Kauai

This artist's concept shows the test vehicle for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD), designed to test landing technologies for future Mars missions. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA to test Mars ‘flying saucer’ vehicle on Earth

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A NASA flying saucer designed to test Mars lander technology could be launched on Earth this weekend. The space agency says Saturday marks the opening of a launch window for the […]

06/25/2014

Missile defense system tested over Pacific Ocean

PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, Hawaii (AP) — The Missile Defense Agency and US Navy sailors completed a successful test of a missile defense system by destroying a target launched in the Pacific Ocean. The Department […]

05/16/2013

Dogs wait for adoption in shelter. (AP Photo)

Travelers give Hawaii dogs 2nd chance on mainland

(AP) – The lanky, charcoal-gray dog with a distinctive, wiry hairdo would stand out in most other animal shelters, but no one gave him a second look on Hawaii’s island of Kauai.

04/20/2013

Panda Express sued for sexual harassment

KAPAA, Hawaii (AP) – A federal agency claims teenage girls working at a Panda Express restaurant on Kauai were groped and demeaned. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s federal lawsuit alleges sexual harassment on behalf […]

09/27/2012

Kauai celebrates "Blue Hawaii"

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 […]

09/26/2012

United flight attendant ends 63-year career

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 […]

08/28/2012