Local News

Isle minister inspired with humor, music and love

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 05:56
The Rev. Sky Liko St. John captivated people with his infectious humor and engaging manner. "He transformed and helped so many people," said best friend James Buchanan.

Family, friends share stories of activist's grace, dedication

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 05:56
She was an iron fist in a velvet glove, her granddaughter said — a political dynamo who broke down barriers while ruling with fierce passion gilded in quiet aloha. She was soft, but not a pushover. Assertive, but not brash.

Obamas head to North Shore for friend's annual barbecue

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 05:56
President Barack Obama and his family spent Saturday afternoon on the North Shore at childhood friend Bobby Titcomb's annual holiday barbecue. The Obamas regularly visit Titcomb's beachside house near Waialua for a barbecue during their Hawaii vacations.

Proposal would press colleges to make education affordable

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 05:56
Federal legislation co-authored by Hawaii U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz to help make college more affordable and reduce the burden that college debt puts on students is set to be introduced early next month.

Registry aims to improve cancer care for pets and humans

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 05:56
Hawaii dogs and cats could play a role in developing new cancer therapies for pets and people. A Texas-based national cancer registry for animals is seeking pet owners from Hawaii and across the country to register their dogs and cats afflicted with cancer, who may be candidates for clinical trials testing cancer drugs.

flASHback: Gay marriage tops a year of scarce civility and smarts

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 05:56
It's time to send 2013 on its way by recapping the year's news "flASHback" style:

Skywatch: Space station expected to make a brilliant pass

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 05:56
Bishop Museum is open on New Year's Day, but will be closed on New Year's Eve as it is each Tuesday.

Newswatch

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 05:56
5 islands warned of high surf till Monday • Man gets 15 years for gambling and meth • Shark sightings prompt closure of Maui beach • Paddleboarder safe after being blown to sea

911 Report

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 05:56
3 killed in Farrington Highway crash • Man critically hurt after being hit by car

Vital Statistics

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 05:56

Attack highlights dangers to homeless

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 05:56
The fatal assault on a 62-year-old man by a group of young men or boys Friday in Pawaa touched off the latest murder investigation tied to the death of a homeless individual in Honolulu.