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Island Life: 3-28-17

| Mar 28 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

A pineapple forms. Jillian Davis/Community Contributor

  1. Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:05am

    Visit to WH grounds by intel chairman clouds investigation

  2. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:05am

    MOSCOW — Russia’s opposition, often written off by critics as a small and irrelevant coterie of privileged urbanites, put on an impressive nationwide show of strength Sunday with dozens of protest across the vast country. Hundreds were arrested, including Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent critic.

  3. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — A Maui woman and Hilo man have turned to social media in hopes of catching a man they believe touched their daughter inappropriately at Hilton Waikoloa Village last week.

  4. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:05am

    Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series on how enhanced immigration policies are impacting and will continue to impact Hawaii Island residents and the coffee farming industry. Part one deals with recent enforcement activity on the island and contextualizes concerns. Part two on Wednesday will deal with reinstated or revamped directives from the federal government, local police involvement in the enforcement of those directives and their impact on immigrant communities.

  5. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes went to the White House grounds to review intelligence reports and meet the secret source behind his claim that communications involving associates of President Donald Trump were caught up in “incidental” surveillance, the Republican congressman said Monday.

  6. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — A lack of staff has pool hours reduced at the Kona Community Aquatic Center — a temporary set back the county says it hopes to remedy by April although some people are skeptical they’ll get the extra lane time back.

  7. | Posted: Mar 27 2017 - 9:44am

    Big Island police have located a 22-year-old Hilo man initially wanted for bail jumping. Austin Juanito Fernandez was last seen leaving the Hawaii Community Correctional Center at 8 p.m. Thursday. He failed to return to the correctional center later that day as ordered by the court.

  8. Posted: Mar 26 2017 - 4:49pm

    Repairs to a century-old bridge in Hakalau valley might have to wait until October to avoid the Hawaiian hawk’s breeding season.

  9. Posted: Mar 26 2017 - 4:49pm

    The Hawaii County Council authorized negotiations for the purchase of an 83-acre parcel in Hakalau valley in a 9-0 vote Wednesday.

  10. | Posted: Mar 26 2017 - 4:49pm

    CINCINNATI — A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 others wounded after a dispute among several patrons escalated into a shootout, authorities said.

  11. | Posted: Mar 27 2017 - 12:05am

    Editor’s note: This is part two in a two-part series looking at Big Island Veterans Treatment Court, its successes and financial uncertainty. On Sunday, a graduate talked about his journey from addiction and PTSD to a sober, healthy life. Today’s story details one man’s graduation from the program.

  12. | Posted: Mar 27 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — The Hawaii County Council and Mayor Harry Kim remain at odds over the canceling of a composting contract.

  13. | Posted: Mar 27 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — A state bill that could limit access to public records has been referred to its final Senate committee.

  14. | Posted: Mar 27 2017 - 12:05am

    A large west-northwest swell brought warning level surf to the Big Island’s leeward coast on Sunday.

  15. | Posted: Mar 26 2017 - 1:34pm

    HILO — More Big Island high school students enrolled in college and participated in dual-credit programs last year, but four-year high school graduation rates dropped slightly.