In comparing land-based capabilities, the U.S. Army found that its artillery was falling short of Russian and Chinese weaponry, following a decade of American focus on low-grade threats in Iraq and Afghanistan.
MAUNA KEA, Hawaii >> Summer is over, and colder weather could soon have an impact on the months-long blockade of Mauna Kea Access Road. It is getting chillier at the tents along the highway that are the sleeping quarters for opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope, and the months ahead will further test their determination.
A hearing has been scheduled before the state Land Use Commission later this month to consider a petition that challenges the legality of “the industrial uses” atop Mauna Kea, including the controversial Thirty Meter Telescope.
Kawasaki Motors USA is recalling about 950 lawn mower engines due to burn and fire hazards. The fuel injector can leak excessive amounts of fuel into the engine, posing burn and fire hazards. This recall involves Kawasaki engines used in riding lawn mowers sold under the Ferris brand name with mower model number IS 2100Z ZTR and the Cub Cadet Pro Z 760 LKW EFI.
Q uestion : Are those large flags that people are flying from their trucks legal in traffic like that? I witnessed a near-miss this morning. A truck with a large Hawaiian flag flying upside down nearly hit a car while changing lanes. The flag must have obscured the driver’s view in the side mirror.
Calendar Today GOLF College men: Chaminade Dual 2, 11 a.m., at Hawaii Kai Golf Course. SOCCER PacWest men: Fresno Pacific vs. Chaminade, 12:30 p.m., at Saint Louis field. PacWest women: Fresno Pacific vs. Chaminade, 10 Read More