Hawaii foster parents this month received their first pay raise since 1990, but the increase is far from enough for those who filed a class-action lawsuit claiming foster parents are underpaid. "It's still woefully inadequate," Honolulu attorney Paul Alston said Tuesday.
Over in Wahiawa, the Mules are being given daily instructions on becoming men. And that is really the bottom line for coach Nolan Tokuda and the staff of one of Hawaii's top programs as they prepare for another season of football and character building.
When I moved back to Honolulu from Kailua a decade ago, I complained about the dearth of breakfast nooks -- save for old-fashioned pancake houses -- on this side of the island.
It's bound to happen: You're away at college on the mainland, and a friend invites you to visit her home for a few days. Wonderful. You'll get to see how others live and get out of the dorm.
Howard Dashefsky will make his return to KHON-TV as anchor of the 9 p.m. weekday newscast that will debut on Monday, Sept. 8.
The recent sale of Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikiki's largest shopping complex, totaled $696.5 million, according to Hawaii Information Service.
Rim of the Pacific war games are wrapping up with dozens of ships heading back to Pearl Harbor on Wednesday and Thursday after spending several weeks at sea working on interoperability in an increasingly interconnected Asia-Pacific region.