The Kauai Fire Department rescued 32 stranded hikers on the Na Pali Coast after rapidly rising waters made Hanakapiai Stream become impassable.
Pernell Aio, who fell from an H-1 freeway bridge while in police custody earlier this month, was high on methamphetamine, commonly known as crystal meth, according to the Honolulu Medical Examiner's Office.
The University of Hawaii's first space launch has been delayed three times since 2013, with liftoff of the low-cost, small-satellite delivery system pushed back from January to the fall due to technology and timing issues, officials said.
Several dozen demonstrators assembled Thursday along Mauna Kea Access Road, where organizers say protesters plan to camp out indefinitely in hopes of halting work atop Mauna Kea on what is expected to be the world's largest telescope.
A popular pastime for media members and University of Hawaii staffers in moments surrounding David Matlin's overflow press conference Wednesday was playing count the athletic directors.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will not run for another term in 2016, saying he wanted to focus on bringing Democrats back to power in the Senate rather than his own re-election.
A man convicted of strangling a pharmacist and his girlfriend was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole, after the mother of one of the victims called him a "useless waste of space and air" and declared he's "going straight to hell."