New year brings Hawaii civil unions, updated insurance consumer protection laws
December 29, 2011 11:57 AM
Education: Hawaii struggles in its Race to the Top
December 28, 2011 12:19 PM
Hawaii students held signs opposing Furlough Fridays in 2010.
Hawaii same sex couples to ring in 2012 with civil union celebration
December 26, 2011 01:17 PM
Signs in support of Hawaii civil unions stacked at the State Capitol in January.
Payroll tax cuts officially extended, Obama bound for Hawaii
December 23, 2011 10:37 AM
President Barack Obama pauses after signing H.R. 3765, the “Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act of 2011,” in the Oval Office on Friday, December 23.
Photo by Pete Souza -- White House
Verbatim: Following futher payroll tax cut delays, Obama calls Washington ‘dysfunctional’
December 22, 2011 12:42 PM
President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the impasse in Congress over the payroll tax cut extension during a statement in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Thursday, December 22.
Photo by Pete Souza -- White House
Hawaii Democrats are struggling →
December 21, 2011 07:01 PM
Godzilla lives again at Doris Duke Theatre
December 20, 2011 12:11 PM
Godzilla comes to the Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Academy of Arts.
Abercrombie says new budget will make immediate impact without raising taxes
December 20, 2011 09:24 AM
Gov. Neil Abercrombie and State Budget Director Kalbert Young submit the Supplemental Budget for Fiscal Year 2013.
City urges residents to recycle Christmas trees
December 19, 2011 03:33 PM
City reminds women about fire fighting job opportunities
December 19, 2011 01:04 PM
Lack of oversight failing Hawaii’s charter school students
December 19, 2011 11:48 AM
Members of the newly constructed Hawaii Charter School Task Force met with school officials for the first time in July.
HTY seeks national student poetry contest entrants
December 14, 2011 05:07 PM
Parade to honor WWII veterans
December 14, 2011 04:52 PM
World War II Veterans will be honored over two days this weekend.
State receives $14.4 million federal grant to help connect Hawaii residents to health care
December 14, 2011 04:19 PM
State says planned PV installations at Kauai schools will save $30 million
December 14, 2011 04:10 PM
Gov. Neil Abercrombie announces plans to power Hawaii's public schools with solar energy.
Flash Flood Watch issued for Oahu, Molokai, Maui, and Hawaii Island through Wednesday
December 13, 2011 03:57 PM
Hirono: Let’s stop wasting time and give our middle class families a tax cut
December 13, 2011 03:47 PM
Rail: City Department of Corporation Counsel responds to federal judge’s ruling
December 13, 2011 03:42 PM
HonoluluTraffic.com calls judge’s motion a victory for anti-rail activists
December 12, 2011 12:50 PM
Murphy’s to benefit children’s charities with gift wrapping party
December 07, 2011 09:05 AM
Donated gifts will go to children's charities.
City enhances ambulance service from Makiki to Moanalua
December 06, 2011 02:11 PM
The City has enhanced ambulance service.
Photo courtesy honolulu.gov
Doris Duke Theater to feature novels to film with ‘Bookish!’ series
December 05, 2011 11:53 AM
Doris Duke Theater will feature the Academy Award-winning film
From Here to Eternity.
UH Manoa’s Kuykendall Hall planned to be Hawaii’s first zero net building
December 02, 2011 02:41 PM
UH Manoa's Kuykendall Hall may see a $36 million facelift as part of a White House initiative to create buildings that operate completely independent of fossil fuels.
Photo by Drew Wertheime
Abercrombie touts sale of General Obligation Bonds, State’s credit rating
December 01, 2011 03:42 PM
A rainy-day view of the Hawaii State Capitol. The number eight is found throughout the building, signifying the eight major Hawaiian islands. There are eight columns in the front and back of the building, groups of eight mini-columns on the balcony that surrounds the fourth floor and eight panels on the doors leading to the Governor’s and Lieutenant Governor’s chambers.
Executive Chef first to open at Kailua Town Center’s Phase 3
December 01, 2011 03:15 PM
Verbatim: UH law school mourns passing of professor Jon Van Dyke
November 30, 2011 01:47 PM
Professor Van Dyke joined the faculty at the UH law school in 1976, teaching Constitutional Law, International Law, International Ocean Law, and International Human Rights. The William S. Richardson School of Law has created a
tribute page for Professor Jon Van Dyke
. To send a private message to Professor Van Dyke's family or to contribute to an album of photographs of Professor Van Dyke, email
[email protected] Courtesy Photo
Ansaldo rail contract signed
November 29, 2011 01:56 PM
Rail moves forward with Ansaldo's signing a contract with HART.
Lā Kū‘oko‘a: Volunteers plan to hand-type 60,000 pages of Hawaiian language newspapers
November 28, 2011 09:48 AM
Dozens of newspapers were published in Hawaiian between 1834 and 1949 and were read by an avid and highly literate public.
Image by Bishop Museum
State says it spent less than expected on APEC
November 23, 2011 01:26 PM
President Barack Obama concludes the APEC events with a speech at Koolina.
