WASHINGTON >> Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor whose leaks of secret documents set off a national and global debate about government spying, is joining the board of a nonprofit organization co-founded by Daniel Ellsberg, the well-known leaker of the Pentagon Papers during the Vietnam War.
Kimiyo Asai • Celestino Pascual Bayang • Randymae H. Chung • Amby Cruz • Grace Sui San Dang; and more
The brother of state Health Director Loretta Fuddy said his sister had no heart problems or pre-existing conditions that would have contributed to her death following a December plane crash off Molokai.
There's no accounting for chemistry. How else might we explain the fact that the charming Chihuahua-terrier soon to be known as Bingo had been twice returned to the Hawaiian Humane Society before prospective pop No. 3 Jorge Molestina walked in the door.
Question: When will they complete the roadwork on Waialae Avenue? It seems like they tear it up more than they repair it, and now it's like driving across a lava field complete with skylights (potholes) that swallow your wheels and throw your car out of alignment — and worse.
Names of House finalists disclosed • Pair injured as blaze in Hilo destroys home • Jury convicts Kauai man, 29, of meth crimes
Waipahu man identified in fatal stabbing • Suspect sought in attempted bank robbery • Kayaker who died was Ewa Beach man
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The human remains of a Native Hawaiian man and woman are being returned to Hawaii after they were taken by a U.S. Air Force airman to his Texas home more than 50 years ago.
Scientists are using GPS devices to track highly endangered leatherback turtles in the Pacific to determine where and when they face the largest risk of being caught and killed by longline fishing boats.
An annual count of the homeless in Hawaii, which will get underway next week, is part of a national snapshot taken on a single night to track the problem and target where resources are needed.
Oahu's food trucks and lunch wagons could bid for exclusive rights to park in stalls designated for them under a bill proposed recently before the Honolulu City Council.
Amid immense sadness and tragedy, Geri Kai said, her Moanalua Valley home has unexpectedly become a revolving door of love and support in the wake of her son's recent death while hiking the Mount Olomana trail in Kailua.
Several years after he stopped making his mortgage payments, Kale Gumapac was evicted from his foreclosed Hawaii island home. Days before Thanksgiving, sheriff's deputies escorted a handcuffed Gumapac — he was arrested on a trespassing charge — from the Hawaiian Paradise Park property he had called home for more than a decade.
Services for taxpayer advocate Lowell L. Kalapa have been set for later this month. Kalapa, 64, died Dec. 30 at his Kapahulu home.
While I was sitting on an airplane in freezing-cold Milwaukee last week, a burst of warmth came to me in an email from Andy, a Hawaii friend visiting California.
Question: I live in the Salt Lake area, and many homes are leaving Christmas trees for bulky pickup. I cut my tree up and put it in the green recycling container. I guess people don’t know that sending it to the landfill is wrong. Since we live on an island, why send it there when we can recycle it?
アメリカ大洋大気局（NOAA)は、2014年最初のハワイアン・モンクシールの子どもが誕生したと発表した。 今回誕生したモンクシールの母親は、2012年11月に釣り糸による怪我で負傷しているところを救助され治療を受けたことのある「ハニーガール」の愛称で親しまれているモンクシールで、関係者は「負傷して救助されたばかりの時のハニーガールは瀕死の状態で、ここまで健康が回復し、今回母親となれたということにとても感動しています」と語っている。 絶滅危惧種に指定されているハワイアン・モンクシールは、ハワイ諸島近辺には150から200頭ほど生息しており、年間、10から15頭のモンクシールが、釣り針などによって負傷しているとみられている。