Allowing paid advertising on the sides and backs of city buses is the latest money-raising plan being proposed by Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell.
Family members and friends remember Peter Nakamura as a Renaissance man: an intellectual, extraordinary musician who spoke fluent Hawaiian and a public servant in positions ranging from planner to Kauai County clerk.
The state Department of Education announced Tuesday that Roberts Hawaii and Ground Transport Inc. will provide bus service for Oahu schoolchildren in the 2014-2015 school year.
Question: There is a bad animal manure smell around the Wahiawa Police Station/driver’s licensing station. On days with Kona winds, the smell is overpowering. I'm sure other people must breathe this stink air, too. Can you please ask the Health Department to check on the air quality in this area? I think the smell is from a pig or chicken farm.
Crash cuts power for some in Kaimuki • Kauai officials seek location of 2 boaters
California man is victim in near drowning • Aiea house fire does $215,000 in damage • Net fisherman found in waters off Kohala ID'd
Another hurricane season came and went in the Central Pacific this year without unleashing destruction on the Hawaiian Islands. The season was, however, twice as active as scientists initially predicted in May.
Days ahead of the Pearl Harbor bombing's anniversary, University of Hawaii researchers announced they've found a massive, sunken World War II-era Japanese submarine in deep water southwest of Oahu.
A federal judge ordered former world kickboxing champion Dennis Alexio to remain in federal custody Monday in his theft, tax fraud and money laundering case until he can be placed in a halfway house.
A 41-year-old Honolulu man pleaded guilty Monday to participating in a major Hawaii Internet sports betting operation and agreed to forfeit nearly $800,000 of proceeds from the illegal gambling.
Nearly 2 1⁄2 months after the grisly discovery of the dismembered body of a 34-year-old man in Waipio, the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force captured a 46-year-old suspect in California.
A class-action lawsuit is expected to be filed today against the state, alleging it has failed to pay foster parents enough to adequately care for their foster children.
State conservation officials are investigating the death Monday of a kayak fisherman who was bitten by a shark in South Maui waters. Patrick A. Briney, 57, of Stevenson, Wash., was kayak fishing with a friend when he was bitten on the right leg and apparently died from severe bleeding.
They had waited so long, kept their faith through so many pitched political battles, that even up to the moment he and his husband-to-be took their place next to the five other history-making couples, Shaun Campbell still wasn't sure it was really going to happen.
Calling it a dream come true, retired state Supreme Court Justice Steven Levinson officiated his first same-sex wedding Monday afternoon — two decades after he wrote the decision that paved the way for Hawaii's historic marriage equality law, which took effect earlier that morning.
Question: I have noticed a small and neglected-looking cemetery on Waialae Avenue, Ewa of the Zippy’s parking lot across from Kahala Mall. There are often flowers on some of the headstones, so it appears that people still visit the graves of loved ones.
2 injured in head-on crash on H-2 freeway • Teenager arrested in Ewa Beach burglary
Army soldier pleads not guilty to murder • Water restored after landslides affect Waimea • Man's body found in ocean off Big Island