Hawaii's military history pops up in unexpected places. Sometimes it's right underfoot. Or under dive fin. The latter was the case in 1977, when three friends who were spearfishing in Kailua Bay found the wreck of a World War II-era P-40 Warhawk fighter in relatively shallow water.
Travel has undergone dramatic changes since the 1940s when Richard "Doc" Kelley helped his parents kick off the small mom-and-pop hotel chain that would morph into the globally recognized Outrigger Enterprises Group.
Jordan Taylor delivered his share of game-changing plays in his career at Rice. Taylor signed with the Owls as a quarterback prospect out of high school, converted to wide receiver early on and will leave as one of Rice's most prolific pass catchers after helping reset its postseason expectations.
The surf is up. The water is murky. It's windy, rainy and cold. I'm not complaining — Hawaii winters have their own splendor. But blustery conditions have been keeping me out of the ocean.
Terri Koike's collection of Hallmark Keepsake ornaments lives up to the name. The more than 500 pieces are reminders of family milestones and memories. Koike, an administrative specialist at the city Division of Urban Forestry, began her collection in 1987.
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