Large sections of coral reef on windward Oahu and parts of Kauai are continuing to suffer from high ocean temperatures, raising the risk that they will die, scientists said Friday.
At the prosecutor's request, a state judge on Friday dismissed a sexual assault charge against a Kanoelani Elementary School custodian.
A federal magistrate judge is accepting a shipping company's guilty plea to criminal charges from a molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor but isn't approving $600,000 in community service payments.
A suspect was arrested Friday afternoon after two Northern California sheriff's deputies were killed during a series of shootings that spanned about six hours and 30 miles across two Northern California counties. A third deputy and a bystander were also shot during the spree.
Board members overseeing Oahu's rail transit project have approved an additional $14 million in cost increases -- and nearly half of that expense is due to yet another contract that went out prematurely, project officials say.
New Zealand designer Sean Kelly has been named the winner of "Project Runway" Season 13. Hawaii designer Kini Zamora placed third in the TV design competition, behind Amanda Valentine.
The first clue to where Megan Huff's comfort level is on the volleyball court? She prefers to wear the oxymoron of athletic wear in practice: long shorts. The attire favored by basketball players suits Huff since she has seen herself on that court since second grade.