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Australia’s PM sorry for vacation amid wildfires

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison apologized Sunday for taking a family vacation in Hawaii as deadly bushfires raged across several states, destroying homes and claiming the lives of two volunteer firefighters. Morrison cut short a vacation with his wife and adult ...

Holloway loses featherweight belt to Volkanovski

By GREG BEACHAM The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Max Holloway thought he’d done enough to successfully defend his UFC featherweight title for the fourth time. The judges thought otherwise. The mixed martial arts star from Waianae, Oahu, lost to Australian Alexander Volkanovski ...

UH’s season ends with Sweet 16 loss to Nebraska

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team’s resurgent season came to an end Friday as the 12th-seeded Rainbow Wahine lost to No. 5 seed Nebraska in three sets in an NCAA regional semifinal in Madison, Wis. Brooke Van Sickle recorded a career-high 14 kills to lead ...

Holloway, Nunes eager to show championship form at UFC 245

By GREG BEACHAM The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — With a months-long barrage of trash talk and provocative posturing, Colby Covington and champion Kamaru Usman have infused their welterweight title bout at UFC 245 with political, racial and very personal overtones. Before they get in ...

Brown, No. 5 Beavers rout Rainbow Wahine

By GARY HOROWITZ The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State prides itself on defense, and that attribute was on full display against the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team. The No. 5 Beavers frustrated UH throughout and posted a 64-32 rout on Friday. The ...

Much on line for Boise State, UH in MWC title game

By TIM BOOTH The Associated Press For No. 19 Boise State, the stakes in the Mountain West Conference championship game are about more than a title. Winning also means a chance to get back into one of the elite New Year’s Six bowl games. For the University of Hawaii, the game is about ...

’Bows pull away to beat Bears in NCAA first round

UH to face San Diego today in rematch of early season meeting The Maui News Maybe it was a little rust, maybe some nerves. Regardless, the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team overcame some early struggles to overwhelm Northern Colorado on Friday night, earning a four-set ...

College or NFL? Tagovailoa still weighing options

By JOHN ZENOR The Associated Press TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Tua Tagovailoa said being assured he’d likely remain a high NFL draft pick could make “the biggest decision of my life” a little easier. The Alabama quarterback from Oahu is still weighing his options and going through rehab ...

Te‘o returns to Saints for high-stakes tilt vs. 49ers

By BRETT MARTEL The Associated Press METAIRIE, La. — Manti Te‘o has a new perspective on life and football. The New Orleans Saints could find out Sunday how Te‘o’s outlook affects his performance in a high-stakes clash with San Francisco that will decide who has the inside ...

UH takes on Army team seeking third straight win

By JOHN KEKIS The Associated Press It’s been almost a month since Army lost its fifth straight game. That narrow defeat to Air Force, however, is far in the rearview mirror. Two convincing victories since have given the Black Knights (5-6) new life as they await the Universiy of ...