SAN JOSE, Calif. » The approval of a new corporate jet center at this city's struggling airport might have been just another losing skirmish in the battle between Silicon Valley billionaires and middle-class neighborhoods worried about noise pollution.
SEATTLE » Like mariners scanning the horizon from the crow's nest, scientists have for years been on the lookout in the Pacific Northwest for signs that a dreaded salmon-killing disease, scourge to farmed salmon in other parts of the world, has arrived here, threatening some of the world's richest wild salmon habitats. Most say there is no evidence.
Co-workers, neighbors and friends said they were shocked to learn that 21-year-old Keala Simeona concocted a story that she found an abandoned newborn at Sandy Beach who turned out to be her own child.
Hawaii's news media "shield law," a measure that has been praised nationally for including emerging forms of digital and online media in affording journalists a measure of protection from having to reveal confidential sources in court, is due to expire in two months after lawmakers failed Tuesday to approve an extension.
A former nurse at Kwajalein Hospital was sentenced Monday afternoon to two years in federal prison for sexually abusing a drunken male Coast Guard sailor on shore leave on the Marshall Island atoll last year.
As ‘Iolani School marks its 150th anniversary this year, school officials say the private Honolulu campus is making strategic investments with an eye on the century ahead.
A bill designed to streamline the process under which severely mentally ill people can be ordered to get outpatient psychiatric help got final approval from lawmakers Tuesday.
Young candidates hope to start a generational change in Hawaii politics in next year's election, but it could as likely turninto a last stand by old-guard Democrats that cements our political status quo for another decade.
Integrated Construction Inc. says it is "not true" that it was noncompliant when installing the tennis court fence poles and top rail at Kalaheo High School, as the Department of Education's Facilities Branch asserted in the April 23 "Kokua Line"
Man pulled from water at Ala Moana dies • Blaze in 3-story Kalihi home displaces 15
Pearl City man convicted of 1987 murder • Ex-bank worker admits stealing $120,000 • Photovoltaic system stolen from Puna park • Revocation of Coco Palms permits upheld
As a younger member of the Hawaii Supreme Court at age 46, Steven Levinson wrote the landmark opinion issued nearly 20 years ago that launched the debate over same-sex marriage that still reverberates today across the country and in the nation's highest court.
A contentious but at times comical scrap between Rep. Jessica Wooley and Sen. Donovan Dela Cruz has left in limbo $175 million in revenue bonds to preserve agricultural land.
オアフ島カハラモール内にある全米最大の書店チェーンであるバーンズ・ノーブルが閉店予定であることが明らかになった。 バーンズ&ノーブルのカハラ店関係者は、同店の正式な閉店時期に関しては発表していないものの、閉店することは決定していると話したほか、不動産関係者は、バーンズ&ノーブルとカハラモール間のリース契約は来年の1月に切れることになっており、閉店はその前になるだろうとしている。 同店の閉店の理由として関係者は、インターネットの普及によって多くの人々が電子書籍を利用するようになっており、書籍の販売数が激減しているためで、バーンズ&ノーブルでも、今後10年間で現在の689ある店舗数を450～500まで縮小するとしている。 なお、バーンズ&ノーブルのカハラ店閉店によって、ハワイ州内では、オアフ島のアラモアナセンター店とマウイ島のラハイナ・キャナリー・モール店のみが存続することとなる。
LOS ANGELES » The ratio of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere is flirting with 400 parts per million, a level last seen about 2.5 million to 5 million years ago, according to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego.
Secretary of State John Kerry is practically home alone, toiling without permanent assistant secretaries of state for the Middle East, Asia, Europe and Africa. At the Pentagon, a temporary personnel chief is managing furloughs for 800,000 civilian employees. There has not been a director of the Internal Revenue Service since November, and a commerce secretary in nearly a year.
The sweeping gun control measure signed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and hailed by Democratic leaders has a surprising critic: Hollywood.