Hawaii's wealthiest resident, Pierre Omidyar, through his investment firm Ulupono Initiative, is now the majority owner of Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning, the company planning to use cold water from deep in the ocean to cool downtown buildings.
Living in an age-friendly society means "we need to stop building cities as if everyone is 30 years old and athletic," says Gil Penalosa, head of the international nonprofit group 8-80 Cities.
Hawaii Pacific University will get a $1 million break from the state while it converts much of the now largely dormant Aloha Tower Marketplace at Honolulu Harbor into a mix of retail and university uses, including student dorms.
Kelsey Ann Murobayashi, 17, of Mililani, has a potential solution for all the woes that automobiles bring with them: traffic, parking demands, fuel consumption and accidents, some of them fatal.
An electric atmosphere was the conduit for a huge early-season upset for Hawaii. A near-sellout crowd of 1,203 put a charge into Maui's War Memorial Gym as the Rainbow Warriors surged to a shocking 74-70 victory over Pittsburgh of the Atlantic Coast Conference on Friday night.
'Iolani is known for its precision, and with surgical skill the Raiders took apart Lahainaluna 31-14 for the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Division II Football Championship on Friday night at Aloha Stadium.
Mililani and Punahou rewarded the 19,254 who endured the traffic to Halawa on Friday with a state championship shootout that wasn't decided until Mililani quarterback McKenzie Milton ran out the final two seconds on a 53-45 victory over the Buffanblu at Aloha Stadium.