President Barack Obama played nearly five hours of golf Sunday at Marine Corps Base Hawaii as he continued his annual Christmas vacation. The president's motorcade left their rented Kailua vacation home for the Kaneohe Klipper course just after noon.
Of all the things I find on the world's ocean floors and beaches, the round trapdoors of some snail species, called opercula, are high on my list of favorites.
Sailboat with broken mast found adrift • Sun and muggy weather to greet new year
Suspect held in attack on police officer • Driver dies despite attempt to rescue him • Beach reopened; lifeguards warn of shark risk
Had they known how difficult it would be to find fireworks for sale this year, Manoa residents Brittny Ing-Lee and JT Lee might have spent their Saturday afternoon doing something easier, like adopting a unicorn or searching garage sales for a Honus Wagner baseball card.
The strange, sad life of Anthony Montero — a would-be journalist who ran a series of unsuccessful campaigns for public office under his alias, Paul A. Manner — apparently came to a tragic end in an alley just steps away from the South King Street storefront where he lived for the past several months.
The financial woes plaguing the University of Hawaii-West Oahu campus has prompted a legislator to propose the state take back the hundreds of unused acreage surrounding the Kapolei campus in exchange for helping the school cover its operating costs.
The state requires barbers, plumbers, massage therapists, electricians, auto mechanics, pest control operators, dental hygienists, physicians, and a host of other professional and vocational job holders to meet minimum standards before they can get licenses to serve customers.
While most stores, businesses and government agencies closed up shop on Christmas Day, Dana Jones managed a pool of volunteers for 11 hours because Hawaii's monk seals didn't get the memo that Santa Claus had come to town.