Stories tagged: hawaii
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 5, 2019
A Navy sailor shot three civilians, killing two of them, before taking his own life at Pearl Harbor just days before thousands were scheduled to gather at the storied military …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 4, 2019
A shooting at a Pearl Harbor naval shipyard in Hawaii kills two civilians before the gunman died of self-inflicted gunshot wound
Fri., Nov. 8, 2019
Supreme Court justices, both conservative and liberal, appeared skeptical Wednesday of a Trump administration argument that the federal Clean Water Act should not apply to sewage plant wastewater that flows …
Sat., Nov. 2, 2019
Few tourists are aware of the history and cultural turmoil Hawaii has undergone over the centuries to become what it is today – a rich and complicated multicultural society contending …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
Jaylen Gonzales was sure he wanted to play football at Whitworth, but he wasn’t sure how he would pay for it.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019
‘I think he’s the guy that can (throw) 10 touchdowns.’ Why Hawaii’s renowned QB guru is bullish on Washington State commit Jayden de Laura
Vinny Passas will never resort to posting “Help Wanted” fliers on the bulletin boards at Saint Louis School in order to find his next varsity quarterback. Generating interest for one …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 30, 2019
The Better Business Bureau of Spokane closed its doors Monday and laid off most of its sales staff, a company spokesman said.
Mon., Sept. 23, 2019
Just four years after a major marine heat wave killed huge swaths of Hawaii’s fragile reefs, scientists are warning that a return of record-setting hot water in the Pacific will …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019
Antonio de la Rosa doesn’t take it easy on his vacations. The Spaniard spent his summer paddling his way from California across the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii.
Mon., Aug. 19, 2019
Musician Paul Simon joined environmentalists trying to reinvigorate a Hawaii forest on Maui and planted a tree during a ceremony, a report said.
Mon., Aug. 5, 2019
The director of a Spanish research center said Monday that the international consortium that wants to build a giant telescope on Hawaii’s tallest peak despite protests from Native Hawaiians has …
Mon., July 15, 2019
Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019
Federal officials raised the alert level Tuesday for the world’s largest active volcano, Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, which last erupted in 1984.
Tue., July 2, 2019
A California man who borrowed a cookbook from a Honolulu library has returned it after nearly five decades.
Tue., June 25, 2019
The U.S. Postal Service says it has found mail stolen in Hawaii more than a decade ago.
UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019
Snake stows away in man’s backpack in Florida and remains undetected until trip ends in Hawaii
UPDATED: Mon., May 27, 2019
Three volunteer rescuers who found a hiker more than two weeks after she disappeared in a Hawaii forest described their elation and relief after spotting her near a waterfall in …
Sat., May 25, 2019
A Hawaii woman has been found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago.
Thu., May 23, 2019
In Kailua, the sand is soft and white, the water is clear and calm, and the view is exactly what you would expect from a beach in the Hawaiian Islands.
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019
A year after a volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island rained lava and gases in one of its largest and most destructive eruptions in recorded history, people who lost their homes …
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019
A Spokane doctor who was vacationing in Hawaii was reported to have died on Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Tue., March 19, 2019
Hawaii would be the first state in the U.S. to ban most plastics at restaurants under legislation that aims to cut down on waste that pollutes the ocean.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019
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
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
Shipments of Sharwil avocados from Hawaii and their resulting profits could expand exponentially in coming years, industry officials said.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018
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
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
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
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
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 …