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Hawaii's first big shipment of Christmas trees from the Pacific Northwest arrived right on time over the weekend. Matson Navigation Co.'s first shipment of Christmas trees for consumers docked in Honolulu on Saturday.
A Hawaii-born Filipino boxer is getting involved with local Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts by marketing newly launched Aloha for Philippines shirts and apparel.
A state lawmaker, fed up with the lack of progress in solving Waikiki's chronic homeless problem and disgusted by the mess that comes with it, has taken matters into his own hands. And those hands are wielding a sledgehammer.
From fierce, life-sized bronze lion sculptures to dainty porcelain figurines, the art collection of Japanese real estate tycoon Genshiro Kawamoto is vast and varied.
In July 2012 state officials publicly launched an $82 million "PM Contraflow" project, with plans to include a 7.2-mile zipper lane on the H-1 freeway between Pearl Harbor and Waikele to help ease Ewa-bound rush-hour traffic.
University of Hawaii researchers have received a $500,000 federal grant to study a high-tech new way to preserve food for storage and shipping.
Last year, after I wrote my second column about snorkeling with sea horses, I got an email with the subject "Stop writing about Hawaii's seahorses!" The writer had also found a sea horse habitat and worried that if word got around about the locations of these rare fish, collectors would take them.
QUESTION: What is the significance of the stone with a fence around it at Mother Waldron Park in Kakaako? It is at the mauka-Diamond Head corner of the park. There are "kapu" plaques on the top surface of the walls. There are no other signs to identify the memorial.
87 collisions logged in 12 hours on Sunday • Waikiki assault lands 2 victims in hospital • 2 arrested after burglary in Kailua area
Hikers rescued after injuries on Maui trails • Hawaii mayor asks for $61M in bond issues
The U.S. humanitarian response to the disaster in the Philippines illustrates not only the Navy's capabilities but also commitment to the Asia-Pacific region, the new commander of the Pacific Fleet said in an interview last week.
NEW YORK » In Michigan and Alaska you're expected to leave snowy boots in the mudroom before going inside. In Hawaii and in many countries like Japan, you wouldn't dream of entering a home with your shoes on, regardless of the weather.
MOSCOW » Under the Russian Constitution, Pavel V. Dmitrichenko, the star dancer charged with arranging an acid attack on the Bolshoi Ballet's artistic director, is innocent until proven guilty. But in court, Dmitrichenko sits in a locked iron cage, guarded by security officers and, at times, a nasty-looking dog.
Finland, better known for its saunas and cellphones, has become a model of educational success during the past decade because its students keep placing at the top of international charts.
Astronomers are hoping to get a close look at an asteroid Monday as it makes a relatively close pass to Earth. The space rock, known as 2001 AV43, will approach within 650,000 miles, or 2.7 times the distance from the Earth to the moon. That is considered an eyelash width in cosmic terms.
A 58-year-old New York visitor who was snorkeling in water off a south shore beach died Friday afternoon, becoming Kauai's 17th drowning victim this year, Kauai County officials said in a news release Saturday.
The interior of the University of Hawaii at Manoa building that houses the St. John Plant Science Laboratory hasn't changed much since it opened in 1969. From dated lounge couches and rotary phones in the elevators to the veneer wood paneling in the lobby, the furnishings remain stuck in a 1960s time warp.
Supporters of tighter reins on agribusiness expressed satisfaction Saturday at the Kauai County Council's decision to override Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.'s veto of a measure regulating pesticides and genetically modified crops.
Retired Rear Adm. Paul Lacy Jr., a 30-year Hawaii resident who served as a Hawaii state representative and was instrumental in bringing the submarine USS Bowfin to Pearl Harbor, will be buried Nov. 26 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.