The Hapalua half-marathon is attracting competitors at a faster rate than the Honolulu Marathon did in its early stages. Competitors made their way down Kalakaua Avenue during Sunday’s event in Waikiki.
A sixfold increase in the number of Japanese runners has helped bolster the economic and fundraising impacts of the Hapalua half-marathon and given organizers hope that one day its numbers could begin to rival its sister event, the Honolulu Marathon.
As Hawaiian Airlines' pilots begin flying this week to Beijing, their newest destination requires one cockpit item on the Airbus A330-200 that none of their other routes do: a metric conversion chart.
More than 500 Hawaii homeowners who paid two New York attorneys for allegedly fraudulent foreclosure assistance may be able to recover some of the estimated $1.5 million they lost to the scheme.
He's been told to prepare to go viral. Larry Rutkowski's "Hell No Kitty" designs once caught the eye of a marketing executive from Disney who leaned in for some close conversation with him about one of his product lines. Story »
Despite the surge in attractive, high-quality assisted-living facilities, most people would much prefer to live independently and remain in their own homes as long as possible. The houses in which we have raised our children, however great or modest, are our palaces. Story »
Central Pacific Bank celebrated its 60th anniversary this year. It was founded by returning World War II nisei veterans, meeting over plate lunches at Ala Moana Beach Park. It's an interesting story. Story »
Like death and taxes, the rising price of energy of in the Aloha State is a constant that we have to live with. The other day I went over to Home Depot with the good intention of buying some energy-efficient light bulbs and power strips. Story »
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