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HONOLULU — Joaquin Niemann had no regrets about the 18th hole at the Sony Open.
A Kealakekua couple has agreed to pay $76,400 in fines for illegally collecting 550 aquarium fish last year off Kawaihae.
The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots.
WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday to end “a crisis of deep human suffering” by speeding up vaccines and pumping out financial help to those struggling with the pandemic’s prolonged economic fallout.
Don’t close the book on the Hawaii National Guard’s Youth Challenge Academy in Hilo just yet — although a presentation by the state’s adjutant general to lawmakers earlier in the week gave the impression the program is dead in the budgetary water.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment could go to trial as soon as Inauguration Day, with U.S. senators serving not only as jurors but as shaken personal witnesses and victims of the deadly siege of the Capitol by a mob of his supporters.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Education will prohibit events involving gatherings of more than 20 people for the remainder of the school year.
JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia’s Sulawesi island just after midnight, causing landslides and sending people fleeing from their homes in the nighttime darkness.
FLINT, Mich. — A new investigation of the Flint water disaster led to charges against nine people, including former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and key members of his administration, who are accused of various crimes in a calamitous plan that contaminated the community with lead and contributed to a fatal outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, authorities said Thursday.
Edwin Fernandez Sr., 85, of Hilo died Jan. 2 at home. Born in Papaikou, he was a local telephone installer/lineman for GTE Hawaiian Telcom. Burial services at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery in Kaneohe at a later date. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by sons, Edwin Fernandez Jr., Geoffrey S. Fernandez and Johnathan P. Fernandez; daughter, Edean C. Sua; brother, Virgin Fernandez; sister, Rosaline Sylvester; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
WASHINGTON — The FBI is tracking an “extensive amount of concerning online chatter,” including calls for armed protests leading up to next week’s presidential inauguration, Director Chris Wray said Thursday.
We often hear calls for national unity when presidents are inaugurated. And we’re sure to hear them again, despite the fact that we are still divided, red and blue, liberal and conservative, coastal city and heartland town.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA declared the Mars digger dead Thursday after failing to burrow deep into the red planet to take its temperature.
The state’s adjutant general told a joint state Senate committees informational briefing Tuesday the Hawaii National Guard Hilo Youth Challenge Academy will be closing.
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HONOLULU — At the request of the National Guard Bureau, the Hawaii National Guard is set to deploy about 200 of its members to Washington, D.C., to aid in and facilitate the peaceful transition of presidential power, Gov. David Ige’s office announced this afternoon.
The state Department of Health today has reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 on the Big Island.
Andy Reid has been here before, with a young franchise quarterback on a team contending for the Super Bowl year after year.