Lynne Waters, who served as spokeswoman for the University of Hawaii system since 2011, is leaving Hawaii for a job with the University of Texas at Arlington.
Voggy, drizzily weather associated with a passing weather system is expected to move past Oahu and over Maui County by Thursday night. But another cold front approaching the islands could bring more Kona winds, vog and rains on Monday.
One day after Shendon Chandler-Taniguchi was released from the psychiatric ward of a Kauai hospital in 2011, he went on a deadly rampage in a quiet Waimea Valley neighborhood — using a large knife to stab his grandfather, fatally injure a neighbor and wound two others before police ended the attacks by shooting him to death.
Hawaiian Airlines' net income plunged 35 percent in the fourth quarter after taking a $12.7 million expense for losses on hedging contracts that protect against higher fuel prices.
Honolulu has dropped three spots to No. 40 on the Hotels.com list of most popular U.S. destinations, behind 39th-ranked Newark, N.J.
While barely saying a word, the Seattle Seahawks running back has created a run on the "Beast Mode" caps he has been wearing at Super Bowl media appearances.
"American Sniper" is tops at the box office but don't expect to see former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura lining up at a theater for it.
c.Anthropologists exploring a cave in Israel have uncovered a rare 55,000-year-old skull fossil that they say has a story to tell of a reverberating transition in human evolution, in the time and place when some early humans were moving out of Africa and apparently interbreeding with Neanderthals. Story »