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Man sets stand-up paddleboard record with Hawaii arrival

Aug. 26, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A Spanish man claimed the title of the first person to cross the Pacific Ocean on a stand-up paddleboard when he arrived in Hawaii. Hawaii News Now reported Saturday that 42-year-old Antonio De La Rosa arrived at the Waikiki Yacht Club in Honolulu at 8 a.m. Saturday. The endurance athlete...

Hologram of University of Hawaii lecture simulcast in Samoa

Aug. 26, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A lecture at the University of Hawaii has been simultaneously broadcast in a classroom in American Samoa using a hologram. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that University of Hawaii-Manoa faculty member Chris Shuler appeared as a three-dimensional hologram at American Samoa...

Average US price of gas down 8 cents per gallon to $2.66

Aug. 25, 2019 1:47 PM EDT

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 8 cents per gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks to $2.66. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that an abundant supply and low crude oil costs contributed to the decrease at the...

Louisiana beats Hawaii 9-5, moves to Little League final

Aug. 24, 2019 8:10 PM EDT

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Louisiana's Reece Roussel had a two-run single that broke the Little League World Series tournament record for hits with 15. At the time, it seemed like a footnote. His hit in the sixth inning Saturday that gave Louisiana a 7-0 lead over Hawaii turned out to be the most...

Hawaii scientists prepare for significant coral bleaching

Aug. 24, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii scientists have started to prepare for a major coral reef bleaching event due to warmer-than-average ocean temperatures, officials said. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration analyzed ocean temperatures across the islands have increased by 3 degrees Fahrenheit, The...

USS Arizona Memorial repairs progress, no reopening date yet

Aug. 23, 2019 10:12 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Repairs to the USS Arizona Memorial in Honolulu are progressing, but officials have not yet set a date to reopen the tourist attraction. The National Park Service plans next week to announce the reopening date, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Thursday. A malfunction with the concrete...

7 sent to hospital after smoke fills cabin of Hawaii flight

Aug. 23, 2019 2:16 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Seven people were taken to the hospital Thursday after smoke filled the cabin of a Hawaiian Airlines flight from California to Hawaii. Hawaiian Airlines says 184 passengers and seven crew members used evacuation slides to get off the plane after it declared an in-flight emergency and landed...

The Latest: 7 go to hospital after Hawaii emergency landing

Aug. 22, 2019 8:08 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a Hawaiian Airlines flight that made an emergency landing after reports of smoke in the plane (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Hawaiian Airlines says seven people were taken to the hospital with smoke-related symptoms Thursday after a flight from Oakland, California, to Honolulu...

Cops boost traffic enforcement near Hawaii telescope protest

Aug. 21, 2019 10:49 AM EDT

MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) — Police have issued about 100 tickets daily since last week for parking and traffic violations near the site of a protest against the construction of another telescope on Hawaii's tallest mountain. Big Island officers are not targeting protesters of the Thirty Meter Telescope...

Rams' Bryce Hager ready to start with Micah Kiser injured

Aug. 20, 2019 9:42 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams linebacker Bryce Hager is still competing to start at inside linebacker, just as he was before Micah Kiser sustained a pectoral injury in the Rams' second preseason game on Saturday. Kiser had surgery Tuesday to repair the injury he sustained in the 14-10 loss...