Tomorrow looks good, but what about the day after?

WASHINGTON — Eric Sevareid (1912-1992), the author and broadcaster, said he was a pessimist about tomorrow but an optimist about the day after tomorrow. Regarding America’s economy, prudent people should reverse that.


Preserving a future

KAWAIHAE — Hayden Konanui-Tucker wasn’t planning to perform hula at the 46th annual Hookuikahi Establishment Day Hawaiian Cultural Festival on Saturday.

Obituaries 08-19-18

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Pakistan’s Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan was sworn in as prime minister on Saturday despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf in last month’s elections.

Indians retire Hall of Famer Jim Thome’s No. 25

CLEVELAND — His red socks pulled high to his knees, Jim Thome pointed his bat outward in his well-known stance before taking a swing and one last trip around the bases in a ballpark where his number is now on permanent display.

Many islanders live healthy by eating well with low stress

A trip to less industrialized tropical and subtropical regions of the world can be very enlightening in some unexpected ways. By visiting these places, we can learn more about what tropical fruits besides banana, breadfuit and coconut are utilized and how this is related to the health of the people.

Squatters evacuate structure fire in Pahoa

KAILUA-KONA — Three Hawaii Fire Department engine companies responded to an occupied, single story, single family dwelling, structure fire in the Hawaiian Beaches Subdivision Friday evening.