A 15-year-old boy on a stretcher was loaded into an ambulance at Kahului Airport on Sunday afternoon after he stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from San Jose, Calif., to Maui. The boy survived the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said.
The 15-year-old boy was dazed and confused, walking aimlessly around the Kahului Airport tarmac Sunday morning following a death-defying journey across the Pacific in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet.
The former lead mechanic for US Airways said the 15-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines flight Sunday had a tight fit in the belly of the Boeing 767 and should consider himself "very, very lucky" to be alive.
A struggle between a Marine and a prostitute armed with a knife ended with the prostitute dead on the floor of a Waikiki hotel room, said a defense attorney for Master Sgt. Nathaniel Cosby during the start of Cosby's court-martial at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe.
An arbitration panel has awarded annual 4.5 percent pay raises to approximately 850 Department of Education principals, vice principals and other school and district-level educational officers, the Hawaii Government Employees Association announced Monday.
The state Commission on Water Resource Management has approved a settlement to a decade-long legal dispute that is expected to assure continuous flow of streams in an area of the West Maui Mountains, particularly Iao Stream.
Bull Bullard of the Harlem Globetrotters got out on the water Tuesday during his surfing lesson with Mike
Latronic at Puaena Point Beach in Haleiwa. The Globetrotters are scheduled to perform Friday in Wailuku, Saturday at Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, Sunday in Kailua-Kona and Monday at Brigham Young University-Hawaii in Laie.
One of the most satisfying moments in a sailor's life is tying the boat to a safe mooring in a calm harbor after a long period at sea. Even a day after arriving here at Niue (pronounced NEW-ay), Craig and I are still high-fiving. Story »
One of the greatest quests of the new physics has been to reconcile quantum theory with general relativity. This situation parallels that of 17th-century scientists who were trying to reconcile the way things fell on Earth with the greater motions of the planets.
The Hawaiian islands are perfectly situated to see all of the total lunar eclipse on April 14, a celestial event that runs from roughly 8 to 11:30 p.m. In addition, Mars reaches its brightest point in the past eight years. Story »
With the rising cost of gasoline, averaging about $4.33 a gallon, have you changed driving habits to conserve gas?
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