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Tropical tipples, tasty food draws crowd to 9th annual Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival

| | Aug 21 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — The sun was shining bright over the Royal Kona Resort Saturday as residents and tourists alike moseyed from tent to tent sampling the best some of West Hawaii’s top chefs had to offer.

  1. | Posted: Aug 21 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — The sun was shining bright over the Royal Kona Resort Saturday as residents and tourists alike moseyed from tent to tent sampling the best some of West Hawaii’s top chefs had to offer.

  2. | Posted: Aug 21 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — With a new school year kicking off, some parents say they aren’t fans of state guidelines, based on federal recommendations, that let kids found to have ukus return to school right after treatment has started.

  3. | Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 9:09pm

    HILO — After about three-quarters of a century in business, Puueo Poi Factory is now part of Hilo’s history.

  4. | Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 9:09pm

    HILO — A real-life stroke alert from an incoming patient’s ambulance triggered a group of touring high school students to hustle out of Hilo Medical Center’s ER this week.

  5. | Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 9:09pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Coast Guard has expanded its search for five crew members of a downed Army Black Hawk helicopter that crashed into the ocean off the coast of Oahu more than four days ago.

  6. | Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 12:56pm

    LIHUE — Emergency responders completed a fourth morning of searching without any trace of five missing aviators from an Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter that went down off of Kaena Point, the westernmost tip of land of Oahu.

  7. | Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 12:05am

    Hale Halawai was rocking the blues Saturday for the inaugural Big Island Blues Festival.

  8. | Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 12:06am

    KALAPANA — There was music playing, vendors selling trinkets and plenty of education underway Friday as members of the Big Island’s medical marijuana community gathered for the All Things Cannabis Hemp Festival.

  9. | Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 2:42pm

    KAILUA-KONA — In 1977, space probes Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, headed on a one-way trip to Jupiter, Saturn and then beyond.

  10. | Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 12:05am

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Today marks the 40th anniversary of NASA’s launch of Voyager 2, now almost 11 billion miles distant. It departed from Cape Canaveral on Aug. 20, 1977, to explore Jupiter and Saturn.

  11. | Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Marilee Wallace was looking at Puna properties Thursday and noticed about half of the homes real estate agents showed her were oceanfront.

  12. | Posted: Aug 19 2017 - 7:35pm

    A team of civilian researchers led by entrepreneur and philanthropist Paul G. Allen said Saturday they have found the wreck of the World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA 35), which was lost July 30, 1945.

  13. | Posted: Aug 19 2017 - 7:35pm

    HONOLULU — American Girl has made its first Native Hawaiian doll.

  14. | Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 9:10pm

    Small earthquake strikes off Big Island’s east coast

  15. | Posted: Aug 18 2017 - 8:18pm

    HILO — Big Island Mayor Harry Kim has informed the Merrie Monarch Festival it no longer will be allowed to house halau competing in the festival’s hula competition to stay in county gymnasiums.