Saturday, November 28, 2015         


This is how we Rolo

By Ferd Lewis
Fourteen years ago quarterback Nick Rolovich was summoned from the bench to replace the injured Tim Chang and rallied a struggling University of Hawaii football team to eight victories in its final nine games, including a record-setting upset of ninth-ranked Brigham Young.

Teammates and coaches praise leadership abilities

By Stephen Tsai
Former University of Hawaii football player Jake Ingram is ready to buy tickets — game tickets and plane tickets. “With Rolo coaching, I’m going to go to the (UH) games,” said Ingram, a police officer on Maui, of newly hired UH head coach Nick Rolovich. “In my eyes this is a great move.

Big Isle senator criticizes state’s dengue response

By Gordon Y.K. Pang
Frustrated state Sen. Russell Ruderman said he wants health officials to do more to tackle the dengue fever outbreak, accusing the state of foot-dragging and being Oahu-centric in dealing with the situation.

Talks pave way for more homeless sweeps

By Marcel Honoré
Initially they got no takers, but state officials now say they’ve found the private bidders they’ll need to help them remove homeless residents who’ve recently taken shelter along the Kakaako shoreline.

Na‘i Aupuni election halted

By Timothy Hurley
Is the Native Hawaiian election known as Na‘i Aupuni in trouble? U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy issued an order Friday blocking the counting and certification of election votes pending a further order by Kennedy or the court.

Hilo inmate was ‘changing his life’ before fatal shooting

By Leila Fujimori
Keola Penovaroff was just seven days away from possibly being paroled when he was fatally shot — allegedly by a friend — Thanksgiving night at a Hilo home.

As skies clear, officials issue ocean advisories

By Rob Shikina
Rainy weather is expected to clear for the weekend, but beachgoers are being warned about an incoming northerly swell that will create dangerous swimming and boating conditions for most of the state.

Couple gives $500K for fund to help music program at UH

By Nanea Kalani
University of Hawaii Board of Regents Chairman Randy Moore and his wife, Lynne Johnson, have donated $500,000 to establish an endowment fund that will support UH-Manoa’s Music Department.
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