Lihue’s Robert Costa wins Vegas trip

Silence. Disbelief. Joy. Such were Robert Costa’s reactions when called by The Garden Island and told he was the grand-prize winner of TGI’s and Midweek’s Football Fever contest.

Opening the ocean at Kukui Grove

The Ocean Around Us is a collaborative effort between Kukui Grove Center and community organizations involvedwith the ocean environment. The unique learning space and exhibits will be available through Feb. 17.

Coco Palms continued

Thursday’s continuance in the Coco Palms civil case was continued again to this morning because Hawaiian language interpreter Kumu Hina wasn’t present.

Federal responsibility in nuclear attack alerts is unclear

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.