HONOLULU — The mother of a first-grader sued a Hawaii private college-preparatory school for its attempt to expel her son because of a disruption stemming from his father’s troubles with the law.
HILO — State lawmakers have introduced a bill that would make it a crime to falsely present an animal as a service animal.
HILO —A move to take County Council budget planning behind closed doors will be heard today by the council Finance Committee.
KAILUA-KONA — Lora Robertson and her husband, Dale, were home when lightning struck their home on Kaloko Drive this past weekend.
LOS ANGELES — Stephen Curry would love to be an NBA All-Star Game captain again next year, especially since the game will be in his hometown of Charlotte.
Lindsey Vonn has enjoyed an eventful first week and half at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Ryan Donato scored two goals, Troy Terry had three assists and the United States beat Slovakia 5-1 in the qualification round Tuesday to advance to face the Czech Republic in the Olympic quarterfinals.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz were thoroughly confused when they crossed the finish line. They knew they had just won an Olympic gold medal for Canada, and were puzzled why the rival Germans were running their way to celebrate.
It took a while, but the Boston Red Sox have finally countered the New York Yankees’ biggest acquisition of the offseason. The Red Sox reached an agreement with J.D. Martinez on a five-year, $110 million contract on Monday, bringing the majors’ leader in slugging percentage last season to a revitalized American League East rivalry.
FORT WORTH, Texas — Baker Mayfield doesn’t like comparisons to Johnny Manziel, although the Heisman Trophy winner from Oklahoma wasn’t surprised by them after an arrest and other antics during his time with the Sooners.
HONOLULU — Developers rebuilding a storied, hurricane-ravaged Hawaii hotel with a Hollywood connection were looking forward to the Coco Palms’ rebirth when two men showed up last year, claiming to own the property because they descend from King Kaumualii, the last ruler of Kauai.
HONOLULU (AP) — All of Hawaii faced a flash flood watch Monday, a day after Honolulu firefighters rescued three people trapped on a highway by fast-moving floodwaters.
WAIMEA — Several hundred people from multi-generations came out in force Friday to attend a memorial celebration of one of their own — Harold “Freddy” Rice Jr. — at Pukalani Stables. He died Jan. 5 at age 83.
Blue skies and sunshine were the backdrop for the grand opening of Kohala Golf Park in Kapaau Feb. 10, celebrated with an open house and 1-Club 9-hole tournament open to the public. Located adjacent to Kamehameha Park, the original opening was rained out in December.
Sen. Lorraine Inouye to host legislative talk story in Waimea: Legislative bills, funding requests and little fire ants among topics to be addressed
WAIMEA — To weigh in on bills, funding requests, grants in aid and hot issues working their way through the 2018 Legislature, State Senate District 4 residents can attend a town hall meeting with Sen. Lorraine Inouye, 5-6:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at Paniolo Country Inn.
WAIMEA — Engineers Week is Feb. 19 through 24 and Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, Pohakuloa Training Area and W.M. Keck Observatory will celebrate in collaboration with Thelma Parker Memorial Public Library with an Engineering Bash there from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 24.
Those who are older than us often demonstrate love through the sharing of wisdom. Many of those words have been repeated frequently and for good reason. They ring true now just as they did centuries ago, when the grandparents of our grandparents were sharing their love through a fresher version of these antidotes. Last week, on Valentine’s Day, it was nice to emphasize our love and appreciation for others. Luckily, these loving expressions of wisdom are offered year round to encourage and inspire us.
Yep it is tax time … ugh! I could get real naughty, but I know the editor would edit, so let’s try this first one! Doctor: “I see you’re over a month late for your appointment. Don’t you know that nervous disorders require prompt and regular attention? What’s your excuse? Patient: “I was just following your orders, Doc!” Doctor: “Uh, what are you talking about? Following my orders? I gave you no such orders!” Patient: “You told me to avoid people who irritate me!”