HAWAII - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HAWAII News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Salt Lake City man killed in crash in Hawaii http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58420319-78/amp-hawaii-kohala-north.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58420319-78/amp-hawaii-kohala-north.html.csp">Salt Lake City man killed in crash in Hawaii</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T22:58:36.337-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 10:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police in Hawaii have identified a man killed in a single-vehicle crash last week as Christopher A. Sprecher, 60, of Salt Lake City. The Hawaii Police Department said Sprecher was driving an SUV on a road in the Kohala Ranch gated subdivision in North Kohala on Sept. 10 when he lost control of the vehicle, ran off the right shoulder and hit a tree. Sprecher was taken to North Hawaii Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to police. pmanson@...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420319@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:58:36 MDT Hawaiian merchant: Lava is slow-motion disaster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402094-79/lava-town-county-flow.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402094-79/lava-town-county-flow.html.csp">Hawaiian merchant: Lava is slow-motion disaster</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AUDREY McAVOY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T09:13:01.922-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pahoa, Hawaii • Businesses in a small Hawaii town are facing a slow-motion disaster as lava from Kilauea volcano oozes toward roads connecting them to the rest of the Big Island. Tiffany Edwards Hunt, who owns a surf shop with her husband, said the lava could hit buildings while smoke from fires sparked by the lava cold damage merchandise. If lava crosses the highway leading into town, it could cut the town off. “There is the threat of his very historic, very quaint, eclectic village becoming a ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584020942014-09-11T09:13:01.922-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T09:13:01.922-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402094@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:13:01 MDT At a glance: Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii gay marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58388200-68/marriage-gay-hawaii-ban.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58388200-68/marriage-gay-hawaii-ban.html.csp">At a glance: Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii gay marriage</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T07:57:02.588-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 07:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Judges have been striking down gay marriage bans at a rapid rate since a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year invalidated the core of a federal law that defined marriage as only between a man and a woman for determining federal benefits. Three more state bans are at issue Monday when the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals considers the marriage laws of Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii. A total of 19 states — including Hawaii — and Washington D.C. now allow gay marriages. Here are ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583882002014-09-08T07:57:02.588-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T07:57:02.588-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58388200@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 07:57:02 MDT A look at Hawaii volcano sending lava toward homes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58381628-68/lava-volcano-flow-hawaii.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58381628-68/lava-volcano-flow-hawaii.html.csp">A look at Hawaii volcano sending lava toward homes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and MARK THIESSEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T13:04:35.055-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 01:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Honolulu • Lava from one of the world’s most active volcanos is creeping slowly but steadily through cracks in the earth toward a rural subdivision on Hawaii’s Big Island. Scientists warn that if the lava flow from Kilauea continues on its path, it could reach a small patch of homes in about a week. Here’s a look at Kilauea, which has been continuously erupting since 1983: THE LATEST Lava could reach the Kaohe Homesteads, a sparsely populated subdivision, in four to six days after new vents on t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58381628@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 13:04:35 MDT Trial set in Hawaii scuba fight over tropical fish http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58378199-79/fish-hawaii-aquarium-collecting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58378199-79/fish-hawaii-aquarium-collecting.html.csp">Trial set in Hawaii scuba fight over tropical fish</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T11:07:02.302-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kailua-Kona, Hawaii • A Hawaii man who collects and sells tropical fish for a living has pleaded not guilty to a charge of terroristic threatening for allegedly pulling the air-supply regulator out of the mouth of an anti-aquarium industry activist while underwater. Jay Lovell did not speak during a brief arraignment Tuesday. His attorney asked for a jury trial, which is set for Sept. 11 on the misdemeanor charge, West Hawaii Today reported. The incident took place in May off Hawaii Island when ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583781992014-09-05T11:07:02.302-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T11:07:02.302-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378199@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:07:02 MDT Pac-12: USC vs. Fresno State tops schedule http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58354649-89/state-mdt-pac-oregon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58354649-89/state-mdt-pac-oregon.html.csp">Pac-12: USC vs. Fresno State tops schedule</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T03:40:02.535-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 03:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Colorado crumbled in the fourth quarter of a 31-17 loss to Colorado State, while Arizona showed its consistency by pounding UNLV by the exact same score as last season - 58-13 - with redshirt freshman quarterback Anu Solomon leading an offense that produced 787 total yards Friday. So the Pac-12 is 3-2, entering Saturday's games:UCLA at Virginia, 10 a.m. MDT, ESPNBYU fans might consider this season-opening assignment tricky for the Bruins; Oregon fans would not say so. The Ducks set the standard ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58354649@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:40:02 MDT Thai worker settlements with Hawaii farms at risk http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348888-79/eeoc-farms-agreements-hawaii.