SAN FRANCISCO — High school junior Megha Ganne shot a 4-under 67 on Thursday to become the first amateur in 15 years to have a share of the lead after any round at the U.S. Women’s Open.
Kanani Araki didn’t get the shot to chase another BIIF air riflery championship, but she got one last parting gift from the sport that connected her to her dad, Tad, who’s a shooter himself as a hunter.
The Maunakea Management Board approved on Monday a decommissioning plan for a Maunakea summit observatory.
WASHINGTON — Dangling everything from sports tickets to a free beer, President Joe Biden is looking for that extra something — anything — that will get people to roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 shots when the promise of a life-saving vaccine by itself hasn’t been enough.
As Kahaluu Beach Park’s nine-day closure — allowing for a more successful coral spawning cycle — nears an end, officials are hoping for a swell of public cooperation to remain out of the bay during the closure’s final days.
An Oahu principal has been recommended as interim superintendent of the state Department of Education.
Shooting begins next month for one of the largest film productions on the Big Island in years.
WASHINGTON — For nearly an hour, President Joe Biden and the top Senate Republican negotiating infrastructure met Wednesday behind closed doors — two seasoned legislators engaged in another round of conversations, but emerging with few outward signs of tangible progress ahead of a deadline next week.
The new White House science adviser wants to have a vaccine ready to fight the next pandemic in just about 100 days after recognizing a potential viral outbreak.
DETROIT — The world’s largest meat processing company has resumed most production after a weekend cyberattack, but experts say the vulnerabilities exposed by this attack and others are far from resolved.
Hawaii County has received its first installment of a $39 million federal stimulus package and County Council members are brimming with ideas on how to spend it.
As a life-long resident of the Island of Hawaii with a career spent learning and teaching natural and cultural histories of Hawaii nei, I view the foolhardy decision to rebuild infrastructure as a waste of taxpayer dollars, at the same time taxpayer dollars are being expended to buy back houses and land destroyed by the 2018 eruption.
The Black Lives Matter reckoning has mainly focused on the too-high probability that African Americans will be on the receiving end of deadly police force. But other racial inequalities — in health care, education, housing and broader economics — are equally entrenched in this country, demanding powerful correctives by our government. Tuesday, President Joe Biden made a good start.
By staging a dramatic walkout Sunday, Democrats in the Texas of House of Representatives prevented passage of a Republican bill that would make it harder for Texans, particularly citizens of color, to vote.
TEHRAN, Iran — The largest warship in the Iranian navy caught fire and later sank Wednesday in the Gulf of Oman under unclear circumstances, the latest calamity to strike one of the country’s vessels in recent years amid tensions with the West.
JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s opponents announced Wednesday that they have reached a deal to form a new governing coalition, paving the way for the ouster of the longtime Israeli leader.
The Big Island Press Club is awarding scholarships totaling $3,000 to four students this year. The press club annually awards scholarships at an event to students pursuing a higher education in journalism or a related field.