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Big Island historian Boyd D. Bond will present a history of horses and horsemen of Hawaii — “Horses and Horsemen in Hawaii Neigh!” — from 7-8:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 22, at the Lyman Museum in Hilo.
Scott Hare of Hawai’i Koa Naturals on the Big Island has taken “Best of Show” at Hawaii’s Woodshow 2014, the 22nd annual event sponsored by the Hawai’i Forest Industry Association.
According to the county Department of Public Works, striping of on-street parking stalls on Ponahawai Street in downtown Hilo will take place from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday.
A 56-year-old Keaau man who was the subject of a missing person bulletin turned himself in to police Tuesday at the Keaau police substation. Brent Verbois was arrested for failure to appear and released after posting $150 bail.
The June 27 lava flow kept to its northeastern path Tuesday as it skirted the edge of Kaohe Homesteads.
Hawaii County and state election workers are preparing for the possibility that voting could again be disrupted in lower Puna as a lava flow continues to advance toward populated areas.
World War II veteran Sanford Yanagi of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team gives his great-granddaughter, Leana Yanagi, 2, a kiss on the cheek Tuesday morning during the inaugural opening of the “Go for Broke” exhibit at the Hawaii Japanese Center in Hilo. The traveling exhibit features the stories of Japanese American soldiers fighting on two fronts. The exhibit has been traveling for 10 years and will be in Hilo until Oct. 11. For more photos from the event, visit www.hawaiitribune-herald.com and click on the “Photo Galleries” tab.
As the state Department of Health works on the first update to its water quality plan since 1990, most people commenting during a public meeting Tuesday were concerned about a single aspect of the multifaceted plan — the impact of wastewater on water quality and what should be done about it.
What would the completion of the new Hilo High School gymnasium be without another delay?
Because of the lava flow currently threatening the Pahoa area, coordinators decided Monday to postpone the Neighborhood Watch Round-Up.
A 55-year-old Kurtistown man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he molested a girl he was babysitting almost six years ago.
During the week of Sept. 8-14, police arrested 22 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes.
CHICAGO — The number of American men and women with big-bellied, apple-shaped figures — the most dangerous kind of obesity — has climbed at a startling rate during the past decade, according to a government study.
The following correspondence is from a ‘compost enthusiast.’ I print it as an encouragement to others who are not yet into the world of recycling: