The U.S. Marine Corps has confirmed the sentence of life in prison for Nathaniel Cosby in the murder of Ivanice "Ivy" Harris.
Athletic director Ben Jay is still seeking $3 million in state aid for the University of Hawaii’s cash-strapped sports program, but on Monday evening he backed away from threats of cutting football or other sports if the money isn’t forthcoming.
The jury in the Christopher Deedy trial struggled early on to reach a unanimous verdict on all but one count against the federal law enforcement agent, according to written communications between the group and the court released Monday.
Even with a freeze on new construction projects still in effect, the University of Hawaii system estimates it will need $1.3 billion over the next six years for capital improvement projects, with most of the funding pegged for deferred maintenance and renovation work.
More than $80,000 has been collected to help residents of Hawaii island's storm-ravaged Puna district as the vast cleanup effort from Tropical Storm Iselle continues.
The long-anticipated rezoning request for the huge Hoopili project in West Oahu was submitted to the city Department of Planning and Permitting this month.
Puna residents who had hurricane insurance when Iselle blew through Hawaii island should be covered under their policies even though the high-powered disturbance was downgraded to a tropical storm when it made landfall.