Gov. David Ige's first State of the State address to the Legislature on Monday painted broad strokes and offered only a smattering of details, but that was OKwith many of the folks who took in the 30-minute address. Story »
About 20 environmental groups are calling for Gov. David Ige to withdraw his nomination of a land development company executive to lead the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, but Ige said Monday that the confirmation process should determine whether his pick is acceptable.
Extending the rail tax isneeded right now to keep Oahu's cash-strapped rail project out of serious jeopardy, Honolulu's mayor told a panel of state lawmakers Monday — part of his pitch to persuade them to lift the tax's sunset during this legislative session. Story »
Three types of Air Force fighter aircraft — F-22s, F-15s and camouflage-painted F-16s — dramatically roared off Honolulu Airport's Reef Runway on Monday as part of the Hawaii Air National Guard's ongoing Sentry Aloha air combat exercise.
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Here’s a quick Hokule ‘a update — but not about how the canoe is faring in frigid New Zealand ports more than 4,000 miles from Hawaii. Instead, it’s an example of how the “Malama Honua” voyage is making what its
Each Sunday, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week.
Huialoha Church marks its 155th birthday this year and so it is fitting to celebrate this historic structure in one of these columns. It is perhaps more fitting to recognize the person who was the major mover behind the restoration of Huialoha, Carl Lindquist, who died with his wife, Rae, tragically in a flash flood five years ago on Thanksgiving Day.
Honolulu resident Kirk McMeekan strummed his guitar while rollerblading in the bike lane along South King Street on Sunday. McMeekan, a stuntman, recently moved here from Canada to work on the CBS television series “Hawaii Five-0.”
Question: How is the University of Hawaii Manoa's College Hill, the large house near the Manoa campus that was previously used as the UH president's residence, used now? I don't think it's been used as the president's residence since 2009. Story »
We'll mark the new year by leaving behind ill will of the past and tapping minds greater than my own, led by the great Winston Churchill, for inspiring quotations to guide our leaders into 2015. Story »
An old adage says all paint is black until someone opens the can. Some truth, some falsehood and some gray areas lay hidden in the adage. To find them is to understand what color is, how the eye perceives it and how we humans interpret it. Story »
Most of the naked-eye planets are visible throughout February, with Venus and Mars gathering at dusk, and Jupiter reaching peak brightness and shining all night long. The Big Dipper also re-enters the Hawaiian evening sky.
70th Annual Shinnen Enkai
Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its 70th annual Shinnen Enkai New Year’s Banquet in Manoa Grand Ballroom at Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. Read More »