UH-Hilo women’s basketball coach David Kaneshiro was named PacWest coach of the year on Tuesday.
State House lawmakers voted today to recommend a bill that would transfer authority over the summit area of Maunakea from the University of Hawaii to a new state entity.
It’ll be another uphill battle for the UH-Hilo basketball team, which will play its biggest game of the season without its best defensive player, Ethan Jetter, who last played in a loss to Biola on Jan. 29.
Not since 9/11 has an unprovoked hostility been so clearly defined as good versus evil. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has, if nothing else, sidestepped the usual vagaries of who started what or who is the victim and who is the aggressor. On the one side is Ukraine, a sovereign nation. the second largest in land mass in Europe. On the other is Russia’s authoritarian ruler, Vladimir Putin, with an enormous military and an unbridled desire to return his country back to the Soviet Union days.
The Hawaii State Public Library System announced Tuesday that public library branches will reopen on Wednesdays beginning today.
A 50-pound kalo corm was harvested at Aina ‘Ahiu Farm in South Kona last month, making it possibly the largest taro ever recorded.
Emory L. Kuhl, 65, of Hilo passed away on Dec. 6. Born in Pennsylvania, he was a State of Hawaii Department of Transportation Highways Division worker. Private service held. Online condolencees: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by partner, Maryann Kuhl of Hilo; daughter, Elizabeth (Dominic Cameron) Kuhl;brothers, James Kuhl and Gordon Kuhl; sister, Linda (Bill) Ferreira; two grandchildren; two nieces and a nephew. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Getting back to ‘normal’: With COVID restrictions lifted, some East Hawaii businesses move quickly to restore capacity
With gathering sizes no longer limited on the Big Island, businesses are eager to return to normalcy but still face staffing woes.
Buoyed by rising property values from a robust real estate market, the annual budget proposed Tuesday by Mayor Mitch Roth comes in at $689.9 million, a 13.1% increase over the previous year.