HONOLULU — Jack Purchase made five 3-pointers and scored 21 points to help Hawaii beat Delaware State 77-66 on Thursday night.
ALBANY, N.Y. — It will be a happy New Year indeed for millions of the lowest-paid U.S. workers. Nineteen states, including New York and California, will ring in the year with an increase in the minimum wage.
BEIJING — China’s head of religious affairs said that Beijing is willing to have constructive dialogue with the Vatican but stressed that Catholics should “hold up high the flag of patriotism” and adapt Catholicism to Chinese society.
ATLANTA — When President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January, Republicans will have the opportunity to pull off something they have wanted to do for years — overhaul Medicaid, the program that provides health care to tens of millions of
HONOLULU — In a sweeping response to election hacking and other bad behavior, President Barack Obama on Thursday sanctioned Russian intelligence services and their top officials, kicked out 35 Russian officials and shuttered two Russian-owned compounds in the U.S. It
TOKYO — Japan’s Defense Minister Tomomi Inada, just back from Pearl Harbor, on Thursday visited a Tokyo shrine that honors Japan’s war dead, including convicted war criminals.
BEIRUT — A cease-fire brokered by Russia and Turkey went into effect in war-ravaged Syria at midnight Thursday, a potential breakthrough in the six years of fighting that have left more than a quarter-million people dead and triggered a refugee
Hawaii Preparatory Academy seventh-grader Lily Kassis and her preschool buddy, Hayven Costa, create Christmas ornaments together earlier this month during a visit by HPA students to Small World Preschool in Waimea. In a longstanding program, HPA’s seventh-graders partner up with
The Hawaii Island Portuguese Chamber of Commerce recently honored brothers Ed and Billy Andrade for their nearly 30 years of service, during the chamber’s annual Portuguese Night dinner at the Kamana Center in Hilo.
WASHINGTON — “Spare us the kissy-face.”
The United Nations’ primary weapon is credibility — global recognition that it stands for peace, humanitarianism and the protection of innocents. That is why the world body must take steps to ensure its blue-helmeted peacekeepers, sent into trouble spots around
HONOLULU — When a 30-foot-tall ferry loomed outside a Kauai harbor in 2007, surfers and kayakers — looking like tiny ducks in comparison — blocked its path, preventing it from unloading hundreds of passengers and sending the giant catamaran back
The Big Island could soon be home to the world’s biggest taro.
SAN FRANCISCO — While merrily chirping, dancing and posing for selfies, a robot named Pepper looks like another expensive toy at a San Francisco mall. But don’t dismiss it as mere child’s play.