Jayrald Tanicala-Bercasio of PD Design & Armory checking on the operation of a handgun in in Lihue, Hawaii. Kauai had the fewest applications for firearms of all state counties in 2014. But the number of applications on the Garden Isle increased for the fourth straight year — although county officials aren’t attributing that increase to a gun craze, but rather something that accompanies an uptick in population.
As kumu hula Kaleo Trinidad thumps his pahu drum, the men of Ka Leo o Laka i ka Hikina o ka La move with masculine grace to the beat. Their unified voices, powerful and strong, resonate through a school gym in Kaneohe, a look of fierceness and resolve on their faces as they rehearse for next month's 52nd Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo.
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CTY UHAD - 25 MARCH 2015- Hawaii Bowl executive director David A. K. Matlin was named the new University of Hawaii athletic director on Wednesday during a press conference. Matlin is pictured speaking at the presser. Honolulu Star-Advertiser photo by Cindy Ellen Russell
The 2014 Sentiment Survey Study conducted for the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority showed that certain segments of the state’s population are more tolerant of the tourism industry’s impact on local residents and more appreciative of the economic opportunities it brings to areas such as Waikiki.
Jason Momoa returns for season 2 of the SundanceTV original series “The Red Road” on Thursday. He said his role as Phillip Kopus has been a challenge. “Personally I have never gone through such trials quite like that in my life. And I hope I never do,” he said.
When Carmen Aristegui, Mexico's most famous radio personality, was abruptly fired this month, nobody expected her to go quietly. But anger over her dismissal has been rising steadily, and it has turned up the heat in this country's charged political atmosphere. Story »