‘Not made to sit on a shelf’: Film festival kicks off today at Palace Theater
The Hawaii International Film Festival is bringing cinema from around the world to Hilo at the historic Palace Theater today through Sunday.
2 COVID deaths reported in Hawaii County
Two new COVID-19-related deaths were reported in Hawaii County this week by the state Department of Health.
Armed robbery suspect indicted
A 27-year-old Kona man was indicted Wednesday on two dozen charges stemming from an alleged armed robbery that was followed by a car crash and the man reportedly shooting at a police officer.
Kanalani street extension to open soon
Just in time for holiday shopping, the extension of Kanalani Street providing access to the Kaloko Light Industrial Area could be opened as early as next week, thanks to action Wednesday by the Hawaii County Council.
Stopgap gun bill passes
The County Council on Wednesday passed a controversial bill limiting where people can carry guns on the Big Island.
NASA capsule on way to moon after launch by giant new rocket
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A space capsule hurtled toward the moon Wednesday for the first time in 50 years, following a thunderous launch of NASA’s mightiest rocket in a dress rehearsal for astronaut flights.
Seoul: North Korea fires ballistic missile toward sea
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea launched a short-range ballistic missile toward its eastern waters on Thursday, South Korea’s military said, hours after the North threatened to launch “fiercer” military responses to the U.S. bolstering its security commitment to its allies South Korea and Japan.
McIlroy, Fox lead chase to end year as European tour’s No. 1
Rory McIlroy has been in this position many times. For Ryan Fox, it’s a new experience.
Verlander, Alcantara are unanimous Cy Young Award winners
HOUSTON — It didn’t take Justin Verlander long to realize he could have a special year after missing almost two full seasons recovering from Tommy John surgery.
No. 11 Texas makes 13 3s, routs No. 2 Gonzaga 93-74
AUSTIN, Texas — Tyrese Hunter scored 26 points and a led a 3-point shooting spree for No. 11 Texas that carried the Longhorns to a 93-74 win over No. 2 Gonzaga on Wednesday night.
Rising food costs take a bite out of Thanksgiving dinner
In early November, Hays Culbreth’s mother sent a poll to a few family members. She said she could only afford to make two sides for their group of 15 this Thanksgiving and asked them each to vote for their favorites.
Universities focus on athletes’ mental health after crises
Police awoke Indiana State athletic director Sherard Clinksdale early on Aug. 21 with tragic news. Two of the university’s football players, and another student, had died in a car accident.
Qatar’s World Cup denounced for ‘washing’ country’s image
Qatar’s decision to launch itself into hosting the 2022 World Cup was a head-scratcher from the start. Why, some wondered, would a Middle Eastern emirate with fewer than 3 million people and little soccer tradition want to host the sport’s biggest event?