Kauai might host missile tests
The United States formal exit from a treaty banning intermediate- range, ground-based missiles is ushering in a new phase to the arms race that already is underway in Asia and the Pacific.
TMT not giving up on Hawaii
Thirty Meter Telescope officials insisted Monday that news of their Canary Islands building permit application does not mean theyre giving up on Hawaii.
2 state senators urge TMT to abandon Mauna Kea
MAUNA KEA, Hawaii >> State Sens. Kai Kahele and Kurt Fevella each made formal offerings to show their respect for the kupuna, or senior protesters, on Mauna Kea Monday, and both said the Thirty Meter Telescope should give up on the effort to build on the mountain.
Pond of water is found in Kilauea crater for first time
For the first time in recorded history, a pond of water has been discovered inside the summit crater of Hawaiis Kilauea Volcano, a development that could signal a shift to a more explosive phase of future eruptions.
City not issuing vacation rental violations
The city Department of Planning and Permitting has not issued any violation notices tied to the new vacation rental ordinance due to a pending lawsuit, a city official said Monday.
3-alarm fire rattles visitors in Waikiki
A three-alarm fire at a high-rise hotel sent rattled guests into the streets of Waikiki on Monday night and prompted the closure of Kalakaua Avenue, but there were no reports of injuries.
Civil rights group calls for federal investigation of Hawaii’s school suspensions
The Hawaii Disability Rights Center is asking the federal government to investigate why students with disabilities here are suspended from public schools far longer than their peers.
Video shows suspect in fatal purse-snatching
Kalihi resident John Corpus said he and his 85-year-old wife, Dolores, were on their early morning walk July 21, three blocks from their home, when a bicyclist snatched her purse and fled, leaving her lying on the pavement.
Charity walk sets records statewide and on Oahu, where 123 nonprofits receive funds
The Hawaii Lodging &Tourism Associations 41st annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk generated a record $2.66 million statewide to the benefit of scores of charities.
Big Isle, Kauai housing markets make July gains
Home sale volume and median prices rose together on two neighbor islands in July, according to a report released Monday.
DHHL seeks developer for old Bowl-O-Drome site
The state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands is seeking a developer to build affordable rental housing for beneficiaries on a former bowling alley site in Moiliili after years of contemplation.
Kokua Line: Food survey is not a scam and aims to reduce foodborne illnesses
Q uestion : I want to check on a survey to see if its a scam. Why would the Health Department want to know what I eat? Do we have to fill it out? Theres a number, but I dont want to call until I know.
Column: Disaster-proof business from man-made and natural threats
Its hurricane season in Hawaii, and while we tend to think of natural disasters like hurricanes, floods and tsunamis when we think about incidents that could affect our business, the unfortunate reality is in todays world its more likely to be a man-made threat. On any given day, human error, a prolonged power outage, a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack or a ransomware threat are mor
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