Despite the director's pledges to make tangible progress within six months on proposed changes, critics remained skeptical that recommendations contained in a recent audit of the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands will lead to any meaningful reform in an agency long plagued with management and oversight problems.
Michael Lew said he hopes a former state House candidate gets the maximum prison term for taking $1.4 million from him and other investors in a nightclub and promotion company that turned out to be nonexistent.
Pfc. John Rupert Rowe, a 26-year-old soldier from Oahu, was killed on the battlefield at Chery-Chartreuse, France, on July 31, 1918 — the first Hawaii resident to fall in combat in World War I.
Hawaii's four Sizzler restaurants have been re-branded to settle a dispute between the local operator of the eateries and franchisor Sizzler USA.
Jerome Williams has no reason to be in awe of all the big-name, high-priced players around him in the Los Angeles Angels clubhouse. After all, 10 years ago when he broke into the majors his locker was next to that of Barry Bonds.
It's only been a few years since the city ended its hiatus from any housing agenda, an interval that lasted about two decades. Talk about your deferred maintenance.
It's been a little more than seven years since Kevin Barnes and his flamboyant musical project Of Montreal first performed in Honolulu, when he and his band did two nights at a now-defunct Chinatown venue.
It's been a little more than seven years since Kevin Barnes and his flamboyant musical project Of Montreal first performed in Honolulu, when he and his band did two nights at a now-defunct Chinatown venue. Story »