State Legislature cuts UH-Manoa operating budget by almost 14%.
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The $35 million reduction to the flagship campus represents 75% of the total cut to UH. Read more
Gov. David Ige has approved the proposed changes to Kauai’s Business and Recreation Guidelines tier chart as the county moves into Tier 3. Read more
Police on Wednesday arrested Pukanala Alcon, 41, of Molokai after discovering after the traffic stop that he had an outstanding bench warrant. Read more
A 56-year-old California man using a paddleboard died in the water near Kihei today, the Maui Fire Department reported. Read more
While the crisis in India has created diplomatic and humanitarian challenges for the Biden administration, for Harris it is also personal. Read more
Forecasters said up to 6 inches of snow accumulation is possible above 12,000 feet. Read more
The first plates are expected to be available for $25 in late August to owners of Hawaii registered vehicles. Read more
The baby boy, Raymond Mounga, arrived early at just 29 weeks while mom was traveling to Hawaii for vacation with her family. Read more
The rising costs will pile pressure on poorer families who are more likely to rent — and less likely to be earning money right now, in a recovery that’s seen better-paid jobs bounce back faster. Read more
There’s a new buzzword among Republicans in Washington: unity. Read more
Adm. Samuel J. Paparo on Wednesday assumed command of the storied U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor that was famously led by Adm. Chester Nimitz during the tumultuous days of World War II and now faces new threats from China. Read more
Officers found the 20-year-old Ehlinger after responding to a call at 12:18 p.m. Police did not detail how they found him but said the death is not considered suspicious. Read more
About 15 to 20 of the giant endangered birds have recently taken a liking to the house in the city of Tehachapi and made quite a mess. Read more
April’s median home price was up 3.3% from March and up 21% from $310,000 a year ago. Read more
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced today she will not seek a second term, an election-year surprise that marks a sharp turnabout for the city’s second Black woman executive who months ago was among those President Joe Biden considered for his running mate. Read more
The red 59-story casino resort with a huge dynamic LED facade has been under construction since May 2015. Read more
Hawaiian monk seal RK96, also known as Kaiwi, and her unnamed pup were seen lounging at Kaimana Beach in Waikiki today. Read more
The Biden administration today detailed steps to achieve its goal of conserving about one-third of America’s lands and waters by 2030, relying on voluntary efforts to preserve public, private and tribal areas while also helping tackle climate change and create jobs. Read more
Pujols is fifth in major league history with 667 career homers and 13th with 3,253 hits. Read more
Top-seeded UH advances to play in Saturday’s final against No. 2 seed BYU. The Cougars joined the Warriors in the final with a 25-22, 25-15, 26-28, 25-20 win over Lewis in today’s second semifinal. Read more
A Security Council meeting aimed at strengthening global cooperation and the role of the United Nations is expected to hear from the top American, Chinese and Russian diplomats as well as other ministers on Friday. Read more