Latest Hawaii News

McDonald, Davis propel Hawaii past UNLV 21-7.

Nov. 16, 2019 7:34 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cole McDonald ran for two touchdowns and Cortez Davis picked off a pass and returned it 43 yards for the go-ahead score as Hawaii rallied for a 21-7 victory over UNLV on Saturday. Kenyon Oblad’s 31-yard scoring strike to Darren Woods Jr. gave UNLV a 7-0 lead after one quarter....

Zach Wilson returns, BYU beats Idaho State 42-10

Nov. 16, 2019 6:38 PM EST

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Zach Wilson passed for 187 yards, two touchdowns and an interception to help BYU beat Idaho State 42-10 on Saturday. Shortly after the victory, BYU announced on Twitter that it had officially accepted an invitation to play in the Hawaii Bowl on Dec. 24. Wilson returned from a six-week...

Telescope protest inspires more Native Hawaiian activism

Nov. 16, 2019 1:15 PM EST

KAHUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Flapping Hawaiian flags adorn a large canopy on the easement of a highway that winds along Oahu’s famed North Shore. Under the tent, protesters come and go. Some of them keep guard overnight, and some stop by to wave at cars honking in support or to drop off supplies in a...

Stansberry leads Hawaii past Portland St. 83-75

Nov. 16, 2019 2:46 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Eddie Stansberry had a career-high 28 points as Hawaii defeated Portland State 83-75 on Friday night. Stansberry made 6 of 7 3-pointers. Drew Buggs had 13 points for Hawaii (3-1). Samuta Avea added 12 points. Zigmars Raimo had 10 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists for the home team. Matt...

Hawaii man proposes to girlfriend while surfing

Nov. 13, 2019 5:50 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii man was surfing with his girlfriend when — instead of hanging 10 — he knelt down on one knee on his board and proposed. Hawaii News Now reported that Lauren Oiye said yes just before Chris Garth dropped the ring in the ocean. Multiple photographers nearby captured the...

Review: Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy finds inspiration in Hawaii

Nov. 13, 2019 11:27 AM EST

Bonnie “Prince” Billy, “I Made a Place” (Drag City) Will Oldham, appearing here under his Bonnie “Prince” Billy alter ego, has made too much music in the past decade to list here, but “I Made A Place” is his first album of new, original songs since...

Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii is writing memoir, due in 2021

Nov. 12, 2019 10:16 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, the Senate's first Asian American woman and only current immigrant, is working on a memoir. Viking announced Tuesday that the book, currently untitled, will come out in 2021. Hirono, 72, will write about emigrating at age 8 to the United States after her mother...

Stansberry's 26 leads Hawaii past Pacific

Nov. 12, 2019 2:14 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Eddie Stansberry matched his career high with 26 points and Drew Buggs added 13 with the clinching free throws with six seconds left and Hawaii defeated Pacific 72-67 on Monday night to close the round-robin Rainbow Classic. After Jeremiah Bailey hit a 3-pointer to pull the Tigers within...

Quake widely felt across Hawaii's Big Island, but no damage

Nov. 11, 2019 1:40 PM EST

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A moderate earthquake has been felt across Hawaii's Big Island, but there are no immediate reports of damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 4.9 quake early Monday was centered about 20 miles (31 kilometers) northwest of Hilo. It was recorded at a depth of 22 miles (36...

Simpson carries South Dakota over Hawaii 81-75

Nov. 11, 2019 12:48 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Triston Simpson scored 22 points and South Dakota beat Hawaii 81-75 on Sunday night at the Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic. Stanley Umude added 21 points and seven rebounds for the Coyotes (2-0) and Hunter Goodrick had 15 points and seven rebounds. Eddie Stansberry had 21 points for the...