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Volcano Update

2017-08-19 02:22

The longest-lived and most voluminous rift-zone eruption of Kilauea Volcano in more than 500 years — the ongoing Puu Oo eruption — began in January 1983, and is fast approaching its 35th anniversary. So many lava flows, cones, deltas, and other features have formed from eruptions at different vents for varying periods of time that nearly every day is an anniversary for Puu Oo.

Local news

2017-08-21 00:05

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.

State & Regional

Obituaries

2017-08-20 00:06

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. Date of publication cannot be guaranteed. Memorial advertisements may be purchased through the newspaper advertising department.

Opinion

2017-08-21 00:05

WASHINGTON — There is much to dislike in President Trump’s trade agenda, but he is correct on one subject: China’s relentless quest to extort American “intellectual property” — technologies, business methods, patents. Trump took a swipe last week at China’s policies by ordering his top trade officials to investigate. Whether he can alter China’s behavior is unclear, but he is right to try, even at the risk of a trade war.

Nation & World

2017-08-21 00:05

SINGAPORE — At least 10 U.S. sailors are missing after the USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker early Monday east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca, the second collision involving a ship from the Navy’s 7th fleet in the Pacific in two months.

Lifestyle

2017-08-19 19:35

Books have more uses than might be obvious. Sure, you can press flowers in a heavy one and set out the pretty ones as decoration. You can read the darn things. But have you tried turning a book into three-dimensional sculpture?