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Island Life: 7-26-17

| | Jul 26 2017 - 6:25am | Comments

An alpaca is seen in Waimea. (Carole Abarcar/Community Contributor)

  1. | Posted: Jul 26 2017 - 6:25am

    An alpaca is seen in Waimea. (Carole Abarcar/Community Contributor)

  2. | Posted: Jul 26 2017 - 6:25am

    St. John the Baptist Church plans bazaar

  3. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 12:06am

    Pink variegated anthuriums are pictured. (Debbi Scheid/Community Contributor)

  4. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 12:06am

    Presentation covers gardening without herbicides

  5. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 12:06am

    Watermelon is showing up in restaurant menus everywhere this month, in both sweet and savory dishes; as beverages, sides, entrees and desserts. The ultimate refreshing summer treat is coming into its peak in quality and price, if you know how to get a good one. Look at the color on the underside of the melon: That spot should turn from whitish to a golden yellow when the melon is ripe. Avoid any cuts on the rind, too. Store it in a cool place, out of sun, and cover any cut pieces. Here are a few recipes to help you enjoy them now.

  6. | Posted: Jul 24 2017 - 12:06am

    Small business seminar Thursday

  7. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 11:36am

    Hawaii Island’s Food Bank serves one in every three Hawaii Island residents through its partner agencies, providing nutritious and high quality food to Big Island families, children and seniors who might otherwise go hungry. And while many residents generously reach into their cupboards to donate food, it’s the monetary donations that allow The Food Basket to continue collecting, storing and distributing food all over the Big Island.

  8. | Posted: Jul 24 2017 - 12:06am

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

  9. | 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.

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

    Donna asks: With all the rain lately, weeds are going gang busters in my garden. Any tips for dealing with them without using chemicals?

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

    If you are thinking about going into business for yourself, you probably are some sort of expert. An expert at making cookies, an expert at writing software, or an expert on selling widgets.

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

    This year marks the 44th anniversary of Sister-City relationship between City and County of Honolulu and Seoul, Republic of Korea. Mayor Frank Fasi proposed the idea adopted by the City Council with Resolution 102 on April 17, 1973, to be effective on May 20, 1973, in lieu of the 70th anniversary of the Korean immigration to Hawaii.

  13. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:06am

    A pink hibiscus blooms in Opihihale. (Terri Olsem/Community Contributor)

  14. | Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:05am

    The moon is seen over the Waikoloa Dry Forest. (James Grenz/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  15. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:06am

    Chef Sam Choy to speak at HIplan launch event