Matson will not pass on cleanup and damage costs for last week's spill of 233,000 gallons of molasses into Honolulu Harbor to its customers or to taxpayers, according to the shipping company's president.
On the last day of the Democratic National Convention in Chicago in 1968, the FBI received an urgent, confidential request from the attorney general: Do immediate background checks on U.S. Sens. Fred Harris, Daniel Inouye and Edmund Muskie.
I read about the child who was hit by a car while riding a scooter in a crosswalk. Why are people allowed to ride bicycles and skateboards and the like in pedestrian crosswalks? To me this is very dangerous. Isn’t there a law that says people should walk their bikes or carry their skateboards while in a crosswalk?
On the surface it seemed a career plan executed to perfection. John Cheever — environmentally conscious, conservation-minded, humanitarian-in-bud — made the most of a top high school education at Punahou School, matriculated at elite Cornell University, where he earned a degree in environmental science, then landed a seemingly plum job doing environmental planning and assessments.
Park Service wants aquifer managed
ハワイ州当局は、オアフ島のホノルル港で先週発生した糖液の流出事故による海中生物への影響を調査した結果、海中に生息している絶滅危惧種への影響はなかったようだとの報告書を発表した。 当局のキース・カワオカ氏は「流出事故発生後、周辺海域から回収された2,600匹以上の魚介類を調査しましたが、絶滅危惧種は含まれていませんでした」としたほか、ホノルル港近郊やラグーン内から摂取された海水の水質検査を行った結果、水中の酸素濃度も改善しており、希少種への影響はないようだとしている。 なお、今回の流出事故を引き起こした海運業のマトソン社側は、今後、海中の清掃作業等のすべての経費を負担するとの声明を発表している。
Ronald Dellork • Moses C. Hepa • Mary Tamaki Honda; and more
Washington's health care revolving door is spinning fast as the new online health insurance marketplaces, a central provision of President Barack Obama's health care law, are set to open Oct. 1. Those who had a hand in the law's passage are now finding lucrative work in the private sector, as businesses try to understand the complex measure, reshape it by pressing for regulatory changes — or profit from it.
Iran's supreme leader seemed to put his authority behind Iran's moderate new president Tuesday, calling for "heroic leniency" in navigating the country's diplomatic dispute with the West.
Snorkeler pulled from water ID'd as Colorado man • Quonset hut blaze sets off Maui brush fire • Man charged in Lahaina bank robbery • 2 hurt in crash of bus and moped in Liliha
The University of Hawaii’s flagship Manoa campus dropped two spots on this year’s U.S. News & World Report list of best colleges published last week. UH-Manoa ranks as the 158th-best school in the nation out of 201 rated public and private universities.
A century of Marine Corps history at Pearl Harbor was celebrated Sunday with a reception at the home named after one of the most famous Marines of all: Lt. Gen. Lewis “Chesty” Burwell Puller.
An elite Coast Guard team that responds to oil and hazardous-material spills has been dispatched to Hawaii to offer its expertise in the response and cleanup of the 233,000-gallon molasses spill reported a week ago in Honolulu Harbor, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz announced Sunday.
When Hans Ladislaus completed his mural for the Hawai‘i Convention Center 16 years ago, he received a commendation from the governor for artistic excellence and enhancing “appreciation of the rich cultural heritage of the islands.”
Question: What criteria are used to determine what roads are repaved in Mililani? They’re repaving a lot of small side streets that are still in good condition, yet the main avenues, such as Meheula Parkway and Kuahelani Avenue, are a thousand times worse and look like three-dimensional patch quilts.
UTUROA, RAIATEA, French Polynesia >> In 2006 I spent two weeks here aboard my 37-foot ketch, Honu, waiting for friends to arrive for a voyage to Australia. After hours of boat work each day, I would climb over the breakwater, don my mask and fins and go snorkeling among the coral heads.
Nimitz collision sends 4 people to hospital • Motorcyclist, 27, hurt in onramp crash • Trailer fires origins remain unknown; and more