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It's been more than two years since a horrific, earthquake-generated tsunami wrecked much of Japan's eastern coast, claiming thousands of lives and sucking millions of tons of debris into Pacific waters.
A handful of oceanfront residents of Sunset Beach sweated out another anxiety-filled day Monday as high surf in combination with high tides continued to threaten homes above an eroded beach at Ke Nui Road.
Ocean Safety personnel participated in 14 rescues and took hundreds of preventive actions as high surf pounded the north and west shores of Oahu on Monday.
KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii — The Marine Corps is warning windward Oahu residents to expect more aircraft noise for a short period.
AUSTIN, Texas » Using the Hubble Space Telescope and an observatory in Hawaii, researchers at the University of Texas, Texas A&M University and other institutions have detected the most distant galaxy discovered so far.
PAGO PAGO, AMERICAN SAMOA » American Samoa's delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives was medically evacuated Thursday from Pago Pago to Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu for an unspecified but not life-threatening condition.
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XIAHE, China » Buddhist monks in flowing burgundy robes hurried along the dirt paths of the Labrang Monastery, trying their best to ignore the scrum of Chinese tourists following their every move, many with cameras fit for paparazzi.
DAMASCUS, Syria » Some 5 million Syrians are now refugees in their own country, many living hand-to-mouth in vacant buildings, schools, mosques, parks and the cramped homes of relatives.
A regional ocean observation network has installed its first-ever wave detection buoy off Kauai just in time for the winter wave season that rolled in during the weekend.
A state jury found a 22-year-old Maili man guilty Monday of misdemeanor negligent homicide for the Sept. 13, 2011, death of Honolulu police officer Eric Fontes at a traffic stop on Farrington Highway near Ko Olina.
The Hawaii Pastors Roundtable, declaring that God's word is the highest law in the land, issued a statement Monday urging Hawaii to uphold traditional marriage.
About 1,000 East Honolulu residences receive their drinking water from Aina Koa Water Well II, where broken chlorination equipment led to trace amounts of E. coli bacteria found in water samples taken in the area last week, Honolulu Board of Water Supply officials said Monday.
A former Waipahu elementary school principal was ordered to pay a fine after pleading no contest to record-tampering charges Monday in Circuit Court.
Three witnesses told police that they watched as a 58-year-old homeless man repeatedly punched another homeless man in the face, smashed his head into the pavement several times and then kicked the victim in Aala Park earlier this month, according to a police affidavit.
A devoted conservationist, Diane Drigot made her mark negotiating human interaction with the environment in ways that were practical, informed and sensitive to cultural views.
Question: Are there any published data on what insecticides our local farmers are using? We have been encouraged to buy and consume local produce, and that is a great idea.
As a young woman in the 1950s, Irene Matsuo was a devoted viewer of the local variety show "Televi Digest."
Alicia Beltran cried with fear and disbelief when county sheriffs surrounded her home on July 18 and took her in handcuffs to a holding cell.
This town in the Finger Lakes region is not the kind of place where one would expect a grass-roots uprising. Even its promotional brochure makes it sound sleepy, listing the main attractions as a few large dairy farms, some crop farms and several horse ranches.