With Sloss' departure, the University of Hawai`i at Hilo athletic department now has three coaching vacancies to fill, with announcements on baseball and softball expected soon.
The Hilo-born Vieira will be an executive-in-residence beginning this Fall 2014 semester.
Tropics Ale House is a project of Hawaiâi restaurateur Pat Kashani, who also runs Tropics Tap House and Auntie Pastoâs in Honolulu, My Big Fat Greek restaurants in Arizona and 15 other locations nationwide.
The Kohala Coast luxury hotel will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2015.
Students from Hilo, Honoka`a, Kohala and Konawaena High schools achieved significantly higher test scores in 2014, while other area schools saw improvements in graduation rates.
Arrests come amid a marked increase in major accidents on Big Island roadways.
The âALOHA PUNAâ shirts will be sold for $20 each with all proceeds to benefit the Hawai`i Island United Way for recovery efforts in Puna.