Stories tagged: Hawaii
Thu., June 22, 2017, 4:56 p.m.
Intercept attempt fails in missile defense test off Hawaii
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency said it failed to intercept a ballistic missile during a test off Hawaii.
UPDATED: Sat., June 17, 2017, 8:10 p.m.
Canoe returns to Hawaii after epic round-the-world voyage
On Saturday, thousands welcomed double-hulled canoe Hokule’a home to Hawaii when it entered a channel off the island Oahu and tied up to a floating dock with iconic Diamond Head …
Mon., June 12, 2017, 10:05 a.m.
Hawaii urges court to keep hold on Trump travel ban
Lawyers for Hawaii told the Supreme Court Monday that letting the Trump administration enforce a ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries would “thrust the country back into the …
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes Hawaii’s Big Island
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook Hawaii’s southernmost island Thursday morning.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 4:06 p.m.
Hawaii, parts of Southeast, Southwest face summer wildfire risk
Forecasters say Hawaii and pockets of the Southeastern and Southwestern United States could face above-normal danger of significant wildfires this summer.
Tue., May 30, 2017, 5 p.m.
9th Circuit judge: Trump deportation order for man in Hawaii ‘inhumane’
A Trump administration order to deport a man who entered the country illegally nearly three decades ago and became a respected businessman in Hawaii was “inhumane” and “contrary to the …
UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 2:45 p.m.
Unruly, ‘disheveled’ man subdued on jet heading to Hawaii
A man on a Hawaii-bound flight described as unruly and disheveled was subdued by passengers and a flight attendant who used an airplane drink cart to block him from getting …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Disturbance on L.A.-to-Hawaii flight brings FBI, fighter jets
Two U.S. fighter jets were summoned Friday to escort a flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii after an unruly man was subdued by passengers and flight attendants, who used a …
Mon., May 15, 2017, 8:40 a.m.
Supreme Court rejects challenge to Hawaii, Montana open primaries
The Supreme Court has turned away challenges to open primaries in Hawaii and Montana that allow voters to take part in party primary elections regardless of their political affiliations.
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
Judges mull Japanese internment in questioning Trump’s travel ban
Federal judges on Monday peppered a lawyer for President Donald Trump with questions about whether the administration’s travel ban discriminates against Muslims and zeroed in on the president’s campaign statements, …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 6:29 p.m.
Deaf Japanese tourist claims mistreatment at Hawaii airport
A deaf Japanese tourist was illegally denied a sign-language interpreter while she was detained and interrogated after landing at the Honolulu International Airport, the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
Hawaii reassures tourists after brain parasite cases
A California couple on their honeymoon and two people who drank a homemade herbal beverage are among the rising number of victims in Hawaii falling ill with a potentially deadly …
Fri., April 21, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
Hawaii bill giving equal access to fertility treatment dies
Hawaii lawmakers killed a bill that sought equal access to fertility treatments for gay and lesbian couples and single women.
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Hawaii lawmakers criticize AG Sessions’ island judge remarks
Hawaii’s Democratic lawmakers on Thursday criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he expressed amazement on a radio show that a “judge sitting on an island in the Pacific” could stop …
Sun., April 16, 2017, 1:41 p.m.
French man loses part of his leg in Hawaii shark attack
A man who witnessed a Hawaii shark attack says the victim is a French surfer who had part of a leg amputated but is in remarkably good spirits.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 7:29 p.m.
Hawaii asks full 9th Circuit Court to hear Trump travel ban appeal
Attorneys representing Hawaii in the state’s challenge to President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban are asking that the full panel of a federal appeals court hear the case.
UPDATED: Fri., April 7, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Fred Salanoa happy to be back on EWU campus
The ball is back in Fred Salanoa’s hands, and the former Eastern Washington quarterback couldn’t be happier.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
Lawyers in travel ban case seek emails, subpoenas
Lawyers for six states seeking to quash President Donald Trump’s travel ban want the government to cooperate if they decide to serve subpoenas on Trump and others who work in …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 6:27 a.m.
Japan-led research group preparing to drill down to the mantle
Aiming for the world’s first-ever direct excavation of the Earth’s mantle, an international research group led by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) will conduct a preliminary …
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
Judge in Hawaii extends order blocking Trump’s travel ban
A federal judge in Hawaii is extending his order that blocks President Donald Trump’s travel ban until the state’s lawsuit works its way through the courts.
Fri., March 24, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
Threats lodged against Hawaii judge who ruled against travel ban
The Hawaii federal judge who brought President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban to a national halt last week has become the target of threats.
Sat., March 18, 2017, 1:50 p.m.
US asks Hawaii judge to clarify ruling on Trump travel ban
The government is asking a federal judge to clarify his order blocking President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, arguing it shouldn’t apply to a global freeze on refugees entering the …
Fri., March 17, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
Administration files notice it will appeal ruling against second version of travel ban
The Trump administration filed court papers Friday hoping to salvage its second version of a travel ban after two judges in separate cases this week found that it probably violated …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 7:19 p.m.
Hawaii plans to fight President Trump’s revised travel ban
A day after President Donald Trump signed a revised travel ban, attorneys for Hawaii said the state plans to challenge that order as well.
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 1:52 p.m.
Agency reports earthquake felt across Hawaiian Islands
Minor shaking was felt across Hawaii’s island chain Friday morning after a moderate earthquake struck between the Big Island and Maui, but no damage was reported. The U.S. Geological Survey …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
Massive lava stream exploding into ocean in Hawaii
A dramatic “firehose” stream of molten lava continued to shoot out of a sea cliff Wednesday on Hawaii Island, splashing into the Pacific Ocean below and exploding upon impact. The …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
Endangered Hawaiian monk seal population rises to 1,400
The population of Hawaiian monk seals, one of the world’s most critically endangered marine mammals, has been increasing 3 percent a year for the past three years, federal wildlife officials …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 12:25 p.m.
Hawaii’s Lanai Island dark after windstorm knocks out power
The entire Hawaiian island of Lanai has not had electrical service since Saturday after strong winds snapped or damaged utility poles.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
Scientists will live in a dome for 8 months to simulate Mars
Six carefully selected scientists will spend the next eight months living inside a man-made dome on a remote Hawaii volcano as part of a human-behavior study that could help NASA …
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 3:51 p.m.
Japanese prime minister lays wreaths at Hawaii cemeteries
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Hawaii on Monday to recognize the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor in 1941.