President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs has the support of Hawaii's U.S. senators, who plan to vote for his confirmation.
U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa was one of just 41 House Democrats in October 2011 to vote to delay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's tougher clean air standards on industrial boilers.
Navy Lt. Matt Suyderhoud, who grew up in Hawaii Kai and flies an F/A-18 Super Hornet, is the newest member of Navy's Blue Angels 2015 flight demonstration team.
The Army in Hawaii has landed Black Hawk and Kiowa Warrior helicopters on the decks of underway Navy ships in the past as the land service seeks to prove its sea-based flexibility.
Coming off a tumultuous period that saw a group of retired principals publicly, albeit unsuccessfully, seek her ouster, Hawaii schools Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi looks forward to the 2014-15 school year as one that will prove the worth of enormously hard work carried out in public schools over the past few years.
Stan Sakai's ongoing "Usagi Yojimbo" comic series has followed the long-eared warrior's travels across an anthropomorphic feudal Japan ever since, gaining fans around the world and inspiring local cartoonists in the process.
The Mountain West Conference gathered in Las Vegas this week to promote its football teams. Instead, the talk focused on whether a "have-not" conference, such as the 17-year-old MWC, can have a significant future in a football world revolving around five power conferences.