Maui

This undated file photo shows a humpback whale jumps out of the waters off Hawaii. (AP Photo/NOAA Fisheries, file)

Rescuers free whale of rope and buoys off Maui

HONOLULU (AP) – A team led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration successfully freed an entangled humpback whale off Maui over the weekend. The Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary said Monday a line of […]

04/08/2014

Various kinds of dead marine life collected by  employees from the PENCO Pacific Environmental Corporation can been seen in this barrel on the dock fronting the La Mariana Sailing Club in Keehi Lagoon Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Honolulu. A pipe maintained by Matson Navigation Co. at pier 52 cracked and leaked about 233,000 gallons of molasses into the harbor. The molasses spill is being blamed for the killing of marine life at Keehi Lagoon which is located near the Honolulu Harbor. The cracked pipe has been repaired and the molasses leak stopped. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

Pipe had leak 1 year before Hawaii molasses spill

HONOLULU (AP) — A state inspector saw molasses dripping last year from the same spot where a pipe leaked up to 1,400 tons of the sugary substance into Honolulu Harbor earlier this month, killing more […]

09/20/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Shark Week’s Andy Casagrande talks about shark attacks

It seems shark sightings are becoming more common along the east and west coasts of this country. This month there have been sightings off the coast of Manhattan Beach here in the Southland. Also this month, […]

08/30/2013

Few people visited Waikiki beach in Honolulu on Monday, July 29, 2013 as Tropical Storm Flossie approached Hawaii. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)

Flossie leaving Hawaii weaker than when storm came

HONOLULU (AP) — Flossie’s Hawaiian adventure: Short, scattered and more powerful than many believed it would be at first. National Weather Service officials say the tropical depression is expected to exit Hawaii on Tuesday as […]

07/30/2013

This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, July 29, 2013 at 1:45 a.m. EDT shows a stationary front across eastern Colorado, central Wyoming and into western Montana.  Showers and thunderstorms are scattered across the Great Basin, and the Central/Northern Rockies. A surface trough is producing showers and a few thunderstorms over New Mexico and western Texas. Tropical Storm Flossie is approaching the Big Island of Hawaii with max winds of 60 mph. Slow weakening is forecast in the next 24 hours. (AP Photo/Weather Underground)

Flossie: All of Hawaii on tropical storm warning

HONOLULU (AP) — A tropical storm making its way toward Hawaii had residents of Maui and the Big Island on Monday bracing for possible flooding, 60 mph wind gusts and waves that could reach as […]

07/29/2013

This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, July 29, 2013 at 1:45 a.m. EDT shows a stationary front across eastern Colorado, central Wyoming and into western Montana.  Showers and thunderstorms are scattered across the Great Basin, and the Central/Northern Rockies. A surface trough is producing showers and a few thunderstorms over New Mexico and western Texas. Tropical Storm Flossie is approaching the Big Island of Hawaii with max winds of 60 mph. Slow weakening is forecast in the next 24 hours. (AP Photo/Weather Underground)

Hawaii braces for rain, wind from tropical storm

HONOLULU (AP) — Residents and tourists across Hawaii were bracing for Tropical Storm Flossie, which forecasters said was weakening as it approached the state but still could bring heavy rains, strong winds and possibly even […]

07/29/2013

Steven Tyler

Hawaii Senate passes Steven Tyler Act

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii state Senate has passed a bill that seeks to protect celebrities from overeager paparazzi. The so-called Steven Tyler Act would create a civil violation if people take unwanted photos or videos of others in their private moments.

03/05/2013

Fishermen spot large dock floating off Hawaii

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 […]

09/21/2012

Police: Maui man demanded cash from CA tourists

(AP) – A Maui man is accused of assaulting California tourists while trying to extort money from them. Jesse Nakooka couldn’t be reached at Maui Community Correctional Center Thursday, where he’s being held on $25,000 […]

07/05/2012