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Russ Roberts (https://hawaiinewsdigest.net).
HONOLULU — Mikala Jones, a Hawaii surfer known for shooting awe-inspiring photos and videos from the inside of massive, curling waves, has died after a surfing accident in Indonesia. He was 44.
Malia Hill runs cross-country, competes in track and field, plays soccer and excels at English, math and science at Waiakea High School.
Supreme Court justices and donors mingle at campus visits. These documents show the ethical dilemmas
WASHINGTON — When Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas headlined a 2017 program at McLennan Community College in Texas, his hosts had more than a speech in mind. Working with the prominent conservative lawyer Ken Starr, school officials crafted a guest list for a dinner at the home of a wealthy Texas businessman, hoping an audience with Thomas would be a reward for school patrons — and an inducement to prospective donors.
Resting on a bench outside the Haleakala Visitor Center at the 9,740-foot elevation after hiking Keonehe‘ehe‘e Trail, Doug Franz of Goodyear, Ariz., had to pause when asked where Maui’s national park ranked among the many he’s visited.
The Fourth of July holiday was relatively quiet this year — at least in Boulder, Colorado and Salt Lake City.
Using unoccupied aerial system (UAS), or drone photography, researchers from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) are now able to determine the age-structure of free-ranging dolphin groups. This work will aid monitoring the health of dolphin populations and inform timely conservation efforts. The findings of the study that developed and applied this new technique were published in Ecology and Evolution.
Jul. 8—It was the fifth in a series of regional economic summits held across the United States this year, starting with the first in Philadelphia, followed by others in Chicago, Seattle and New York.
Jul. 8—The composition of the beleaguered Hawaii Tourism Authority board unceremoniously changed Friday when Gov. Josh Green appointed two new members effective immediately.
Police say they are investigating the case of a tax preparer who apparently disappeared during tax season — and at least one client alleges the preparer took her money to prepare her tax returns without filing the paperwork with the Internal Revenue Service.
Gov. Josh Green hosted his final bill signing ceremony Friday, approving 13 measures designed to help people with disabilities, non-English speakers and kupuna.
Keaukaha community members expressed concerns Wednesday night over the state’s plans to acquire almost 10 acres of privately owned land near the entrance to Hilo Harbor.
Police on Friday identified the 11-month-old girl who drowned at a Hilo residence on Thursday morning as Kuulei Keonaona Farley of Hilo.