YANGON, Myanmar >> Nobel Peace Prize winner and democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi announced the formation of a foundation based in Hawaii that will raise money to improve health care and education in Myanmar.
When staffers at the restored 19th-century sugar plantation were brainstorming ideas for a benefit, they recalled the good times they always had at carnivals. They thought the museum's expansive front lawn would be the perfect setting for an old-fashioned fair.
The latest round of airport funding -- about $96.6 million -- was announced by Gov. Abercrombie's office Monday. The funds largely come from various airport user fees and don't include state taxpayer revenues or money from the state's general fund, officials said.
Perhaps it wasn't a huge surprise that it would be an all-Hawaii final Saturday at Queen's Beach. After all, it WAS the Rainbow Wahine Invitational sand tournament and the No. 5 SandBows had gone 3-0 in Friday's dual play, topping No. 3 Long Beach State, No. 10 Stanford and unranked Loyola Marymount.
Thirty prints of exotic plants collected during Cook's 1768-1771 voyage will be on display for the first time at the National Tropical Botanical Garden's headquarters on Kauai as part of its 50th anniversary celebration.
"Highest and best use."In real-estate appraisals the concept is simple: However a piece of land can legally generate the most money is its "highest and best use."
Mired in controversy, delays and cost overruns, the latest estimate for the Clarence T.C. Ching Athletic Complex is $3 million above its planned $13.7 million budget and is still at least a month away from completion, UH officials said.
Honolulu hip-hop fans can get a look at one Next Big Thing who appears to be well on his way to a career with staying power when Lamar comes to the Blaisdell Arena with his live band on Saturday night. Story »