It is dawn on Lanai. Yellow and orange hues wash over the island. Yet this dawn is unlike any ever seen on Lanai before. It is the onset of a new era for Hawaii's second-smallest populated island, though it is unclear at this stage whether the changes ahead will be uplifting and beneficial for the people who call Lanai home.
Hawaii's $75 million federal Race to the Top grant draws to a close this week, marking the end of an unprecedented four-year investment that launched some of the most aggressive education reforms ever seen in the state's public school system.
A man known as the "Manoa Rapist" who sued prison officials for refusing to let him enter a work furlough program on Oahu has lost his case in federal court.
Everywhere Jean Higgins looked from her spot near the outdoor screen at Sunset on the Beach, she could see people. A sea of faces stretched before her.
Two friends for decades -- Hawaii head coach Norm Chow and Colorado defensive coordinator Ken Baer -- greeted each other outside the visitors' locker room following the Buffaloes' 21-12 victory at Folsom Field.
Serve aggressive. Serve tough. Most important, serve in. Hawaii's hot and cold outing from the service line this season got hot when needed Saturday night against Northern Arizona.