There are advantages to having nondeployed Army Chinook helicopters on Oahu. That was demonstrated Dec. 5 when one of the big CH-47s was used to deliver 22 loads of fencing — nearly 200,000 pounds — into the Koolau Mountains as part of a watershed protection effort.
Hawaii recorded its 14th shark attack of the year Wednesday as a 29-year-old Captain Cook man reported being bitten by a 10- to 12-foot tiger shark off Punaluu on Hawaii island.
Question: Whatever happened to establishing a permanent home for the Hawaii Swimming Hall of Fame?
Lawsuit claims auditor being targeted by county officials • Work to disrupt vehicle traffic on Maui road
ハワイ州内で8店舗を展開しているディスカウント雑貨店のプライスバスターが、来月半ばまでにすべての店舗を閉店すると発表した。全店舗の閉店に伴い、約190名の従業員が失業することとなる。 プライスバスターの経営関係者は「クリスマスや感謝祭などのシーズンアイテムの販売などに力を入れてきましたが、ライバル店の出店が続いたほか、人件費等の高騰もあり、これ以上の店舗経営は厳しいとの決断にいたりました」と語っている。 なお、プライスバスターでは今後、閉店までの間に各店舗で在庫一掃セールを実施するとしている。
アメリカの旅行雑誌トラベル＋レジャー・マガジン誌が発表した読者による最新の人気ランキングで、ハワイ州内の10のリゾートが、世界トップ500リゾートランキングにランクインしていることが明らかになった。 同ランキングにランクインしたのは、ハワイ島のフォーシーズンズ・リゾート・ハワイ・アット・ フアラライとマウナケア・ビーチリゾートのほか、オアフ島のハレクラニ、カハラ･ホテル＆リゾート、ロイヤル･ハワイアン・ホテル、カウアイ島のセント・レジス・プリンスヴィルリゾート、ラナイ島のロッジアット・コエレ、マウイ島のフェアモント・ケア・ラニ、フォーシーズンズ・リゾート・マウイ・アット・ワイレア、ホヌアカイ・リゾート＆スパとなっている。
HOWICK, South Africa » To hear the tributes pouring forth across the globe, Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president and a universal symbol of peace and reconciliation, may seem like a teddy bear of a man.
WASHINGTON » While Speaker John A. Boehner was harsh in his public criticism of conservative advocacy groups opposed to a new bipartisan budget deal, his attack on the organizations was even more pointed when he was behind closed doors.
What it's about: As ceremonies close out a Dec. 7 memorial at Pearl Harbor, an aging wheelchair-bound veteran begins to leave when he is approached by another vet armed with an old military-issue service pistol.
When President Barack Obama marched into the White House briefing room with his Hawaii birth certificate in April 2011, he said, "I know that there's going to be a segment of people for which, no matter what we put out, this issue will not be put to rest."
7-Elevens robbed early Wednesday • Man in jail after car runs over girlfriend • Woman choked; boyfriend arrested • Gunman sought in confrontation on UH campus
Hawaii is the healthiest state in the nation, while Mississippi brings up the rear, according to the 2013 America's Health Rankings released today. The 50th state has consistently ranked near the top in the long-running index issued by United Health Foundation, which provides a comprehensive look at the well-being of each state. Hawaii placed second last year and third the year before.
The entertainment roster for Sunday's "Kokua for the Philippines," a benefit concert for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, is now set, with the addition of Mick Fleetwood and ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro.
Holiday giving seems to be off this year, according to charities that rely on seasonal donations. It might not have to do with people being any less charitable, but rather with the fact that there are fewer days between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Unity, empowerment and self-governance were again themes of this year's State of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs address, with special attention paid to the importance of preparing a new generation of Native Hawaiian leaders.
Another person has stepped forward to accuse Bishop Joseph Ferrario of sexual abuse. Troy Kealani Franks filed a lawsuit in state Circuit Court on Friday against the Roman Catholic Church in Hawaii, accusing the diocese of covering up Ferrario's history of sexually abusing young boys and failing to warn and protect others from him.
State health and education officials are investigating whether a spaghetti lunch served at a Waipahu school may have sickened about 40 students and two adults Tuesday afternoon.
The company that agreed to buy 12 city-owned housing projects warned Tuesday that Honolulu likely will have to forfeit at least $2.5 million in damages for jeopardizing the deal's financing.