A grisly, recent upswing in ivory poaching has left African elephants on the verge of extinction, and in Hawaii, home to one of the largest markets for ivory in the nation, conservationists will try once more this year to pass a law banning ivory sales.
Hawaiian Electric Co. can safely connect almost 10 times the amount of solar generation the electric utility currently allows, according to a recent test sponsored in part by HECO.
All eyes were glued to Ronnie Capitle's deft hands as he anchored paper-thin slices of beets on a toothpick, twirling it as he went along to create a vivid vegetable rose in less than a minute. The same can be done with other produce, he said, demonstrating next with slices of a yellow-fleshed sweet potato.
Something's cooking at the Waikiki Sand Villa Hotel, once home to The Noodle Shop and the comedy/music trio of Frank de Lima and Na Kolohe. At some point the property went quiet, but now, all of a sudden, there's been a burst of activity.
Ryan Brem can be a bit of a rebel sometimes. Because of it, he's now a record-setting diver for the Cal Lutheran Kingsmen. Brem, a 2011 Baldwin graduate, got into the sport for reasons involving both his mother and father.
Needing to make a split-second decision, Haley Graham took a chance — and scored the winning goal. Graham took a pass from Hoku Afong and shot past an oncoming defender.
Like many of us, Linnea Garcia-Tatupu is conflicted about football. The game allowed the men in her life to fulfill their dreams, to achieve at the highest level of a profession, starring in the NFL. Her husband, Mosi, made it to the Pro Bowl.