After a successful paddling season, twelve Big Island canoe clubs are preparing to go to the state championships this weekend.
Kapaau-based Hawaii Wildlife Center is celebrating 10 years of providing emergency response, medical and rehabilitative care for Hawaii’s native birds and bats.
HOUSTON — A lawyer representing two dozen women who have accused Deshaun Watson of sexual assault or harassment said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has a chance to “do the right thing” now that the league has appealed a six-game suspension for the Cleveland Browns quarterback.
The Windward Planning Commission has approved rezoning requests for two planned 20-lot subdivisions in Honokaa.
The prosecution’s closing arguments in the murder trial of Kalani Kaohimaunu went as expected — with Deputy Prosecutor Joseph Lee saying Venus Mitchell recognized Kaohimaunu as the man who fatally shot her boyfriend, Keola Penovaroff, on Thanksgiving Day 2015.
Crews soon will be traveling to the Maunakea summit to begin the work of deconstructing the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory.
Hilo Medical Center is experiencing a high influx of patients and is overcapacity.
Eight more people on the Big Island have died from COVID-19, the state Department of Health reported Wednesday.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — John Huh wasn’t expecting the lowest round of his PGA Tour career Thursday in the Wyndham Championship, and he had no complaints about the score or the timing.
KHIMKI, Russia — U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner was convicted Thursday in Russia of drug possession and smuggling and was sentenced to nine years behind bars in a politically charged case that could lead to a high-stakes prisoner exchange between Washington and Moscow.
On TikTok you’re liable to find restaurant recommendations, lip-syncing snippets and false claims stating that COVID-19 vaccines contain aborted fetal tissue and that crisis actors faked the Uvalde school shooting. TikTok, along with Instagram, is where Gen Z searches for information and entertainment. They often come up with a blurry mix between fact and fiction.
THESSALONIKI, Greece — Under fluttering strings of Greek and Byzantine flags, three men raised a party tent on the terrace of the 5th century Osios David church one recent Saturday, hoping it would shelter festivalgoers from the heat that already shrouded the view of Mount Olympus across the gulf.
KLAMATH RIVER, Calif. — California firefighters made gains against the state’s deadliest and largest wildfire of the year just as an eastern Washington town was being evacuated Thursday because of a blaze that was burning homes.
HONOLULU — The Honolulu Board of Water Supply said Thursday it has detected a small amount of a chemical naturally occurring in coal, crude oil and gasoline in a monitoring well near a Navy fuel storage facility that spilled jet fuel last year.
Rodney Manuel Carvalho, 75, of Goldsboro, N.C., died July 15 at the North Carolina State Veterans Home in Kinston, N.C. Born in Haina, he had a long and successful career in the tire business, was a husband, father and grandfather and U.S. Army veteran. Service 10 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 6) at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Goldsboro. Online condolences: seymourfuneralhome.com. Survived by wife, Ginger Overcash Carvalho; daughters Kimberly Carvalho, Jennifer Carvalho (James Jr.) Mignone; mother-in-law, Emma Overcash; his brother-in-law Jack (Anna) Overcash Jr; two grandchildren; a niece and nephew; extended family. Arrangements by Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Goldsboro.
AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas jury Thursday ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay more than $4 million — significantly less than the $150 million being sought — in compensatory damages to the parents of a 6-year-old boy killed in the Sandy Hook massacre, marking the first time the Infowars host has been held financially liable for repeatedly claiming the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history was a hoax.
TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Friday that China’s military exercises aimed at Taiwan represent a “grave problem” that threatens regional peace and security after five ballistic missiles launched as part of the drills landed in Japan’s exclusive economic zone.