UHH dominates at PacWest finals

PUAKO — UH-Hilo’s men’s and women’s golf teams had an excellent showing at the Pacific West Conference Championships — as sophomore Kiersten Saludares placed No.1 to lead UHH’s women’s team to a third-place finish and fifth-year Nicholas Gomez also placed first to lead the men to a repeat conference title on Wednesday afternoon in South Kohala.

Murder charge anticipated in death of infant

Neither police nor prosecutors are identifying the suspect in the murder of a 5-month-old boy on New Year’s Eve 2022, but all publicly available evidence points to the mother, Yasmine Michelle Lilia Butterfield, who also is known as Lilia Alameda.

How can evangelicals like Mike Johnson tolerate Trump?

At the 2016 Republican National Convention, when I told Donald Trump’s “God whisperer” Paula White that he referred to her as his pastor, she said she was his spiritual adviser — as if that were some sort of “get out of jail free” card for her. And yet White worked hard in our conversation to convince me that the foul-mouthed person on the campaign trail was godly.

We have to blame someone for school shootings

Perhaps you can imagine punishments more to be feared than a lengthy prison sentence, but in a country that proscribes cruel and unusual punishment — except the death penalty — the only thing I can think of that would be worse than confinement in prison is confinement as the result of a crime that I did not commit.