NEW YORK (AP) — Who doesn’t need a spring break from the cold weather so many places are experiencing? Here’s a look at destinations offering everything from beaches to baseball to music festivals.
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I’ll see your Elsa and raise you a Darth Vader.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gas prices are soaring in California in a classic example of supply and demand after an explosion stopped gasoline production at an Exxon Mobil refinery while another remains offline due to labor unrest.
NEW YORK — Treasury-market bulls got a break Friday as yields fell after reports on U.S. growth and regional manufacturing reinforced trader expectations the Federal Reserve won’t be quick to raise interest rates.
“Lihau’s Journey” (the film) becomes a hula drama, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at Waimea’s Kahilu Theatre, featuring members, from keiki to kupuna, of the Beamer Solomon Halau O Po‘ohala and special guest kumu hula Keala Ching.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo Performing Arts Center presents the Girls’ Day Diva Festival 10.1 at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8 on the Campus Center Plaza. The event moves to the Performing Arts Center for a concert featuring award-winning Kaumakiwa, Shawn Pimental, and Kekuhi Keali‘ikanaka‘ole at 5 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — The Federal Communications Commission’s landmark vote on open Internet rules is being cheered by some in Hollywood who see the Internet as the new frontier for creativity and free expression.
The Honokaa Jazz Band, a group of advanced music students from Honokaa High and Intermediate School, will entertain at 7 p.m. Saturday at Kahilu Theatre in Waimea.
NEW YORK (AP) — Move aside, Gotham. Brooklyn has gotten so cool these days that it now has its own group of superheroes.
“The Lazarus Effect” is what happens when hip, smart actors commit themselves to a horror movie, body and soul.
NEW YORK (AP) — Suzan-Lori Parks’ historical trilogy set during the Civil War has won a theater award honoring the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, one of the largest prizes given for dramatic writing.
Hilo Aglow Fellowship will gathering from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Haili Church, followed by pot-blessing. Special speaker is Pastor Miriam Godfrey from Virginia who also is a psalmist, teacher, intercessor and worshiper of Jesus Christ.
By MARILYNN MARCHIONE
The flu season is winding down across much of the mainland, but it’s still going strong in Hawaii.
Hawaii residents on Medicare saved last year more than $26 million on prescription drug costs, according to a report issued Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Health &Human Services.