University of Hawaii President David Lassner said former Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple's performance over the past two years raised serious red flags about his abilities to turn around a fiscal crisis, inspire his leadership team to carry out strategic goals, and champion the university's flagship campus.
A small wooden canoe accompanied by a pair of red, black and yellow kahili carried the remains of St. Marianne Cope -- nestled in a zinc-coated box -- into the Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Peace on Thursday morning.
Johnson has become a favorite son of Hawaii, speaking out for land preservation and environmental causes and hosting the popular Kokua Festival for several years at the Waikiki Shell.
Months of practice, weekends spent racing at regattas and hours upon hours of conditioning and cross training have led to Saturday's culmination of the summer regatta season.
Ruthann Quitiquit's office is filled with the kind of bric-a-brac that marks someone who's worked somewhere a long time. "I grew up here," she said. "I came here when I was 33 years old. I'm going to be 67 in October."
Last week I wrote about the private aviation terminals in Hawaii and the people who use them. Tom Anusewicz, who's worked in aviation for more than 45 years, had some interesting stories to tell me.
The Kahala Hotel & Resort has been sold to Japanese-based Resorttrust Inc. for $300 million, which equates to $887,000 per room, the next-to-highest per-room price paid for a Hawaii hotel and the highest per-room price paid for an Oahu property.