WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blocked Democrats’ push to immediately bring President Donald Trump’s demand for bigger $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks up for a vote, saying the chamber would “begin a process” to address the issue.
HONOLULU — Plans to air-condition many commercial and government buildings in Honolulu using cold deep-sea water have been shut down because of increasing construction costs.
HONOLULU — A former city official has been named interim leader of Honolulu’s rail project.
A hiker who apparently sprained both knees after a fall near the 13,000-foot elevation of Maunakea was rescued Monday evening.
Boeing Co.’s 737 Max has returned to commercial service in the U.S., with the first flight since two deadly crashes prompted the longest aircraft grounding in the nation’s history.
Our Constitution may be the most brilliant, document ever created. There were 13 sovereign states, hundreds of autonomous communities; the people spoke multiple languages: English, German, Dutch, French, Spanish and Yiddish (The Plimouth Plantation alone had nineteen dialects). There were multiple religions, many of which were hostile to others. Some: Quakers, Jews, Catholics and Musselmen (Muslims) were distrusted. The relationship with the original inhabitants was unsettled to say the least. To make matters complicated the new nation was over 1,000 miles long. A republic had never been tried on that scale. There were large empires, but held together by guns, gallows and steel.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Buffalo Bills put a cherry atop the changing of the guard in the AFC East.
NEW YORK — Ja Morant exited with a sprained ankle but the Memphis Grizzlies earned their first victory of the season without him, outlasting the short-handed Brooklyn Nets 116-111 in overtime Monday night.
Darren Williams is often overlooked because of his size. He’s 5 feet 8 and was destined to follow coach Kaniela Aiona to UH-Hilo, where the junior point guard has found a comfortable home.
LOS ANGELES — Jared Goff will miss the Los Angeles Rams’ regular-season finale against the Arizona Cardinals after undergoing surgery on his right thumb.
Hawaii County’s subsidized golf program returns Friday at two West Hawaii locations.
Gov. David Ige on Monday was still unable to say when state workers, including educators, will see furloughs implemented as the state work’s to cut spending to plug a $1.4 billion budget hole.