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2017-05-23 13:32

Hawaii Island police are investigating a robbery incident that occurred Thursday in Keaau and is asking for the public’s help in identifying one of the suspects whose image was captured on video surveillance.

State & Regional

2017-05-23 10:10

HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists have issued a warning that Hawaii faces the threat of serious coastal flooding this week and in June because a rare convergence of rising sea levels and some of the highest tides of this year.

Arts & Entertainment

2017-05-19 08:48

Get whisked away to a world of fantasy where all things are possible next Saturday when West Hawaii Dance Theatre & Academy puts a fresh, jazzy touch on the beloved classic “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.”

Local Features

2017-05-23 13:40

A stand up paddler enjoy calm conditions in Hilo Bay. Suzy Coyne/Community Contributor

Obituaries

2017-05-23 00:05

Editor’s note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. The content is subject to editing to ensure parity treatment and style continuity.

Opinion

2017-05-23 00:05

WASHINGTON — It is another stomach-turning development in the vast, unfolding scandal that is the Trump administration: President Trump’s denigration of former FBI Director James Comey to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Oval Office. In a New York Times story, Trump is quoted as saying, “I just fired the head of the FBI. He was crazy, a real nut job.” Aside from the irony of the statement itself, it is appalling that an American president should be caught boasting about obstructing justice to the representative of a power that is so expert on the topic. Such is the mindset of our Erdogannabe.

Nation & World

2017-05-23 10:14

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts completed urgent repairs at the International Space Station on Tuesday, replacing equipment that failed three days earlier and restoring a backup for a vital data-relay system.