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  1. Hawaii's $90M Kona Judiciary Complex designs, renderings revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The Hawaii State Judiciary held an open house at the West Hawaii Civic Center to release the preliminary renderings and design plans for the 10-acre, 143,000-square-foot courthouse, which is being designed by Honolulu-based Architects Hawaii Ltd. , and is expected to start construction in March 2016, with a completion date targeted for 2019. The complex, which will be located close to Kailua-Kona, mauka of Queen Kaahumanu Highway, and across Makala Boulevard from the Makalapua Center, is being designed to be water, energy and environmentally efficient and sustainable, in addition to its significant security and electronic equipment provisions.


  2. Hawaii nutraceutical company Cyanotech Corp. settles lawsuit with...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Cyanotech Corp. , a Kailua-Kona, Big Island-based nutraceutical company that produces BioAstin Natural Astaxanthin and Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica products, has settled its patent infringement dispute with a Florida-based nutraceutical company and the Board of Trustees for the University of Illinois. PBN first reported on the dispute in July 2012, which began when Valensa International and the university claimed that Cyanotech's marketing of a product using the antioxidant supplement Astaxanthin for eye health violated their patents for Astaxanthin-based products for eye health.


  3. Duo to perform European salon tunesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    Roland Maurer, also known as Ohrlando, and his wife, Ursula Hesse, as part of the ensemble's 2014-15 chamber music series will offer a special musical gift to the community: European salon tunes of the 19th and 20th century - a classical program with waltzes, polkas, dances, opera phantasies and more. Maurer will perform on oboe, bassoon and saxophone and Hesse on piano.


  4. Lava from Hawaiia s Kilauea Volcano Approaches Shopping CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Breitbart.com

    The lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is creeping closer to civilization every day and is now only a mile away from a grocery store and a gas station, reports say. The volcano which began to spew lava again in June is slowly edging toward the town of Pahoa.


  5. Hawaii Council votes to appeal ruling striking down GMO lawRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Monsanto worker Zenaida Arcala placed a pollination bag over a corn tassel in Kihei, Maui, where Monsanto cultivates experimental genetically modified crops. KAILUA-KONA>> Hawaii County plans to appeal a federal judge's ruling invalidating a county law restricting genetically modified crops on the island.


  6. Three Ring Ranch Exotic Animal Sanctuary in Hawaii is Accredited by...Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | PR.com

    Kailua-Kona, HI, December 19, 2014 -- -- The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries , the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, is pleased to announce that Three Ring Ranch Exotic Animal Sanctuary , a charter accredited sanctuary of GFAS and formerly accredited by The Association of Sanctuaries , has achieved full GFAS Accreditation as of December 10, 2014.


  7. Parker sells out paintings two years before showRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Hawaii Today

    Brad "Tiki Shark" Parker, artist and owner of Big Island-based Tiki Shark Art Inc., has sold out all of his paintings for a Los Angeles-based art show two years in advance. The gallery La Luz De Jesus gives its artists one month to show and feature their work with a specific opening and closing date.


  8. Community Welcomes Initial Design Plans for Kona Judiciary ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hawai`i State Judiciary

    Deputy Chief Court Administrator Dawn West points out the public areas on the plan for the second level of the proposed court complex to Kailua Kona Public Defender Ann Datta, Attorney Fred Gianini, and Attorney Robert Kim. Preliminary renderings and design plans for the Kona Judiciary Complex were unveiled yesterday at the West Hawai`i Civic Center.


  9. About Town | 12-18-14Read the original story

    Thursday | West Hawaii Today

    Queen Liliuokalani Trust and Rivco Construction have partnered with Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii to take down the structure at the Swing Zone with the goal of saving as much reusable material as possible and keeping waste out of the landfill. Volunteers are needed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday to take down the building.Materials that are reusable will be used for small construction projects, Puna storm recovery, or will be sold at the Habitat ReStore.


  10. Shark-sighting at La'aloa Beach Park in Kailua-KonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The beach was closed at about 1:30 p.m. and will likely remain closed until at least 5 p.m. Wednesday, police said.


  11. About Town | 12-16-14Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | West Hawaii Today

    The Kailua-Kona Christmas Parade committee has announced award winners for the 30th annual Christmas parade. There were 81 entries, with more than 2,000 people in the parade and thousands of spectators lining the streets.


  12. Obituaries for December 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    Pamela Julia Joaquin, 64, of Kailua-Kona died Dec. 7 at Kona Community Hospital.


  13. Short Hops | 12-16-14Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | West Hawaii Today

    The event will feature a 5K, 1 mile and Santa's Keiki Dash runs starting at 7:30 a.m. in front of Coconut Grove Marketplace. There will be awards for the top three finishers in each category: Overall, 10-year age groups, and best Christmas costumes.


  14. In Brief | Island Inc. | 12-15-14Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | West Hawaii Today

    Bank of Hawaii has been selected by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. as one of nine banks across the country to participate in its national Youth Savings Program. The pilot program identifies and highlights approaches to financial education tied to the opening of safe, low-cost savings accounts for students.


  15. Hawaii fishermen weigh in on ahi limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | National Fisherman

    State and federal fisheries regulators seeking comment on raising the minimum size of ahi from 3 pounds - along with other rule changes - took input from about two dozen commercial fishermen in Kailua-Kona on Saturday. The scoping meeting held by the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council and the state Division of Aquatic Resources was the last in a series designed to take the temperature of the commercial and sportfishing industry on the proposals.


  16. Size limit change weighed for commercial ahiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    In this May 12, 2009 file photo, bigeye tuna line the floor of the United Fishing Agency's auction house in Honolulu. Hawaii fishermen are pondering how to deliver a steady supply of ahi to the islands after overfishing concerns prompted regulators to cap the annual catch of the popular fish for the first time last year.


  17. Magnitude 4.2 quake felt off KonaRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | West Hawaii Today

    The U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory recorded a magnitude-4.2 earthquake located off the west coast of Hawaii on Friday, at 8:42 p.m. According to Wes Thelen, HVO's Seismic Network manager, the earthquake was centered about 35 miles west-northwest of Kailua-Kona and 71 miles south of Kihei, Maui, at a depth of 7.2 miles. A map showing its location is posted on the HVO website at


  18. About Town | 12-13-14Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | West Hawaii Today

    A Kalikimaka Boat Parade from Kailua Pier to Royal Kona Resort will begin at 6:45 p.m. today. Prime viewing will be from Alii Drive.


  19. Pair busted with drugs at airport make initial court appearancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | West Hawaii Today

    A Kailua-Kona woman and South Kohala man facing meth trafficking among other drug offenses after allegedly being arrested in possession of more than a pound of narcotics made their initial court appearances Friday. Rebecca O'Brien, 35, and Jacob Stone, 28, each requested preliminary hearings during their appearances in Kona District Court before Judge Margaret Masunaga.


  20. Pair nabbed in Kona airport with $70K in street drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Two Hawaii island residents have been charged with trafficking methamphetamine and other offenses after being found with large quantities of narcotics at Kona International Airport Wednesday night. At about 10:10 p.m., Hawaii County police officers executed search warrants on two arriving passengers, Rebecca O'Brien, 35, of Kailua-Kona and Jacob Stone, 28, of Kamuela, and on the items they were carrying.


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