ELGIN, Ill. » At first glance, the humble American Legion Post 57 just off Liberty Street in this tired river town near Chicago seems like a perfect slice of Americana — careworn, cozy and forever preserved in the amber of its ale and old-timey, wood-paneled charm.
BROOKLINE, Mass. » Your mother-in-law fixes you a plate of food. Does she determine what you eat, and how much?
Herbert Hideo Awazu • Florendo Andrada Badua • John Tamatoa Baker; and more
The Aina Haina Community Association wants the city to revoke — instead of temporarily suspend — permits issued to developer Jeff Stone to construct homes on land where cultural sites might have existed.
Hawaii Catholic Church officials hailed the election of Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina to the papacy as a breath of fresh air for a church beleaguered by scandal and searching to remain relevant in a changing world.
Third- and fourth-graders in Hawaiian language immersion programs could soon be taking state assessment tests developed in Hawaiian — instead of controversial English translations — under a bill moving through the Legislature.
Workers have removed an altar built two years ago where a shoreline path is being constructed in Wailua, Kauai.
Maui police arrested and charged a 22-year-old Pukalani man with manslaughter and other charges in connection with a head-on crash in Kula last year that killed five passengers in the car he was driving.
The state Council on Revenues predicted Wednesday that private-sector economic growth in Hawaii would offset the drain from federal budget cuts due to sequestration, boosting the state's revenue forecast.
The state House Education Committee on Wednesday advanced a pair of bills intended to help the Department of Education regain control of skyrocketing school bus costs.
The Honolulu Police Department will begin issuing a new type of semiautomatic pistol to its officers for the first time in more than two decades, Police Chief Louis Kealoha told the Honolulu City Council's Budget Committee on Tuesday.
What is the status of the city catching up on electrical inspections for newly installed photovoltaic systems? I had mine installed last June and still no inspection.
Whatever happened to the development of the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center on Maui honoring Americans of Japanese Ancestry who fought during World War II?
Josefina Elena Aikala • Manuel Sagucio Butac • Bernice Y. Chung • Mary Luise Dickson • Arsenio Arreola Dolor • Stephen P. Fernandes • Emily Saffery Hall • Walter Wataru Inouye, and more
NOGALES, Ariz. » Flying low along the Mexican line in a Black Hawk helicopter, the United States Border Patrol officer saw surveillance towers rising above the cactus. He saw his agents' white and green trucks moving among the mesquite, scouting for illegal crossers.
BALLIVOR, Ireland » Legend has it that St. Patrick drove all the snakes out of Ireland. The economic crisis has brought some of them back.
A former soldier who killed two Santa Cruz police detectives last month was not prosecuted in Hawaii on two rape charges dating back to 2006 because there was not enough evidence, an Army spokesman said Thursday.