The Army is reporting an "alarming increase" in drunken driving by soldiers in Hawaii as the military continues to struggle with the consequences of war and a return to "garrison" life.
Ikaika Ka'ahanui has endured a great deal in his 10 years of life -- 13, soon to be 14, major surgeries; 71/2 years living with a tracheotomy tube in his neck; 10 years and counting with a feeding tube in his abdomen; and moderate to severe hearing loss in both ears.
A largely empty, five-story parking structure on South King Street just makai of the Alapai Street police station should soon be filling up and earning some cash for the city.
Sales are expected to begin early next year for a second "workforce housing"condominium tower in Kakaako aimed at moderate-income residents after a state agency approved the project at the mauka end of South Street on Wednesday.
The Honolulu Marathon, which will be run for the 41st year on Sunday, is on pace to bolster the state's $15 billion visitor industry during the seasonal lull right before the winter holidays.
From cuddly snowmen and sparkling red-and-white candy canes to outrageous peacock feathers and furry woodland creatures, there's something for every Christmas tree lover at the inaugural "Trees by the Sea," a benefit for the University of Hawaii Cancer Center.
Hawaii's volleyball season is four months old as it opens the NCAA tournament Friday at the Stan Sheriff Center. So far, three distinct Rainbow Wahine teams have appeared.