A rare piece of Pearl Harbor's Dec. 7, 1941 history that even the USS Arizona Memorial museum would like to have in its collection is up for sale on eBay.
Wilmer C. "Bill" Morris, a businessman instrumental in securing the return of the Hawaiian crowns, swords and scepter to Iolani Palace, died in Kaneohe on Feb. 9. He was a month shy of his 91st birthday.
A dispute over a beach mat at Maili Beach Park may have led to the fatal stabbing of a 42-year-old man Sunday morning, police said in court records. Derrick Hernandez, 39, is being held at Oahu Community Correctional Center, unable to post $1 million bail on a charge of second-degree murder.
State Rep. Jessica Wooley has been named the new director of the state Office of Environmental Quality Control. Gov. Neil Abercrombie appointed Wooley, an attorney known for her environmental advocacy, to the post Thursday. The appointment is subject to state Senate confirmation.
Acidic foods taste sour from vinegar, which is acetic acid; fruit acids, which contain citric and ascorbic acids; or carbonation. Acid in food rounds out the flavors, and it can make the difference between a bland dish and one with lots of taste.
Question: I work in a small store. One day, as I approached a customer, he blew out a puff of vapor from an e-cigarette and left quickly. I encounter many users who impart the slogan, "It's not smoke, it's vapor. You're welcome."
Kailua main break cuts water to some • High-surf warning affects 5 islands • Maui lawmaker injured in fall • Project leads to false alarm
Two men and a women were arrested after they allegedly attacked another man in Aiea on Wednesday night.
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The Hawaii State Bar Association has rated Circuit Judge Michael Wilson "unqualified" for the state Supreme Court, a potential setback for his state Senate confirmation.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie said Wednesday that he will not give up on tax relief for seniors even though state lawmakers have shown little interest in the idea this session.
The current price tag on the overdue Clarence T.C. Ching Athletic Complex has risen to $16.7 million — $3 million more than the University of Hawaii's last estimate, auditors told a Board of Regents committee Wednesday.
Five top state health administrators will be subpoenaed to testify in a investigation into whether poor management at the Hawaii State Hospital left workers there vulnerable to patient attacks.
A planned carnival in Hawaii Kai to benefit two youth programs has stirred community concerns of traffic and pedestrian safety.
UH Associate Vice President Brian Minaai was accused of potentially wasting millions of dollars in public funds through what one executive called blatant mismanagement of construction projects, including steering contracts to firms of friends.
Alert police officers and an observant witness led to the capture last week of two men wanted for allegedly impersonating police officers to rob a convenience store in Kalihi.
The co-founder of a casket company that owns a small plane that crashed last week on a private Molokai airstrip also owned a tour company fined $50,000 by the Federal Aviation Administration after a 2006 critical crash in the same location involving the same make and model plane.
QUESTION: Whatever happened to debris from the March 11, 2011, tsunami in Japan traveling across the Pacific Ocean, and what about its effect on aquatic life?
Question: I live in Niu Valley and run two to three times a week on Kalanianaole Highway toward Hawaii Kai. For over two years, the Maunalua Bay Beach Park restrooms have been closed for work on a sewer system.