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3 men rescued after boat capsizes 6 miles off of Kealakekua Bay

| | Sep 19 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — The sight outside Wendell Kualaau’s Kailua-Kona home Monday afternoon was one of family and friends gathered by a parked boat for beers, fish and laughs.

  1. | Posted: Sep 19 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — The sight outside Wendell Kualaau’s Kailua-Kona home Monday afternoon was one of family and friends gathered by a parked boat for beers, fish and laughs.

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

    KAILUA-KONA — North Kona has been plagued by water woes for the better part of nine months, leading to mandatory usage restrictions across the region and a host of questions about the management of public water resources. Now, that very public problem has gone private.

  3. | Posted: Sep 18 2017 - 8:08pm

    LIHUE, Kauai — The state Department of Health has placed at least three Hawaii beaches under bacteria warnings.

  4. | Posted: Sep 18 2017 - 8:50am

    HILO — An early Sunday morning fire described as “suspicious” in origin at an eatery in Hilo’s Kanoelehua Industrial Area was extinguished by “good Samaritans” before the arrival of firefighters, according to the Hawaii Fire Department.

  5. | Posted: Sep 18 2017 - 8:50am

    HONOLULU — Scientists are asking the public for help tracking green sea turtles as they return to Hawaiian islands after their nesting season.

  6. | Posted: Sep 18 2017 - 8:50am

    WASHINGTON — More than one million Americans await a hearing to see whether they qualify for disability benefits from Social Security, with the average wait nearly two years — longer than some of them will live.

  7. | Posted: Sep 18 2017 - 8:50am

    LAUPAHOEHOE — It’s just after lunchtime at Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School, and slop from the cafeteria is getting polished off fast.

  8. | Posted: Sep 16 2017 - 9:21pm

    HILO — Hawaii voters aren’t leaving the rolls in droves over the prospect of some of their information being sent to a commission impaneled by President Donald Trump, but there have been a few.

  9. Posted: Sep 17 2017 - 12:06am

    Family photo sessions benefits PTA

  10. | Posted: Sep 17 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hundreds of volunteers from the local community and beyond have been hard at work this past week making the dream of home ownership a reality for 10 local families.

  11. | Posted: Sep 17 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — The parking lot at Kona Commons looked less like a business center than it did a strongman competition or a ludus for Roman gladiators Saturday morning at “Bus’ A Move,” a Special Olympics fundraising event meant to help West Hawaii athletes afford the logistics of competition.

  12. | Posted: Sep 15 2017 - 9:31pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Jim Channon, a Hawi resident since 1989, was many things: an artist, a Vietnam veteran, author of the First Earth Battalion operations manual and the world’s first “corporate shaman,” consulting with blue chip companies to enable them to expand their visions.

  13. | Posted: Sep 16 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — The only Coast Guard cutter stationed on Hawaii Island will be leaving Hilo today for its new home port on Guam.

  14. Posted: Sep 16 2017 - 12:06am

    Little fire ant seminar today

  15. | Posted: Sep 16 2017 - 12:05am

    KEAUHOU — Eighteen halaus from Hawaii and Japan descended upon the Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay for the 35th annual Kupuna Hula Festival Wednesday and Thursday evening.