Pahoa High School plays their first home football game in 13 years and celebrates their homecoming court with a parade around the field on Saturday, September 27, 2014.
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HONG KONG — Raising the stakes in their standoff with the authorities, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters threatened to occupy key government buildings unless the territory’s top official resigns by the end of today.
MAHMOUDIYAH, Iraq — The exhausted Kurdish fighters leaned against a pair of antiquated green cannons on a hill overlooking this northern Iraqi village, the ground around them littered with shrapnel from fierce battles with Islamic State militants.
WASHINGTON — In a striking public rebuke, the Obama administration warned Israel on Wednesday that plans for a controversial new housing project in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from “even its closest allies” and raise questions about its commitment to seeking peace with Palestinians.
DALLAS — The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, the hospital said Wednesday in a disclosure that showed how easily an infection could be missed.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Grand Canyon officials have reduced waste by banning disposable plastic water bottles and installing water stations for visitors.
TIJERAS, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico transportation officials are hoping a “singing road” along historic Route 66 will curb speeding.
WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — A gubernatorial debate hosted by the Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce is slated for this morning.
LIHUE, Kauai (AP) — The state is hosting a public hearing on Kauai about proposed new fishing rules for Haena.
WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — A Maui County official is expressing reservations about the local utility company’s plans to reduce customer electric bills.
HONOLULU (AP) — A lawsuit brought by six voters in Palolo can’t challenge the residency of state Rep. Calvin Say, a state judge said Tuesday.
HONOLULU — The former soldier suing Burger King because he swallowed needles in a sandwich said he didn’t return to Hawaii for a settlement conference because he had to work and his lawyers say the corporation hasn’t taken negotiations seriously.
A songwriter, composer, guitarist and singer who brings a powerful new sound to Tunisian music, Emel Mathlouthi performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the University of Hawaii at Hilo Performing Arts Center.
The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department are searching for a 63-year-old man who fell overboard early Wednesday morning in waters near Pohoiki Bay.
A County Council committee reached an agreement on a proposed bill being touted as a way to encourage truth in labeling on coffee packages here.