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348888-79/eeoc-farms-agreements-hawaii.html.csp">Thai worker settlements with Hawaii farms at risk</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:16:01.937-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Honolulu • A federal judge in Hawaii says she won’t consider approving $2.4 million in settlements for hundreds of Thai farm workers until the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holds a news conference clarifying that the agreements are still subject to court approval. U.S. District Judge Leslie Kobayashi is ordering the agency to hold the news conference by Friday. She said in her order issued last week that the EEOC didn’t follow rules when it filed the proposed agreements. The EEOC ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583488882014-08-28T17:16:01.937-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:16:01.937-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348888@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:16:01 MDT Aggies all about defining roles in next scrimmage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58310936-55/aggies-scrimmage-football-hawaii.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58310936-55/aggies-scrimmage-football-hawaii.html.csp">Aggies all about defining roles in next scrimmage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T20:33:02.549-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 08:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Aggies closed out their two-a-day on Monday with an eye toward Tuesday's 6 p.m. scrimmage, which will serve as the final evaluation for the coaches as they define the depth charts. "We need to start defining who our third, fourth and fifth running backs are and our fifth, sixth receivers," Utah State coach Matt Wells said of the scrimmage. "We need to start carving our identity around them." Wells said the Aggies will split the reps between the ones, twos and threes and spend more time on sp...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58310936@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:33:02 MDT Hurricane Julio not expected to threaten Hawaii http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58281957-68/hawaii-julio-hurricane-expected.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58281957-68/hawaii-julio-hurricane-expected.html.csp">Hurricane Julio not expected to threaten Hawaii</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and MANUEL VALDES</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T15:34:01.619-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 03:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Honolulu • The National Weather Service says Hurricane Julio continues to move away from Hawaii and will not pose a threat on the heels of a damaging tropical storm. Meteorologist John Bravender says Julio is about 400 miles northeast of Honolulu. It has been downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane, the lowest level. It is packing winds of about 90 miles per hour. The forecast Sunday calls for the return of blue skies and sunshine for parts of the state. Bravender says Julio is affecting trade wind...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582819572014-08-10T15:34:01.619-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T15:34:01.619-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281957@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 15:34:01 MDT Hawaii’s governor ousted in stunning primary loss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58281342-68/hawaii-abercrombie-schatz-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58281342-68/hawaii-abercrombie-schatz-state.html.csp">Hawaii’s governor ousted in stunning primary loss</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CATHY BUSSEWITZ and JULIET WILLIAMS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T11:26:05.137-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 11:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Honolulu • A 40-year political career came to a close after Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie lost his bid for a second term in a stunning primary-election defeat by a fellow Democrat and state senator who defied party leadership to challenge the incumbent. A second intraparty fight for U.S. Senate was too close to call. State Sen. David Ige, once seen as an underdog, cruised to a decisive 35 percentage point win in Saturday’s primary after being dramatically outspent by Abercrombie, who also had hig...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582813422014-08-10T11:26:05.137-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T11:26:05.137-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281342@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:26:05 MDT Hawaii’s storms likely more a scare than a threat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279007-68/hawaii-island-iselle-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279007-68/hawaii-island-iselle-state.html.csp">Hawaii’s storms likely more a scare than a threat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and AUDREY McAVOY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T11:24:02.9-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Honolulu • The one-two hurricane punch that was supposed to hit Hawaii is looking more like a jab and a missed left hook. After Hawaii cleared Tropical Storm Iselle largely without deterring sunbathers and surfers, the state looked toward Hurricane Julio, which was expected to pass roughly 160 miles northeast of the islands at its closest point early Sunday and linger near the state into Monday. While prospects for Julio could quickly change, the storms appear to have been more a scare for Hawai...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279007@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 11:24:02 MDT Outer edge of hurricane brings rain to Hawaii http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58271470-68/hurricane-hawaii-thursday-island.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58271470-68/hurricane-hawaii-thursday-island.html.csp">Outer edge of hurricane brings rain to Hawaii</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and AUDREY McAVOY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T16:12:13.863-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Honolulu • The first hurricane expected to hit Hawaii in 22 years weakened slightly Thursday as its outer edges began to bring rain and wind to the Big Island, while residents and tourists prepared for a possible one-two punch as another major storm lined up behind it in the Pacific. The eye of Hurricane Iselle was about 250 miles southeast of Hilo, moving at roughly 17 mph and expected to make landfall Thursday evening, according to the National Weather Service. Meanwhile, Hurricane Julio stren...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582714702014-08-07T16:12:13.863-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T16:12:13.863-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271470@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:12:13 MDT MWC football: Norm Chow says he’s not feeling pressure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58216514-77/chow-coach-hawaii-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58216514-77/chow-coach-hawaii-utah.html.csp">MWC football: Norm Chow says he’s not feeling pressure</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T17:41:25.786-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • The rumblings and grumblings to remove Norm Chow as Hawaii’s head coach might be building with the burning fire of an awakening island volcano, but if Chow is feeling the heat, he sure isn’t letting on. “It’s part of the deal,” he said with the same jovial type of response he used when he departed Utah three years ago to become Hawaii’s head coach. “I realized the other day that this is going to be my 45th fall camp. When you’ve coached that long, you know what pressure is like, and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216514@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:41:25 MDT