Opposition is building to plans from Los Angeles-based PACREP LLC to construct a second tower in its Ritz-Carlton Waikiki Beach Residences complex — an addition the developer and proponents say could bring a much-needed boost to an aging and constrained tourist destination.
Honolulu residents got the opportunity to try one of the biggest U.S. food crazes Wednesday, and they turned out in droves. More than 300 people purchased more than 700 ramen burgers, brought to Hawaii for the first time by New York chef Keizo Shimamoto at the Kakaako pop-up venue Taste.
Scott MacMillan, who went from being a chef at a popular Kailua restaurant to living on the streets, was fatally stabbed Monday night near a business building where he slept at night along Uluniu Street, business people and friends said Wednesday.
The state Department of Agriculture posted on its website Wednesday the amounts of restricted-use pesticides sprayed on fields by biotech companies on Kauai in December under the agency's voluntary disclosure program.
Surf of up to 35 feet is expected on the north shores of Oahu, Kauai, Niihau, Maui and Molokai this afternoon into Friday. The National Weather Service has issued a high-surf warning that also includes the west shores of Kauai, Oahu and Molokai.
Faith Patricia Evans, who served in the state House of Representatives from 1974 to 1980 and was the nation's first female U.S. marshal, died Jan. 9 at Castle Memorial Medical Center, after a prolonged illness due to a muscle-debilitating disease, her family said. She was 76.
Question: About 6:30 p.m. one day, a man came to my door saying he was from the Census Bureau collecting information about how many people lived in the house, their age, race and health. He showed me his badge, but I did not look at it long because the porch was dark. I told him I was not interested and also told him someone had come before. Is this legitimate?
全国楽器商協会が発表した最新情報で、全米でのウクレレの販売数が倍増していることが明らかになった。 協会によると、2010年から2012年の2年間で、全米でのウクレレの販売数は58万1,000本から100万本以上と約2倍に増加しており、全米規模でウクレレがブームになっているとみられている。 音楽関係者はウクレレブームが到来している要因として、ウクレレが多くのギターに比べて安価であるほか、サイズが小さく演奏がしやすい点をあげたほか、ジャック･ジョンソンのような有名ミュージシャンが演奏で使用したり、全米放送されている人気TVドラマ「Glee」なのでもフューチャーされたためではなかとしている。
WASHINGTON »Congress sent President Barack Obama a $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill Thursday, easing the harshest effects of last year's automatic budget cuts after tea party critics chastened by October's partial shutdown mounted only a faint protest.
SOUDERTON, Pa. » Two thick blankets wrapped in a cloth tie lay near a single pillow on the red leather sofa in Phuong Lu's living room.
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The selected buyer of 12 rental complexes is asking for an additional six months to a year to pay a large share of $142 million it promised to Honolulu -- and 20 more years to pay the rest, city administration officials said Tuesday.
The message delivered at the annual Diocese of Honolulu's Red Mass, held on the eve of opening day at the Legislature, stressed stepping up collaboration in providing affordable housing for Hawaii's most vulnerable residents.
Lawmakers took the Department of Education to task Tuesday for moving ahead with a "Cadillac" version of a new performance-based teachers evaluation system, saying resources to implement it are "grossly underfunded."
The state House and Senate will open the 2014 legislative session this morning by honoring the past and celebrating the 55th anniversary of statehood. Hundreds of former lawmakers have been invited to attend the opening-day ceremonies, and each chamber has prepared booklets that document the state's legislative history.
The East-West Center, hit by the recent resignation of its energy research team and criticized for "poor leadership," would see its pre-sequestration funding of $16.7 million restored under the omnibus spending bill now being considered by Congress.