Police officer charged following domestic dispute
Hawaii Island police have charged a 28-year-old North Kohala patrol officer with abuse following a domestic dispute at a residence in Ainaloa on Oct. 1.
PTA announces convoys, training
Increased military traffic should be expected starting Friday amid increased training at Pohakuloa Training Area.
OPEC+ makes big oil cut to boost prices; pump costs may rise
FRANKFURT, Germany — The OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting countries decided Wednesday to sharply cut production to support sagging oil prices, a move that could deal the struggling global economy another blow and raise politically sensitive pump prices for U.S. drivers just ahead of key national elections.
Council endorses Keauhou Bay land purchase
The last open piece of property on Keauhou Bay could soon belong to the public, following approval Wednesday by the County Council to purchase the parcel using property tax proceeds.
‘All the helping made her proud’
When the COVID-19 pandemic began more than two years ago, Mieko Nagao, 96, helped her neighbors and community by sewing masks out of material she found throughout her home.
Council: New jail needed
The Hawaii County Council and a state oversight commission agree that the Hawaii Community Correctional Center should be moved to a different location.
UH-Hilo enrollment dips again
Enrollment for the University of Hawaii at Hilo declined again this year by 8.2%.
Council passes bill aimed at AVs
The Hawaii County Council Wednesday signed off on a bill that’ll help private property owners rid their land of abandoned or derelict vehicles.
Climate change made summer drought 20 times more likely
Drought that stretched across three continents this summer — drying out large parts of Europe, the United States and China — was made 20 times more likely by climate change, according to a new study.
Former Uber security chief guilty of data breach coverup
SAN FRANCISCO — The former chief security officer for Uber was convicted Wednesday of trying to cover up a 2016 data breach in which hackers accessed tens of millions of customer records from the ride-hailing service.
Revised ‘Dreamers’ program to get another review by court
NEW ORLEANS — A federal appeals court Wednesday ordered a lower court review of Biden administration revisions to a program preventing the deportation of hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought into the United States as children.
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Senators call for stronger rules on off-the-books suspension
Letters to the Editor: October 6, 2022
Editorial: A wounded animal: Putin is getting more dangerous
As attested by Vladimir Putin’s carefully calibrated photo ops such as the infamous image of the Russian leader shirtless atop a horse, he knows the value of spectacle.
Dodgers finish with 111 wins, best in NL since 1906 Cubs
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers finished with their 111th victory to become the National League’s winningest team in more than a century, and Clayton Kershaw tuned up for the postseason with nine strikeouts in beating the Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Wednesday.
Fan who caught Aaron Judge’s 62nd HR offered $2M for ball
The owner of a sports memorabilia auction house says he has offered $2 million to the fan who caught Aaron Judge’s American League-record 62nd home run.
Commanders’ Robinson practices for 1st time since shooting
ASHBURN, Va. — The moment doctors told Brian Robinson Jr. he would be able to play football again after being shot in an attempted robbery, his thoughts shifted to what it would take to get back on the field. Then he followed through on that path.
Cup champion Avalanche still team to beat in NHL’s West
Roman Josi looks around the Western Conference — and the NHL at-large — and does not see a lot of easy games for his Nashville Predators.
Close calls happening at record-setting pace in NFL
Games are going down to the wire in the NFL at an unprecedented rate.