Britain's Prince William, on his second day of a four-day trip to Japan, had tea Friday with Crown Prince Naruhito. Both princes may be equally charming, but it is no contest which one is seen as more approachable.
Authorities say seven people were shot to death and one was wounded in attacks in a small southeastern Missouri town, and the suspected gunman was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Former University of Hawaii President Evan Dobelle has withdrawn his federal lawsuit against his last employer, Westfield State University, and the state of Massachusetts, saying the legal fight's cost was too great.
Hawaii's last sugar cane plantation wants to transition to growing plants for energy. But it hasn't found another crop that grows as well as sugar cane in a variety of soils or one that can stand up to Maui's strong winds.
A 27-year-old Oahu Community Correctional Center inmate was charged Thursday with escape after being arrested near his Kaneohe home for failing to return from a work furlough earlier this week, Honolulu police said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads to Washington next week on a last-gasp effort to seal what he hopes will become his signature achievement: preventing Iran from attaining a nuclear weapon.
On the outside, the metal box looks like an oversized bread container. But what's inside could save an abandoned newborn's life. The box is actually a newborn incubator, or baby box, and it could be showing up soon.
A sharply divided Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted itself sweeping new powers to regulate the business practices of the nation's Internet service providers in a bid to ensure that they don't discriminate in the way they deliver broadband services.
A few days before testimony begins, lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have again asked a federal judge to dismiss the case, saying the court failed to summon a diverse cross-section of residents for jury service, in violation of Tsarnaev's right to a fair trial.
The government -- and the press -- failed to do enough to save the life of the freelance journalist who was the first American killed by Islamic State militants, James Foley's parents said at a university forum Thursday.
Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself Thursday in what police described as an "apparent suicide," minutes after inviting reporters to his suburban St. Louis home for an interview.
Investigators on Thursday were trying to determine why a pickup truck driver mistakenly turned onto railroad tracks before a crash that derailed a California commuter train, and prosecutors said they would await more answers before deciding to file charges.
Negus Webster-Chan got hot from outside in the first half and Hawaii used a balanced run in the second half to take control in a 78-59 men's basketball victory over visiting Long Beach State on Thursday.
After two quick outs in the top of the first inning, California broke loose for eight runs and the 19th-ranked Golden Bears pulled away from the University of Hawaii softball team in a 12-4 win in five innings in the opening game of the Pepsi Malihini Kipa Aloha Tournament on Thursday.
Gov. David Ige said Thursday that he met with several of members of President Barack Obama's cabinet during his latest trip to Washington and talked about transportation funding, airports and Native Hawaiian sovereignty, among other topics.
Jordan Richartz homered twice and drove in a career-high five runs and Alan Baldwin added a solo homer of his own as Hawaii crushed Pepperdine 15-8 in the opener of a four-game series at Eddy D. Field Stadium in Malibu, Calif.
A motorist who allegedly struck two Honolulu police motorcycle officers at two different Oahu locations was arrested Thursday afternoon in an incident that clogged Kailua-bound traffic on the Pali Highway. Neither officer suffered serious injuries.
It's possible the fish -- a striped knifejaw -- came across the Pacific in debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami, said John Chapman, an invasive species specialist at Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport. Other possibilities include the fish being discharged from a ship's ballast, or being dumped from an aquarium.
Hawaii lawmakers again are urging the federal government to exempt the islands, along with Alaska, Puerto Rico and Guam, from a provision in a maritime law that is designed to protect the U.S. shipping industry but that some blame for steep shipping costs in markets outside the mainland.
A North Korean shipping company that famously tried to hide fighter jets under a cargo of sugar has tried to evade ensuing U.N. sanctions by renaming most of its vessels in an attempt to obscure their origins, a new report says.
Feng Shui: Finding Balance
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