How Brian Schatz Is Becoming The Senate’s Chief Science Nerd

From data security to climate change, from net neutrality to telemedicine, the Hawaii senator is front and center on technology issues.

Rail Board OKs Preliminary Step To Push Route Past Ala Moana

The manager of the Honolulu rail project says it needs to develop and secure an alternate route from Ala Moana Center in case it’s extended someday.

Hawaii Psychiatric Patient Is Surprised His Escape Worked

UPDATED: Randall Saito also says he faked mental illness to avoid criminal charges after he killed a woman in 1979.

Honolulu City Council Considers Regulating ‘Monster Homes’

Neighbors complain about homes with 15 or more bedrooms, but they’re defended by a man who said they serve multigenerational households.

Hokulea’s Voyage To Hana Is A Homecoming For Young Captain

Hana native Nakua Konohia-Lind, 24, the youngest captain of the storied voyaging vessel, manned the helm as it sailed in to East Maui.

Chad Blair: A Trip Back To Hawaii Journalism In The ’60s

You can almost hear the typewriters clacking as you read this former Honolulu Advertiser reporter’s memoir.

Caldwell Nominates Former TV Executive For Police Commission

Dick Grimm, who worked at three local stations, would be the mayor’s sixth appointment to the seven-member board.

Escaped State Hospital Patient Aimed To Show He Could Be Outside

Randall Saito gave an interview to a San Francisco TV station after he was captured in Stockton.

Will Rail Go To Manoa And Waikiki After All?

The HART board may be resurrecting a route plan far more ambitious than the one submitted to federal transit officials.

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