When he saw his college buddy Christopher Deedy in a confrontation with another man in a Waikiki McDonald's, Adam Gutowski was afraid something bad would happen: He knew Deedy was carrying a firearm.
The state recently sent erroneous balance-due notices to taxpayers who had paid their taxes on time, highlighting ongoing problems with the Tax Department's faulty $87.5 million computer system.
More than three years after an earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan, a sign is returning home to a small fishing village after drifting thousands of miles across the Pacific to Hawaii.
Tourism in Hawaii is approaching record highs. Construction is booming in Honolulu. Unemployment is at 4.4 percent, the lowest since before the recession.
Shaggy headlines the final night of the Mayjah Rayjah 2014 Music Festival Hawaii. The two-night event is an extravaganza of talent that includes high-profile entertainers like Anuhea, Rebel Souljahz, Nesian Nine, Awa and JBoog along with rising stars and newcomers.
OK, everybody. Spread out. Norm Chow says that's what the University of Hawaii football team's offense will do this fall. The initial reaction is to rant and rave and say he never should have bunched up and tried to play smashmouth in the first place.
In his rare free moments at home in Kailua, Wayne Pfeffer does his best to enjoy his new Hawaii environment. At 62, the two daughters are grown, he has remarried and makes sure he takes what time remains to head to the beach and bike paths.