Island Issues host Sherry Bracken spoke with Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim at his Hilo office about his health, climate change, building roads in Puna, zoning, and more! This online version is longer than what […]
Classic Rock News
- Ultimate Classic Rock to Co-Host Conversation With Joe Satriani December 11, 2018Legendary guitarist will appear at the MI Concert Hall in Los Angeles in January. Continue reading…
- Pete Davidson Conjures 'A Christmas Miracle' at His First Steely Dan Show December 11, 2018Comedian John Mulaney recalled taking 'Saturday Night Live' cast member to concert. Continue reading…
- Lindsey Buckingham Calls Current Fleetwood Mac 'A Cover Band Kind of Deal' December 11, 2018Former member said he'd still be up for a "proper farewell tour" with the band. Continue reading…
- Axl Rose Jokes Guns N' Roses 'Hates Me' December 11, 2018Frontman hints at band future, saying, “We hope to keep this thing running.” Continue reading…
- Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Becomes Most-Streamed Song of 20th Century December 11, 2018Single from 1975 moves ahead of Nirvana and Guns N’ Roses as most popular classic rock track online. Continue reading…
- Jury says James Fields should get life in prison for Charlottesville murderA jury wants James Fields, convicted of killing paralegal Heather Heyer during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, to serve life in prison on the murder charge, it decided Tuesday.
- US successfully tests missile defense system in HawaiiThe US conducted a successful missile defense test on Tuesday in the latest advancement in US capabilities to defend against ballistic missiles.
- Family baffled by mysterious disappearance of mom who is 'not the kind that runs off'Family and friends are asking for the public's help in finding a 29-year old Colorado mother who mysteriously disappeared in late November -- days before she allegedly sent text messages from her phone.
- Columbia probes sophomore who verbally accosted students about white superiorityColumbia University is investigating an incident in which a white sophomore was caught on video berating a group of students about the superiority of the white race, the school says.
- Asylum claims at southwest border jumped nearly 70% in 2018US Customs and Border Protection announced Monday that the number of migrants who sought asylum out of fear at the southwest border increased by nearly 70% between 2017 and 2018, according to new statistics released by the Department of Homeland Security.
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Miracle at Sea: Pilot Sydnie Uemoto and mom Andrina Uemoto–what did the family know, and what was the rescue like
This is probably the MOST compelling Island Issues ever–the story of the rescue of downed pilots Sydnie Uemoto and David McMahon after 20 hours in the ocean off the Kona Coast–jellyfish, sharks, exhaustion, hypothermia–and what […]
In July, 2016, pilots Sydnie Uemoto, then 22, (born and raised in Kona) and David McMahon, then 26, were flying from O’ahu to Kona when their plane had complete engine failure. Sydnie landed in 4 […]