Question: Why do firetrucks always respond with sirens? Police cars zoom up Wilhelmina Rise without sirens, and they go much faster than firetrucks. I don't believe a firetruck can exceed 25 mph going up the hill. Who determines the response criterion?
4 safe after boat flips off Kewalo Basin • Arboretum to sell plants, seeds, honey • State gets green light for harbor work • Label indicates buoy piece of tsunami debris
Fugitive found, returned to Oahu prison • Waianae man is charged in assault
Hawaii is on the brink of becoming the 16th state to legalize same-sex marriage, but only after dealing with the contentious issue for more than 20 years -- longer than any other state in the country.
Although the extent of destruction in the Philippines as a result of Typhoon Haiyan is not yet known because communication lines remain mostly crippled, Honolulu's intricate network of Filipino community groups is already rallying to support victims of the record-breaking storm that blasted through the island chain on Thursday, Hawaii time.
After getting off work at the Hilton Hawaiian Village on a busy Friday night, Anders Jonsson often rides his bike home to Kaimuki, shortening what can be an hourlong drive into a 15-minute ride.
The late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye will receive another tribute on Veterans Day -- this time for his service with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in World War II, for which he was awarded the Medal of Honor.
The state Senate on Tuesday will agree to the state House's version of a same-sex marriage bill and send it to Gov. Neil Abercrombie for his signature.
Ann Robinson's Ilikai condo is near the entrance to Waikiki, but the smell of diesel and the vroom of passing vehicles often overrides her enjoyment of the fresh ocean air and melodic waves.
Heavy rain flooded roads, knocked out power and kept Civil Defense personnel and first responders hopping for most of the day on Saturday. According to the National Weather Service, the wet weather was caused by a cold upper-level trough and moist air mass over the state.
New drugs offer hope for a quicker, easier cure for the stealthy hepatitis C virus, which can linger undetected for decades before triggering liver cancer, a deadly ailment that is especially prevalent in Hawaii.
ソフトエアエンジニアの男性のひとりが、オアフ島のパンチボウル（国立太平洋記念墓地）に眠る55,000名の軍関係者の墓所が検索できるアプリを作成し、話題となっている。 今回、ダニエル･チャンさんが作成した墓所検索アプリでは、パンチボウルに眠る関係者の名前、生年月日、または没年月を入力するだけでその人物の墓所が判明するというもので、アプリの利用者は「とても簡単で早く墓所の場所が確認できて大助かりです」と語った。 チャンさんが作成した墓所検索アプリ「NMCP」は、iTuneストアより無料でダウンロードできる。
ハワイ大手の航空会社であるハワイアン航空は、同社が運航しているハワイ＝シアトル便の機体を変更し、座席数を増加させると発表した。同社では、ホノルル＝シアトル間、マウイ島カフルイ＝シアトル間を結ぶ定期便を毎日運行している。 ハワイアン航空では今回、現在使用しているボーイング767-300ER機からエアバス300-200機に機体を変更し、座席数を264席から294席に増加させるとしている。なお、機体変更は11月26日からとなる。 参考：パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース
WASHINGTON » Michelle Obama, after nearly five years of evangelizing exercise and good eating habits, will begin a new initiative on Tuesday that seeks to increase the number of low-income students who pursue a college degree.
WASHINGTON » Problems with the federal health insurance website have prevented tens of thousands of low-income people from signing up for Medicaid even though they are eligible, federal and state officials say, undermining one of the chief goals of the 2010 health care law.
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When Eric Nelson's 6-year-old daughter, Charlotte, or 10-year-old son, Asa, discover that they cannot rewind or fast-forward a TV show, they are perplexed - and their father is, too. It is hard to explain the limitations of live television to children who have grown up in an on-demand world.
WASHINGTON » The President John F. Kennedy that students learn about today is not their grandparents' JFK. In a high school textbook written by John M. Blum in 1968, Kennedy was a tragic hero, cut down too soon in a transformative presidency