TOKYO — Japan’s Defense Minister Tomomi Inada, just back from Pearl Harbor, on Thursday visited a Tokyo shrine that honors Japan’s war dead, including convicted war criminals.
HONOLULU — When a 30-foot-tall ferry loomed outside a Kauai harbor in 2007, surfers and kayakers — looking like tiny ducks in comparison — blocked its path, preventing it from unloading hundreds of passengers and sending the giant catamaran back
HILO — Stricter limits on taxpayer-funded alcohol could soon become law, under a bill to be considered next week by a County Council committee.
HILO — Kamehameha Schools will seek a new tenant for more than 10,000 acres of eucalyptus forest it owns on the Hamakua Coast following expiration of its current lease agreement.
We watch sports to see who wins and loses, but also to be inspired — and 2016 offered plenty of examples of the latter, from a touching moment between two strangers on the Olympic track, to a little boy from
NEW YORK — Justin Jackson ran for 224 yards and three touchdowns to power Northwestern to its third bowl victory, 31-24 over No. 22 Pittsburgh in the Pinstripe Bowl on Wednesday night.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Ohio State’s defense had been laid to waste by Clemson in the 2014 Orange Bowl, the last in a series of lousy performances by the Buckeyes that caused a promising season to end with a thud.
ATLANTA — Overlooked in the College Football Playoff, the Washington Huskies know what’s expected of them.
KEALAKEKUA — Led by double-digit efforts from Austin Ewing, Hauoli Akau and Austin Aukai, Konawaena opened the BIIF regular season with a dominating 54-18 victory at home against St. Joseph on Wednesday night.
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Wednesday that they have detained a Tunisian man they think may have been involved in last week’s truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin.
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry tore into Israel on Wednesday for settlement-building, accusing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of dragging Israel away from democracy and forcefully rejecting the notion that America had abandoned Israel with a controversial U.N. vote.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities investigating the death of an Arkansas man whose body was found in a hot tub want to expand the probe to include a new kind of evidence: any comments overheard by the suspect’s Amazon
KAILUA-KONA — If you’re going to blow things up this year, know the rules.
HONOLULU — A jury on Wednesday found a Maui man guilty of murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend who disappeared while five months pregnant with his child.
Every Wednesday and Friday at 11 a.m., the Kona Historical Society hosts Hands On History at the Kona Coffee Living History Farm in Captain Cook. Hands On History offers opportunity to learn, experience and practice activities important to the daily
Officer Tamara Valle of the Fort Worth Police Department in Texas received a call Monday: A fight had broken out in the food court of the nearby Hulen Mall, and 200 teenagers were running, screaming and fighting. Shopkeepers were going