WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, the influential Democrat who broke racial barriers on Capitol Hill and played key roles in congressional investigations of the Watergate and Iran-Contra scandals, died Monday. He was 88.
HONOLULU (AP) – A strong earthquake that struck off the coast of Japan does not appear to pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii. According to Hawaii News Now, the earthquake occurred at 10:18 p.m. Thursday and had a magnitude of 7.3.
A baby-naming contest is being held for a YouTube star. When 12-year-old Keo gave birth in late September, the video of the baby dolphin coming into the world was a hit. Dolphin Quest Hawaii, where […]
ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT OVER THE PACIFIC (AP) – Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the Obama administration is nearing a decision in the next few weeks on how many U.S. troops will remain in […]
SEATTLE (AP) — A Michigan woman dying of leukemia says she hopes her embarrassment at a Seattle airport security pat-down might change the way the Transportation Security Administration treats travelers with medical conditions. But in […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Californians woke up to a shock Friday as overnight gasoline prices jumped by as much as 20 cents a gallon in some areas, ending a week of soaring costs that saw […]
HONOLULU (AP) – Hawaii is getting a share of nearly $500,000 in space transportation infrastructure grants. The Federal Aviation Administration said this week Hawaii’s Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism will get a $250,000 […]
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) – The Kauai Visitors Bureau is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Elvis Presley movie, “Blue Hawaii.” The movie will be screened and an Elvis Presley tribute artist will perform at a […]
HONOLULU (AP) – Hawaii fishermen have spotted a large dock drifting toward Oahu that may be debris from tsunamis that hit Japan last year. Hawaii News Now reports a Maui fisherman climbed on the dock […]
HONOLULU (AP) – A national grocer says it has made good on a promise to a group of Hawaii coffee farmers to change the labels on Kona coffee blends sold in mainland stores. But the […]
HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii (AP) – The United States Mint is unveiling a new quarter depicting a Hawaii volcano eruption. A ceremony will be held Wednesday at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where the public […]
HONOLULU (AP) – A United Airlines flight attendant will go into the Guinness Book of World Records after ending his 63-year career with a flight from Colorado to Hawaii. Eighty-three-year-old Ron Akana became the longest-serving […]