- Fewer humpback whales migrated to Hawaii this year Updated: May-03-16 9:21 am
HONOLULU - The number of whales that made the annual migration to Hawaiian waters this past winter appears to be at its lowest level in five years, according to officials with the Hawaiian Island Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary.
- Institute of Hawaiian Music earns 2 nominations for CD Updated: May-03-16 9:16 am
WAILUKU, Hawaii - A Maui-based program that provides students with an opportunity to study under award-winning musicians has been nominated for two Na Hoku Hanohano awards.
- Solar plane on global trip arrives in Arizona Updated: May-03-16 1:04 am
GOODYEAR, Arizona - A solar-powered airplane landed in suburban Phoenix Monday night after a daylong flight from California - the latest leg in its around the world journey using only energy from the sun.
- Jury: School failed to protect girl who says she was raped Updated: May-03-16 1:01 am
HONOLULU - Hawaii's public school system failed to protect a special education student who says she was raped by a classmate, a jury determined Monday.
- The Latest: Solar plane lands in suburban Phoenix Updated: May-03-16 12:24 am
GOODYEAR, Arizona - The Latest on the flight of a solar-powered airplane from California to Arizona in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe (all times local):
- Rare seabirds hatching chicks in protected Hawaiian Islands Updated: May-02-16 3:36 pm
HONOLULU - A rare seabird whose population was wiped out of Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands is now hatching healthy chicks on the atoll.
- Bishop Museum president, CEO resigns amid loan investigation Updated: May-02-16 1:46 pm
HONOLULU - The president and CEO of Honolulu's Bishop Museum is resigning amid a state investigation into whether he illegally gave himself a loan of more than $14,000.
- Bishop Museum president, CEO resigns amid loan investigation Updated: May-02-16 1:41 pm
HONOLULU - The president and CEO of the Honolulu's Bishop Museum is resigning amid a state investigation into whether he illegally gave himself a loan of more than $14,000.
- Crews rescue fallen hiker near Stairway to Heaven Updated: May-02-16 9:23 am
HONOLULU - A hiker has been rescued near the off-limits Haiku Stairs Trail on Oahu after reporting that she fell about 40 feet.
- Above-average fire year ahead in Hawaii, Alaska, Southwest Updated: May-01-16 7:37 pm
Hawaii, Alaska and the Southwest face an above-average threat of wildfires this summer, but most of the country should see normal or below-normal problems, forecasters said Sunday.
- Head of Maui hospitals stepping down before privatization Updated: May-01-16 1:35 pm
WAILUKU, Hawaii - The head of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation is stepping down as the collection of Maui hospitals transitions to new private owners.
- 2 arrested in connection to death of Maui artist Updated: May-01-16 12:38 pm
HONOLULU - Two men are being held in connection to the death of a Maui artist.
- Kauai County considers plan to reduce island's carbon output Updated: Apr-30-16 3:41 pm
LIHUE, Hawaii - Kauai officials are looking to decrease the island's effect on the environment by limiting carbon output.
- Parents of boy missing since 1997 plead not guilty to murder Updated: Apr-30-16 2:39 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Parents of a Hawaii boy who has been missing for nearly 20 years have pleaded not guilty to murder charges.
- Olympic weightlifting champion Tommy Kono dies in Hawaii Updated: Apr-30-16 2:36 am
HONOLULU - Tommy Kono, who took up weightlifting in an internment camp for Japanese-Americans and went on to win two Olympic gold medals for the United States, has died. He was 85.
- Hawaii lawmakers negotiate dozens of bills before deadline Updated: Apr-29-16 11:23 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers negotiated final details on dozens of bills ahead of a major legislative deadline, rushing around the capitol and huddling in groups and trying to reach last-minute agreements.
- The Latest: Hawaii advances bills on hot classrooms, ferries Updated: Apr-29-16 11:04 pm
HONOLULU - The Latest on the Hawaii Legislature negotiating dozens of bills before a deadline (all times local):
- Hawaii selects businesses for medical pot but excludes actor Updated: Apr-29-16 9:57 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii selected eight businesses Friday to open medical marijuana dispensaries - but not one owned by Woody Harrelson.
- Illegal camping out of bill allowing Airbnb to collect taxes Updated: Apr-29-16 9:27 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers have advanced a bill that would allow online brokers such as Airbnb to collect taxes on behalf of people advertising private rentals on the websites, but they removed part of the proposal that would have targeted illegal camping ads by requiring online brokers to verify the legality of their listings.
- Massachusetts Marine killed in Hawaii honored by hometown Updated: Apr-29-16 2:22 pm
HINGHAM, Massachusetts - A Marine from Massachusetts who died in a helicopter crash in Hawaii was remembered at a memorial service for his loyalty, sense of humor and love of the sea.
- Fort Leavenworth commanding general departs for Hawaii post Updated: Apr-29-16 11:59 am
FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kansas - The commanding general of Fort Leavenworth in Kansas has been picked to lead the U.S. Army Pacific in Hawaii.
- Uber driver denies sexually assaulting teen in Honolulu Updated: Apr-29-16 10:25 am
HONOLULU - A man who worked as an Uber driver has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl he picked up in Honolulu.
- Hawaii police make arrest in attack on endangered seal Updated: Apr-29-16 2:29 am
LIHUE, Hawaii - Authorities in Hawaii have made an arrest in connection with an attack on an endangered monk seal that was caught on video.
- Hawaii lawmakers push renewable energy storage incentives Updated: Apr-28-16 9:55 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii has the highest rate of residents using solar panels in the nation, and lawmakers want to extend the state's leadership role by offering incentives or rebates to those who buy batteries to store their renewable energy.
- Hawaii looks to allow psychologists to prescribe drugs Updated: Apr-28-16 8:42 pm
HONOLULU - State lawmakers are poised to make Hawaii one of a handful of states that allow psychologists to prescribe medication in hopes of increasing access to mental health services.