Letters to the Editor: October 28, 2022
Help revive live music on the Big Island
Commentary: Don’t be haunted by a Halloween horror: Protect your animals this season
When you adopt a black cat, one of the things no one warns you about is that October presents a minefield of temptations. Suddenly, tributes to your beloved house panther are everywhere. No, I don’t need another T-shirt, tea light or tea towel … but how am I to resist when they feature a likeness of my Mia, perched on a pumpkin?
Big Island gets warning as Mauna Loa rumbles
HONOLULU — Officials are warning residents of the Big Island that the world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa, is sending signals that it may erupt.
US economy returned to growth last quarter, expanding 2.6%
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a 2.6% annual rate from July through September, snapping two straight quarters of contraction and overcoming high inflation and interest rates just as voting begins in midterm elections in which the economy’s health has emerged as a paramount issue.
Oahu man accused of stealing dead baby’s ID loses lawyer
HONOLULU — A former U.S. defense contractor on Oahu accused with his wife of living for decades under stolen identities of dead babies will get a new attorney, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
Hawaii Artist Collaboration returns to Big Island
Creativity was in free flow Wednesday at woodworker Tai Lake’s property in Holualoa as 36 artists gathered for the Hawaii Artist Collaboration.
Proposed rules would curtail manta viewing
Manta ray viewing in West Hawaii may be curtailed under proposed rules to be considered at future public hearings.
Fixes unveiled for Waipio road
A three-year Hawaii County plan to fully reopen Waipio Valley Road by mitigating its safety hazards was met with little opposition Wednesday.
UN nuclear chief: North Korea nuke test would be key concern
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. nuclear chief said Thursday that a new nuclear test explosion by North Korea “would be yet another confirmation of a program which is moving full steam ahead in a way that is incredibly concerning.”
Nation and world news at a glance
WHO: Tuberculosis cases rise for the first time in years
Two NASA spacecraft detect biggest meteor strikes at Mars
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Two NASA spacecraft at Mars — one on the surface and the other in orbit — have recorded the biggest meteor strikes and impact craters yet.
Election Day is Nov. 8, but legal challenges already begin
WASHINGTON — Election Day is 12 days away. But in courtrooms across the country, efforts to sow doubt over the outcome have already begun.
Jackson shines, Ravens beat Brady, struggling Bucs 27-22
TAMPA, Fla. — The Baltimore Ravens finally have a winning streak.
Macbeth: Bare Bones and Unplugged
Without the aid of microphones and with only limited props and minimal costume accessories, the five-person touring company known as the Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS) gave a stellar performance of Shakespeare’s classic Macbeth on Oct. 22 at the Kahilu Theatre.
King Tut and his treasures come alive for a high-def age
NEW YORK — A new exhibit celebrating the ancient pharaoh King Tut is about to land in several cities with a very modern twist — taking a digital look at the boy king for the Instagram age.
Waimea road closure planned for Halloween event
Kaomoloa Road in the Lualai subdivision of Waimea will be closed from 4 to 8:30 p.m. for the Lualai Halloween Spook-tacular.
Run for the Dry Forest returns to Puuwaawaa
After a multi-year hiatus, more than 300 runners returned to Puuwaawaa for Saturday’s 15th annual Run for the Dry Forest trail races.
Verlander, seeking 1st World Series win, opens for Astros
HOUSTON — Justin Verlander was answering questions about his start for the Houston Astros in Friday night’s World Series opener when the head of the opposition’s baseball staff took the unorthodox step of walking into the interview room to extend a hand.