A man with a broken leg, a second man and a 10-year-old boy managed to swim to shore safely Sunday night after their boat capsized off Kauai's west side.
The lava flow in Puna advanced about 270 yards to the northeast since Monday, Hawaii County Civil Defense officials said after an overflight of the flow Tuesday morning.
Police are asking the public to help find a man, possibly in his 20s, who robbed an elderly mainland visitor who wanted to rent a moped in Waikiki.
Emily MacNintch of Honolulu is competing for a National Geographic Channel grant to install bio-toilets in economically deprived areas such as India and sub-Saharan Africa, to improve the quality of life in those regions.
NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. On Tuesday, the space agency announced it has picked Boeing and SpaceX to transport astronauts to the International Space Station in the next few years.
After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas.
A repeatedly stalled residential development project in Hawaii Kai has its third new name and is slated for its fourth launch next month as a luxury rental apartment complex on a site representing one of the few remaining opportunities to build homes in the East Oahu neighborhood.