Michelle Wie showed that she has plenty enough game to play on the LPGA tour. Wie fashioned a 2-under 70 while playing bogey-free the first 13 holes. The round tied her for 12th among 20 of the best female golfers in the world after the first round of the Samsung World Championship.
Kauai-born-and-raised surfer, model and wannabe actress Sonya Balmores could not be cheerier. She has just completed a scene in Hawaii's newest television series, tentatively titled "Boarding School," set to debut in April.
Riley Wallace might continue to coach basketball after the 2006-07 season, but he indicated his 20th year as Hawaii head coach will likely be his last.
Lot owners at the stalled Hokulia luxury subdivision above Kealakekua Bay filed lawsuits yesterday against Hawaii County and the state. Construction was halted in 2003 when a judge ruled it violated state law on agricultural land use.
MAYOR Hannemann and key members of the City Council returned from Japan brimming with enthusiasm about transit systems there. The cost of the tour appears to have reaped some dividends as they saw firsthand the merits of three different designs.