How Some Hawaii Officials’ Paychecks Compare To The Mainland Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Some of the islands’ top public employees stack up well, even with our high cost of living. Others, not so much.

Information Vacuum Shrouds Puerto Rico Devastation

Information Vacuum Shrouds Puerto Rico Devastation

With sustained winds of 155 mph at landfall, Hurricane Maria was so powerful that it disabled radar, weather stations and cell towers across Puerto Rico, leaving an information vacuum in which officials could only speculate about property damage, injuries or deaths.

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Kin Of Fallen Japanese Soldiers Pay Respects At Pearl Harbor

“We used to be the enemy, but now are the closest of friends,” says one of about three dozen visitors.

Man Who Disrupted Hawaii Flight Found Mentally Competent To Stand Trial

UPDATED: After objections from the news media, his defense attorney withdraws a motion to close the hearing to the public.

Brittany Lyte: Even Bird Lovers Glad Night Football Is Returning To Kauai

The Friday night high school tradition was put on hold because stadium lights endangered Newell’s shearwater chicks.

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How The Manu-o-Ku Became Honolulu’s Top Bird Keith Rollman

How The Manu-o-Ku Became Honolulu’s Top Bird

It is the only white bird in the skies above the city that actually appears to enjoy flying.

An Impatient Millennial Eats Crow, And Other Matters Cory Lum/Civil Beat

An Impatient Millennial Eats Crow, And Other Matters

To the author’s surprise, the Public Utilities Commission accepted Hawaiian Electric’s recent power supply improvement plan.

Save Our Limu: Uncle Henry’s Legacy Is Threatened Kuaaina Ulu Auamo

Save Our Limu: Uncle Henry’s Legacy Is Threatened

His fight to protect limu and the Ewa shore from the effects of development continues in Circuit Court.

The Choice To Stay In Hawaii Flickr: Brian Snelson

The Choice To Stay In Hawaii

A Kauai High School graduate resisted her sister’s plea to move to the mainland after graduation.