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Stories with place: Kailua-Kona
  • New rule means $25,000 fine for introducing wildlife 
    Updated: May-14-15 4:48 pm

    KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - People introducing wildlife to the islands can be fined up to $25,000 under a new law that went into effect more than two months ago.

  • Students create mural to help endangered monk seal 
    Updated: May-10-15 3:35 pm

    KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Five enthusiastic students at Kahakai Elementary School stood in front of a large mural where hand-painted pictures of monk seals shined on a 4-foot-by-8-foot canvass behind them.

  • Class folds paper cranes for Fukushima radiation victims 
    Updated: May-04-15 3:38 pm

    KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - A group of third graders hope to send sisters visiting from Fukushima home to Japan with 1,000 paper cranes that represent wishes for health and good will.

  • Ordnance removal workers say job is hazardous, pay is unfair 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 2:02 pm

    KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - They had just come off work. Dangerous work, trudging along with metal detectors, grid by tedious grid, over World War II weapons training sites. It's hot work, out on the grassy lava fields of Waikoloa, no shade, only the water they can carry, no toilet facilities.

  • Puna woman's suspicious death linked medical condition 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 12:13 pm

    KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Authorities on Hawaii's Big Island say an autopsy following a woman's suspicious death in Puna has determined she died because of a medical condition.

  • New show to highlight local, amateur filmmakers 
    Updated: Apr-28-15 1:37 pm

    KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - A new cable series is focusing on the life and culture of Hawaii's Big Island, and residents are being asked to submit their amateur video footage to possibly be featured in an episode.