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Volcano Update

2016-07-27 10:41

HILO — Lava began spilling into the ocean early Tuesday morning, sending a plume of volcanic gas skyward while adding new land to Hawaii Island’s southeast coast as waves crashed into 2,000-degree molten rock.

Local news

2016-07-27 11:12

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard officially nominated Sen. Bernie Sanders for President Tuesday at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

State & Regional

2016-07-27 20:58

HONOLULU — Community members and an environmental group sued the U.S. Navy, the Department of Defense and the secretary of defense Wednesday over a plan to turn two Pacific islands into live-fire testing sites.

Arts & Entertainment

2016-07-22 02:15

Naalehu-based classic rock band Bottle of Blue is the up-and-coming favorite in West Hawaii’s live music scene. From the Waikoloa Bowl stage on July 4, to Laverne’s Sports Bar in downtown Kailua-Kona, Bottle of Blue is mixing up classic oldies with fresh contemporary songs.

Local Sports

2016-07-27 12:55

University of Hawaii and former Kealakehe offensive lineman Asotui Eli was named among a group of 38 players selected to the Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Watch List. The award is presented annually to the most outstanding Polynesian college football player that epitomizes great ability and integrity.


2016-07-27 00:05

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2016-07-26 00:05

Oh my goodness, reverend, I just read your letter to the editor July 24. A lot of people immigrated legally into the United States and changed their names, probably in your own family.

Nation & World

2016-07-27 12:22

CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama’s presidential library will be built in a park on Chicago’s South Side along the shores of Lake Michigan and a short walk from the university where Obama once taught, a person familiar with the selection process told The Associated Press on Wednesday.