Conventional wisdom holds that shield volcanoes like Mauna Loa and Kilauea don't blow their tops like Mount St. Helens. Rather, they erupt in slow-moving flows like the one plaguing Puna.
Hawaii hotels, which set a record of $4.06 billion in total hotel revenue for the first nine months of the year, achieved the nation's second-best average daily rate and revenue per available room behind New York.
Hawaii's slow-growth economy is showing dramatic improvement in the unemployment ranks. The state's jobless rate declined in October for the third month in a row to hit a six-year low of 4.1 percent, matching its lowest level since the early stages of the recession.
The twin sisters celebrate the 10th anniversary of “So Jealous,” the album that enabled Tegan and Sara Quin to move from indie/alternative folk-music circles into the mainstream arena, with a special release.
University of Hawaii nose tackle Calen Friel's past five years are three love stories. How much does Friel love football? Enough to qualify for a frequent-MRI program. He missed his senior season at Kailua High because of a torn ACL in his left knee.
Hawaii's rapid increase of mixed martial arts fighters in the UFC now extends to the female divisions. Ewa Beach's Kailin Curran will become the first Hawaii-born female fighter to compete in the UFC on Saturday.
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1," the first installment in the last chapter of the popular franchise, is all coil and no release. It's a taut, dark portrait of a universe upended by revolution.