Kanoa Mayberry of Hilo kept warm
Friday at the camp on Hale Pohaku atop Mauna Kea. Gov. David Ige stated that he recognizes the rights of the telescope protesters to appeal the construction through the court system.
Gov. David Ige on Friday announced yet another postponement of the Thirty Meter Telescope construction but added that TMT Corp. officials have the legal right to build the $1.4 billion project and it is their call when to proceed. Story »
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Veteran Alika Valderama, right, embraced Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald after receiving his pin during a ceremony for the first graduating class of the Hawaii Veterans Treatment Court at the Hawaii State Supreme Court building in Honolulu.
Marine Corps veteran Joseph "Jojo" Lupica had the support of his mother, an auntie, two good friends, his parole officer, a Circuit Court judge and an audience of more than 160, who gave him a round of applause Friday for being among the first four former service members to graduate from Veterans Treatment Court.
The manager for Hawaii County's Department of Water Supply billed the county more than $7,000 for post-meeting lunches with board members over two years, raising concerns that Hawaii island taxpayers have been picking up the tab to have public issues discussed in private.
Hundreds of mostly Native Hawaiians joined hands at UH-Hilo to raise a chorus of opposition before a panel whose members largely weren't in their positions when the $1.4 billion project was approved in 2010 on land subleased by the university. Story »
A 27-year-old local woman who died while hiking Friday slipped and fell about 500 feet near a place called The Puka, one of the most popular spots for photos along the Makapuu Tom-Tom Trail, according to police.
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.
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?
St. Francis School senior Hulita Drake is a gifted artist, an accomplished stage actress and a skilled air rifle competitor. She has a close and loving family. She was accepted to every university to which she applied. Story »
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 »
Q: Is it considered distracted driving in Hawaii for a driver to be drinking a soda or eating a cookie while driving? Is it against the law to use a hand-held GPS (Global Positioning System) device while driving? What about the new Apple Watch? Is it going to be an issue here? Story »
You seldom get a second chance to make a first impression, but Gov. David Ige may have found a way with his inspired appointment of respected conservationist Suzanne Case to head the Department of Land and Natural Resources after he was forced to withdraw development lobbyist Carleton Ching. Story »