Hanalei Bay is closed to swimming due to a shark encounter that occurred early this afternoon. The six- to eight-foot-long shark was spotted at about 1 p.m. roughly 30 yards off shore at Waioli Beach Park,
A group of moms and environmental groups are among those who are asking a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit challenging a new Maui ban on genetically modified organisms.
Under pressure from President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel submitted his resignation Monday amid White House concerns about his effectiveness and broader criticism from outside about the administration's Middle East crisis management.
Some University of Hawaii officials fear multiple Level I and II violations — the most severe NCAA infractions — when the school receives a formal Notice of Allegations from the association concerning its men's basketball program, according to people who say they have been briefed on the subject.
By midafternoon Sunday the sidewalks along Maunakea and North Pauahi streets were nearly empty, a sight that didn't bode well for area shopkeepers still hoping to eke out a few more sales before closing time.
An electronically timed video review showed the University of Hawaii football team did have enough time for what turned out to be the game-winning touchdown in Saturday's 37-35 victory over UNLV.
Kansas State's Marcus Foster felt he let his team down with a poor shooting performance against Long Beach State.