Photo by Travis Quezon
Announcement: Kawaiahao Church construction proceeding, more iwi expected to be uncovered
November 23, 2011 12:47 PM
BOE member Brian De Lima to speak at Hawaii Island education forum
November 23, 2011 12:35 PM
Rail archaeology study to cause street closures Downtown
November 21, 2011 11:40 AM
An archaeological survey will determine rail's cultural impact in Downtown Honolulu.
UH, DHS release homeless services report
November 15, 2011 09:12 AM
A homeless encampment has taken root at Old Stadium Park in Moiliili.
Photo by Jamie Winpenny
Fatal helicopter crash in East Molokai
November 10, 2011 05:34 PM
Shooting adds to local tension, APEC protesters call for justice
November 08, 2011 09:55 AM
The above flyer, bearing the photo of a Kailua man who was shot over the weekend, has been circulated online. Hawaii groups are rallying in the name of the victim, Kollin Elderts, who was allegedly murdered by an armed agent here in Honolulu for APEC.
Arrested Occupy Honolulu members seek community support
November 07, 2011 09:36 AM
Honolulu Police arrested demonstrators taking part in a peaceful protest at Thomas Square this weekend.
HPD announces more City parks and facilities closures for APEC security
November 02, 2011 03:23 PM
Several popular Honolulu parks and facilities will be closed to the public during APEC activities.
ALERT: Heavy rains may bring flash flooding to Oahu, Hawaii Island
November 01, 2011 10:51 AM
A satellite projection from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of an early November storm over Hawaii.
City to hold public meeting on Ewa Development Plan
October 31, 2011 02:06 PM
APEC security restricts traffic cam access
October 31, 2011 01:55 PM
Video for Honolulu traffic cams will be inaccessible to the public during APEC.
City issues sewer work traffic advisory
October 31, 2011 11:23 AM
Kakaako development adds 650-foot tower to seaside landscape
October 28, 2011 05:50 PM
A rendering from the Hawaii Community Development Authority depicts planned structures for 690 Pohukaina.
APEC security delays holiday camping permits
October 26, 2011 12:58 PM
Oahu campers will have to wait for holiday permits due to APEC security.
City dedicates $11M Kalihi-Palama Transit Facility
October 25, 2011 05:19 PM
The Kalihi-Palama Transit Center is intended to help reduce Oahu traffic congestion.
ACLU offers APEC peaceful protest assistance
October 24, 2011 02:54 PM
The "Occupy" movement is the latest example of organized peaceful protest.
Occupy Honolulu welcomes the public to send another message to ‘Wall Street’
October 21, 2011 12:58 PM
Hundreds gathered at Magic Island for Occupy Honolulu's Call To March on October 15.
City announces Honolulu’s ‘APEC plan’
October 20, 2011 06:59 PM
Play by acclaimed Okinawan writer premieres at Orvis
October 20, 2011 10:05 AM
Fay Chun and Jim Phelps star in
The Cocktail Party. Photo by Dennis Nishihara
Community paint exchange aims to make recycling easier on Maui
October 20, 2011 09:46 AM
A Maui community effort encourages paint recycling.
Rail work accidentally interrupts Honolulu’s ability to view traffic
October 19, 2011 11:25 AM
Mark Glick to head State Energy Office
October 19, 2011 10:05 AM
Hawaii Energy puts a bounty on ‘energy hogs’
October 19, 2011 09:30 AM
This chart shows the barrels of oil used to generate electricity each month in Hawaii. Electricity consumes about 30 percent of Hawaii's imported oil. The good news is that the oil usage is sloping downward. However, the decrease is most likely due to the economic downturn.
Data from the State of Hawaii's Department of Business, Economic Development, & Tourism (DBEDT)
World Invitational Hula Festival changes venue
October 18, 2011 11:54 AM
The World Invitational Hula Festival will be held at Blaisdell Center.
Photo by Brian Schuckburgh
Let’s Move! event encourages healthy living in Leeward Oahu
October 13, 2011 11:46 AM
Zombie pub crawl rises up for charity in Chinatown Friday
October 11, 2011 02:26 PM
The zombies are coming!
Rediscover respect: Hawaii LGBT students, workers remembered on National Coming Out Day
October 10, 2011 01:29 PM
Unite Here Local 5 to send another message with ‘Boycott Hyatt’ rally
October 06, 2011 05:10 PM
Unite Here Local 5 rallies outside of the Hyatt Regency in Waikiki in September.
Officials seek anti-bullying plan for every Hawaii school
October 04, 2011 12:05 PM
8th graders at Kealakehe Intermediate School on Hawaii Island took part in an Anti-Bullying March this summer.
