Facing lagging revenues and soaring costs, Oahu's rail transit system finds itself at yet another crossroads. The 20-mile, 21-station project is now on course to cost anywhere between $550 million and $700 million more than originally thought.
Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard said it plans to hire 731 workers this fiscal year, a significant boost for high-paying jobs at the state's largest industrial employer. The shipyard has 4,523 civilian workers and 462 military members.
With legal opinion nationally shifting toward marriage equality, justices on the state Supreme Court on Thursday took a skeptical view of a state House lawmaker's challenge to Hawaii's marriage law.
Barely two weeks as chief of the city's new Office of Strategic Development, Sandra Pfund is working to fast-track housing on city property, especially for homeless people who need "wraparound" mental-health and social services.
Lured by the adventure of a lifetime and a $1 million prize, Kauai surfer Bethany Hamilton and husband Adam "Honey Buns" Dirks raced around the world and into Friday's season finale of "The Amazing Race."
Sophomore point guard Lindell Wigginton scored 12 points, 6-10 center Daniel Giddens had 10 and 6-8 forward Khadim Sy added nine as Oak Hill turned an eight-point halftime lead into an 82-39 runaway over 'Iolani.
Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino.