Four nonprofit organizations were allowed to join Kauai County in defending a new ordinance that regulates pesticide use and genetically modified crops against a federal lawsuit by seed companies challenging its legality.
To see as Rachel Handlin sees is to be ever present, ever engaged in the emergent moment.
Question: On Pali Highway, there's a drive-off to a lookout where you can see the Honolulu Memorial Park pagoda. A lot of old building material and other stuff has been thrown over the side. Can you kindly inform whoever takes care of this area?
Copper stolen from reservoir monitor • Woman killed in moped crash identified
Man pleads not guilty to Kailua murder • Assault is now a murder case after victim dies
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Question: The grass and bushes along the road around Waimea Bay and Sharks Cove block some of the best views in the world.
A newly designed smartphone application is offering backyard growers an opportunity to find out whether their papaya plants are infected with the destructive papaya ringspot virus.
Some Hawaii island residents are concerned that a dry summer could increase the risk that fires set by lava could eat through the thick forest behind their houses.
A plan to build the state's first grass-fed dairy, Hawai‘i Dairy Farms, on former Kauai sugar lands has heated up into a big-money battle pitting powerful — and somewhat unlikely — opponents over environmental and economic concerns.
A bill before the Honolulu City Council would make it illegal to own, operate or use a simulated gambling machine on Oahu.
We're sailing from Tahiti to Niue, a tiny island country of about 2,000 people. Craig and I have been at sea on our 37-foot sailboat for more than a week now, sailing in brisk 20 to 25 mph southeast tradewinds.
Cancellations of visits persist at prisons • Bridge possible at Kauai stream • Burglaries drop in West Hawaii
Moped driver dies after collision with truck • Kalihi man arrested in Aiea stabbing • Virginia man suspected in sex assault; and more
For political and emotional drama, it's hard to top this: U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, the most beloved and respected figure in Hawaii state history, makes a deathbed request to name his successor in Washington.
RJUKAN, Norway » Yearning for sunlight has been a part of life in this quaint old factory town in central Norway for as long as anyone can remember. Here, the sun disappears behind a mountain for six months of the year.
Congressional hopeful Mark Takai was endorsed last week by Equality Hawaii, a nonprofit group that advocates for the rights of the state's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
The embattled Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command says it's getting closer to gaining Pentagon approval to disinter and identify for return to families nearly 400 crew members of the battleship USS Oklahoma buried as "unknowns" at Punchbowl cemetery.