afternoon. (Ally Nisenoff/Community Contributor)

  1. Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 8:09pm

    HONOLULU — After five straight years of declining enrollment at the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus, university President David Lassner has set a goal to hold enrollment flat for the upcoming fall and boost it back up to 20,000 students by 2020.

  2. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 3:21pm

    HONOLULU — When Moon Yun Pellerin’s parents bought a 27th-floor apartment in a high-rise overlooking Waikiki about 15 years ago, they didn’t realize the wave-shaped building had no fire sprinklers.

  3. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 8:09pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire Saturday evening that destroyed a structure in Puna.

  4. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    Soon after midsummer, the growth of perennial plants starts winding down. They begin to squirrel away food energy in stems and roots, and stems start to toughen up in preparation for the colder months ahead. Fertilizing late in the season keeps plants youthfully exuberant, but they’ll pay for those excesses with cold damage once the weather turns chilly.

  5. | Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 9:50pm

    Creative new shapes and technology mean that home lighting fixtures often do far more than provide illumination. They can be exciting and sculptural works of art.

  6. | Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 9:49pm

    KAILUA-KONA — As plans move forward to clean up homeless camps at Old Kona Airport Park, the results could be a template for how law enforcement and community agencies respond to homeless issues in the future.

  7. | Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 9:49pm

    HILO — Federal housing officials have withdrawn a voucher for phase two of the Mohouli senior housing project, prompting Hawaii County to help cover rent subsidies for future tenants of the 30-unit development in Hilo.

  8. | Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 9:49pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Kona Mauka Rotary recently donated $20,000 to the Aloha Theatre to support the renovation projects on the front façade of the building. The club has long supported arts in the community and its foundation wanted to do something significant as Kona Mauka Rotary celebrates its 50th Anniversary.

  9. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — From Kona coffee to Kona history, from the craft of lauhala to supporting women in business, Alfreida Fujita’s impact in Kona spans throughout the region and abroad.

  10. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    Keiki ran and walked from Ulu Wini Housing up Hina Lani to Ane Keohokalole Highway and back Saturday morning for the Hawaii County Community Policing Family Fun Run.

  11. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    LIHUE, Kauai — Those who study Hawaii’s coral reefs are hoping a recent $715,000 federal grant awarded to the state of Hawaii will amp up both the education and conservation of the underwater ecosystems.

  12. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — When you stand at a bus stop these days, you get what you get.

  13. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Dustin Owens says he didn’t think anyone would notice when he and a few other skaters built ramps on a concrete slab tucked away in the brush near Leleiwi Point.

  14. Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 9:49pm

    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.

  15. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    WAILUKU, Maui — A Hawaii man convicted of 146 charges for repeatedly forcing a girl into sexual acts during a five-year period was resentenced to prison terms totaling 95 years.