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White House hosts gospel celebration

  • Posted: Mar 27 2015 - 1:00am

    The Episcopal Church of the Holy Apostles will host a free performance by University of Hawaii at Hilo professor of drama and chairwoman of the Performing Arts Department Jackie Pualani Johnson at 7 p.m. Sunday at the church located at 1407 Kapiolani St. in Hilo.

  • Posted: Mar 24 2015 - 1:00am

    (AP) Buying organic fruits and vegetables costs more, and for many shoppers, the advantage hardly seems worth the expense. But there are certain produce items for which “buying organic is a must,” according to a new release from Consumer Reports, the non-profit long-known for its product reviews.

  • | Posted: Mar 24 2015 - 1:00am

    SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain (AP) — Want to make a big impact on the health of our oceans? Think small, top chefs say. As in anchovies and sardines.

  • | Posted: Mar 24 2015 - 1:00am

    When we think of adobo in Hawaii, we immediately think of Filipino pork or chicken adobo. But did you know that adobo has roots from the Iberian region of Spain and means “marinade” or “sauce”?

  • | Posted: Mar 24 2015 - 1:00am

    As a child, my only experience with matzo was my dad’s pizzas. This wasn’t a good association.

  • | Posted: Mar 24 2015 - 1:00am

    If delicate green cardamom pods are the queen of spices, black cardamom might be Maleficent.

  • | Posted: Mar 23 2015 - 1:00am

    WASHINGTON — Many in Washington this week have been questioning whether the Federal Trade Commission made the right call when it rebuffed its own staff recommendation in 2013 to take Google to court over alleged anti-competitive practices. The debate was sparked by a Wall Street Journal story describing the FTC’s internal staff memo on Google, which the agency inadvertently sent to the publication.

  • | Posted: Mar 23 2015 - 1:00am

    SEATTLE — The International Franchise Association and several local franchisees on Friday said they would appeal a recent decision by a federal judge to not stop a part of Seattle’s minimum-wage law from taking effect.

  • | Posted: Mar 23 2015 - 1:00am

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Potatoes that won’t bruise and apples that won’t brown are a step closer to grocery store aisles, but some food suppliers say they don’t want any part of it and others are staying silent.

  • Posted: Mar 22 2015 - 1:01am

    HONG KONG (AP) — The Hong Kong government gave final approval Tuesday for a third runway at the Asian financial center’s airport, aiming to meet surging growth in passengers and air cargo.

  • Posted: Mar 22 2015 - 1:01am

    DALLAS (AP) — Experts say fall and winter rains in many areas across Texas will help bring impressive wildflower blooms.

  • Posted: Mar 22 2015 - 1:01am

    MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. (AP) — Mount Rushmore National Memorial is hosting a gathering next week to start the celebration of its 90 years of history.

  • Posted: Mar 22 2015 - 1:01am

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A ski resort south of Lake Tahoe has suspended its winter operations due to a lack of snow and could end up closing the rest of the season for the earliest time in about 40 years.

  • | Posted: Mar 22 2015 - 1:01am

    MOUNT WASHINGTON, N.H. — Gary Gustafson leans on his ice ax to catch his breath. His legs and lungs, straining from nearly five hours of climbing and 4,000 feet of elevation gain, plead for rest before he spies the top of an antenna on the summit. Soon, the crampons of his mountaineering boots are once again digging into the icy terrain as he and a partner make the final push to the granite rooftop of New England.

  • | Posted: Mar 22 2015 - 1:01am

    GUERRERO NEGRO, Mexico — Far from the sprawling, all-inclusive resorts of Mexico’s Los Cabos is a part of the Baja California peninsula that few tourists ever see, but should.