Puna children find 27-year-old message in bottle.
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The idea of a casting a bottle with a message adrift in the ocean and hoping someone finds it has been a staple of literature for centuries, a plot device in movies for decades — and even a 1979 hit by the rock band The Police.
Kona’s own homegrown hero, the late astronaut Ellison Onizuka, is being honored by having a spacecraft named after him.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — For some Native Hawaiians, surfing’s Olympic debut is both a celebration of a cultural touchstone invented by their ancestors, and an extension of the racial indignities seared into the history of the game and their homeland.
Police are investigating a possible double-drowning that occurred late Friday evening in Kaʻu.
Next week, two ‘alala will begin welcoming guests back to the Pana‘ewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens after its 16-month closure.
A 40-year-old Hilo man who was on court-supervised release without monetary bail for auto theft is back behind bars after allegedly stealing more than $26,000 worth of power tools from HPM Building Supply in Hilo, capping what police describe as a “month-long crime spree.”
A judge maintained bail Monday for a 39-year-old Pahoa man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend last week.
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