Sunday, April 20, 2014         

A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said. Story »

The disappearance last year of a Pearl Harbor Navy SEAL who was spearfishing with other unit members on a training free dive off Kaena Point was accompanied by sweeping procedural and safety violations, according to the Navy's investigative report.  Story »

Hawaii quarterback Ikaika Woolsey took a significant step in the quarterback competition and offensive lineman Ben Clarke might have found a permanent position at left tackle. Story »

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Most of the chief executives at Hawaii's top publicly traded companies took pay cuts last year, with the average compensation package falling to just under $2 million. Story »

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With a new home, new hula studio and new baby, kumu hula Tracie and Keawe Lopes of Kaneohe are ready for another year at the Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo. Story »

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Florida Georgia Line makes Hawaii debut
One night, they’re winning awards and rocking out for a live nationwide television audience. The next, they’re taping an episode of “Ellen.” And the next, they’re off for a string of shows in Canada.  Story »
The inking of a deal limiting development at Turtle Bay sends two messages to the public, one seemingly at odds with the other Story »

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Visitor complaints about the homeless rise

Laurel Mackie has come to Waikiki for the past 28 years, but the Canadian visitor said she's exploring other options because the destination's growing homeless population has ruined the tourist experience.

Isle CEOs' compensation sank 7% in 2013

Most of the chief executives at Hawaii's top publicly traded companies took pay cuts last year, with the average compensation package falling to just under $2 million.

Mokulele to start Kalaeloa flights in July

Mokulele Airlines is expediting preparations for the first-ever commercial service out of Kalaeloa Airport and is targeting July 1 for its inaugural flight.

Golf: Wie at last

With the weight of Hawaii on her golf bag and the competitor who ran her down at Turtle Bay by her side, it was fitting Michelle Wie's first win on American soil was on her home course.

Beguiled by Bhutan

THIMPHU, Bhutan » When I die I might like to be reincarnated as a citizen of the tiny, mountainous nation of Bhutan. If it were not for the above quirks, it would be heaven on Earth, full of happiness, smiles, prayer flags and drop-dead-gorgeous view of the Himalayas.

Review: Mars gives his all as he rewards hometown fans

Long weeks of anticipation are ending for Bruno Mars fans this weekend as the two-time Grammy-winner and his "hooligans" play three shows in Blaisdell Arena. Mars opened the three-nighter on Friday and his fans got everything they'd been waiting for.

Outtakes: Hawaii-based 'Ingredients' to air nationally

Given America's insatiable appetite for everything related to food, from reality cooking shows to the social media obsession of making each meal a photo op, the idea of creating a new food program on TV is daunting, to say the least.

 Legislators hold hope for hemp bill
Imagine a crop that can be used to purify soil and make food, clothing, rope, paper, plastic, pest-resistant building material, oil, fuel, animal bedding and tens of thousands of other products. Story »
Hundreds of surfers and rowers honored Hobie Alter's request Friday by paddling out in the Pacific in his memory. Story »

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 Crusaders grab ILH regular season 
Ryder Kuhns' two-out, opposite-field single brought pinch runner Anthony Lau home for the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning as Saint Louis rallied past 'Iolani 3-2 to capture the ILH regular-season baseball title. Story »
Inbee Park walked off the 18th green saying she did everything she could to make a run at the LPGA Lotte Championship. The world's No. 1-ranked player shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday and nearly caught third-round leader Angela Stanford. Story »

ORLANDO, Fla. » Fabricio Werdum became the top contender for the UFC heavyweight title by winning a unanimous decision against Travis Browne of Kailua in the main event of Saturday's UFC card at the Amway Arena. Story »

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 Photography expert helps folks take their best shot
With that brief introduction, Michael Gilbert sums up his Outdoor Photography: Light, Composition & Gesture class: The key to photography is not mastering sophisticated equipment; it's being aware of your surroundings and responding to them. Story »

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UH Senior Fashion Show
The 48th annual University of Hawaii Senior Fashion Show is set for April 27 at Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, featuring the designs of seven senior and seven junior designers. Read More »
BRUNO MARS AND traveling party are in town, here after their final night in Japan and ready for three nights in Hawaii at the Blaisdell beginning Friday. Welcome home, Bruno! Read More »