South Africans view the Nelson Mandela Legacy Exhibition at the Civic Centre in Cape Town, South Africa. The “father of the nation” inspired many artists to create works to commemorate Nelson Mandela International Day, July 18, 2013, declared by the United Nations as a way to recognize the Nobel Prize winner's contribution to reconciliation.
Years of struggle inspire many admirers in islandsBy Nanea Kalani
Although Nelson Mandela never visited the isles, he embodied the aloha spirit and inspired many in Hawaii as an icon of justice and peace, local civil rights and social justice advocates said, extolling the life of the anti-apartheid leader as an inspiration for all. Story »
Vowing to protect natural resources and shut out the "global agribusiness corporations" from Hawaii island, Mayor Billy Kenoi on Thursday signed a bill designed to limit planting of new genetically modified crops. Story »
Herb Weatherwax cruises the open-air grounds of the Visitor Center at Pearl Harbor on a motorized scooter dubbed "Herb's Hot Rod." When a woman notices his blue-and-white cap embroidered with the words "Pearl Harbor Survivor," he coaxes her over. Story »
A 46-year-old San Diego man suspected of dismembering a man and dumping the body parts near Mililani Memorial Park is fighting extradition to Hawaii to face murder and firearm charges, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune. Story »
Hawaii County police are asking that anyone with information about the cause of five suspicious brush fires over the past two weeks come forward. The fires were south of Puuanahulu along Hawaii Belt Road (Route 190) between Daniel K. Inouye Highway and the 14-mile marker, police said. Story »
With the community's eyes soon to be sharply focused on Honolulu Hale for the Christmas season, it seems appropriate to write about this important historic building since, besides the holiday gaiety, what goes on inside it affects most of our daily lives. Story »
The Honolulu Zoo dedicated a new elephant viewing pavilion Tuesday in memory of David Watumull, former consulate general of India in Honolulu. Eli Sniffen, left, and his brothers Sam and Simon took a look at the animals in the enclosure.
Los Chaparros Mexican Restaurant on Beretania Street is not literally Ajanthan "A.T." Thevarajah's "house," but the ebullient 24-year-old shift leader can be forgiven for insisting that it is. Story »
I have friends who think that because I swam with hundreds of sharks in the Tuamotus last spring, I'm exceptionally brave. But I wasn't comfortable swimming with those sharks because I'm daring: It's because I've learned to tell one species from another. Story »
QUESTION: I saw a car with the ">" symbol in its license plate. I checked on the city's website for ordering special license plates -- www4.honolulu.gov/specialplates -- which says ">" is not a valid character. Story »
Straight people no longer have exclusive domain on paying alimony in Hawaii and the hammer-wielding comic book avenger Thor has a local wannabe as we "flASHback" on November news that amused and confused: Story »
Retired political science professor Neal Milner and I were discussing his new book, "The Gift of Underpants," about his experiences growing up Jewish in Milwaukee and living his adult life as a Jew in Hawaii. Story »
The landscape is something we see every day. It is as familiar as a member of the family, yet we seldom think about how it got to be that way. The study of landscape and its formation is called geomorphology. Story »
The astronomical story that is drawing the most attention this fall is Comet ISON. Comet ISON (official label: C/2012 S1) was discovered on Sept. 21, 2012, when it glowed at a feeble magnitude 18. Story »
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Tidepool Love Jewelry
Jen Kunishima Sarsuelo of Tidepool Love Jewelry has had a love for creating jewelry since she was just 5 years old. Her jewelry line has become a favorite for locals, tourists and even Hollywood. Read More »
Ex-NFLers Win State Prep Titles
Rich Miano, the second-year head coach of Division II state champion Kaiser, is an 11-year NFL alum – having played in the defensive backfield for the New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta Falcons. Read More »