Hawaii

Riding the Road to Hana

<i>PHOTO: A part of the magnificent Road to Hana, Maui. (photo via Flickr/penjelly)</i><p>Six hundred and twenty curves, fifty-nine bridges, fifty-two miles, …

Travel

20 Years Ago, Hawai’i Lost Its Greatest Musical Icon

Israel “Iz” Kamakawiwoʻole, a local hero who earned national success with his cover of “Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World,” left an enormous hole in the heart of Hawai’i when he died.<p>On the morning of June 26, 1997, word had begun to spread throughout the Hawaiian islands, from O'ahu to …

Jungle life: 5 beautiful treetop houses to rent on Airbnb for your next vacation

Known as Airbnb’s #1 most-wished-for listing last year, this beautiful fairytale-like treehouse is a hidden gem within the heart of in-town Atlanta. …

Mauna Kea

Hawaii's AG: SCOTUS Hearing Travel Ban Case Not a Trump Win

Hawaii AG Doug Chin says that SCOTUS deciding to hear the travel ban case does not mean that it is a win for President Trump, calling it a temporary …

Travel Ban

Hawaii Attorney General Reacts to Travel Ban Ruling

The White House called the Supreme Court ruling on the travel ban a clear victory, but Hawaii's attorney general disagrees. Hawaii News Now's Ashley Nagaoka reports.

Politics

The Impacts of Deep Ocean Mining Will 'Last Forever,' Scientists Warn

The search for raw materials to feed the all-powerful Sarlacc of capitalism is pushing industries to increasingly remote and alien environments. One …

Oceans

Most Expensive Place to Live in U.S.? Hawaii, Where Toilet Paper Costs More Than Anywhere in the World

For the seventh year in a row, Hawaii has been voted the worst state in which to make a living.

News (U.S.)

Cities rally around the Paris deal, a reminder that global problems can have local solutions

When President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris agreement, the landmark climate accord signed by 196 nations that came into …

Climate

Chris Pratt Displays Sexy Shirtless Body in Hawaii

<b>Chris Pratt</b> enjoyed some time off in Hawaii on Sunday, June 25 — see his sexy beach body

Chris Pratt

4 Great Hammocks For Backpackers

SKIP<p>1 / 5<p>Hammock camping is on the rise, with more great options for hikers on the market than ever before. Here are the best suspended sleep systems …

Obama family goes rafting on vacation in Bali

Like many other fathers at this time of year, Barack Obama has packed up the family for a vacation to a place that was special to him as a kid.<p>The family arrived on Friday in Bali, Indonesia, for a 10-day vacation in a country where he once lived when he was 6 years old, and they already have their …

Indonesia

SCOTUS Splits the Travel Ban Baby

The Supreme Court’s ruling on Donald Trump’s travel ban is like an optical illusion: Your perception of it changes depending on your vantage point. …

Travel Ban

Nina Dobrev Swims With Turtles in Hawaii in Colorful Bikini

We want it now.<p>Nina Dobrev is currently living the dream in Hawaii right now — and yes, we do in fact have all the FOMO. But the former <i>Vampire Diaries</i> star is actually not on vacation but rather on location filming a documentary on a subject you might not expect: <b>shark conservation.</b> She clearly has …

Nina Dobrev

Nintendo's SNES Classic costs $80, features 21 vintage games

The SNES Classic debuts on Sep. 29 and will cost only $80 - a low price for those looking to relive their childhood memories.

Vandenberg Air Force Base

Later starting time helps Kaimuki High School students and teachers

KAIMUKI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -<p>Kaimuki High School starts its school day at 9 a.m. That's one hour later than other public schools in Hawaii.<br>Jonah …

Education

Former rail officials' parted strategy doesn't go as planned

See all our reports and web extras on the Honolulu Rail Transit project.<p>More >><p>See all our reports and web extras on the Honolulu Rail Transit …

Hawaii News Now

Get a taste of Hawaii in the East Bay

<b>By Grace Suh</b><p>Being that I was born and raised in Hawaii, I often find myself pining for a luau spread of comfort dishes from my childhood. Feeling …

Hawaiian Cuisine

Watch: Dancers and singers from Hawaii give impromptu performances in Japan

Surprise Hawaiian music and hula performances sprung up around Japan last week, when 200 musicians, hula dancers and kumu from Hawaii were stranded …

Japan

A Bizarre New Form of Liquid Water Is Discovered

Liquid water comes in two forms — low density and high density, scientists have found.<p>The findings add to the anomalous properties of this …

Chemistry

Is It Worth Upgrading Hawaiian Airlines Inter-Island Flights?

The short answer is no, but with a few caveats. I flew Hawaiian Airlines with my boyfriend recently from Honolulu to Kahului on Maui. When we checked …

Honolulu

Nina Dobrev Shows Off Her Insane Figure During Another Fun-Filled Day in Hawaii

Nina Dobrev had another gorgeous bikini-clad outing when she swam with turtles in Honolulu on Friday. The former <b>Vampire Diaries</b> star showed off her toned figure as she emerged from the water in a pink and blue high-waisted two-piece by Kore Swim. The 28-year-old is currently on the island to film a …

Nina Dobrev

Ukrainian heritage preserved in Alberta village

ARDROSSAN, Alberta >> The one-room house — “zemlianka” — is built into the side of a hill. Other walls are of logs and sod. A woman is just outside, …

2015 Sustainability Report - Hawaiian Electric Company - Page 2-3

The annual Sustainability Report highlights programs and activities that our company engages in to reduce the contributions towards global warming …

Showcase Your Royal Look With Ornate Hawaiian Jewelry

Hawaii is a place of dreams. It is a tourist destination where people across the world like to come for vacations to spend some quality time with …

Jewelry

‘The U.S. continues to welcome the most talented’: Universities respond to Supreme Court action on travel ban

When President Trump announced in the winter that he would ban people from six mostly Muslim countries from entering the United States to protect national security, university leaders were some of the most outspoken opponents of the measure, warning it would hinder research and recruitment of the …

Immigration

Man charged with exposing himself to woman in Waikiki

A 25-year-old man has been charged for allegedly entering a Waikiki apartment and exposing himself to a 23-year-old woman.<p>Kevin S. Ogino was charged …

Waikiki

Man dies after being pulled from water off Kaimana Beach

The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed today that the man who was pulled from waters off Kaimana Beach Sunday has died, but release of his …

Crime

2 men arrested after allegedly stabbing man at family gathering

Police arrested two men after one of them allegedly attacked a 38-year-old man with a knife at Ala Moana Beach Park.<p>Shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday, …

Honolulu

Pilot asks passengers to pray during mid-flight emergency

News in the airline industryAviation newsMore>><p>Posted:Monday, June 26 2017 7:32 AM EDT2017-06-26 11:32:57 GMT<p>Updated:Monday, June 26 2017 11:07 AM …

Hawaiian Travel

Man arrested after pricey backpack stolen from Ala Moana store

Police arrested a 19-year-old man after he allegedly stole a backpack valued at more than $2,000 from Ala Moana Center.<p>Shortly before 1:30 p.m. …

Honolulu