Circuit Judge Michael Wilson's confirmation to the state Supreme Court took an unexpected detour Thursday as the state Senate women's caucus urged the nominee to open up his personnel file and judicial performance reviews. Story »
A rare relic from a Zero fighter that crashed in the 1941 Japanese attack will be returned to Pearl Harbor for public display with the patriotism of a Japanese-American family firmly attached to it. Story »
An alleged Los Angeles con man indicted in August in connection with an ATM-skimming scheme in Waikiki was arrested this week in Seattle. City Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro said Armen Apoyan, 33, was arrested Tuesday in Seattle and charged with first-degree theft. Story »
A lawsuit filed on behalf of the family of a Toronto man killed in a Blue Hawaiian Helicopters crash on Molokai was settled for an undisclosed amount Tuesday in Hawaii, according to the family's lawyers. Story »
Former U.S. Rep. Charles Djou said Thursday that he is moving toward a bid for urban Honolulu's 1st Congressional District. The moderate Republican said politics has become "too slanted, too partisan" and that government at all levels has turned dysfunctional. Story »
Delilah Williams, 29, Talia's stepmother, is scheduled to testify Friday in U.S. District Court in the capital murder trial of her husband. Naeem Williams, 34, is facing the death penalty under federal law for killing a child. Story »
For Friday, March 14, 2014
Gabby Balintona Agustin • Roselle Marcie Cameros • William K. Dresser • Marian Midori Tateishi Fong • Davanette Mary Kaimookalani Harbottle-Cabinatan • Kimberly Pualani Hocson • Lynne Y. Honbo • Cindy Mitsuko Kaku • and more
Among many remarkable facts about the Cooke manse in Manoa is that a part of the Cooke family for more than 100 years has lived at Kualii. Sam and Mary Cooke reside there now. The result is a historic preservation endeavor probably without parallel in Hawaii. Story »
I spent the last New Year's holiday with friends at their lake house near Austin, Texas. Due to prolonged drought, the water level in this man-made lake, created by damming a river in 1938, was so low that a good part of it was bone-dry. Story »
If the Legislature doesn't restrain the Hawaii Community Development Authority, which governs Kakaako, some buildings could exceed the existing 400-foot height limit by 250 feet and stand as close as 80 feet apart. Story »
Acidic foods taste sour from vinegar, which is acetic acid; fruit acids, which contain citric and ascorbic acids; or carbonation. Acid in food rounds out the flavors, and it can make the difference between a bland dish and one with lots of taste. Story »
Since Venus has moved to the morning sky, Jupiter stands unchallenged as the most brilliant dot in March's evening sky. The planet shines at minus 2.3 magnitude. Look for it at dusk in early March about two-thirds of the way up in the east. Story »
Are you making plans to avoid the many road repair projects that launch this month, necessitating freeway and other lane closures?
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