In a "Notice of Allegations" delivered to the University of Hawaii Friday, the NCAA is charging the men's basketball program with multiple Level I and II violations, the most severe of four categories.
The 95-year-old grandmother of the Honolulu police chief's wife testified Friday that she trusted her granddaughter and was devastated when she found out a reverse mortgage on her home hadn't been paid off as promised.
The 18 New England residents sitting on the jury in the murder trial of former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will be allowed to watch the home team play in Sunday's Super Bowl, but the judge overseeing the case says they must leave the room if his name is mentioned.
Robert Allenby missed the cut by a stroke in his first event since his mysterious misadventure in Hawaii. The 43-year-old Australian had a triple bogey and a double bogey in a 3-over 74. He opened with a 70 on Thursday.
Hawaii lawmakers are considering whether it makes sense to get out of some requirements of the federal Affordable Care Act so that they can make substantial changes to the state's troubled health insurance exchange.
American Savings Bank's earnings slipped 1.4 percent in the fourth quarter after settling a class-action lawsuit related to overdraft fees on debit card transactions, costs related to its soon-to-be-built headquarters in Chinatown and more money set aside for potential loan losses.
The Philippine president said Friday he has ordered the hunt for a Filipino terror suspect who escaped an anti-terrorist operation that resulted in the killings of 44 police commandos, the biggest single-day combat loss in recent years that threatened to derail a peace deal with Muslim rebels.
Amid growing concerns over the budget shortfall that rail now faces, the Honolulu City Council this week introduced a resolution directing the agency overseeing the project to remove all of the so-called federal "bus funds" from rail's financial plan.
Thirty-five years after the disappearance of a 6-year-old boy in Manhattan ushered in an era of protectiveness for America's children, trial began Friday for a mentally ill man with a low IQ who confessed to his murder and kidnapping.
Sen. John McCain's reaction to protesters who disrupted a hearing, calling one "low-life scum," garnered media attention Thursday, but the incident also has sparked calls for an investigation into the Capitol Police's response to the rowdy Code Pink protesters.
An aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman that was opened when his ex-girlfriend said he threw a wine bottle at her has been dropped because she recanted her story and stopped cooperating with investigators, a prosecutor said Friday.
Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s won him an Oscar nomination and made him one of the best-selling poets in history, has died. He was 81.
With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice in his waiting room and on Facebook: His practice will no longer see children whose parents won't get them vaccinated.
The judge overseeing former New England Patriots standout Aaron Hernandez's murder trial says jurors can watch this weekend's Super Bowl but must walk away or otherwise distance themselves if his name is mentioned.
Senior guard Shawna-Lei Kuehu came off the bench for 15 points and Hawaii hit five critical free throws in the final 39 seconds to fend off Long Beach State 72-64 in a Big West women's basketball game Thursday at the Stan Sheriff Center.
A convicted drug dealer was charged Thursday with the murder of a 20th Century Fox executive and former University of Hawaii basketball player, who mysteriously disappeared more than two years ago and whose remains were found in a northern Los Angeles County desert area in October.
Prosecutors laid out what they called compelling forensic evidence -- Aaron Hernandez's DNA on a marijuana cigarette shared with the friend they say he killed -- as the ex-NFL star's trial got underway.
Declaring an end to "mindless austerity," President Barack Obama called for a surge in government spending Thursday, and asked Congress to throw out the sweeping budget cuts both parties agreed to four years ago when deficits were spiraling out of control.
Ha Na Jang went from qualifier to leader in just a few days at the LPGA season opener. The 22-year-old South Korean, ranked 21st in the world, shot a 7-under 65 in the second round of the Coates Golf Championship on Thursday.
A state audit of the troubled Hawaii Health Connector said inadequate planning and improper procurement procedures by the Connector's executive director and board of directors led to an unsustainable health insurance exchange.
Hawaii Judiciary officials say they need more state funding to replace their outdated and unsecure Hawaii island court facilities, as well as to keep a program that aims to help young children whose parents are suspected of abuse and neglect.
Insurance companies, perhaps more than previously thought, may be charging the sickest patients extra for drugs under the federal health law, in an effort to discourage them from choosing certain plans, according to a study released Wednesday.
The nation's largest prepaid mobile provider, TracFone Wireless, will pay $40 million to settle government claims that it misled millions of smartphone customers with promises of unlimited data service.