Marine veteran Anthony Lee stood with his wife, Bette, Friday near their unit at the Next Step shelter in Kakaako. Lee, 54, has been struggling with homelessness for about a year. Even though Lee has been given a Housing Choice voucher that would subsidize his rent, the couple waited months to find an affordable unit.
Anthony Lee, a 54-year-old homeless veteran, was issued a federal rental housing subsidy in December, but the former Marine and his wife are still living at the Next Step homeless shelter in Kakaako. Story »
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The Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX) is docked off Ford Island in Pearl Harbor.
Some in Congress want to move the Sea-Based X-Band Radar, otherwise known as the floating golf ball, from Pearl Harbor to the East Coast to provide greater missile defense over the Atlantic and a hedge against attacks from Iran.
It was the trip of a lifetime for the seventh- and eighth-graders in Kaimuki Middle School's Symphonic Winds ensemble, invited to perform at Carnegie Hall and then earning a gold award — the highest honor.
Honolulu's rail project faces a new challenge against its construction bid process, and the officials overseeing the project say this latest bid protest could create a ripple effect that might delay the project's completion and opening.
The Hawaii Innocence Project is calling for a review of a man convicted in a notorious 1991 rape, kidnapping and murder case.
Attorneys with the project want prosecutors to review the case of Albert "Ian" Schweitzer, one of three men convicted in the death of Dana Ireland, 23, on Hawaii island, the Hawaii Tribune-Herald reported.
It may come as new information to some that tourism got its initial funding in the 1800s from a small plot of land in a small saloon at the corner of Nuuanu Avenue and Merchant Street in downtown Honolulu. How is that possible?
I watch a lot of science documentaries on TV. Many (but not most) are well done, but only rarely is there one that does not commit a serious error, either by stating facts incorrectly or out of context, misrepresenting facts, making erroneous conclusions from facts, or misusing or misunderstanding physical laws. Story »
The first time my granddaughter Sloane played guitar in public was at a recital a few months after she began taking lessons at 7, grouped with nine other students to strum Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars songs. Story »
Every May, the Hawaiian Islands experience the first of the two "overhead sun" days for the year.
This phenomenon is unique to the tropics; so, like seeing the Southern Cross, Hawaii is the only state where you can experience the overhead sun.