LARAMIE, WYO. — At 7, 220 feet, the Hawaii football team’s momentum crashed to Earth.
This past Thursday, Friday and Saturday, high school basketball was welcomed back to West Hawai‘i in Konawaena’s preseason invitational girls basketball tournament at Ellison S. Onizuka Gymnasium in Kealakekua. Schools from all across Hawai‘i competed, including Konawaena, Lahainaluna, Kahuku, Waiakea, Orange Lutheran and Kapa‘a. Big Island Interscholastic Federation (BIIF) play will begin this week for girls, while boys basketball will tip off next week.
As drought conditions continue in West Hawaii, state officials are searching for ways to mitigate the impacts of wild goats.
HONOLULU — Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is meeting with senior U.S. military leaders and members of Hawaii’s large Filipino community this weekend in a visit steeped in geopolitical and personal significance for the leader, but also drawing small protests from a younger generation of Filipinos who point to the actions of his dictator father who died in exile in Hawaii.
‘It’s a huge punch in the gut’: Surf school lottery ends with three of four permits awarded to one owner
Emotions were running high Friday at Makaeo Pavilion as the Department of Land and Natural Resources held a lottery to determine which four surf schools could operate at Kahalu‘u Beach.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — William Nylander scored at 3:09 of overtime, and the Toronto Maple Leafs extended their winning streak to four with a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday in the final game of the NHL’s Global Series in Sweden.
DETROIT (AP) — David Montgomery ran for a 1-yard touchdown with 29 seconds left against his former team, and the Detroit Lions rallied for a 31-26 victory over Justin Fields and the Chicago Bears on Sunday.
31 premature babies are evacuated from Gaza’s largest hospital, but scores of trauma patients remain
KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip — Health officials said 31 premature babies in “extremely critical condition” were transferred safely Sunday from Gaza ‘s main hospital and will go to Egypt, while over 250 patients with severely infected wounds and other urgent conditions remained stranded days after Israeli forces entered the compound to look for Hamas operations.
“The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds &Snakes” topped the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters with $44 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday.
WASHINGTON — Some K-12 public schools are racing to improve protection against the threat of online attacks, but lax cybersecurity means thousands of others are vulnerable to ransomware gangs that can steal confidential data and disrupt operations.
LOS ANGELES — An elevated Los Angeles freeway closed for more than a week because of an arson fire is expected to reopen ahead of Monday morning’s commute, a day earlier than previously announced and weeks ahead of the original estimate, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Sunday.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Populist Javier Milei won Argentina’s presidential election Sunday, swinging the country to the right following a fiercely polarized campaign in which he promised a dramatic shake-up to the state to deal with soaring inflation and rising poverty.
ATLANTA — Former first lady Rosalynn Carter, the closest adviser to Jimmy Carter during his one term as U.S. president and their four decades thereafter as global humanitarians, has died at the age of 96.
In the name of national security, former South Carolina governor and current Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley wants to use government authority to ban anonymous speech on social media platforms. “Every person on social media should be verified by their name,” she told Fox News.
Despite widespread griping about the quality of K-12 education, polls consistently show that most parents are happy with the public schools their children attend. Since 2001, Gallup surveys on the topic show an average 76% satisfaction rate for those with kids attending a local campus.
The world is waking up to a stark reality that could affect tens of millions of Americans: The federal government may be unable to pay its bills sooner rather than later.
WASHINGTON — Inflation has reached its lowest point in 2 1/2 years. The unemployment rate has stayed below 4% for the longest stretch since the 1960s. And the U.S. economy has repeatedly defied predictions of a coming recession. Yet according to a raft of polls and surveys, most Americans hold a glum view of the economy.
Skyrocketing sugar prices left Ishaq Abdulraheem with few choices. Increasing the cost of bread would mean declining sales, so the Nigerian baker decided to cut his production by half.
If it still seems strange to think of fish growing on farms, it shouldn’t.