Kauai and Hawaii counties have moved in the past several months to regulate genetically modified organisms and the pesticides the farms use. In Maui County, a group is collecting signatures for a potential ballot measure that would impose a temporary ban on the crops.
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.
Lured by the salvage price of $2 per pound, copper thieves struck 24 times in 2013, a 100 percent increase from 12 reported copper thefts in 2012. But Robert Okuda, whose family has traded in scrap metals for more than 50 years on Oahu, said those numbers are only the tip of the iceberg.
The leadership of the union representing Hawaii's 2,000 firefighters has issued "a vote of no confidence" against Honolulu Fire Chief Manuel Neves due to an increasingly strained relationship.
Walgreens is planning to open in downtown Honolulu across from rival drugstore chain Longs Drugs, according to a building permit filed with the City and County of Honolulu.
Showcase touts students' progress • Sample new games, gourmet grub at fair • Contest honors Hokule'a's voyage
For the sixth straight year, the ILH boys golf champion will not win the state tournament. But this time there is a better reason for it than a bad day on the links.