When the outcome of a craft project is a surprise, it’s often not a good surprise. My recent experience trying indigo dyeing in Tokyo was an exception to that rule.
HILO — Hospital, courthouse, school and airport upgrades. Solutions to homelessness, protection for kupuna, tax credits for battery storage of electricity, outlawing a controversial pesticide.
The Hawaii Police Department is taking an aggressive stand against illegal fireworks violators who threaten to turn New Year’s festivities into “war zones.”
TEHRAN, Iran — A wave of spontaneous protests over Iran’s weak economy swept into Tehran on Saturday, with college students and others chanting against the government just hours after hard-liners held their own rally in support of the Islamic Republic’s clerical establishment.
WASHINGTON — Wisconsin’s Supreme Court can soon right a flagrant wrong stemming from events set in motion in 2014 at Milwaukee’s Marquette University by Cheryl Abbate. Although just a graduate student, she already had a precocious aptitude for academic nastiness.
INDIANAPOLIS — No. 1 Villanova learned a tough lesson Saturday.
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Trace McSorley threw for 342 yards and two touchdowns, Saquon Barkley ran for two more scores and No. 9 Penn State outlasted No. 12 Washington 35-28 in the Fiesta Bowl on Saturday.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The Miami Hurricanes took an early 11-point lead over Wisconsin in the Orange Bowl and lost it.
LAS VEGAS — Cris “Cyborg” Justino used power strikes and kicks to beat Holly Holm by unanimous decision and defend her featherweight belt at UFC 219 on Saturday night.
Roy Halladay seemed from another time. He pitched deep into games — complete games, the vanished art — and won a couple of Cy Young Awards along the way.
The NFC dominated the AFC in interconference matchups this season in a fashion the conference hadn’t done since the first year of the merger.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Playoff-snubbed Ohio State got a bit defensive even without one of its best defenders in the Cotton Bowl.
KAILUA-KONA — Cattle ranchers want more police hired to patrol Ka‘u, but Mayor Harry Kim and the Hawaii Police Department consider that request a non-starter.
Sea level forecast alarming: Report predicts hundreds on Big Island would be displaced, great economic loss
HILO — A state report on the impacts of sea level rise estimates that a 3.2-foot increase would displace 1,000 Hawaii Island residents and pose a serious flooding risk to urban areas of Hilo and Kona, in addition to resorts in Puako.
HONOLULU — Federal agencies were wrong to allow Hawaii’s longline swordfish industry to expand fishing efforts while allowing the hooking or entangling of more endangered sea turtles, a U.S. appeals court ruled.
NEW YORK — President Donald Trump returned to a favorite target Friday, saying that Amazon.com should be charged more by the U.S. Postal Service for the packages it sends around the world.
CAIRO — A gunman on a motorcycle opened fire Friday outside a church in a Cairo suburb and at a nearby store, sparking a shootout that killed at least nine people, including eight Coptic Christians, authorities said. It was the latest attack targeting Egypt’s embattled Christian minority.