Honolulu lifeguards and state officials towed a melon-headed whale carcass to shore after it was spotted near "Flat Island" off of Kailua Beach Friday morning.
A six-year police veteran fatally shot a 52-year-old Manoa man five times through his open driver's side window, striking him multiple times in the torso, when the driver tried to flee after a fender bender Wednesday in Waikiki, police said.
A new academic year that includes increased classroom time and assessments on a new national test aligned to more rigorous curriculum standards greets the more than 185,000 isle public school students returning to school Friday.
It's been about 10 months since road crews first started digging up a nearly 4-mile stretch of the H-1 freeway through the heart of Honolulu for overdue repair and repaving work along the state's busiest highway.
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.
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.
Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George suffered a gruesome right leg injury late in the U.S. national team's intrasquad scrimmage Friday night.