Hilo’s Maui Ahuna owns a spot on the all-Big 12 baseball team, two entries on “SportsCenter” Top 10 plays, high rankings on 2023 Major League Baseball Draft prospect lists and a spot in the transfer portal.
The Annual Puna District Memorial Day Observance will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday on the front lawn of the Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple.
KYIV, Ukraine — A captured Russian soldier who pleaded guilty to killing a civilian was sentenced by a Ukrainian court Monday to life in prison — the maximum — amid signs the Kremlin may, in turn, put on trial some of the fighters who surrendered at Mariupol’s steelworks.
LONDON — A leading adviser to the World Health Organization described the unprecedented outbreak of monkeypox in developed countries as “a random event” that appears to have been caused by sexual activity at two recent raves in Europe.
The state Public Utilities Commission has again rejected an amended power purchase agreement between Hawaiian Electric Co. and Honua Ola Bioenergy.
Patricia “Patti” Piilani Bufil-Dehmer, 59, of Hilo died March 28 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a loan officer for the former Beneficial Hawaii, an administrative assistant for Ivan Mochida Contracting and a salesclerk at the former Robert’s Bakery. Graveside committal service 10 a.m. Saturday (May 28) at Mauna Kea Memorial Park in Papaikou, followed by a celebration of life at 4 p.m. at Hilo Meishoin Social Hall, 97 Olona St. Aloha attire; flowers welcome. Survived by husband, Eric H. Dehmer of Hilo; sons, Erickson H. Dehmer of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Roycen K. (Stephanie) Dehmer of Kailua, Oahu; daughter, Brittni Rose K. (Aukai Ishibashi Jr.) Dehmer of Hilo; father, Pilagio Bufil of Hilo; hanai brother, Ronnie Alonzo of Hilo; sisters, Abigail “Abby” Bufil and Francine (Randy Uy) Bufil-Uy of California; four grandchildren; hanai children, cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
NEW YORK — U.S. births bumped up last year, but the number of babies born was still lower than before the coronavirus pandemic.
TOKYO — President Joe Biden launched a new trade deal with 12 Indo-Pacific nations Monday aimed at strengthening their economies as he warned Americans worried about high inflation that it is “going to be a haul” before they feel relief. The president said he does not believe an economic recession is inevitable in the U.S.
HONOLULU (AP) — The former head of the Hawaii National Guard was chosen Monday to be Honolulu’s new police chief.
NEW DELHI — The devastating heat wave that has baked India and Pakistan in recent months was made more likely by climate change and is a glimpse of the region’s future, international scientists said in a study released Monday.
WASHINGTON — Nearly 50 defense leaders from around the world met Monday and agreed to send more advanced weapons to Ukraine, including a Harpoon launcher and missiles to protect its coast, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told reporters.
The oil market is screaming at consumers to rein in their use of fuel. Governments are doing everything they can to have us to buy, buy, buy. But there can only be one winner in this battle, and it won’t be our elected representatives — or us.
WASHINGTON — Facebook parent Meta said it will start publicly providing more details about how advertisers target people with political ads just months ahead of the U.S. midterm elections.
Nations’ intelligence engines are rarely at rest, but complex and high-stakes conflicts that have global impact, like the situation in Ukraine, force them to shift into overdrive. The U.S intelligence community is no different. This is especially true in the area of human intelligence (HUMINT), the shadow playground of spies and their handlers on which I long frolicked.