A contentious plan to raise the Waikiki height limit for a second hotel-condominium tower on Kuhio Avenue to 350 feet cleared the City Council Zoning Committee on Thursday, but with a requirement that the developer increase the space between the buildings and add open space and other amenities.
A foundation named for Nobel Peace Prize winner and democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi will be based in Hawaii.
Hawaii hotel sales reached a record $1.97 billion last year, and the blistering pace has continued into 2014, with another half-billion in estimated transactions in the first two months alone.
Scientists believe that smells can trigger strong memories. So it's no surprise that Callman Au is so passionate about orchids, particularly the hanging honohono orchid, which has long, drooping stems rooted in a hanging pot.
Reaching 20 wins for the first time in a decade was great and all for Hawaii, as was a final taste of victory at the Stan Sheriff Center for the Rainbow Warriors' three seniors.
The Rainbow Wahine were held to five singles by James Madison right-hander Heather Kiefer, and the Dukes hit three home runs in a 6-0 victory over UH in Sunday's tournament finale at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium.