SALEM, Ore. — Hideko Tamura Snider was a 10-year-old girl in Hiroshima, Japan, when the United States detonated an atomic bomb over the city on Aug. 6, 1945, during World War II.
A bill that would allow private property owners to remove free of charge abandoned or derelict vehicles from their land moved one step closer to fruition Wednesday.
A Big Island grand jury on Wednesday indicted the 52-year-old Hilo man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl this weekend just hours after a preliminary hearing in the case was continued.
To fishermen in Hawaii, Pacific mahimahi stomachs hold no particular value and are discarded. But to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists researching mahimahi diet, each stomach tells a unique story and provides an opportunity to help the fish and its environment.
LONDON — Roger Federer leaned back on a couch, the picture of relaxation in a navy blue pullover, black jogger pants and white sneakers. He had just showered and changed after a practice session Wednesday at the arena that will be used for the final match of his career, grinning as he talked about getting into the flow with a racket in hand.
NEW YORK — Aaron Judge disappointed fans by staying stuck at 60 homers but doubled twice and scored on Oswaldo Cabrera’s first-inning grand slam that started the New York Yankees to a 14-2 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.
SYDNEY — Breanna Stewart scored 22 points and Alyssa Thomas had 14 points, nine assists and seven rebounds in her debut for the United States, which beat Belgium 87-72 in its World Cup opener on Thursday.
Two Hawaii Island students have been named semifinalists for Hawaii’s National Merit Scholarships.
The Department of Land and Natural Resources Engineering Division is partnering with the Department of Agriculture and Hawaii State Senator Lorraine Inouye to host a community meeting on the Upolu Well Improvements project in North Kohala on Hawaii Island.
WASHINGTON — Conservative activist Virginia Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, has agreed to participate in a voluntary interview with the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection, her lawyer said Wednesday.
UNITED NATIONS — President Joe Biden declared at the United Nations on Wednesday that Russia has “shamelessly violated the core tenets” of the international body with its war in Ukraine as he summoned nations around the globe to stand firm in backing the Ukrainian resistance.
Robert Allan Barnes, 68, of Captain Cook died Aug. 28 at home. Born in California, he was a coffee farmer. Services at a later date. Survived by wife, Dawn L. Barnes of Opihihale; daughter, Loretta (Visut) Buasriyottiya of Honaunau; sons, Curtis R. (Deborah) Barnes of Australia and Barney I Barnes of Milolii; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.