Moanalua Middle School is one of eight public schools involved in a pilot project giving all students laptops for use in all their classes. The Department of Education is seeking funding to expand the program statewide. Using their laptops in a social studies class are Moanalua students Sally Son, left, Zada Puaina, Juan Pablo Nava Alcantava and Nainoa Kauhola.
For the second year in a row, Hawaii ranks among the 10 best states for its highway traffic safety laws, according to an advocacy group's annual report.
The Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, based in Washington, D.C., released its 12th annual Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws on Thursday. Story »
For more than four years, work has progressed on a sprawling subdivision for small farms in Kunia where dozens of significant historic and cultural sites dot the landscape. Some date from before Native Hawaiians had contact with the outside world.
For Tuesday, January 27, 2015 John Kahookano Kahana Aipa • Wallace Kawika Gouveia • Edward Herlicska • Amy Keiko Igarashi • Enos Leialoha Jenks • Mary Ray Kemp Kahanamoku • Donald William Kenealey • Dean Lee • Kenneth Kim Min Liu • Lizzy M. Lum • and more
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.”
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 »