There are those who would argue that Sonny Vaccaro helped create the biggest problem in college sports when he began handing out money in the late ’70s to basketball coaches so players would wear Nike shoes.
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After years of uncertainty, a telescope on Mauna Kea facing funding cuts will continue to conduct research into outer space.
Hawaii County Corporation Counsel Lincoln Ashida is taking a job with a private practice May 1, ending a nearly three-decade tenure with the county.
March 29 marked the fifth year the Hawaii Wildlife Fund (HWF) teamed up with the State’s Natural Area Reserve crew to clean up a stretch of coastline within the Manuka Natural Area Reserve, which extends from Ka‘u into South Kona.
A David Ige supporter woke up Wednesday morning to find the campaign signs he put up Tuesday evening already were vandalized.
HONOLULU — Victims of child sexual abuse in Hawaii would have more time to file lawsuits against abusers if lawmakers and the governor approve one of two bills pending in the Legislature.
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s Democratic primary opponent David Ige will be allowed to speak at the party’s state Democratic convention in May after all, following complaints by his campaign.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Supreme Court will convene on the Big Island next week as part of the judiciary’s community outreach program.
“Grease,” the lively musical about high school in the 1950s, will be presented by Hilo High School students at 7:30 p.m. this Friday and Saturday and May 2-3, and this Sunday and May 4 at the HHS auditorium.
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MIAMI — Trial was delayed Wednesday until July for pop star Justin Bieber on driving under the influence and other charges after his lawyers asked for more time to examine evidence and discuss whether to accept a possible plea deal.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The planned release of portions of the Senate report on the CIA’s use of harsh interrogation techniques could add to the legal complications facing the long-delayed U.S. military tribunals of terrorist suspects at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — To help veterans leaving the military as it downsizes, the government on Wednesday started a one-stop job-shopping website for them to create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database for companies to mine.
MOKPO, South Korea — A colleague calls Capt. Lee Joon-seok the nicest person on the ship. With more than 40 years’ experience at sea, Lee could speak with eloquence about the romance and danger of a life spent on ships.
JINDO, South Korea — As the 156th body was pulled from waters where the ferry Sewol sank a week ago, relatives of the nearly 150 still missing pressed the government Wednesday to finish the grim task of recovery soon.