The state Legislature has approved a five-year extension of Oahu's rail tax surcharge, sending to Gov. David Ige a bill that aims to help pull the largest public works project in the state's history out of a huge cash crisis. Story »
The president and CEO?of the Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association has impressed lawmakers as well
Hawaii's visitor industry reacted positively to the news that hotel industry leader George Szigeti had been tapped to lead the Hawaii Tourism Authority, which markets the state as a travel destination. Story »
Under a tent that shielded them from the midday sun heating the Kohou Street sidewalk situated next to Kapalama Canal, Osias Kamelo and Kale C. chatted while sitting on small wooden stools and used a three-fold futon as a table.
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.
Gravity is the glue that holds the universe together. It keeps us anchored to Earth, keeps the planets in orbits around the sun, keeps the sun in orbit around the galactic center and keeps our Milky Way galaxy ensconced in the local galactic cluster. Story »
Question: We live in Hawaii Kai and have seen an increase in bumblebee-size beetles. They're not the coconut rhinoceros beetle. A number of them have been swarming around our mango tree flowers. Are they good or bad and how do we control them? Story »
Every May, the Hawaiian Islands experience the first of the two "overhead sun" days for the year.
This phenomenon is unique to the tropics; so, like seeing the Southern Cross, Hawaii is the only state where you can experience the overhead sun.