Two bills approved this year by the Legislature are Hawaii's first steps toward handling medical marijuana as a health issue rather than a law enforcement problem.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell has warned the City Council that it will need to cut spending or raise either property taxes or bus fares to balance the city's $2.09 billion operating budget.
People on Oahu and beyond have several ways to take part in the 15th annual Lantern Floating Hawaii ceremony on Memorial Day at Ala Moana Beach Park.
Lifeguards at Sandy Beach Park on Saturday evening watched in horror as a group of five men — who had been warned away repeatedly — gathered near the Halona Blowhole and narrowly escaped being swept to sea.
Newlyweds Shinya and Miki Ito looked like kids building a sand castle as they painstakingly piled treats in a bag during a shopping spree at GIFT, Sheraton Waikiki's new store where guests can chose their own amenities.
It's termite-swarming season again, and if your neighbor's tented home isn't enough of a reminder, those clouds of critters gathered around outdoor lights at night should scare you to be on the lookout for evidence of the voracious, wood-eating pests.
In a fitting end to his final home game, Hawaii's Pi‘ikea Kitamura squeezed one final ground ball and threw a bullet to first base. The play locked up the first series sweep of the season for the Rainbows baseball team.