The interior of Hulihee Palace glowed on Tuesday as members of the Daughters of Hawaii and Calabash Cousins ushered visitors through its renovated rooms.
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa — Extending a lifeline from across the Pacific, federal and state disaster relief workers and volunteers arrived here last night on a Hawaiian Airlines flight with 40,000 pounds of water, food and clothing to help people cope with a deadly earthquake and tsunami.
Maui was spared a tsunami hit Tuesday, but parts of the island saw unusual tidal activity as a result of a massive earthquake earlier in Samoa.
Already facing a deficit approaching $1 billion for the current two-year budget cycle, the state now finds itself $44 million deeper in the hole after the recent discovery of a clerical error in accounting records.
A miscommunication between two state agencies is tacking an additional $44 million to the estimate of the state's already daunting $1 billion budget shortfall, the Lingle administration said yesterday.
The Hawai'i Supreme Court has thrown out a man's conviction for excessive speeding, a ruling that could put in jeopardy dozens of cases in which drivers have been pulled over by police officers armed with a laser gun.
Event makes native insects count
Hawaii bankruptcy filings in September soared to their highest monthly level in nearly four years.
Police seek masked Makiki robber - Honolulu police detectives are looking for a man who robbed a person earlier this month in an apartment building in Makiki.