• Weston-Webb heads field for Supergirl Pro surfing contest

    OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Tatiana Weston-Webb of Kauai, Hawaii, returns to defend her title in the ninth annual World Surf League6-Star Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro, the women’s largest women’s surfing contest.

  • FILE- This Nov. 4, 2014 file photo shows then-Hawaii Democratic Congressional candidate, State Rep Mark Takai in Honolulu. Takai died at his home on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, after battling cancer. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia, File)

    Hawaii Democratic congressman Mark Takai dies

    HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Rep. Mark Takai, a war veteran and long-time legislator known for his bright nature and deep commitment to service, died in his home after a months-long battle with cancer.

  • Oregon, North Carolina can meet for Maui title

    LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — North Carolina and Oregon, No. 1 seeds from last season’s NCAA Tournament, lead their respective brackets for the Maui Jim Maui Invitational.