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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 6 2017 - 2:58pm

    Friends and family gathered at the Kona Coffee Living History Farm in Kealakekua for a sake toast in honor of Alfreida Kimura Fujita on Saturday.

  2. | Posted: Aug 6 2017 - 1:10pm

    KAILUA-KONA — A Hawaiian Paradise Park woman and her two young children were uninjured after being involved in a minor collision with a reportedly stolen Hele-On bus in Hilo Saturday afternoon.

  3. | Posted: Aug 6 2017 - 1:07pm

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — A few days before school starts, fourth-grade teacher Erik Onishi is hanging posters, sharpening pencils and rearranging desks.

  4. | Posted: Aug 6 2017 - 12:35pm

    HILO — Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines.

  5. Posted: Aug 6 2017 - 12:35pm

    Hani DeMello of Te ‘E ‘A O Te Turama, a group from Kona performing during the Junior Division Dance Off Saturday at the opening day of the Heiva I Kauai, showcases a Polynesian dance.

  6. | Posted: Aug 6 2017 - 12:35pm

    WAIKOLOA — Hundreds of children and their families converged on Waikoloa School Saturday morning to enjoy the last bit of summer before the first day of school on Monday.

  7. | Posted: Aug 5 2017 - 10:36am

    KAILUA-KONA — Adventurers hoping to hike the popular White Road Trail are out of luck.

  8. | Posted: Aug 5 2017 - 10:32am

    KAILUA-KONA — Police are investigating the death of a toddler found lifeless in his foster care home last week.

  9. | Posted: Aug 5 2017 - 12:06am

    By Laura Ruminski

  10. | Posted: Aug 5 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — The Big Island Invasive Species Committee has declared victory in its effort to remove axis deer from Ka‘u, nearly eight years since they were introduced.

  11. | Posted: Aug 5 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — State emergency officials want public schools to be prepared for a possible North Korea missile attack, though Hawaii’s education leaders aren’t planning any drills specific to nuclear detonations just yet.

  12. | Posted: Aug 5 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Temperatures in Kailua-Kona hit 86 degrees Thursday, but with humidity it felt closer to 90 degrees.

  13. Posted: Aug 4 2017 - 8:43pm

    Hawaii Island police have charged a 30-year-old Honomu man with several offenses in connection with a pursuit on July 24), in Pepeekeo.

  14. | Posted: Aug 4 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Hawaii’s college graduates are managing student debt better than their peers anywhere else in the country, according to a new WalletHub report released this week.

  15. | Posted: Aug 4 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — The theft of award-winning musician Diana Aki’s beloved ukulele was devastating and sickening. But with the community’s help, its recovery undamaged brought her tears of joy.