Hawaii

The 5 best luxury hotels on the Big Island of Hawaii

By Neil Wolkodoff on Aug 21, 2017 in Accommodation, Hawaii, Hotels, North America, Regions, USA<p>No matter where you travel from, Hawaii is a pretty …

Hotels

Hawaii Before Statehood: Color Photos, 1959

Cattle graze under volcanic cliffs on Oahu, 1959.<br>Ralph Crane—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 22<p>The image and legend of Hawaii as a …

Franklin Pierce

American Girl's first Native Hawaiian doll set to go on sale

HONOLULU — American Girl has made its first Native Hawaiian doll.<p>The doll's name is Nanea Mitchell and she goes on sale Monday. The doll is 18 inches tall and is priced at $115.<p>Her character grows up during World War II. Her wardrobe includes 1940s-era outfits, hula attire and many accessories.<p>A …

Big Island Eats

58 reviews<p>$ Bakeries, Breakfast & Brunch<p>Captain Cook, HI<p>624 reviews<p>$$ Filipino, Hawaiian, Burgers<p>Kailua-Kona, HI<p>114 reviews<p>$$$ Latin American, …

Hawaiian Cuisine

Trump Bankrupting Secret Service Like It's One of His Businesses

<i>Screenshot/CNN</i><p>Donald Trump is spending the Secret Service's money so fast that the agency is in danger of going the way of one of his Atlantic City …

Donald Trump

Search for missing helicopter in Hawaii halted

The search for Army soldiers who went missing following a helicopter crash in Hawaii last week has been halted, ...

Helicopters

Hawaii Says Aloha to the Solar Eclipse

HONOLULU — With the first light rays of light to touch Hawaii early this morning, people here bid aloha to a partial solar eclipse.<p>On the south shore …

Astronomy

Hike turns tragic when parents tumble off cliff in New York

A family hike in a western New York gorge turns tragic when a mother and father died after falling off a cliff and their 4-year-old son was seriously …

Donald Trump

Fire damages four homes in East Oahu

The Honolulu Fire Department is investigating what caused a two-alarm fire in East Oahu that affected four homes.<p>It was initially reported just after …

DLNR report: Rising sea level will displace nearly 21,000 Hawaii residents by 2100

A group of scientists say the state of Hawaii could lose $19 billion worth of land and structures, and millions more in infrastructure by 2100 …

Climate Change

Oahu under flood advisory as rain falls over parts of island

Oahu is under a flood advisory until 1 p.m. today as heavy rain falls over central and west areas of the island, according to the National Weather …

Oahu

World's Most Beautiful Kayaking Trips for the Ultimate Adventure

Unspoiled nature, stunning scenery, and an increased heart rate are cravings of the adventure travel lover’s soul, and there are few better ways to …

Hawaiian Travel

Those Cheap Flights to Hawaii Are Finally Here

For months, we’ve been waiting for prices on flights to Hawaii to plummet — and this past weekend, they did. Travelers can now fly to Hawaii for as …

Hawaiian Travel

Claim: Surf star's dad swindles Billabong!

Claim: Surf star’s dad swindles Billabong!<p>Moralist takedown of Jack Robinson's daddy.<p><b>Stab magazine</b> featured a very odd story today titled <b>Go Home</b> …

Honolulu

Calgary man dies snorkeling in Hawaii

Friends have identified the man as 58-year-old Bill Torrie<p>A Calgary man is dead after being pulled from the waters of Honolua Bay on the Hawaiian …

Prosecutors: Professor killed boyfriend as part of sexual fantasy

CHICAGO >> The fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched in an online chatroom between a Northwestern …

Crime

'For your convenience' rarely is

Look out — the hotel "convenience" wave is spreading.<p>You already know what I'm talking about. Any time you see the words "for your convenience," it probably isn't to your benefit. Historically, the lodging schemes range from a benign half-truth, like signs that promise your hotel isn't changing …

Honolulu

DLNR reminds public of restrictions after social media photos of dogs on Mokulua Islands

People have been warned to be careful when visiting the Mokulua Islands off Kailua. They’re a bird sanctuary for endangered species, but now the …

American Airlines Fully Flat First Class and New Premium Economy to Hawaii

American Airlines shared some details of their new premium economy service to Hawaii. Premium economy won’t just be a better seat (similar to …

Airlines

Rally against illegal immigration set for California beach

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. >> A demonstration against illegal immigration is planned for California’s Laguna Beach, a day after hundreds of …

Immigration

You've Got to See This Beautifully Eerie Wedding Ceremony in a Forest in Maui

Naya and James met in Maui and fell in love exploring and adventuring on the island. Waterfalls, jungles, beaches, and forests were common settings …

Weddings

Event draws pot patients, professionals: Many dismayed with status of marijuana dispensaries

KALAPANA — There was music playing, vendors selling trinkets and plenty of education underway Friday as members of the Big Island’s medical marijuana …

Cannabis

‘A kind man with a generous heart:’ Calgary theatre director who died in Hawaii remembered

Bill (William) Torrie was involved in the Calgary arts scene for decades. He was a director at many community theatres including Front Row Centre and …

Author links Kamehameha to murder in Hawaii’s dynastic wars

Wrapped in mystery and the mists of time, it’s a place where the ancient gods were summoned to witness a terrible deed — the dark silhouette of …

Rob Thicke shares cute family photo in Hawaii following baby news

It's been quite the week for Robin Thicke, who finally settled his nasty custody battle with ex Paula Patton and announced that he was expecting a …

Robin Thicke

Google to serve next version of Android as ‘Oreo”

SAN FRANCISCO >> An upcoming update to Google’s Android software finally has a delectable name. The next version will be known as Oreo, extending …

Google

Kenneth intensifies into a Category 3 hurricane

Hurricane Kenneth intensified into a Category 3 major hurricane on Sunday as it continued its movement toward the Central Pacific.<p>As of 5 p.m. …

Weather

UH assistant reveals true self in letter to team

The letter is extremely well written and poignant. But the gist of the eloquent prose can be boiled down to the two-word second paragraph: “I’m gay.”</b> …

Jerry Lewis, comedian , telethon host, dies at 91

LAS VEGAS >> Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died.<p>Publicist …

Entertainment

Hawaiian Airlines, Wyland Go Head to Head Over Murals

<i>PHOTO: Artist Wyland at work on a mural in Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. (photo via Flickr/U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)</i><p>The future of two …

Hawaiian Airlines