JERUSALEM (AP) — On Chuck Hagel’s inaugural visit to Israel as U.S. defense secretary, Syria surpassed Iran as the security threat of greatest urgency to the U.S.’ closest Mideast ally. That quite unexpectedly gave the new Pentagon chief
Tax-free shopping on the Internet could be in jeopardy under a bill making its way through the Senate.
A car bomb targeted the French Embassy in the Libyan capital early Tuesday, wounding two French guards and a Libyan teenager in an attack that President Francois Hollande denounced as an assault not only on France but all countries engaged in the fight against terrorism.
The Occupy Honolulu movement has been forced to move once again. The King Street sidewalk of Thomas Square along with the parking in the area is closed through the end of May.
The Japanese Yen is losing value and that means Japanese tourists have less money to spend when they visit Hawaii.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Parked around the airstrip at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland are more than a dozen massive C-5A Galaxy transport planes. There is no money to fly them, repair them or put pilots in the cockpits, but
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sought to embrace American lives after emigrating from Russia — joining a boxing club, winning a scholarship and even seeking U.S. citizenship. But their uncle last week angrily called them “losers”
She hasn’t filed the papers, but sources close to Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa’s camp say it’s official. She will go head-to-head with Senator Brian Schatz in next years Democratic primary.
It’s convenient to make banking decisions or move funds from the palm of your hands, but beware.
It’s been six months since a construction crane tipped over and crushed a man on Maui. On Monday, the Federal Department overseeing workplace safety issued a report stating the incident could have been prevented.
He was an actor, director, teacher, mentor and a friend. Glenn Cannon died this weekend at the age of 80.
A multimillion dollar settlement over sex abuse at a Hawaii school has been approved by a federal judge. The Department of Education says it has stepped up security measures, but it’s not clear when some of the changes will actually happen.
On Monday, Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed the repeal of the Public Lands Development Corporation, which had been set up to fast-track private partnerships for projects on underused state lands.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed a bill ensuring what’s called emergency compassionate care for female victims of rape.
Hawaii residents are urged to get rid of their expired and unused prescription medications as part of the National Prescription Drug Take Back program.
Airports across the country are seeing a bit of a delay on Monday. Thousands of air traffic controllers are being forced to take an unpaid day off due to federal budget cuts. The cuts are also affecting travelers locally.
Airline passengers will have to leave their knives at home after all. And their bats and golf clubs. A policy change scheduled to go into effect this week that would have allowed passengers to carry small knives, bats and other sports equipment onto airliners will be delayed, federal officials said Monday.
Two men were arrested and charged with plotting a terrorist attack against a Canadian passenger train with support from al-Qaida elements in Iran, police said Monday.
It’s been 20 years since Israel Kamakawiwo’ole’s “Facing Future” album made its debut. Since then, it’s gone on to become the best-selling Hawaiian music album of all time and continues to inspire people around the world.
An elite Maui runner who competed in her fifth Boston Marathon is still shakened by last week’s deadly bombings. Jen Tom is still trying to make sense of the terror attacks. It’s something her family has had to cope with before.
The Honolulu Police Department and CrimeStoppers want to thank the public for their help in locating a missing Kaneohe man.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Russia, their ties soured by disputes over stopping Syria’s civil war, child adoptions and other issues, could find some common ground for cooperation as authorities investigate the two ethnic Chechens accused of