A Star-Advertiser ambulance ride-along this week showed the hazards created by drivers who don't move over or who dart ahead, slam the brakes, tailgate and otherwise engage in dangerous driving habits as Emergency Medical Services personnel try to help the critically ill or seriously injured.
The five western states affected by debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan are about to receive an initial $250,000 each from a $5 million gift from Japan for cleanup.
State and Maui County officials responded Friday to the groundings of three boats that had capsized in a quarter-mile stretch of coastline from Mala Wharf to the Lahaina Crossroads Apartments.
Famed New York retailer Bloomingdale's will open its first Hawaii store in the fall of 2015, replacing Sears at Ala Moana Center.
It’s not the island of Lanai, but another major piece of Hawaii is for sale.
Sara Black recalls passing out goody boxes to homeless folks on Easter. That was several years ago, when she began her community service efforts. "It brightened their holidays and made me feel really good," she said. "Even at a young age, I realized that I was helping people."
Three outs away from his first nine-inning complete game, Connor Little politely told his coach he wasn't coming out of the game.
Across the country, book lovers and aspiring authors pay big bucks for writing workshops. They'll travel great distances to be one of 200,000 fans at a book festival listening to award-winning authors talk about their best-sellers and waiting in long lines for an autograph. In Honolulu the book and music festival is free and easy to attend, and authors are happy to hang out for hours to talk to fans and autograph books. Story »