A Hawaii fish collector has been charged with terroristic threatening for pulling the air-supply regulator out of the mouth of an anti-aquarium-industry activist while they were both underwater.
A company owned by billionaire Larry Ellison has purchased Hotel Lanai from Lanai Hospitality Partners LLC.
The Massachusetts state inspector issued a detailed report Thursday accusing former University of Hawaii President Evan Dobelle of improperly spending hundreds of thousands of dollars of Westfield State University foundation and university funds, and making false statements to the foundation board to justify his "improper actions and wasteful spending."
The state confirmed it is conducting a criminal investigation of Dr. Lilly Geyer, the Kailua dentist whose 3-year-old patient died after a dental procedure in December.
Oahu homeowners hit with huge jumps in their property-tax bills continue to lash out at the way the city calculated the amounts. Some absentee owners of the island's most expensive residences are facing an annual tab approaching or topping $100,000.
Stand at the corner of Waimanu Avenue and Piikoi Street for any length of time and you'll notice an inordinate number of double-takes by drivers and passengers peering into the windows of the We Are Iconic boutique.
At a time when money is tight and some raises are frowned upon, imagine a boss who proposes to take a portion of her bonus bucks and share them with her assistants.