The UH-Hilo basketball team did almost everything right in the fourth quarter against Academy of Art on Thursday.
Michael DeCoito sneaked in a goal Thursday for Hilo High when Aiea wasn’t paying attention, but his free kick was far from the only surprise at the HHSAA Division I boys soccer tournament.
The cat is out of the bag for the UH-Hilo women’s basketball team, which embarrassed Chaminade 89-49 with a school-record 17 3-pointers, including 6 of 8 from Sierra Cavaletto last Friday.
Russia is now under an elevated state of nuclear readiness in response to unexpectedly strong Ukrainian resistance and an overwhelming global outcry against President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of his sovereign neighbor. Putin no doubt thought this invasion would yield a quick ouster of Ukraine’s leadership so he could install a Moscow-friendly government. Instead, he is resorting to acts of desperation to mask his embarrassment.
Former Attorney General William Barr spent almost two years running interference for a dangerously unfit president. Now, in a brazen but not terribly persuasive attempt to clean up his image in history, Barr warns that his ex-boss, Donald Trump, didn’t belong in the White House and shouldn’t be invited back. “Trump cared only about one thing: himself,” Barr writes in his new memoir. “Country and principle took second place.”
KYIV, Ukraine — The number of people sent fleeing Ukraine by Russia’s invasion topped 1 million on Wednesday, the swiftest refugee exodus this century, the United Nations said, as Russian forces kept up their bombardment of the country’s second-biggest city, Kharkiv, and laid siege to two strategic seaports.
WASHINGTON — It’s time for America to stop letting the coronavirus “dictate how we live,” President Joe Biden’s White House declared Wednesday, outlining a strategy to allow people to return to many normal activities safely after two years of pandemic disruptions.
Roxanne “Roxy” Aloha Martines Gouveia-Torres, 43, of Keaukaha died Feb. 12 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a home health care worker for Bayada Home Health Care in Hilo and Easter Seals Hawaii. Private services at a later date. Survived by husband, Harlen Kaeo Torres of Hilo; sons, Harlen Martines Gouveia-Torres and Hayden Martines Gouveia-Torres of Hilo; brother, Alan (Monica) Hudman of Hawaiian Paradise Park; sister, Amy Hudman of Honomu; brother, Andrew (Ashley) Hudman of Washington; hanai sister, Keahi Pavao of Hilo; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
A state House bill that would create a new management entity for Maunakea was approved Wednesday by three committees, but the legislation likely will be dead on arrival in the Senate.