Military medals stolen from a Kailua home last week have been returned to the family of a Hawaii Army National Guard soldier killed in Afghanistan. Sgt. Drew Scobie's medals were returned Tuesday with the help of an intermediary, who wishes to remain anonymous, the National Guard said in a release.
Board members overseeing Oahu's rail transit project have approved an additional $14 million in cost increases -- and nearly half of that expense is due to yet another contract that went out prematurely, project officials say.
Above the water, the effects of 73 years on the partially sunken warship USS Utah are evident at its resting place just off Ford Island. The target and training ship took two torpedoes on Dec. 7, 1941, capsized and was only partially righted using cables that are still apparent on the rusting hull, the National Park Service said.
Matson Inc. will lower its fuel surcharge for Hawaii cargo shipping by 5 percentage points Nov. 2 to compensate for falling ship fuel prices, the state's largest ocean cargo carrier announced Thursday.
New Zealand designer Sean Kelly has been named the winner of "Project Runway" Season 13. Hawaii designer Kini Zamora placed third in the TV design competition, behind Amanda Valentine.
Michael Titterton is aware of the many concerns about Hawaii Public Radio's semi-annual on-air fundraising drives, but for now, he says, there's probably no better alternative.
The first clue to where Megan Huff's comfort level is on the volleyball court? She prefers to wear the oxymoron of athletic wear in practice: long shorts. The attire favored by basketball players suits Huff since she has seen herself on that court since second grade.