The state Department of Education announced today a new initiative that aims to tackle Hawaiis teacher shortage by providing incentives for educators teaching in critical areas.
Jordan Graves sank a 3-pointer with 3.8 seconds remaining to lift the UH-Hilo mens basketball team to a 82-79 victory over No. 25 Azusa Pacific on Monday night at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.
A 56-year-old Hawaiian Beaches woman told police a man entered her Kawakawa Street home Saturday morning as she was having coffee, assaulted her, stole her cordless house phone and took a swing at her husband and missed.
A 24-year-old Volcano woman police think was driving a reportedly stolen pickup truck shot at by police in a crowded supermarket parking lot the day before Thanksgiving made her initial court appearance Monday on unrelated first-degree burglary and first-degree theft charges involving another vehicle.
Hawaii will receive another $26 million in new federal disaster relief funding, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Monday.
ALBANY, N.Y. A seemingly endless winter storm that hindered travel across most of the country over the long holiday weekend is delivering a last wallop as it swoops through the Northeast, dumping heavy snow, shuttering hundreds of schools and bedeviling commuters in the region Monday.
WASHINGTON The House is plunging into a landmark impeachment week, with Democrats who once hoped to sway Republicans now facing the prospect of an ever-hardening partisan split over the question of removing President Donald Trump from office.
Norman Aguinaldo, 80, of Honomu died Nov. 19 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Honomu, he was a retired mechanic for the former Hawaii Motors, past co-owner of AC&S Automobile Repair and member of Honomu Good Shepherd Mission. Memorial Mass 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at Honomu Good Shepherd Mission, 28-3518 Honomu Ln. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Dorothy Aguinaldo of Honomu; daughters, Toni (Gonzaka) Sorcy of Keaau, Nicole (Lyle Balingit) Aguinaldo of Pepeekeo, Jody (Christopher) Mitsumura of Maui, Judy (Ronald Kanakanui) Aguinaldo and Colette (Darren Dana) Kelly of Hilo; brother, Lawrence (Lani) Aguinaldo of Hilo and Anthony Duke Aguinaldo of Hilo; brother-in-law, Ralph Uchima of Honomu; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
KAILUA-KONA After more than 40 years serving West Hawaii, Jean Thompson, owner of Hawaiian Rehab Services, is passing the torch to her daughter.
Earlier this year, groundbreaking news of the Event Horizon Telescopes research garnered medias attention locally, nationally and internationally. EHTs capturing of the first ever image of a black hole, named Powehi, has led to researchers to the next level of research.