Firefighters, police, paramedics and even a couple of big-wave surfers jumped into action last week at Kapiolani Community College, learning how to save as many lives as possible in tough situations.
A University of Hawaii astronomer is part of a team that has discovered a "super-Earth" using a creative approach to make up for a mechanical glitch aboard the star-gazing Kepler spacecraft. The newfound planet is 2 1⁄2 times the size of Earth.
President Barack Obama spent the first full day of his Christmas vacation in Hawaii as he usually does — on the golf course. According to press pool reports, Obama left the Kailua luxury rental where he and the rest of the first family are staying shortly after 11:30 a.m. Saturday.
Lanai will turn into more of a deserted island when its two Four Seasons hotels close simultaneously to guests for the second half of next year as billionaire owner Larry Ellison upgrades the properties.
Mililani's Zachary Diamond pinned Baylen Cooper of Pearl City late in the third period to win the 138-pound bracket of the Hawaii Wrestling Officials Association Scholarship Tournament at Leilehua on Saturday night.
Of her many responsibilities, McKenna Granato was tasked with leading her Punahou volleyball team on and off the court. The senior co-captain was always known for her heavy hitting.
For several years, whenever Santa came to our home on Christmas Eve, he could count on a plate of homemade holiday cookies, a few carrots for his reindeer and a letter from my daughters.