Staff Sgt. Billy Caviness is on patrol — not in the mountains of eastern Afghanistan, where he was wounded in battle, but in his tree-lined neighborhood in Schofield Barracks.
A rubber duck that kept him company in the bathtub was the only thing Devin Nakasone could pour out his heart to when he was stricken with leukemia at 11.
Residents living near the YMCA of Honolulu have petitioned the city to stop a zoning change application for a planned condominium tower on the YMCA property and alleged that they weren't properly informed of the plans.
Two weeks ago, Hawaii fell one out short of its first series sweep. Thanks to its second win in 30 games when trailing after the sixth inning, the Rainbows get a second chance at it today in their 2013 regular-season home finale.
Seen on stage, Gary Aiko looks the part of a traditional Hawaiian singer. And, yes, he is a cultural icon who represents a grand era in island music. He is one of the great Hawaiian baritones of the 20th century and, with the evolution of Hawaiian and hapa haole music in recent decades, perhaps the last.
When Marilyn Jansen Lopes and her husband, Ricky, bought a used eight-passenger van at an auction in 2009, they intended to use it as an RV for camping and cruising. Little did they know it would inspire a business that draws people from all over the world.
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.
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 »
By JOE COCHRANE
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