SAN ANTONIO — DeMar DeRozan had 28 points in his San Antonio debut, LaMarcus Aldridge added 21 points and 19 rebounds and the Spurs overcame a 23-point performance by Minnesota’s Jimmy Butler in a 112-108 victory Wednesday night in a matchup of teams coming off a tumultuous offseason.
HOUSTON — Andrew Benintendi charged in hard and left his feet.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige lent his political weight Monday night to a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow the state to tax investment properties to support public education, while also promising to veto any resulting bill that might raise property taxes for owner-occupied homes or increase rents on affordable housing.
HILO — A pedestrian trail that meanders from Kohala Lighthouse to recently acquired county land at Kapanaia Road now belongs to the public, with the County Council on Wednesday unanimously accepting an easement as part of a 2002 settlement agreement with a developer.
KAILUA-KONA — North Kona has been without four of its 14 water sources for months, but the Hawaii County Department of Water Supply believes it will revise that ratio in the coming days.
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‘He had a huge heart’ : Family grateful for Good Samaritans who stayed with Konawaena teacher after fatal crash
KAILUA-KONA — Mike Shine lived up to his name, as those who knew him described the Waikoloa man to be larger than life, in more ways than one.
KAILUA-KONA — Big Island artist Katana Leigh and performer Ren Lunicke like to bring out the best in the world around them.
“First Man” is different than all the other “early days” of space exploration NASA movies. It’s more introspective, demanding, melancholy, private and personal. It’s also a stunning achievement both technically and emotionally.
The Firehouse Gallery in Waimea will feature art of the best of Hawaii Island from Oct. 31 to Nov. 24, with art inspired by the beauty of the Big Island in the front part of the gallery.