A 64-year-old Waipahu woman was killed Wednesday morning after the silver 2006 Dodge pickup truck she was driving leapt over a guardrail and rolled down an embankment on the H-1 freeway near Waimalu.
A person admitted to a Honolulu hospital was isolated because of the possibility that the patient contracted the Ebola virus, state Department of Health officials confirmed Wednesday afternoon.
The former soldier suing Burger King because he swallowed needles in a sandwich said he didn't return to Hawaii for a settlement conference because he had to work, and his lawyers say the corporation hasn't taken negotiations seriously.
U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz are working "every day" to persuade federal officials to rebuild lava-covered portions of Chain of Craters Road as a two-lane emergency evacuation route out of Hawaii island's lower Puna District instead of only one lane, Gabbard said Wednesday.
Three Hawaii public elementary schools were named Tuesday as 2014 National Blue Ribbon schools for "outstanding performance and improvement efforts," the state Department of Education announced.
For Thursday, October 2, 2014 Dorothy Grace Buck • Yuk-Quon Wong Chun • James Ralph Clark • Hilda Costa • Reynaldo Agustin Duropan • Andrew Ellamar Sr. • Umeko Konno • Tai Lin Loo • Magdalena Caban Macanas • Blanche Tomoye Mandawe and more
While I sat at the bus stop in Haleiwa — pretty well beat from having ridden my bicycle from the Hygienic Store in Kahaluu — I turned and looked away from the roadway, and a tired glance introduced me to the Waialua Courthouse. Story »
After their morning workout Wednesday, Army ROTC members at the University of Hawaii ran onto the field and serenaded the practicing UH football team with a short cheering session — much to the amusement of football coach Norm Chow.
Derrick Santiago never had a problem getting people to follow him. It was knowing where to lead them that took some work. "It was a very, very long process," said Santiago, the 2014 Adult Friends for Youth Young Person of the Year. Story »
When Craig and I moved to Hawaii in 1983, we saw so many fantail filefish, we thought the species, found only in Hawaii, might be the state fish. The 7-inch-long fantails were easy to see and not just because of their striking colors. Story »
Equinox derives from Latin for "equal night," actually referring to equal length of day and night. It is not true that day and night are exactly the same length everywhere around the globe, but they are nearly.
There are several remarkable sky events in August, including gatherings of Jupiter with Venus in the morning sky and of Mars and Saturn in the evening. We also have the return of the Perseids, one of the most reliable meteor shows. Story »
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The Problem With Being Pro-homeless
There seems to be a cluster of compassionate folks opposed to any “criminalization” of the homeless — that is, they cringe at confiscating their sidewalk goods, forbidding them to sit or lie on sidewalks or, God forbid, arresting them. Read More »