Stories tagged: Hawaii
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 5:38 p.m.
A measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest became more worrisome Wednesday with word that people infected with the extremely contagious viral illness traveled to Hawaii and central Oregon after being …
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
Two shark researchers who came face-to-face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 9:41 p.m.
Shipments of Sharwil avocados from Hawaii and their resulting profits could expand exponentially in coming years, industry officials said.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 9:32 p.m.
A Hawaii Air National Guard civilian contractor was in serious condition Wednesday after his plane crashed off the coast of Honolulu during a military exercise, authorities said.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
Researchers are convening this week to compare clues about a significant decline in the number of sightings of North Pacific humpback whales in their traditional breeding grounds off Hawaii.
Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 12:12 p.m.
A Hawaii-based burger chain has closed a Honolulu restaurant for cleaning after a video posted to social media appeared to show a rat being cooked on the grill.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 5:29 p.m.
After years of delay, including lengthy court battles and passionate protests from those willing to be arrested for blocking construction crews, builders of a giant telescope plan to move forward …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
The strongest storm to hit any part of the United States this year crumbled concrete houses, smashed cars and killed at least one person in the Northern Mariana Islands, shocking …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 5:25 p.m.
Hawaii police are trying to find a rare bonsai tree that was stolen from a nursery owner who says he spent 56 years caring for it.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 7:24 p.m.
Honolulu officials said a dam holding 21 million gallons of water was not in danger of collapsing Thursday, but still warned nearly 10,000 residents downstream that they might need to …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
For me, relaxing on the beach in Hawaii is fun … for about 20 minutes. Then I start to feel antsy. I see Maui’s soaring mountains and I want to …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
A can of pepper spray went off inside a plane headed from Oakland, California, to Maui on Friday, requiring emergency help for several people aboard, Hawaiian Airlines said.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 11:40 a.m.
Hurricane Lane secured its place in the history books before it quickly dissipated into a tropical storm and moved off from Hawaii. The storm caused damage, mostly on the Big …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
A wildfire on Maui has likely incinerated homes near the tourist town of Lahaina while forcing people from an evacuation center opened as Hurricane Lane nears the island, officials said …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
Hurricane Lane spun in a dangerously unpredictable path Friday as it lumbered toward Hawaii, dumping rain on the mostly rural Big Island and forcing more than 1,000 people to flee …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
Hurricanes seldom get close to Hawaii and it’s even rarer for one of the islands to take a direct hit.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 10:52 p.m.
Hurricane Lane unleashed torrents of rain and landslides that blocked roads on Hawaii’s mostly rural Big Island on Thursday as residents and tourists in the state’s biggest city braced for …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 12:20 p.m.
Hurricane Lane has weakened as it approaches Hawaii but was still expected to pack a wallop, forecasters said Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
Hurricane Lane, a Category 4 storm, is expected to make a dangerously close encounter with the Hawaiian Islands over the next several days.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 7:19 p.m.
Despite a challenging first term marked by both natural and man-made disasters, Hawaii Gov. David Ige won the Democratic primary in his bid for a second term in office Saturday, …
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 10:13 a.m.
The winners of most of the Democratic Party’s primary races in Hawaii this weekend will be the favorites to win the general election in November. The most hotly contested matches …
Sat., July 21, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
A man suspected of gunning down a Hawaii police officer was killed during a shootout with officers Friday after a three-day search across the Big Island, authorities said.
Sat., July 21, 2018, 6 a.m.
Stunning images of Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea volcano have captivated people around the world. But ironically it’s nearly impossible for residents and visitors on the ground to see the lava – …
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 7:51 p.m.
Hawaii’s entire Big Island police force was on alert Wednesday for a suspect wanted in the killing of an officer during a traffic stop, including off-duty officers and some who …
Tue., July 17, 2018, 7:36 p.m.
Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard’s revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock …
Tue., July 3, 2018, 4:38 p.m.
Hawaii Gov. David Ige has signed legislation that will ban the sale of sunscreens containing two chemicals believed to harm coral reefs.
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 7:37 p.m.
An employee of the Hawaii agency that mistakenly sent cellphone and broadcast alerts warning of a missile attack in January says he saw staff members watching movies or TV on …
Mon., June 11, 2018, 2 p.m.
Small explosions at the summit of an erupting Hawaii volcano could send ash into communities.
Fri., June 8, 2018, 1:03 p.m.
Lava from the Kilauea volcano that flowed into Kapoho Bay has created nearly a mile of new land and officials with the U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday the flow is …
Wed., June 6, 2018, 8:03 p.m.
A neighborhood called Vacationland on Hawaii’s Big Island had disappeared by Wednesday as lava poured into two oceanfront subdivisions, smothering hundreds of homes and filling an ocean bay, turning it …