The flight home for UH-Hilo women’s basketball team will feel just a tad shorter, but not so for the men.
To put this BIIF girls soccer season in some form of context, consider a round of golf where one has to skip half the holes.
It was a perfect day for canoe paddling with flat water and practically no wind at Hilo Bay, but not everyone showed up, a clear sign the Big Island is still dealing with COVID-19.
Koa Akui was given a parting shot to encapsulate his journey, and he spoke from experience.
Keiki ages 12 to 18 were fully engaged Saturday as they learned how to skin, dress and butcher pigs, lamb and chickens at Kona Vocational.
‘I miss home so much’: Those with Tonga connections worry as country struggles with aftermath of eruption, tsunami
When an explosive volcanic eruption triggered a tsunami in Tonga just over two weeks ago, homes were destroyed, communication lines disabled, and a heavy blanket of ash deposited on towns and villages.
The state Reapportionment Commission stayed the course Friday and finalized House and Senate election maps for the next decade, shaking off resident complaints from Hawaii Island and Oahu, citizen-produced alternative maps and even the threat of lawsuits in its 8-1 decision.
Lorraine “Sayo” Chung, 81, of Hilo died Dec. 17 at Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Hakalau, she was a retired cashier for Sure Save Supermarkets and member of Hilo Seventh Day Adventist Church. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by son, Mark (Ruth) Forbes; sister, Earline (Eugene) Yokoi of Oahu; a grandchild; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.
Maybe it’s just wishful thinking, but Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement announcement offers Republicans a real opportunity.
Hawaii Public Health Institute, or HIPHI, is a statewide nonprofit 501c(3) organization with more than 20 years of experience in providing technical assistance, forging and maintaining coalitions, and activating community power to effect statewide change.
A 50-year-old bridge that collapsed in Pittsburgh had been rated as poor on a recent inspection report, but transportation officials and engineering experts cautioned that doesn’t necessarily signal imminent danger for the thousands of other U.S. bridges with the same designation.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Thousands of protesters gathered in Canada’s capital on Saturday to protest vaccine mandates, masks and lockdowns. Some parked on the grounds of the National War Memorial and danced on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, others carried signs and flags with swastikas and some used the statue of Canadian hero Terry Fox to display an anti-vaccine statement, sparking widespread condemnation.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A woman who once lived in Kansas has been arrested after federal prosecutors charged her with joining the Islamic State group and leading an all-female battalion of AK-47 wielding militants.
BOSTON — A nor’easter with hurricane-force wind gusts battered much of the East Coast on Saturday, flinging heavy snow that made travel treacherous or impossible, flooding coastlines, and threatening to leave bitter cold in its wake.
The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory monitors 6 volcanoes: Kilauea (currently erupting within Halema‘uma‘u), Mauna Loa (most recent eruption in 1984), Hualalai (most recent eruption in 1801), Haleakala (on Maui; most recent eruption sometime between 1480 to 1600 AD), Maunakea (most recent eruption over 4,000 years ago), and Kama‘ehuakanaloa (most recent activity in 1996).