A series of images from the 1924 eruption of Kilauea told the story of lessons learned Tuesday night at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park’s visitor center.
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MAASTRICHT, Netherlands — A young man at a bus stop hisses at a passer-by: “What you looking for … marijuana?” It’s a scene of street peddling that the Netherlands hoped to stamp out in the 1970s when it launched a policy of tolerating “coffee shops” where people could buy and smoke pot freely.
MOSCOW — Russia was swept up in patriotic fervor Friday for bringing Crimea back into its territory, with tens of thousands of people thronging Red Square waving flags and chanting “Crimea is Russia!” as a parliamentary leader declared that the peninsula would be welcomed as an “equal subject” of Russia.
WASHINGTON — Underlying the talk about taking harsh punitive measures against Russia for its military incursion into Ukraine are economic complications and worries that sanctions levied against Moscow could, in the words of the Kremlin, “boomerang” back on the U.S. and Europe.
Each Saturday, the Tribune-Herald is publishing a photo from the Lyman Museum’s John Howard Pierce Photography Collection. The museum is seeking help identifying the people and places in the pictures, most of which are from the 1950s and ’60s. Those with information about the subjects in the photos can contact Miki Bulos at 935-5021 (once the message starts, press 5) or via email at email@example.com . This photo (No. 18197) was taken at the Papaikou Hongwanji Mission.
Mango Medical, a primary care medical group based in Waimea, opened a new clinic in Ocean View.
Tickets are on sale now for the Pacific Tsunami Museum’s 12th-annual story festival and dinner, “Waiakea Town Revisited,” scheduled for 6 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at the Sangha Hall in downtown Hilo.
Each year, the Zonta Club of Hilo presents the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Award. Get an application form at www.zontahilo.org .
WASHINGTON — Brutal winter weather snarled traffic, canceled flights and cut power to homes and factories in February. Yet it didn’t faze U.S. employers, who added 175,000 jobs, far more than the two previous months.
Ukraine doesn’t keep Obama from vacation
Chevron offers pizza after death
HONOLULU — A Honolulu courtroom is set to become the scene of a death penalty trial even though Hawaii abolished capital punishment in 1957.
HONOLULU — After deliberating for about two weeks in what’s been described as Hawaii’s biggest crystal meth case, jurors convicted a California man in a conspiracy to distribute 400 pounds of the drug to the islands.
Supreme Court pick gets OK
HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers have killed proposals aimed at raising the legal age for buying tobacco to 21 and clamping down on smoking at beaches statewide. But they’re advancing bills that would restrict smoking and make it more expensive, continuing a trend in Hawaii to crack down on smoking in public places.