Defeated Honolulu City Council candidate Tommy Waters, who lost the 4th District seat to Trevor Ozawa by 41 votes, wants the Hawaii Supreme Court to order either a recount by hand of the 4,455 "blank" votes recorded in the election — or a new election.
In the first lawsuits of their kind, two Oahu men allege that the state's efforts in 2012 to resupply Waikiki Beach with sand raised the seafloor and left them with permanent and debilitating injuries.
The remaking of Lanai's Four Seasons hotels is keeping Young Brothers Ltd. cargo shipments flowing between Honolulu and the former Pineapple Island. But the additional construction activity wasn't enough to keep them from declining.
The number of rooftop solar permits Honolulu issued in October fell by 58 percent from the prior year. Still, the solar industry is hopeful sales will rebound this month and next after Hawaiian Electric Co. said earlier this month it is working fast to get more solar systems approved.
On his plate, Javy Williams of Hanapepe, Kauai, had a simple hamburger patty with no bun, several crowns of broccoli, a slice of cheese and a few packets of mayonnaise. Williams, 12, ate everything, then downed a small cup of heavy whipping cream.
Teacher and boys basketball coach Kelly Grant remembers a time when rain meant a wet asphalt court unless then-coach Tony Sellitto found a solution. Which was, in an era without cellphones and texting, easier said than done.
Chances are Pittsburgh and Hawaii won't meet on a basketball court again for quite a while. Thus, the peeved Panthers transferred payback onto someone else. That unfortunate someone? EA Sports Maui Invitational host Chaminade.