Hikers pass by thousands of plants while adventuring in the Kauai mountains; some endemic, some endangered and some incipient. Teaching the difference between them is a big part of the Kokee Resource Conservation Program, which is celebrating its 2oth anniversary this month.
LIHUE — Kauai High School’s Finn Haake went for a bucket in the third quarter Wednesday night against Waimea at the Kauai High School gym. The shot was blocked by Waimea’s Jason Newall and the Menehune gained possession, triggering enthusiastic cheering from the several hundred people that jammed the Raiderdome for the Kauai Interscholastic Federation boys basketball game that saw the Red Raiders claim a 56-47 victory over Waimea.
The first week of the NFL postseason, I was 3-1 with my predictions. With last weekend’s divisional round games, I was 1-3.
A divided House on Thursday passed an eleventh-hour plan to keep the government running. But the GOP-written measure faced gloomy prospects in the Senate, and it remained unclear whether lawmakers would be able to find a way to keep federal offices open past a Friday night deadline.
A Malaysia Airlines plane landed safely in an Australian Outback city after the plane shook violently in midflight and passengers braced themselves for a hard landing.
A timeline shows Hawaii officials botched efforts to immediately correct a false missile alert over the weekend, taking more than 20 minutes to contact federal authorities for approval they didn’t need and then taking another 15 minutes to cancel the alert that was sent to mobile devices statewide.
Pope Francis accused victims of Chile’s most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country.
A freight car carrying bulk corn derailed early Thursday in the northern suburbs of Mexico City, killing five people as it rolled over and crushed part of a house near the tracks.
The chair of the Africa Group at the U.N. says U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley told ambassadors that Africa is “very important for the United States” — but she didn’t apologize for President Donald Trump’s vulgar comment about the continent as they had demanded.
Amazon’s second home could be in an already tech-heavy city, such as Boston, New York or Austin, Texas. Or it could be in the Midwest, say, Indianapolis or Columbus, Ohio. Or the company could go outside the U.S. altogether and set up shop in Toronto.
A divided Congress barreled toward a possible election-year government shutdown Thursday, facing showdown votes in the House and Senate to keep federal offices open and hundreds of thousands of workers on the job.
A serial killing suspect shot and killed nine people, including his own mother, and used a victim’s gun in some of the slayings that unfolded in a three-week span late last year, authorities said Thursday.