The Hawaii Department of Transportation is warning about a scam asking people for their social security and license plate numbers.
The “Sixth Mass Extinction” in Earth’s history is underway, according to biologists in Hawaii and France.
Whenever Kohala boys basketball coach Kihei Kapeliela is feeling nostalgic or has a hankering for hoops, the 2020 HHSAA Division II championship game is but a click away.
The UH-Hilo basketball team shot 3 of 24 to start the game, but battled through its shooting blues to convert 23 of 43 or 53% to defeat Academy of Art 75-72 before 51 fans on UHH’s pass list, including five who wore their masks below their noses, on Thursday night at Hilo Civic.
The UH-Hilo women’s basketball team took open shots but didn’t make many and didn’t share the ball well, but still beat Academy of Art 66-58 on Thursday night before 20 fans on UHH’s approved pass list at Hilo Civic, behind Noelle Sua-Godinet’s huge baskets off the bench.
Elizabeth “Betty” Joan Hannah, 73, of Waimea died Dec. 13 at home. Born in Sutton Coldfield, England, she was a retired social worker. Celebration of life at a later date. No flowers. Memorial donations to the Liver Foundation at https://liverfoundation.org/. Condolences to: c/o St. James Episcopal Church, 65-1237 Kawaihae Rd, Kamuela, HI 96743. Survived by husband, Mike Hannah of Waimea; children, Katherine (Greg Pozun) Hannah of Canada, Robert (Suzanne) Hannah of California and David (Kristine) Hannah of Washington; five grandchildren. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Hundreds of people who waited hours in line for a COVID test Friday at Old Kona Airport Park learned Thursday that those tests were lost in transit.
NEW YORK — A communal funeral for victims of New York City’s deadliest fire in decades has been planned for Sunday, a week after the blaze in the Bronx high-rise.
WASHINGTON — Two brand-new COVID-19 pills that were supposed to be an important weapon against the pandemic in the U.S. are in short supply and have played little role in the fight against the omicron wave of infections.
Earth simmered to the sixth hottest year on record in 2021, according to several newly released temperature measurements.
Those who lost a loved one to COVID-19 could still be eligible for federal financial assistance of up to $9,000 for funeral expenses incurred on or after Jan. 20, 2020.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will nominate three people for the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, including Sarah Bloom Raskin, a former Fed and Treasury official, for the top regulatory slot and Lisa Cook, who would be the first Black woman to serve on the Fed’s board.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A 4 billion-year-old meteorite from Mars that caused a splash here on Earth decades ago contains no evidence of ancient, primitive Martian life after all, scientists reported Thursday.
WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — An attempt to recall Maui Mayor Mike Victorino has failed after organizers didn’t collect the minimum number of signatures needed, The Maui News reported.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced Thursday that the government will double to 1 billion the rapid, at-home COVID-19 tests to be distributed free to Americans, along with “high-quality masks,” as he highlighted his efforts to “surge” resources to help the country weather the spike in coronavirus cases.
WASHINGTON — Stewart Rhodes, the founder and leader of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group, and 10 other members or associates have been charged with seditious conspiracy in the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol, authorities said Thursday.