Extending the rail tax isneeded right now to keep Oahu's cash-strapped rail project out of serious jeopardy, Honolulu's mayor told a panel of state lawmakers Monday — part of his pitch to persuade them to lift the tax's sunset during this legislative session.
Question: How is the University of Hawaii Manoa's College Hill, the large house near the Manoa campus that was previously used as the UH president's residence, used now? I don't think it's been used as the president's residence since 2009.
Life of the Land, a Hawaii-focused environmental and community action group, asked the public Monday to get involved with the potential sale of Hawaiian Electric Industries to NextEra Energy Inc.
Target Corp. is hoping to blend into the Kailua community. The Minneapolis-based retailer, which unveiled its 130,000-square-foot Windward Oahu store to reporters Monday, has already put up signs and displays with shelves ready to be filled with its typical merchandise as well as products from 30 different local vendors.
The NFL on Monday quickly shot down multiple media reports that the Pro Bowl is guaranteed to Hawaii for the next three years. Fact is, an NFL spokesman told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, nothing has yet been decided beyond the 2016 game, which will be held at Aloha Stadium.
University of Hawaii Athletic Director Ben Jay confirmed the school is looking into an allegation that marijuana smoke in Riverside, Calif., rooms assigned to the men's basketball team was the cause of $500 in cleaning fees billed to the athletic department.
Ginger is grown commercially in Hawaii, especially on the Big Island and Kauai. Certain microclimates in the islands are ideal for growing some of the world's highest-quality ginger. In addition to its culinary uses, there is a great deal of interest in its potential health benefits.