Waikiki Sheraton

UH report: Same-sex marriage could boost tourism by $217M

A new economic report released Thursday is fueling the debate on legalizing same-sex marriages in Hawaii. But does the economic impact mean lawmakers will move quickly this next legislative session to legalize gay marriage?…
Disaster Preparedness kit

Disaster Preparedness Kit

When preparing a disaster preparedness kit, first plan for the essentials for survival. Think practical first, and think comfortable second.…
Gas

AAA Hawaii: Gas prices mixed

Local gas prices were a mix of slight increases and decreases in most of the surveyed areas of the state compared to last week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. …
Kaneohe house fire

Firefighters put out house fire in Kaneohe

Honolulu firefighters responded to a house fire in Kaneohe early Thursday morning. The fire broke out just before 2 a.m. on Kalenakai Place near Kaneohe Bay Drive.…
Fish

Researchers find predatory fishes ingesting plastic

UHM researchers C. Anela Choy and Jeffrey C. Drazen say large predatory fishes found in waters around Hawaii are eating large amounts of plastic and other marine debris. These fishes include tuna and billfish.…
Walgreens

Keeaumoku Walgreens presents expansion plan

Walgreens will undergo a major expansion. The planned build-out to 35,000 square feet includes more floors and makes room for a three level parking garage with 92 stalls.…
Courtesy: National Weather Service

Tropical Depression Six-E forms in the Pacific

A tropical depression has formed between Mexico and Hawaii, according to the National Weather Service. At 5 p.m. (HST), the center of newly formed Tropical Depression Six-E was located west-southwest of the southern tip of Baja, Calif.…