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Trees dancing in gusty trade winds near Hilo's Liliuokalani Park Monday. Photo by Dave Smith.

UPDATE: Advisory Extended for Gusty Trade Winds

April 14th, 2014

Northeasterly winds with gusts of up to 50 mph are now expected until Tuesday night.

A total lunar eclipse as seen from Washington in 2004. US Navy photo.

Total Lunar Eclipse Tonight — And Weather Forecast’s Hopeful

April 14th, 2014

The eclipse will begin at 7:58 p.m. and end at 11:33 p.m., with totality — and possibly a blood-red moon — between 9:06 p.m. and 10:24 p.m.

The fire that apparently started in a vehicle scorched the front of the garage of this home on Kaiulani Street in Hilo. Photo by Dave Smith. Kaiulani Street Fire Confined to Garage April 14th, 2014 · No Comments · East Hawaii News, Featured Articles, News

Firefighters responding to the alarm Saturday night found the engine compartment of a jeep on fire, but extinguished the blaze before it spread to the house.

Hilo took the field against Waiakea Friday night at Wong Stadium. Photo by Josh Pacheco. Medeiros K’s 14 in Narrow Waiakea Victory April 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Featured Articles, Sports

With scouts in attendance and a vocal crowd in the stands, Waiakea senior Kodi Medeiros took the victory in a pivotal regular season showdown.

This screenshot (click to enlarge) shows Hilo's Kawailani census tract has the Big Island's highest average household income, although home values trail those in West Hawaii. Source: US Census American Community Survey 2012 5-Year Estimates, presented by Hawaii DBEDT. BLOG: High Income and Home Values Don’t Necessarily Jive April 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Blog, Featured Articles

Census data reveal interesting paradoxes on the Big Island.

The Hilo office of Dr. John Stover, which was the target of a protest today. Photo by Dave Smith. Stover to Shutter Dental Practice, Newspaper Reports April 11th, 2014 · 4 Comments · East Hawaii News, Featured Articles, News, North Hawaii News, West Hawaii News

The dentist and surgeon who has been the target of a dozen complaints filed with state regulators is stopping work as of today, a Honolulu newspaper reports.

A view from the lower level of Aloha Stadium during the 2012 NFL Pro Bowl. Photo by Josh Pacheco. OPINION: Neighbor Islands Lost Pro Bowl Before Honolulu Did April 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Featured Articles, Sports

The NFL’s new draft format for the Pro Bowl kept the Big Island from hosting annual youth clinics with the league’s players last season.

Chinese tourism will be essential for Hawaii's economic growth. Image file from Wikimedia Commons. Hawaii Lawmakers Push for Extension of Brand USA April 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment · East Hawaii News, Featured Articles, News, North Hawaii News, West Hawaii News

The program which promotes international tourism is funded by fees paid by overseas visitors and matched by the private sector.

Kona Police Officer Mario Ochoa, a credit to his community and family. HPD photo. Police Officer Delivers Own Daughter Along Roadside April 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Featured Articles, News, West Hawaii News

The nearly 9-pound Marcella Kahealani Ochoa was not in a waiting mood as her parents were rushing to a Waimea hospital for her birth Tuesday morning.

Hilo's main post office. Photos by Dave Smith. Three Post Offices Offering Late Tax-Day Collections April 10th, 2014 · No Comments · East Hawaii News, Featured Articles, News, North Hawaii News, West Hawaii News

Hilo’s airport post office and post offices in Kailua-Kona and Kamuela will provide an April 15 postmark for returns mailed by midnight Tuesday.

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