Latest Hawaii News

The Latest: New guidelines issued for Georgia mail ballots

Nov. 12, 2018 6:26 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Georgia governor's race (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Georgia's secretary of state has ordered county election officials to count absentee ballots even if voters have not included their year of birth if there is enough other information to verify their identity. Secretary of...

Divers haul in large amount of debris from marine monument

Nov. 12, 2018 2:46 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A team of divers hauled in nearly 165,000 pounds (75,000 kilograms) of abandoned fishing nets and plastic waste during a cleanup expedition at Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, federal officials said. The 18 divers left Sept. 19 and returned Oct. 29 from a trek to the chain of...

Simmons, Duffy help North Texas beat Hawaii 68-51

Nov. 12, 2018 1:18 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Jahmiah Simmons and Jorden Duffy scored 13 points apiece to help North Texas beat Hawaii 68-51 on Sunday night. UNT (4-0) is off to its best start since 1990 despite the fact that junior Roosevelt Smart, who averaged a team-high 19.5 points per game as a sophomore, is yet to play while...

Bruno Mars to provide Thanksgiving meals for 24K in Hawaii

Nov. 11, 2018 12:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars will mark the end of his massive "24K Magic World Tour" by providing meals to 24,000 Hawaii residents in need for the Thanksgiving holiday. The Hawaiian-born singer announced Sunday he has donated money for the food to the Salvation Army's Hawaiian and Pacific Islands Division,...

Stansberry hits 5 3s, scores 16; Hawaii beats Humboldt St.

Nov. 11, 2018 2:38 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Eddie Stansberry hit five 3-pointers and finished with 16 points and Jack Purchase added 15 points, hitting 5 of 8 from behind the arc, to help Hawaii beat D-II Humboldt State 90-54 on Saturday night. Brocke Stepteau had 13 points and Mate Colina scored 10 for Hawaii (2-0). Purchase hit a 3...

Raimo, Stepteau help Hawaii beat Portland 82-64

Nov. 10, 2018 2:17 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Zigmars Raimo tied his career-high with 17 points and Brocke Stepteau scored 16, including four 3-pointers, to help Hawaii beat Portland 82-64 on Friday night. Jack Purchase added 15 points and five assists and Eddie Stansberry scored 12 for Hawaii (1-0). Raimo made a layup as time expired...

Hawaii printer shuts commercial printing, citing tariffs

Nov. 9, 2018 6:44 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A major Hawaii printer is closing its commercial printing business and laying off 93 people in part because of tariffs the U.S. slapped on imports of Chinese paper. A news release from Hagadone Corporation Hawaii Holdings says the import duty increased the cost of the company's roll stock...

Democratic Gov. David Ige of Hawaii wins re-election, defeating Republican Andria Tupola

Nov. 7, 2018 1:16 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Gov. David Ige of Hawaii wins re-election, defeating Republican Andria Tupola.

Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii wins a second term, defeating Republican Ron Curtis

Nov. 7, 2018 1:16 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii wins a second term, defeating Republican Ron Curtis.

Workers at Detroit's Book Cadillac hotel reach contract deal

Nov. 5, 2018 8:17 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A union whose workers were on strike at Detroit's Westin Book Cadillac hotel has reached a new contract. Unite Here Local 24 said the 160 workers it represents, including servers, front desk workers and housekeepers, earned less than other Detroit hotel employees. The local announced...