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People make their way into Terminal A at Mineta San Jose International Airport near the Hawaiian Airlines gates Monday, April 21, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Official: Boy who stowed away on jet leaves Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — The 15-year-old boy who survived a 5½-hour flight from California to Hawaii in a jet’s wheel well has left the state, an official said. Kayla Rosenfeld, the spokeswoman for Hawaii’s Department of […]

05/03/2014

People make their way into Terminal A at Mineta San Jose International Airport near the Hawaiian Airlines gates Monday, April 21, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Stowaway teen forces review of airport security

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy scrambled over an airport fence, crossed a tarmac and climbed into a jetliner’s wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours to Hawaii — a misadventure that […]

04/21/2014

A 16-year-old boy, seen sitting on a stretcher, who stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from San Jose, Calif., to Maui is loaded into an ambulance at Kahului Airport in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii Sunday afternoon, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/The Maui News, Chris Sugidono)

Teen stowaway scaled fence in dark

HONOLULU (AP) — Airport officials in San Jose, Calif., say a 16-year-old boy who stowed away aboard a Hawaii-bound flight scaled a perimeter fence at the California airport while it was dark. San Jose airport […]

04/21/2014

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

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