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Kona man arrested on meth charges

A Kona man has been charged with meth trafficking and other offenses after allegedly being found in possession of almost nine ounces crystal methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

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‘X-Men’ director faces sex abuse lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — A man who claims he was sexually abused by “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer said Thursday that he reported the molestation to authorities at the time, and he does not know why charges were never pursued.

Ige will not speak at state convention

HONOLULU — Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie was invited to speak at the state Democratic convention in May, but his primary opponent David Ige was not, which has left the state senator feeling slighted.


Things people never say in hospice

Four years of my professional life were spent working in hospice. Director of bereavement and pastoral care. Simply put, four of the best years of my life. Creative, energizing and a daily learning curve. A downer? Absolutely not! Quite the opposite. More hopeful, inspirational, meaningful.

Let’s Talk Food: 16th annual Hilo Culinary Classic

Hollyn Johnson, the photographer for the Hawaii Tribune-Herald, did a wonderful job taking photos at the 16th annual Hilo Culinary Classic on Friday, April 4, which were featured in the Tuesday, April 8, Grinds section. Her photos made all entries look so tantalizing!


Graduation dates announced

The state Department of Education has released a schedule for graduations at Hawaii public and charter schools. The following are dates for Big Island schools:



A contrary view on the Pulitzers

WASHINGTON — On Monday, my Washington Post colleagues celebrated winning the Pulitzer Prize for public service along with the Guardian newspaper for their reporting on Edward Snowden’s revelations about the National Security Agency.



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