Hawaii’s largest private university steadily expanded for decades in downtown Honolulu, but the economic downturn has brought challenges. A change in leadership, job cuts, a sharp jump in tuition, and faculty and staff job cuts have shaken Hawaii Pacific University, even as it embarks on an ambitious plan to develop Aloha Tower Marketplace as its new core.
Aiea’s new public library was built on the site of a sugar mill. And it shows.
It took lawmakers a year to revise a bill cracking down on drivers using mobile devices. We asked for a year’s worth of citations to uncover the most common places and times to get a ticket. Consider yourself warned.
Tourists have mixed feelings about Hawaii’s iconic destinations. Here’s what they’re saying on Yelp about Iolani Palace, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Lanikai Beach.
What lurks in the murk of Honolulu’s most prominent drainage ditch? Lots of things, including a fish that can literally give you nightmares.
Making the most of Hawaii’s ever-growing ex-pat network.
Meet Honolulu’s new generation of gun owners.
Entrepreneurs behind the popular street brand Defend Hawaii unload about the idea behind the icon.
We hate when people beg with nets at busy intersections. In so many ways.
HONOLULU welcomes new talent.
New tech tools are allowing teachers to tailor their lesson plans to individual students more than ever.
These days, handmade signage is the exception rather than the rule.