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Oahu wahine halau wins 54th Annual Merrie Monarch

| | Apr 24 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

HILO — Ka La ‘Onohi Mai O Ha‘eha‘e was the overall winner at the 54th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival hula competition Saturday night at Edith Kanaka‘ole Multi-Purpose Stadium in Hilo.

  1. | Posted: Apr 21 2017 - 12:05am

    PARIS — France began picking itself up Friday from another shooting claimed by the Islamic State group, with President Francois Hollande calling together the government’s security council and his would-be successors in the presidential election campaign treading carefully before voting this weekend.

  2. | Posted: Apr 20 2017 - 8:42pm

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The father of a Muslim-American soldier who died in combat in Iraq filed an amicus brief on Wednesday supporting a federal judge’s decision to block President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban.

  3. | Posted: Apr 20 2017 - 8:42pm

    The Internal Revenue Service is about to start using four private debt-collection companies to chase down overdue payments from hundreds of thousands of people who owe money to the federal government, a job it has handled in house for years.

  4. | Posted: Apr 20 2017 - 10:22am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia — Southeast Asia, a focus of past U.S. presidents, has been overlooked thus far for the Trump administration, but Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Indonesia Thursday marked a sign of change and he announced the president would follow him to the region later this year.

  5. | Posted: Apr 20 2017 - 10:19am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A 15-year-old Tennessee girl who disappeared with her teacher more than a month ago was found safe in California and the teacher was arrested, authorities said Thursday.

  6. | Posted: Apr 20 2017 - 10:16am

    MIAMI — If sea rise weren’t scary enough, scientists have now found another phenomenon threatening the Florida Keys and other coasts protected by reefs: a vanishing ocean floor.

  7. | Posted: Apr 20 2017 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — With its biggest star departing in another blowup over sexual harassment, Fox News faces some big challenges. It now has to show that it can hang on to its loyal army of conservative viewers, improve its working culture, and still continue to make big bucks for its corporate parent.

  8. | Posted: Apr 20 2017 - 12:05am

    OROVILLE, Calif. — Late in the afternoon of Feb. 12, Sheriff Kory Honea was at the emergency operations center for the tallest dam in America when he overheard someone say something that stopped him in his tracks:

  9. | Posted: Apr 19 2017 - 12:05am

    YOKOSUKA, Japan — From the wind-swept deck of a massive aircraft carrier, Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the U.S. military, promising it would make an “overwhelming and effective” response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons.

  10. | Posted: Apr 19 2017 - 12:05am

    CAIRO — When the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun was hit this month by poison gas, the attack was condemned internationally and prompted the Trump administration to launch a retaliatory missile strike.

  11. | Posted: Apr 18 2017 - 12:05am

    CLEVELAND — In a rambling video, Steve Stephens said, “I snapped, I just snapped.” But as the manhunt dragged on Monday for the man accused of posting Facebook footage of himself killing a retiree, police were unable to explain what set him off.

  12. | Posted: Apr 18 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is abruptly reversing himself on key issues. And for all his usual bluster, he’s startlingly candid about the reason: He’s just now really learning about some of them.

  13. Posted: Apr 18 2017 - 12:05am

    Trump warns North Korea: ‘Gotta behave’

  14. | Posted: Apr 17 2017 - 12:05am

    SEOUL, South Korea — President Donald Trump asserted on Sunday that China was working with the United States on “the North Korea problem,” and his vice president told American and South Korea service members that the North’s latest “provocation,” a failed missile launch shortly before his arrival in Seoul, laid bare the risks they face.

  15. | Posted: Apr 17 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s senior security adviser on Sunday warned North Korea to end its nuclear testing or face U.S. reprisals, and he called that country’s leader a global threat.