Latest Hawaii News

Shark bites woman twice while she is swimming in Hawaii bay

Aug. 20, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A woman was taken to a hospital Tuesday in serious condition after being bitten twice by a shark while swimming in Hawaii, authorities said. The shark, believed to be a 6-foot (1.8-meter) black tip reef shark, bit one of the woman's legs and her torso while she was swimming in Kealakekua...

Little League: Managers work to limit pitches by aces

Aug. 20, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — When Alan Bowden, manager of the Virginia Little League team, called time with one out left in the top of the fourth inning Sunday, it didn't matter that his team was an out away from an 11-0 victory and its second consecutive no-hitter to start the Little League World...

Paul Simon plants a tree at Hawaii forest preserve on Maui

Aug. 19, 2019 4:34 PM EDT

KULA, Hawaii (AP) — Musician Paul Simon joined environmentalists trying to reinvigorate a Hawaii forest on Maui and planted a tree during a ceremony, a report said. The singer-songwriter visited Auwahi Forest Restoration Project with volunteers who are trying to revive plant life in the area, The Honolulu...

Obama's high school basketball jersey sells for $120,000

Aug. 18, 2019 11:31 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A basketball jersey believed to have been worn by former President Barack Obama while he was at a Honolulu prep school has sold at auction for $120,000. Heritage Auctions said the jersey sold Saturday night in Dallas to a collector of American and sports artifacts who didn't wish to be...

Cowboys edge Rams 14-10 in preseason game in Hawaii

Aug. 18, 2019 2:35 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Dak Prescott appears ready for the regular season, with or without Ezekiel Elliott. The Dallas quarterback completed all five of his pass attempts in his only series, and the Cowboys came away with a 14-10 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday night. Prescott dropped back to pass...

Bidders vie for Obama's high school basketball jersey

Aug. 16, 2019 2:24 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Bidding was drawing to a close Friday for a basketball jersey believed to have been worn by President Barack Obama. Peter Noble was a student at a prestigious and elite Honolulu prep school when he grabbed a basketball jersey that was destined for the trash. Years later he saw an old photo...

Shark takes bite out of teen's surf board off Hawaii

Aug. 15, 2019 2:32 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A teen surfing off the Hawaii island of Oahu escaped a shark encounter uninjured, but his board didn't. KHON-TV reports 16-year-old Max Keliikipi was waiting for a wave Sunday evening near Makaha Beach when he spotted what he thought was a turtle fin. It wasn't. The teen says the shark...

Hawaii back to try to defend Little League title

Aug. 15, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Hawaii sits behind all but 10 U.S. states in population, but when it comes to the Little League World Series, it's become America's hottest team. Since 2005, the islands have claimed three LLWS titles, the most by any state. Internationally, only Japan has claimed more...

Seems like old times: Boise State, Fresno State top MW teams

Aug. 14, 2019 5:13 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Now this was a sweet idea: Candy hearts with Jordan Love's name and number stamped on them to hype the Heisman Trophy campaign of the Utah State quarterback. After posting big numbers a season ago, Love was voted the Mountain West's top offensive player in a preseason poll. There's no...

Gabbard takes presidential campaign break for Army training

Aug. 13, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is taking two weeks off from her 2020 Democratic presidential campaign to participate in Army National Guard training. Gabbard announced the two-week break in a statement Monday. She will return to the campaign trail on Aug. 25. Gabbard is a major in...