The Honolulu Salary Commission is proposing 8 percent raises be given to Mayor Kirk Caldwell, City Council members and most department heads starting July 1.
An Iolani Palace outside Hawaii? I was looking through old photos of Iolani Palace in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser archives a few years ago, and one stunned me -- it showed snow falling around the palace.
Excitement gripped Honolulu immediately when concert promoter "Uncle Tom" Moffatt announced that he was bringing Hawaii-born, Roosevelt High School grad Bruno Mars back to the Blaisdell Arena. Mars' three Honolulu shows sold out in less than two hours.
Michelle Wie has emphasized staying in the moment over the first two rounds of the LPGA Lotte Championship. For Angela Stanford, maintaining a similar mind-set was a necessity during her tour of Ko Olina Golf Club on Thursday morning.
Tony Gill is a second-generation labor attorney and former Democratic Party of Hawaii official who believes that only people who publicly support the Democratic Party of Hawaii should be able to pick its candidates.
An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.
The captain of a sunken South Korean ferry was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need, as investigators looked into whether his evacuation order came too late to save lives. Two crew members were also arrested, a prosecutor said.
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two car theft suspects captured on surveillance cameras stealing a 2005 Scion from an apartment parking lot last week.