Big Island police are investigating a possible drowning in Kona.
Supreme Court issues injunction temporarily stopping candidate filing after petition filed to declare legislative maps invalid
The Hawaii Supreme Court late Thursday issued an injunction temporarily stopping candidate filing that was to start Tuesday until it can consider a petition filed by 11 residents from three islands questioning the process by which the state Reapportionment Commission drew legislative boundary maps.
Tommy “Kahikina” Ching has been making his way around the Big Island’s KTA Super Stores collecting food and money for his 21st annual Feed-A-Thon to benefit the Hawaii Food Basket.
A bill that would set tighter limits on using Hawaii location names to sell coffee cleared its last state House committee Wednesday, sending it back for a vote on the full house floor before crossing over to the Senate for further consideration.
The coronavirus mutant widely known as “stealth omicron” is now causing more than a third of new omicron cases around the world, but scientists still don’t know how it could affect the future of the pandemic.
MOSCOW — More than 850 people have been arrested during anti-war demonstrations in numerous Russian cities against the invasion of neighboring Ukraine, according to civil rights activists.
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration will significantly loosen federal mask-wearing guidelines to protect against COVID-19 transmission on Friday, according to two people familiar with the matter, meaning most Americans will no longer be advised to wear masks in indoor public settings.
NEW YORK — Cirque du Soleil is planning a brand new, eye-popping show on the Las Vegas Strip this spring that appropriately flips its typical script.
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Kurt Kitayama came into the Honda Classic with 25 previous appearances on the PGA Tour, most of them ending by missing the cut.
JUPITER, Fla. — Another negotiating session produced only minor movement and no proposals on big-money issues, leaving Major League Baseball four days from management’s Monday night deadline for a deal to salvage opening day and a 162-game season.
KYIV, Ukraine — Russia pressed its invasion of Ukraine to the outskirts of the capital today local time after unleashing airstrikes on cities and military bases and sending in troops and tanks from three sides in an attack that could rewrite the global post-Cold War security order.
Kohala’s O’shen Cazimero picked up where he left off at the HHSAA Division II boys basketball tournament.
TORONTO — Auston Matthews scored his 35th and 36th goals to take the NHL lead and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Thursday night to snap a three-game losing streak.