Hawaii joins Marriott security breach investigation
The state launched an investigation into the massive Marriott security breach and is likely to team up with other states in an effort to get to the bottom of the incident, officials said Friday.
Pent-up demand drives a recent series of sold-out concerts at Aloha Stadium
After about a decade-long hiatus in hosting large concerts, Aloha Stadium is enjoying a blockbuster run with Bruno Mars attracting 113,751 for three shows, the Eagles selling more than 23,000, Guns N’ Roses 15,000 and Snoop Dogg 22,000 and counting.
Matson’s new containership carries special cargo on board
Matson’s newest containership left Honolulu on Friday night to complete its first round trip between California and Hawaii for what is expected to be decades of service, and riding along with the crew and cargo is something special.
Man arrested on suspicion of arson in early-morning Waipio home fire
Police arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of arson in connection with a large fire that destroyed a home in Waipio early Friday.
Lau Hala Shops in Kailua opens for business
Lau Hala Shops, the new retail center that takes the place of the former Macy’s in Kailua, has opened its doors for business, symbolizing Alexander & Baldwin’s vision for its commercial holdings in the beach town.
Pali Lanes is added to list of historic places
Pali Lanes, one of the few surviving public bowling alleys on Oahu, has a new, if limited, lease on life following an affirmative decision by the Hawaii Historic Places Review Board on Friday.
Column: It’s high stakes for climate change and time to act
Recent environmental disasters, coupled with mounting research, demonstrate the profound impact of climate change to health and prosperity. We must act individually and collectively, locally and globally, to address the causes of global warming and to adapt, as best we can, to these daunting times. We must recognize that climate change is the result of human hands and so, it is with our hands tha
Ocean Watch: New book celebrates Hawaii’s white terns
The University of Hawaii Press released “Hawaii’s White Terns, Manu-ô-Ku, an Urban Seabird” last week. Most of what we know about our city’s much-loved white terns is in the book, and although my name is on the cover as the author, creating it took a type of teamwork that only Hawaii can produce.
DBEDT director resigns to take job in private sector
The director of the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism is resigning to take a job in the private sector.
Territorial declares special 20-cent dividend
Territorial Bancorp Inc. has declared its second special cash dividend of the year in addition to its regular quarterly dividends.
Kipapa Stream Bridge upgrade in Mililani done
The state’s $19.4 million rehabilitation of the 85-year-old Kipapa Stream (Roosevelt) Bridge in Mililani has been completed.
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