About 6 percent of Hawaii's homeless population — or about 600 people — arrived in the Aloha State in only the last 12 months, according to a new University of Hawaii report.
A Thursday statement from the suburban Chicago Democrat says the baby was born earlier this week and named Abigail O'kalani Bowlsbey. Duckworth says former U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka of Hawaii acted as Hawaiian elder and selected the baby's middle name.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Wednesday described the legalization of same-sex marriage as his proudest accomplishment as governor and said he wished he had done more to convince the public of the need for shared sacrifice near the end of the recession.
It's a giant tree so awe-inspiring that the local Maoris named it Tane Mahuta, or "God of the Forest." But a sad truth, they add, is that before industry and disease claimed most of this country's large kauri trees, Tane Mahuta wasn't so extraordinary.
The city prosecutor's office is now tasked with deciding whether criminal charges are warranted in connection with two complaints related to the 2012 mayoral campaign activities of the Pacific Resource Partnership Political Action Committee.
Junior point guard Roderick Bobbitt became just the second player in program history to go double-digits in three categories in a game as he recorded 12 points, 10 assists and 10 steals in an 89-71 romp over Hawaii Hilo on Wednesday night at the Stan Sheriff Center.
Setting up for a quick video, Beau Yap offers to switch places with the interviewer to adjust to the angle of the morning sun. Once in place, he speaks comfortably about Hawaii's upcoming senior night game and his memories of playing in Aloha Stadium.