- Hawaii governor: Telescope can continue, but changes needed Updated: May-27-15 3:14 am
HONOLULU - A project to build a giant telescope near the summit of Mauna Kea has the right to move forward, but Hawaii has failed the mountain in many ways, Gov. David Ige said Tuesday.
- Navy ships to leave Hawaii for humanitarian deployment Updated: May-27-15 12:06 am
HONOLULU - Two Navy ships are leaving Hawaii on a four-month deployment to Southeast Asia and several small Pacific island states to help countries better respond to disasters.
- NOAA: Central Pacific will see more hurricanes than average Updated: May-26-15 8:04 pm
HONOLULU - Forecasters say the 2015 hurricane season in the central Pacific region will see more storms than average because of warmer ocean water.
- $2M for beating death of girl, 5, by former soldier father Updated: May-26-15 6:02 pm
HONOLULU - The U.S. government will pay an Atlanta woman $2 million for the Hawaii beating death of her 5-year-old daughter at the hands of a former soldier.
- Hawaii hotels set first-quarter revenue record Updated: May-26-15 2:48 pm
HONOLULU - According to a new report, Hawaii's hotel industry has set a new first-quarter revenue record.
- Settlement reached in mother's lawsuit over daughter's death Updated: May-25-15 4:52 pm
HONOLULU - A settlement has been reached in a mother's lawsuit against the federal government over the death of her 5-year-old daughter at the hands of a former Hawaii-based soldier.
- Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of 'Aloha' movie title Updated: May-25-15 6:52 am
HONOLULU - Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it "Aloha" is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that's rich with meaning.
- Molokai ferry wants to operate 'as needed' Updated: May-24-15 5:20 pm
WAILUKU, Hawaii - Sea Link of Hawaii withdrew last week its petition to reduce its twice-daily ferry route between Molokai and Maui and intends to submit a new petition to run the ferry only on an "as-needed" basis, according to company President and Senior Capt. Dave Jung.
- Company behind giant telescope moves forward amid talks Updated: May-24-15 5:19 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Aside from the ongoing standstill atop Mauna Kea, those behind the Thirty Meter Telescope are moving forward with the $1.4 billion project.
- Wealthy new owners fuel Kahala Avenue revival Updated: May-24-15 4:16 pm
HONOLULU - An eccentric Japanese billionaire riled residents of a prestigious seaside street in Honolulu when he bought $180 million of property and then left houses and landscaping to deteriorate.
- Hawaii groups plant coconut trees, protest against Monsanto Updated: May-24-15 4:01 am
HONOLULU - Demonstrators planted coconut trees and waved signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against agriculture business Monsanto.
- Resident files new complaint over Big Island mayor's charges Updated: May-23-15 11:17 pm
HILO, Hawaii - A resident of Hawaii's Big Island is filing a new ethics complaint about Mayor Billy Kenoi's use of his county credit card.
- Coco Palms Resort set to be demolished, revamped Updated: May-23-15 12:49 pm
LIHUE, Hawaii - The long-shuttered Wailua resort made famous by Elvis Presley film "Blue Hawaii" is slated for demolition within the next 60 days.
- House speaker upset about ethics rules on gifts to lawmakers Updated: May-23-15 12:58 am
HONOLULU - The leader of Hawaii's House of Representatives is complaining about state Ethics Commission rules that rein in gifts to lawmakers.
- Mother pleads not guilty to assaulting child on plane Updated: May-22-15 9:56 pm
HONOLULU - A mother pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that she physically and verbally assaulted her 15-month-old daughter during an Alaska Airlines flight from Anchorage, Alaska, to Honolulu.
- Hawaii pays off lawyers' fees for Honolulu newspaper Updated: May-22-15 4:30 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii Gov. David Ige has approved the state's last payment to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, bringing an end to a legal battle that began when the newspaper sued to force officials to disclose the names of judicial nominees.
- State plans barrier along Maui highway to prevent erosion Updated: May-22-15 3:30 pm
LAHAINA, Hawaii - The Hawaii Department of Transportation is proposing installation of a 1,200-foot concrete barrier along Honoapiili Highway on Maui to prevent erosion.
- Correction: Air Force Station-Crash story Updated: May-22-15 2:26 pm
HONOLULU - In a story May 20 about the death of a second Marine during a training exercise in Hawaii, The Associated Press, relying on information from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, erroneously reported the hometown of Lance Cpt. Matthew Determan. He was from Ahwatukee, Arizona, not Maricopa.
- 7 decades on, Pearl Harbor kin seek new ID tests and closure Updated: May-22-15 12:08 pm
CARY, North Carolina - Dawn Silsbee and her siblings never knew their Uncle Bert - he died years before they were born. But they saw what his loss did to their family.
- DuPont Pioneer closes Kekaha site Updated: May-22-15 8:29 am
LIHUE, Hawaii - Global seed company, DuPont Pioneer, has shut down its Kekaha facility and will lay off 34 workers.
- Feds bust ivory smuggler Updated: May-22-15 7:38 am
HONOLULU - A Hawaii Kai man has been arrested after federal law officials raided an Iwilei warehouse as part of an investigation into the illegal ivory trade.
- Army Pacific priority is incorporating increase of soldiers Updated: May-21-15 10:59 pm
HONOLULU - The Army's commander in the Pacific said Thursday one of his top priorities is incorporating the growth of U.S. soldiers assigned to the region.
- Honolulu mayor vetoes expanded sit-lie ban Updated: May-21-15 10:50 pm
HONOLULU - Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has vetoed a bill that would have expanded the city's ban on sitting and lying down on sidewalks.
- Hawaiian Airlines to remove Sendai route, blaming weak yen Updated: May-21-15 5:04 pm
HONOLULU - A weak yen and lack of passenger interest have led Hawaiian Airlines to drop service to Sendai beginning in September.
- State removes large trees posing danger at Hilo airport Updated: May-21-15 4:00 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Crews are removing several large trees that could pose a danger to air traffic at Hilo International Airport.