While residents of the Kaohe Homesteads subdivision may be spared by the June 27 lava flow from Kilauea Volcano, a helicopter overflight makes one thing clear: If the lava doesn't stop now, it's headed directly toward Highway 130. Story »
The state school board Tuesday approved wide-ranging spending restrictions that will touch everything from special-education positions and athletics programs to per-pupil spending and bus transportation.
For the second time in a stretch of eight days, Hawaiian Electric Co. asked its customers to cut evening electricity use Tuesday and warned that power failures could occur if demand remains high and another generator loses power.
A psychiatric technician told a state Senate investigative panel Tuesday that his supervisor threatened to fire him after he made public comments about unsafe working conditions at the Hawaii State Hospital, but the supervisor said the employee "got mixed up."
Carol Kwan was just a little nervous when Hurricane Iselle was barrelling toward the islands last month.
Hawaii island took the biggest hit from the Aug. 8 storm, with hundreds of albizia trees having been walloped by tropical storm-force winds in Puna. Story »
Moments before signing into law a bill making it illegal for people to sit or lie on Waikiki sidewalks, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said Tuesday he is leaning toward supporting a separate proposal that would apply the same ban in business districts of six other Oahu neighborhoods.
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While I sat at the bus stop in Haleiwa — pretty well beat from having ridden my bicycle from the Hygienic Store in Kahaluu — I turned and looked away from the roadway, and a tired glance introduced me to the Waialua Courthouse. Story »
A groundbreaking ceremony for the second phase of improvements to the Fort Ruger Pathway on the exterior slopes of Diamond Head State Monument was held Tuesday in the Peace Garden that will be used as a rest area for visitors. The ceremony was led by state Board of Land and Natural Resources Chairman William Aila Jr. State parks administrator Daniel Quinn, second from left, helped with the ceremonial turning of the dirt.
A dozen years ago, Wahiawa resident Ray Santana caught a story on the nightly news about the Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom, an annual cross-country motorcycle ride in support of prisoners of war/missing in action, and decided on the spot that he just had to do it. Story »
I recently received an email with the subject "Crab on V-land beach." (V-land, or Velzyland, is a North Shore surf spot.) Reader Bill Quinlan wrote, "I have attached two photos of a dead crab we found this afternoon. Story »
A rule of good management is to never let anybody get comfortable in a bad situation. That's why the City Council was right to rein in the homeless overrunning Waikiki by giving police tools to clear the sidewalks and control urinating and defecating in public spaces. Story »
There has been increasing discussion about preparedness in STEM subjects. The focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics often drifts away from the central issues that subliminally affect all of us, specifically in mathematics. Story »
There are several remarkable sky events in August, including gatherings of Jupiter with Venus in the morning sky and of Mars and Saturn in the evening. We also have the return of the Perseids, one of the most reliable meteor shows. Story »
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Easing The Pain Of Event Planning
Parties are generally a good time — but party planning? Usually not so much fun. Picture this: Your office (or group of friends, or family) puts you in charge of organizing the annual holiday party. Read More »