Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure from President Barack Obama's Cabinet, senior administration officials said Monday, following a tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular foreign policy team.
President Barack Obama said this year's recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom -- including the late U.S. Rep. Patsy Mink of Hawaii -- made the world stronger, wiser, more beautiful and more humane
The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand he be indicted in the death of Michael Brown.
Two victories led to two Big West honors for the Hawaii volleyball team on Monday.
Sophomore Nikki Taylor was named the Defender of the Week and hitter Kalei Greeley the Freshman of the Week in helping the Rainbow Wahine to two road wins at UC Santa Barbara and Cal Poly last week.
Caesars Entertainment Corp., which is in the midst of trying to cut its debt, disclosed Monday that it received a default notice from one of its banks. But the casino operator said the notice was "meritless."
From board rooms in Japan to songwriter's rooms in Nashville, a debate is brewing in music industry circles about the financial and creative value of streaming music, even as its popularity and impact skyrocket.
A 12-year-old boy shot by police after apparently grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds Sunday, a day after officers responded to a 911 call about a someone waving a "probably fake" gun at a playground.
Residents of flood-prone areas around Buffalo should move valuables up from the basement, pack a bag and prepare to for the possibility of evacuation as up to 7 feet of melting snow posed the threat of flooding, Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned Sunday.
Lindquist, fresh off a record-breaking senior state championship meet, signed her letter of intent to swim next fall at NCAA Division I University of Hawaii. She will be receiving an 80 percent athletic scholarship.
2014 Buddy Walk
Down Syndrome Ohana of Hawaii hosted its 2014 Buddy Walk at Kakaako Park. Money raised will allow the organization to continue to build awarenesss, promote inclusion and reach out to families in Hawaii. Read More »
Miranda Kerr at Samantha Thavasa
Supermodel Miranda Kerr and actor/singer Takahiro of the popular Japanese rock group Exile made a special appearance at a private event at Samantha Thavasa in Ala Moana Center. Read More »