Aloha Stadium has hosted some amazing events, including, clockwise from left, U2 singer Bono making a dramatic entrance with an American flag at the band’s 131st and final stop on the “Vertigo” tour on Dec. 9. 2006; Michael Jackson closing his “HIStory” tour on Jan. 3, 1997; the NFC’s Ronde Barber and the AFC’s Chad Johnson vying for Peyton Manning’s pass at the Feb. 12, 2006, Pro Bowl; Whitney Houston belting out a song during her May 28, 1997, concert; and the University of Hawaii’s Colt Brennan celebrating after leading UH to the Western Athletic Conference title by beating Boise State 39-27 on Nov. 23, 2007.
University of Hawaii alumni Fred Chan and Annie Chan recently pledged $250,000 to assist full-time undergraduate students transferring from any UH community college into the College of Engineering at the Manoa campus.
Predicting where the June 27 lava flow will go next is a fluid undertaking.
In addition to the original topography of the landscape affected by lava flows, workers with Hawaii County Civil Defense must consider changes made to the topography by the hardened lava left on the surface and how that will alter future flows.
Jenna Costa broke down and cried when she heard her family had been selected for this year's Adopt-A-Family program, which would provide Christmas presents for her children and a holiday dinner.
A pioneer in the field of tsunami research, Augustine "Gus" Furumoto devoted his career to understanding the formation of tidal waves and developing ways to keep people safe from their devastating impact. Story »
For Sunday, November 23, 2014 Carolyn Adams • Alvin T. Amaral • Victorina Bolloso Andres • John W. Holmes • Janice Jiyoon In • Benjamin Castanares Juario Sr. • Yuk Kuen Kau • Laau John Liu Chan • and more
WAIPOURA, NEW ZEALAND » It’s a giant tree so awe-inspiring that the local Maoris named it Tane Mahuta, or “God of the Forest.” But a sad truth, they add, is that before industry and disease claimed most of this country’s
Washington Place, built by American trader and sea captain John Dominis, is a beautiful, historic home that has several features that now seem ordinary, but were once exotic when the house was built. Story »
Linda Dooman with Family Programs Hawaii received a cash donation from Denise Tanaka at Tamarind Park on Wednesday. The organization, which provides services for children and families in the foster care system, is currently collecting toy donations for its 17th Annual Holiday Party on Dec. 7.
On the last day of my week in Palau, I asked five snorkeling companions to name their favorite part of the trip. The fact that we were evenly divided in our choices is testament to the wide variety of stunning marine life in this island nation of Micronesia. We were two for Ulong Channel, two for Jellyfish Lake and two for mandarinfish. Story »
Question: I noted on the screen at the Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre that the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations has donated $10,000 to the Museum Business Council. What is the rationale or connection for the state doing so? Who made the decision? Isn't the state supposed to be hands-off in giving money to private, profit-making entities? Story »
It is a mystery whether Earth's water formed along with Earth or if it came after Earth formed. There is good scientific evidence for either scenario. Water is common in the universe. Telescopes have located spectral signatures of water in nebulae in distant reaches of the galaxy. Story »
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