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Divided Over TMT: We Take a Look at Where Things Stand and How We Got Here

With tensions running high and a weeks-long standoff now stretching into its third month, no one seems to be able to predict what will happen next on Maunakea. Will the state or the protectors back down? Or will the Thirty Meter Telescope bow out? We take a look at where things stand and how we got here.
2019.10.17 06:26 PM

Swing Dancing Returns to O‘ahu in the Nineties and More From Hawai‘i’s History

A look back at Honolulu from 1948 to 2003. Stories taken from the archives of the Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.
2019.10.17 07:00 AM

In Transition: Hawai‘i’s Transgender Teens

Here is how Hawai‘i is succeeding, and struggling, when it comes to supporting students in transition.
2019.10.15 06:14 PM

5 Reasons Why The Hawai‘i Health Dept. Says You Need to Stop Vaping Now

Officials say illnesses need more investigation.
2019.10.07 05:09 PM

Yes, That Big Red Box in Honolulu’s Chinatown is Talking to You

Don’t be startled if you hear Mayor Kirk Caldwell yell, “Aloha!”
2019.10.07 09:30 AM

11 Things Locals Need to Know About 2020’s First-Ever Olympic Surf Competition at the Tokyo Games

Until last weekend the Olympics looked promising for Hawai‘i’s surfing contingent, with four local hopefuls.
2019.09.27 05:25 PM

You Can Ice Skate at the Hawai‘i Convention Center This Winter

Winter Wishes—A Holiday Festival will include a big ice rink, Christmas tree decorating, Olympic gold medal winner Kristi Yamaguchi and an opportunity to help local kids enjoy reading.
2019.09.26 08:26 AM

Can These Muddy-Looking Balls Make the Ala Wai Swimmable?

Balls packed with healthy bacteria may offer a way to restore the ecosystem of the polluted Ala Wai Canal.
2019.08.29 07:00 AM

What’s Open or Closed in Honolulu for Labor Day 2019

Your guide to which Honolulu City and County services will be available or suspended in observance of Labor Day on Sept. 2, 2019.
2019.08.26 01:33 PM

Meet Kamehameha Schools Newest Trustee, Crystal Rose

Kamehameha Schools latest trustee went from student boarder to powerful attorney who helped change the institution.
2019.08.22 04:43 PM

10 Things You May Not Know About the Endangered Nēnē

Get to know our state bird with these fun facts and a timeline that tracks the endangered goose's road to recovery.
2019.08.21 03:00 PM

Hawaiian Humane Society Names New President and CEO

Colorado’s Anna Neubauer joins the nonprofit after protests and the contentious departure of its previous leader.
2019.08.20 04:29 PM