Emily MacNintch of Honolulu is competing for a National Geographic Channel grant to install bio-toilets in economically deprived areas such as India and sub-Saharan Africa, to improve the quality of life in those regions.
American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an election-year debate of Obama's plan to expand airstrikes and train Syrian rebels.
NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. On Tuesday, the space agency announced it has picked Boeing and SpaceX to transport astronauts to the International Space Station in the next few years.
Facing a felony charge of child abuse for spanking his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch, the Minnesota running back is in the middle of a firestorm the likes of which he has never seen before.
A repeatedly stalled residential development project in Hawaii Kai has its third new name and is slated for its fourth launch next month as a luxury rental apartment complex on a site representing one of the few remaining opportunities to build homes in the East Oahu neighborhood.
Kim Springer never thought adopting a dog was going to help lower her cholesterol and get her into better shape.
What was supposed to be a $25,000 payday for the University of Hawaii men's basketball team has the appearance of becoming a $75,000 swing the other way while forcing the Rainbow Warriors to crisscross the country in the first three weeks of the season.