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Hilo Aglow welcomes the public to its November Fellowship from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Haili Church, 211 Haili St. Members will share insights and experiences from the National Aglow Conference that was hosted Oct. 30-Nov. 2 in New Mexico.
“Christmas Joy” was the name of the game as parishioners from the Episcopal Church of the Holy Apostles prepared boxes for Operation Christmas Child, a project that helps young children in countries ravaged by war, famine, poverty or disease experience some of the joy of the holiday season. Pictured, from left, are Martha Reber, Diane Cockett, Dora Kraul, Elizabeth Bell, Allenette Stender, Penny Chu, BJ Saito, Keala Palea and Sandi Nakagawa.
The Big Island Buddhist Federation will host a Bodhi Day Service in celebration of the enlightenment of Shakyamuni Buddha, the awakened one, formally known as Prince Siddharta Gautama.
HONOLULU — A jury has awarded millions of dollars to an Oahu man who sued a hospital for not diagnosing a tumor in his mouth, his attorney said.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police arrested a woman on suspicion of killing an infant found dead in a Waikiki hotel room.
Vested Interest in K9s Inc. announces its 2015 color calendar features the Hawaii State Sheriff’s Division K-9 Team, starring Deputy Rollin Cannon and K-9 Robbie in the month of May.
BOSTON (AP) — Marine biologists say there’s a silver lining in the recent mass strandings of sea turtles on Cape Cod: It’s a sign that the endangered animals are rebounding.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — South Carolina is playing a key role in the resurgence of the American wood stork as a record number of nests were recorded in the state this year.
PHILADELPHIA — Residents of the Philadelphia area are being asked to show some brotherly love to those traveling to the city to see Pope Francis next year.
NEW YORK — Millions of Americans across the country marked Thanksgiving with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many were overcoming some nasty weather and power outages.
(AP) — County officials are set to host inaugural ceremonies for incoming members of Hawaii County Council.
SAN DIEGO — Advocacy groups barely waited for President Barack Obama to finish speaking about sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system to start warning about scams.
NEW YORK — Early-bird shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving in what’s becoming a new holiday tradition.
The holiday season is officially here, and that means a plethora of parades, starting with the Lehua Jaycees’ 29th annual Hilo Holiday Parade at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in downtown Hilo.