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COURTESY LANCE TANINO
                                Birders on the Puu Oo Trail along Saddle Road near Hilo, which is part of the 90-mile Hawaii Island Coast to Coast Birding Trail, keep watch.

Coast-to-coast Big Isle trail beckons all birders

Updated on  August 26, 2016 at 8:55 pm

Coast-to-coast Big Isle trail beckons all birders

Updated on  August 26, 2016 at 8:55 pm

Hawaii's Backyard

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                                Birders on the Puu Oo Trail along Saddle Road near Hilo, which is part of the 90-mile Hawaii Island Coast to Coast Birding Trail, keep watch.

Coast-to-coast Big Isle trail beckons all birders

COURTESY LANCE TANINO
                                Birders on the Puu Oo Trail along Saddle Road near Hilo, which is part of the 90-mile Hawaii Island Coast to Coast Birding Trail, keep watch.

Updated on  August 26, 2016 at 8:55 pm
Catch Rob Pacheco during his spare time and he’ll likely be peering at the sky or trees through binoculars. He’s traveled all over the United States and Canada as well as exoticlocales such as ­Botswana, Trinidad, Rapa Nui, Guatemala and Nicaragua specifically to observe birds. Read More

Signs of Hawaiian Life

LARRY ZIMMERMAN / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

Molokai on the Med

LARRY ZIMMERMAN / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
Email “Signs of Hawaiian Life” photos to mpoole@staradvertiser.com or mail to Signs of Hawaiian Life, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813. Include the full names of those in the photo, when and where it was taken and the name of the photographer. We apologize but mailed photos cannot be returned. Read More

Briefs

Disney to end Electrical Parade

The Main Street Electrical Parade at Walt Disney World will soon come to an end. The last glowing procession down Main Street in the Magic Kingdom will be Oct. 9. Read More
Updated on  August 14, 2016 at 12:16 am

Globe Trotting

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                                As part of National Zookeeper Week, zookeepers Liana Criscenzo, left, Danielle Massaro and Daniel Gomez fed raw chicken to three American alligators Thursday at Van Saun County Park in Paramus, N.J. The Bergen County Zoo is holding a different program each day to show the public the various jobs of a zookeeper.

Hunting conference returns to Reno

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                                As part of National Zookeeper Week, zookeepers Liana Criscenzo, left, Danielle Massaro and Daniel Gomez fed raw chicken to three American alligators Thursday at Van Saun County Park in Paramus, N.J. The Bergen County Zoo is holding a different program each day to show the public the various jobs of a zookeeper.
One of the biggest hunting conventions in the world is returning to Reno for three years beginning in 2019. Read More

Las Vegas Advisor

Owner sells Silver Sevens, 10 other casinos for $580M

Affinity Gaming, owner of the Silver Sevens in Las Vegas, the three casinos in Primm at the Nevada/California border and seven others in and outside Nevada, has been sold for$580 million. Read More
Updated on  August 26, 2016 at 9:01 pm

Hawaii Highlights

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COMCrew member Darrin Whittaker secures the shark cage to the side of the vessel Kainani during a shark viewing expedition with Hawaii Shark Encounters on July 16 off Haleiwa.

Go beneath the surface with Hawaii Shark Encounters

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COMCrew member Darrin Whittaker secures the shark cage to the side of the vessel Kainani during a shark viewing expedition with Hawaii Shark Encounters on July 16 off Haleiwa.

Updated on  January 30, 2016 at 5:39 pm
As the vessel Kainani throttled into neutral, 3 miles off Haleiwa, torpedo-shaped shadows began to emerge from the cobalt blue abyss. Read More