A 70-year-old survivor of the Makani Kai crash Wednesday said state Health Director Loretta Fuddy was conscious before he struck out to swim to Kalaupapa. C. Phillip Hollstein Jr. said he helped everyone out of the plane, was the last one off, and recalls seeing Fuddy in the water.
A 2014 defense bill passed Thursday by the House includes more than $400 million in military construction projects for the state, focuses on ballistic missile defense and calls for reviews of the Joint POW/MIA Accounting command, including whether operations should be moved from Hawaii to the mainland.
A 3-year-old Kailua girl with a sparkling personality and aquamarine eyes suffered massive brain damage after receiving an overdose of sedatives at a dentist's office, according to her parents and their attorney.
A delayed sale of the Naniloa Volcanoes Hotel in U.S. Bankruptcy Court is expected to be completed next week, though the buyer has alleged that hotel equipment and inventory is missing from the oceanfront Hilo property.
Saint Louis School athletic director Ed Paola said the new head football coaching vacancy created by Thursday's firing of Matt Wright is up for grabs.
It was midnight. Close to final deadline at the mainland newspaper for which I then worked. I was waiting on a photographer to finish printing photos for a story. Eager to leave, I tripped down to the dungeon where they corralled the photographers. I heard a voice. I heard a lyric.
Alan Downer arrived early this month in the Kapolei offices of the State Historic Preservation Division, an agency that has been under the gun over the past several years.
"Sparklejollytwinklejingley!" Not since Mary Poppins has a musical number had such an amusing -- and lengthy -- title. Cast members in Diamond Head Theatre's production of "Elf: The Musical" say "Sparklejolly," vibrant and upbeat, is one of their favorite songs in the show. Story »