Shrinking military, students could affect reapportionment

The number of nonresident military families and students to be extracted from population counts before state House and Senate seats are allocated to islands is down significantly from the 2010 census, a factor that could affect the distribution of legislative seats for the coming decade.

Tom Brady, champion Buccaneers visit Biden at White House

WASHINGTON — Tom Brady embraced his inner comedian to deliver jokes at old friend Donald Trump’s expense Tuesday when he and the Super Bowl-winning Tampa Bay Buccaneers visited President Joe Biden at the White House, the first visit by the reigning NFL champions since 2017.

Oakland OKs terms for $12B ballpark but A’s aren’t happy

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland City Council on Tuesday approved preliminary terms for a new $12 billion waterfront ballpark project for the Oakland Athletics, but it’s unclear if the vote will be enough to keep the baseball team at the negotiating table instead of leaving the San Francisco Bay Area city.

CLR confirmed on Kauai and Molokai

The state Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday it has confirmed the detection of coffee leaf rust (CLR) on Kauai and Molokai. The coffee plant pathogen has now been found on all major Hawaiian Islands.