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NCAA, Vaccaro battle on

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.

16-year-old survives in wheel well of Maui flight

HONOLULU — A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said.

‘Life in Colors’ workshops, fashion show feature Izukura

In conjunction with the gallery opening of Akihiko Izukura’s designer art and fashionable attire show at Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art at 141 Kalakaua St. in Hilo, at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 2, Izukura will present to the community of Hilo hands-on techniques used in creating wearable designer and fashionable clothing for women from silkworms.