ルイジアナ州ニューオーリンズが発祥のフライド・チキンを販売しているファストフードチェーン店「ポパイズ・ルイジアナ・キッチン」が、オアフ島カパフル地区に、州内5番目となる新店舗をまもなくオープンする。 今回ポパイズが新たにオープンするのは、過去にファストフードチェーンのケンタッキー・フライド・チキンがあった場所で、関係者は、新店舗では新たに約40名の従業員を雇用する予定であるとしている。 ジョージア州アトランタに拠点をおくポパイズは現在、オアフ島のワイパフ・タウン・センター、軍関係者が利用するネイビー・エクスチェンジ、真珠湾、カリヒ地区のディリングハムに店舗を展開しているほか、さらに2店舗をハワイ州内にオープンしたいとしている。
オアフ島出身の人気ミュージシャンであるジャック・ジョンソンの最新アルバム「From Here to Now to You」が、全世界で117,000枚を売り上げ、ビルボードランキングで1位を獲得している。 ジャック・ジョンソンの最新アルバムは、レコーディング時に100%太陽光発電を利用しているほか、アルバムジャケットも100%再生紙で作成されており、エコなアルバムとしても注目されている。
Westfield State University trustees are trying to call a special meeting to consider suspending embattled president Evan Dobelle, who is facing intense criticism for his lavish spending and violations of university credit card policies.
The group that administers the SAT has begun a nationwide outreach program to try to persuade more low-income high school seniors who scored high on standardized tests to apply to select colleges.
Paparazzi and others who harass the children of public figures will face tougher penalties under legislation that California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Tuesday.
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A California woman brought along her husband's ashes when she moved to Hawaii in the late 1960s and asked Williams Mortuary to hold them for safekeeping until she got settled. But the woman never claimed her husband's remains, even after the mortuary notified families in 1980 that it was being sold.
Randi Brennon was prepared to see unfamiliar scenes when she took to the skies aboard NASA's airborne observatory earlier this month, but she never expected to come in contact with an aspiring astronomer with ties to the isles.
The massive yearlong "H-1 Rehabilitation" project got underway Sunday with a complete shutdown of the highway's eastbound lanes from Likelike Highway to Ward Avenue. The closure was in effect from 8 p.m. Sunday to 4 a.m. today.
Question: I’ve been hearing a lot about the afternoon westbound contra-flow lane but haven’t been able to find much information about it. Where will the contra-flow lane begin and end? How did the state Department of Transportation reach a decision to do a p.m. westbound contra-flow lane?
"Sail or sell?" That was the question a young couple we met in the Tuamotus said they asked each other every morning during their voyage through the South Pacific.
Woman hurt in jump from Maunawili Falls • Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash • Mililani man charged with assaulting girl • Suspect, 20, arrested in Waikiki robbery
Meeting to describe homeless initiatives • Administrator chosen employee of year • Ag boosts Kauai, economist says; and more
The Department of Education and the union representing school principals are still negotiating terms of a performance evaluation system that factors in student achievement — nine years after lawmakers mandated performance contracts for principals.
Climate change activists drew a line in the sand Saturday fronting the Kailua Beach house where President Barack Obama and his family vacation.
Drivers in town, be warned: Honolulu’s yearlong version of “Carmageddon” kicks off tonight. Road crews will fully close the eastbound H-1 freeway 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. from Likelike Highway to Ward Avenue. They’ll close the same stretch, during the same hours, on Monday night.
A company that worked on the $302 million project to expand the city's HPOWER waste-to-energy facility by installing a third boiler has sued the project's general contractor, claiming it is owed nearly $12.6 million for additional work done because of more than 100 change orders that nearly doubled the amount of its contract.
The number of Chinese-speaking visitors making a stop at the Battleship Missouri Memorial is rising meteorically as many head for history and shopping in Hawaii rather than the waves.
The next Pacific Century Fellows program will include 32 participants from Oahu, the neighbor islands and the military.