From the towering cliffs of the Na Pali Coast to the majesty of Waimea Canyon, from the emerald highlands of Waialeale all the way down to the 50-plus miles of white-sand beaches, Kauai is drop-dead gorgeous. Story »
By 2030, more than a third of Hawaii residents will be neighbor islanders, a reality that observers predict will almost certainly have repercussions big and small for everything from the state’s economy to its politics.
A mistrial was declared Monday after a Circuit Court jury could not reach a verdict on whether State Department special agent Christopher Deedy should be convicted or acquitted of second-degree murder for a 2011 shooting in Waikiki. Story »
Jim Camit and Glen Maghanoy are neighbors, friends and sons of Kahuku Sugar Mill workers. They both grew up in plantation housing, where there was a sense of shared destiny that blurred property lines. Story »
Chopping an onion, washing dishes and operating a cash register are job tasks at Simply Ono, a mobile food business. But those tasks also are a form of corporate giving for the catering and lunch wagon operator on Oahu. Story »
“The burn,” as Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o termed it, was only seconds in coming after the disappointment of the Heisman Trophy announcement last month.
As Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel’s name — and not Te’o’s — was called at the presentation of the 78th Heisman Trophy in New York, “I just felt that burn,” Te’o said. “I can’t really describe it." Story »
When Hokule‘a embarked on its global voyage in late May, crew members took with them a pledge signed by some 21 environmental groups and public agencies to advance the goals of the canoe’s latest, most ambitious journey while back at home.
Carl Wheeler admits to being a math geek. His love affair with numbers began early in life. Now at age 81, the retired math teacher continues to tutor math students at Kapiolani Community College and spends his summers assisting teachers in South Africa. Story »
PUUNENE » The steady roar of motors and fans pulsates through the dim, cavernous factory along dusty Cane Haul Road. An elaborate jungle gym of pipes, conveyor belts, giant rollers and mills stretches the length of the humid building. Story »
For only the second time in 14 years, the state is scheduled to begin nonbinding mediation to try to resolve a class-action lawsuit over its failure to issue timely homestead awards to Native Hawaiians.
Elvis may be long gone, but you can find him around Hawaii if you know where to look. The singer visited the isles often over the course of 20 years, performing, vacationing and donating time and money to local causes. Elvis Presley loved it here, and fans here loved him as well. Story »
The ongoing eruption of Kilauea's East Rift Zone has lasted longer — and spewed out more lava — than any other in at least the last half-century of the volcano's history. Perhaps most remarkable of all, the Kilauea eruption is still going strong. Story »
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser's food and dining writers, with the help of the newspaper's readers, compiled this guide to the best places to eat on Oahu. The top awardees were honored Oct. 14 at the annual Honolulu Star-Advertiser 'Ilima Awards, a benefit event for Diamond Head Theatre, our partner in this guide.
No one recognizes the best better than Honolulu Star-Advertiser readers, who once again have designated their favorite retailers, professionals, food and dining hangouts, locations and activities for the 2013 "Hawaii's Best" awards.
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