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Missing engagement ring returned to Alaska couple

...Julie went with family to Hapuna Beach State Park on the Big Island. Everyone headed for the water to play in the waves...Pepperworth told me when I tracked him down Tuesday on the Big Island.The ring was underwater, Rick Pepperworth said, buried...
NOAA begins taking volunteers for whale count

...Hawaii - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is starting to register volunteers on Kauai, Oahu and the Big Island for an annual humpback whale count.The Garden Island newspaper reported Thursday that the project is looking for people...
Joe Craig

...hours of Friday, October 18th, felled by a heart attack while hunting wild pigs on his macadamia nut orchard on the Big Island of Hawaii. Joe was born in Selma, California, the youngest of four children born to Glen and Barbara Craig. The Craig...
Former Alaska man is suspect in Hawaii murder

HONOLULU - Big Island police say a former Alaska man whose pregnant girlfriend was found strangled is now a suspect in her murder.Police are looking...
Fishermen want humpback whales off endangered list

...should come off," the West Hawaii fisherman told The Associated Press by telephone from Kailua-Kona on Hawaii's Big Island. Fishermen are concerned the Endangered Species Act is being used as a tool to manage the oceans and this will ultimately...
Budget cuts pare real-time monitoring of volcanoes

...reduction in lab research, studies of eruption histories and lava survey flights. In Hawaii, lava flyovers of the Big Island's Kilauea volcano were reduced from once a week to once every two weeks.It's still early in the federal downsizing...
Rats decimate seabird colony

...other islands. Scientists have used poison to remove rats from islands off New Zealand and British Columbia. The biggest island where it has worked is 27,900-acre Campbell Island, about 440 miles south of New Zealand. Kiska is more than...
Hymer and DeVincent marry in June

...Scott Merry in addition to many other friends of the bride and groom. The newlyweds spent their honeymoon in Orlando, Fla., and will continue to make their home in Juneau until they retire to their other home on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Douglas Delivery Company * Douglas (Ron and Manya Pungowiyi-Reed) Original music & lyrics delivered to you from the big island. Emcee: Darius Mannino Stage Manager: Cheryl Levitt Wednesday Evening, April 12 * Centennial Hall 7:00 Forget-Me-Not...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...exemption. It started because of location," said Kathleen McNally, athletic director at Hawaii-Hilo, which stages the Big Island Tournament. "It is so hard to get people to come out here and play, and now it's going to make it that much more...


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