- French cable ship evacuated after fire in Honolulu harbor Updated: May-06-15 12:20 pm
HONOLULU - A crew was forced to evacuate a French cable ship after it caught fire in Honolulu Harbor.
- Hawaii Senate President Kim ousted in unusual shakeup Updated: May-06-15 12:34 am
HONOLULU - State senators ousted Hawaii Senate President Donna Mercado Kim and replaced her with Sen. Ronald Kouchi, putting Hawaii's neighbor islands in a more prominent role with a representative from Kauai at the helm.
- Bill to extend rail tax for 5 years passes Legislature Updated: May-05-15 9:58 pm
HONOLULU - A tax to fund Oahu's planned rail transit project could be extended under a plan approved by the Hawaii Legislature.
- Hawaiian Airlines earns record amount from baggage fees Updated: May-05-15 2:42 pm
HONOLULU - Baggage fees are a big bonus for Hawaiian Airlines: the company earned more from the fees in 2014 than it did in overall earnings.
- Medical examiner identifies body found at Oahu bay Updated: May-05-15 11:46 am
HONOLULU - A body found at an Oahu beach has been identified as a 27-year-old Honolulu resident.
- Oahu paratransit service demotes vice president Updated: May-05-15 9:52 am
HONOLULU - Officials are looking for a new vice president take lead Oahu's paratransit service in the wake of John Black's demotion to safety coordinator.
- Protected lane leads to more Honolulu bike traffic Updated: May-03-15 7:35 pm
HONOLULU - More people have been bicycling and fewer bikes are on sidewalks since Honolulu opened a 2-mile protected bike lane on South King Street in December, according to the city's deputy director transportation services.
- Iosefa receives NFL draft call; Afusia invited to mini-camp Updated: May-03-15 2:11 pm
HONOLULU - A former University of Hawaii running back says his new goal is to play as long as possible at the next level.
- Firefighters find source of shopping center fire Updated: May-03-15 1:04 pm
HONOLULU - Honolulu firefighters have tracked down the source of a fire that caused an estimated $400,000 damage to a Kailua shopping center.
- Hawaii lawmakers approve Maui hospital privatization bill Updated: May-02-15 9:05 pm
HONOLULU - Maui's only acute care hospital and two other state-owned medical facilities could be privatized under a bill given final approval by state lawmakers.
- Honolulu food festival explores the wonders of canned meat Updated: May-02-15 8:22 pm
HONOLULU - In Hawaii, Spam rules. No, not the kind that you get in your email, but the kind you eat - or don't eat, as it may be for many mainlanders.
- Oldest captive alligator in world dies at Honolulu Zoo Updated: May-01-15 11:11 am
HONOLULU - After lounging in the Honolulu Zoo for more than 60 years, Goliath, the oldest alligator in captivity has died.
- After 10 years of planning, work begins on traffic center Updated: Apr-30-15 2:41 pm
HONOLULU - Federal, state and city officials broke ground for a new joint traffic management center that was supposed to be completed in 2012.
- Hawaii scientists try to explain uptick in shark attacks Updated: Apr-30-15 2:38 pm
HONOLULU - As the number of shark attacks in Maui continues to climb, researchers at the University of Hawaii are trying to figure out the reason.
- Oahu residents to play extras in summer film production Updated: Apr-29-15 11:50 am
HONOLULU - Dozens of recurring roles are up for grabs leading up to Sunday's casting call for Zac Efron and Adam DeVine's upcoming Twentieth Century Fox production, "Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates."
- Japanese state dinner surprises with haiku, sake and R&B Updated: Apr-29-15 3:43 am
WASHINGTON - The first White House state dinner in more than a year served up some surprises: a president reciting haiku, toasts using sake instead of champagne and the leader of Japan describing relations between the countries using the words of a popular R&B classic.
- High-ranking Navy officer drowns during Oahu biathlon Updated: Apr-28-15 2:09 pm
KAILUA, Hawaii - A high-ranking Navy officer drowned while finishing a popular Oahu biathlon.
- Woman arrested in Indiana for Hawaii death of soldier's wife Updated: Apr-27-15 4:44 pm
HONOLULU - A woman accused of stabbing a soldier's wife to death in Hawaii has been arrested in Indiana, the FBI said.
- Lack of affordable housing enflames voucher backlog Updated: Apr-27-15 3:03 pm
HONOLULU - Veterans who have been granted federal Housing Choice vouchers to pay for all or part of their rents are still homeless due to a lack of affordable options.
- Boat, bins from 2011 tsunami wash up on Hawaii beaches Updated: Apr-26-15 1:10 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii officials say debris found last week on state beaches likely is from the 2011 Japanese tsunami.
- Budget gap looms over Hawaii medical school, cancer center Updated: Apr-25-15 8:29 pm
HONOLULU - The University of Hawaii at Manoa medical school could lose its accreditation and its cancer center could no longer have its designation as a federal research center if the university isn't able to plug a $13 million budget hole, a report and business plan for the institutions has warned.
- Missing mariner is man who survived 12 days lost at sea Updated: Apr-24-15 10:53 pm
HONOLULU - A Hawaii fisherman is missing again, just a few months after surviving 12 days lost at sea.
- Mortuary owner accused of stealing $90,000 in death benefits Updated: Apr-24-15 4:20 pm
HONOLULU - An Oahu mortuary owner has been charged with stealing more than $90,000 in death benefits that were supposed to go survivors of those on state assistance.
- National park visitors increase in Hawaii by 6 percent Updated: Apr-24-15 2:54 pm
HONOLULU - Some 5.2 million people visited Hawaii's seven national parks last year, bringing huge economic benefits to the islands.
- Rare tornado touches down on Oahu Updated: Apr-24-15 1:11 pm
HONOLULU - Oahu residents were surprised Thursday when a small tornado touched down in the Barbers Point area.