Free admission, transport to UH Football, Wahine Volleyball for students
September 23, 2011 11:24 AM
Ex-HI GOP legislator John Carroll to run for U.S. Senate
September 21, 2011 06:14 PM
Former state legislator John Carroll will run as a Republican for U.S. Senate
The ARTS at Mark’s Garage to hold Haunted Garage auditions
September 21, 2011 05:47 PM
USS Missouri invites public to ‘plant one on” to honor WWII vets
September 21, 2011 03:40 PM
Robert and Virginia Rosborough of New York reenact this famous WWII Times Square kiss while at the Battleship Missouri Memorial
Waialae Ave. traffic study to close lane, limit parking
September 20, 2011 01:40 PM
Oil in the Alley to go electric at Improvaganza
September 19, 2011 01:55 PM
Oil in the Alley on stage.
2012 Congressional Medal of Honor convention in Honolulu
September 19, 2011 12:34 PM
(L-R) Army, Navy/Marine Corps, and Air Force medals of honor.
Princess Kailuani Elementary to receive sustainable landscaping facelift
September 15, 2011 01:56 PM
Native plants will be installed at Princess Kaiulani ELementary's Kalihi campus.
Rail soil testing to close Kamehameha Hwy lanes in Pearl City
September 15, 2011 01:17 PM
Soil testing for the planned rail project will close lanes of Kamehameha Highway in Pearl City.
Kahi Mohala Behavioral Health celebrates renovations
September 14, 2011 03:43 PM
Alapai Street lane closures begin Thursday
September 14, 2011 11:50 AM
UH receives grant for invasive snail study
September 14, 2011 10:43 AM
Apple snails threaten our ecosystem, including taro.
Court upholds rail contract decision
September 14, 2011 10:32 AM
Rail as planned Downtown.
Pacific Roller Derby to honor troops
September 12, 2011 03:27 PM
Pacific Roller Derby in action.
First Annual Lanikai Surf Festival to celebrate the ocean lifestyle
September 12, 2011 01:37 PM
Lanikai is the perfect place to celebrate the ocean lifestyle.
5 Hawaii high schools honored by PBS Hawaii
September 12, 2011 12:48 PM
2011 HIKI NO Award winners from 5 Hawaii high schools
President Obama challenges Congress to pass American Jobs Act
September 08, 2011 04:05 PM
President Barack Obama addresses Congress on his American Jobs Act.
Hyatt Regency Waikiki union workers walk off job
September 08, 2011 03:09 PM
Striking Local 5 workers.
Kumu Kahua Theatre presents ‘Cane Fields Burning’
September 07, 2011 10:57 AM
Evelyn Leung in
Cane Fields Burning.
White House calls on Americans to petition federal government, 5,000 signatures to get there
September 02, 2011 02:54 PM
Marine One prepares for landing on the White House South Lawn. The U.S. Administration is trying to guide social media toward government participation.
Photo by C.M. Fitzpatrick
City Reapportionment Commission to discuss redistricting proposals
September 02, 2011 02:40 PM
Kauai community forum: Lawmakers to talk about budget, highway projects
September 02, 2011 02:33 PM
UH Manoa dean search is on
September 02, 2011 02:03 PM
Thielen to speak at European wave energy conference
August 31, 2011 04:03 PM
A prototype wave farm in Scotland.
Iolani Palace to offer living history tours to commemorate Queen’s birthday
August 31, 2011 02:17 PM
Iolani Palace celebrates Queen Liliuokalani's birthday on Sunday.
City sewer projects to impact Oahu traffic
August 31, 2011 01:20 PM
Maui County seeking vendors for Philadelphia flower show
August 31, 2011 01:10 PM
The theme of the Philadelphia Flower Show is "Hawaii, Islands of Aloha."
Hawaii Island senator to hold ‘frank’ public forums
August 29, 2011 04:31 PM
Grant ties Native Hawaiian education opportunities to support of Haleakala development
August 29, 2011 03:39 PM
An artist's rendition of the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope atop Haleakala.
Verbatim: Major conflicts of interest with Honolulu Rail Transit consulting firm
August 26, 2011 12:52 PM
A preliminary rendering of the Pearlridge rail station.
Honolulu City Council to discuss fuel tax, electrical and gas projects
August 26, 2011 12:34 PM
HPD reminds Oahu drivers about checkpoints, don’t drink and drive
August 26, 2011 12:28 PM
Roller derby ladies skate for school drive
August 25, 2011 07:30 PM
In 2008, Pacific Roller Derby brought back the excitement of roller derby back to Honolulu.
City bill proposes public video surveillance during APEC
August 25, 2011 07:00 PM
Honolulu City Council committee to discuss commercial activity at public parks
August 25, 2011 06:50 PM
UH president says proposed 46 percent tuition increase is ‘reasonable’
August 25, 2011 06:30 PM
Hilo charter school files lawsuit against school board, Ethics Commission
August 25, 2011 06:08 PM
Alzheimer’s Association walk looking for participants
August 24, 2011 12:52 PM
Honolulu info accessible through new City apps
August 24, 2011 12:37 PM
UH researchers working on early detection of liver cancer
August 24, 2011 12:27 PM
9/11 remembrance ceremony scheduled at Tamarind Park
August 24, 2011 05:16 AM
Brush fires the cause of Molokai 911 outage yesterday
August 24, 2011 04:48 AM