Former Vice President Al Gore and U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer will be in town Tuesday to headline a conference about Hawaii's sustainability, clean energy and smart growth initiatives.
Hawaii residents will be treated to two total lunar eclipses this year, the first one Monday night. According to UH Manoa's Institute for Astronomy, it is uncommon for Hawaii to get two total lunar eclipses in one year.
At least 10 structures that look like houses have been built on leased farmland in Kunia without the normal inspections that come with most construction projects and despite a state law prohibiting homes on such land.
The Pearl Harbor-based guided destroyer USS O’Kane made a port stop in Goa, India, last week, the Pacific Fleet announced.
Attempts by gay rights activists and atheists to unseat Don Horner from the Board of Education because he's a volunteer Bible teacher with New Hope Diamond Head are an outrageous display of religious bigotry.
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System.
Teen hiker rescued after injuring shoulder • Fleeing driver allegedly hits police vehicle • Man arrested in emergency-room assault • Company helps owner track stolen car
Farm OKs deal to resolve pay complaint • Maui bicyclist dies after truck strikes him • Witness recalls alleged gunman firing 20 shots
Researchers returned to Oahu this week with new, vivid maps of the seafloor in the deepest reaches of the marine national monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. They also brought back some surprise findings that could guide the exploration of that protected area for decades to come.
The scope of a bill designed to protect the state from costly lawsuits filed on behalf of outdoor enthusiasts injured or killed on state land is now unclear, and some of its supporters say a state lawmaker with conflicting interests is to blame.
An individual identifying himself as a Navy Region Hawaii federal employee sent a letter to U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono and media outlets Friday in which he said almost $5 million in taxpayer money is being wasted converting the Hickam Air Force Base phone system to AT&T.
Child Care Aware of Americaが発表した最新の調査結果で、ハワイ州は、手ごろな幼稚園や保育園などに入園するのが全米で8番めに難しい州で、子育てにおいての費用負担が大きい州であることが明らかになった。 2012年の調査結果によると、全米での幼稚園児や保育園児の育児コストの平均年間費用は約$12,400で、ハワイ州では、平均的な両親の合計収入の14%が幼稚園や保育園の費用に当てられているほか、幼児の育児コストが、大学の学費より約44％も上回っているとしている。
ハワイ州各地では昨夜、月全体が地球の影に隠れる皆既月食の観測会が開催され、多くの市民が夜空の神秘現象を楽しんだ。 オアフ島のビショップ博物館で開催された月食観測会には1,000名以上の市民が訪れ、ビショップ博物館のマイク・シャナハン氏は「今回の観測会は大盛況で、皆さんの自然の天文ショーを体験するチャンスを見逃したくないとの想いが伝わりました」と語っている。 ハワイ州で前回皆既月食が観測できたのは2011年11月で、次回の皆既月食は今年10月に起こることになっている。
As they gather around the dinner table on Monday for the Seder, some families will forgo passing around wine-stained copies of the Haggadah, the book used to guide the evening and one of the most ubiquitous volumes in Jewish homes. Instead, they will be tapping on their Kindles, tablets or cellphones, downloading in unison whatever version of the ceremony they plan to follow.
Inmate complaints are prompting Oahu Community Correctional Center officials to use pesticides, heat and steam along with disposal of mattresses, bedding and towels to try to eradicate bedbugs.
The Kauai County Council agreed to a payout of $290,000 in a lawsuit filed by a councilmember claiming his civil rights were violated. The Council agreed to accept funds from its insurance company, Everest Insurance Co., for the settlement.
An animal cruelty conviction of a man who killed a pit bull dog has been overturned by the state Intermediate Court of Appeals because the judge did not allow testimony pertaining to the man's claim of self-defense.
With the state investigating 12 complaints against him, Dr. John D. Stover called it quits as an oral surgeon and dentist on Hawaii island, news that was welcomed by the Hawaii Dental Association.