Electric vehicle

Growing hybrid, EV car trend sparks new classes at HCC

Starting Sept. 26, Honolulu Community College will begin offering hybrid and electric vehicle automotive maintenance courses. It's part of a nearly $24.6 million grant the University of Hawaii system received from the Department of Labor -- the biggest award in the country. …
CHINATOWN

Chinatown businesses targeted by schemes

Earlier this week Hawaiian Electric issued a warning that there've been people posing as HECO workers, trying to get money out of local businesses. And on Saturday, KHON2 learned quite a few businesses in Chinatown have been targeted. …
PUNCHBOWL CEMETERY

Punchbowl Cemetery unveils expansion plans beyond its gates

It's a very delicate expansion plan balancing Native Hawaiian culture and honoring fallen U.S. veterans. The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl is running out of space to bury America's heroes and will begin expanding outside of its gates. …
Graphic shows AP-NORC opinion poll on standardized testing quality in public schools; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm;

AP-NORC Poll: Parents back high-stakes testing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Often criticized as too prescriptive and all-consuming, standardized tests have support among parents, who view them as a useful way to measure bot...…
Fresh cherry tomatoes are stored in a barn at Denison Farm on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in Schaghticoke, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Naturally Grown: An alternative label to organic

SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. (AP) — Justine and Brian Denison say they adhere to all the growing practices required for organic certification, yet if they label their beans and...…