Marie weakened to a tropical storm in the Eastern Pacific Wednesday as waves generated while Marie was still a hurricane began arriving on eastern shores of the Hawaiian islands.
She will be replaced next week by David Muir. The 68-year-old Sawyer, one of television news' best-known personalities, has anchored ABC's flagship newscast since December 2009.
Reg Baker, the chief financial officer of Hawaii Medical Assurance Association, the health insurer formerly known as Hawaii Management Alliance Association, is resigning on Sept. 1.
A southeast Texas man says that despite his acquittal Wednesday for the shooting death of the drunken driver who caused a crash that killed his two sons, there are no winners.
Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted to lying to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.
Mark David Chapman, a former Honolulu resident, was denied release during his eighth appearance before a parole board last week.
If global warming continues as most scientists expect, Hawaii will be a hotter place sometime in the future with fewer cooling tradewinds and more drought, fewer waterfalls and forest streams. Marine life diversity will suffer in warmer waters as acidity kills off coral reefs.