A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said.
An artist’s rendering shows Bank of Hawaii’s Kahului Banking Center, a two-story, 13,500-square-foot
building. Two branches on Maui will close next month, and another will relocate Monday to the new center.
The federal agency that wants to remove humpback whales from the endangered species list will take public comments on the proposal for roughly the next three months. Conservationists are urged to weigh in with local wisdom about the population plying Hawaiian waters, which are essential breeding, calving and nursing areas for the majestic marine mammal.
For nearly two years, ever since her brother Tyrone West died after a struggle with the police, a 35-year-old preschool teacher named Tawanda Jones has been in the streets here on Wednesday nights, protesting. Story »