| Mar 23, 2010
Moths of the Hawaiian genus Hyposmocoma are an oddball crowd: One of the species' caterpillars attacks and eats tree snails. Now researchers have described at least a dozen different species that live underwater for several weeks at a time.
| Jun 24, 2010
Former Hawaii Supreme Court Chief Justice William S. Richardson, who pushed for statehood and became one of Hawaii's most influential figures, has died. He was 90.
Richardson, the namesake for the University of Hawaii's law school, died Monday at a...
| Dec 19, 2009
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| Oct 29, 2010
James MacArthur, an actor best known for portraying Det. Danny "Danno" Williams on the original " Hawaii Five-0," the TV series that turned "Book 'em, Danno" into a national catchphrase, has died. He was 72.
MacArthur, who also appeared in the classic...
| Dec 5, 2010
The hotel scene in Honolulu never seems to sleep these days. You'll find new players, old favorites and lots of change. Here is a recap of what's happening on the Oahu scene. We'll leave it up to you whether you want to book one, Danno.
| Jan 31, 2011
Gretchen Clarke, who with her husband, Waltah, built what was once the nation's largest retailer of aloha wear, has died. She was 78.
Clarke died Jan. 22 of kidney failure at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, her son Cameron said.
| Feb 6, 2011
Hawaii isn’t just one tropical paradise, it’s many. Sure, each island has its own distinct personality. But that personality is the sum of each island’s diverse offerings and experiences. Oahu, for example, is one visitor’s high-...
| Feb 27, 2011
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 10:04 AM
Tsunami waves swamped Hawaii beaches and brushed the U.S. western coast Friday but didn't immediately cause major damage after devastating Japan and sparking evacuations throughout the Pacific.
Water rushed up on roadways and into hotel lobbies on the...
| Feb 21, 2008
The Navy hit a failed intelligence satellite speeding 133 miles above the Earth with a three-stage missile on the first try Wednesday, a shot the Pentagon hopes destroyed the spacecraft's fuel tank filled with 1,000 pounds of potentially toxic gas.
| Feb 24, 2008
When dancing lions snaked through the streets of Chinatown earlier this month, it was in celebration of Chinese new year, an event feted here annually for generations.
For the celebrations welcoming the Year of the Rat, thousands of visitors descended...