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The Year That Was 2018

The New Reality of Vog and What We Can Do About It

With the recent unprecedented volcanic emissions, the Environmental Protection Agency has stepped in on the Big Island with measures appropriate for a major toxic event. If it’s that serious there, what’s in store for O‘ahu? We take a deep breath and examine the new reality of vog—and what we can do about it.
2018.08.31 06:11 PM

5 Reasons Governor David Ige Is Heading for Re-Election

Plus four other surprising things about Hawai‘i’s 2018 primary election
2018.08.14 05:28 PM

You Can Now Register and Vote on the Same Day in Hawai‘i’s Primary Election

Voters can walk-in to vote from now until Thursday, Aug. 9 and, for the first time in state history, polling places on Saturday, Aug. 11 are offering same-day registration.
2018.08.08 06:13 PM

Is Aloha Poke Co. Stealing Hawai‘i Culture?

A Chicago store trademarked “Aloha Poke” and is threatening Island businesses. Can Native Hawaiians (and the rest of us) get it back?
2018.08.07 05:10 PM

Honolulu Makes the Top 10 in “Best Big Cities To Live In” List

A new study ranks Honolulu No. 6 out of 62 large U.S. cities in terms of homeownership, unemployment, debt-to-income ratio and more.
2018.08.03 05:08 PM

King Kamehameha III Statue Unveiled on Hawaiian Sovereignty Restoration Day

The 12-foot-tall bronze statue dedication took place at Thomas Square in Honolulu in honor of the 175th anniversary of Lā Ho‘iho‘i Ea.
2018.07.31 05:05 PM

A New Show Asks You to Share Stories About the False Missile Alert

“38 Minutes” at Kumu Kahua Theatre turns that infamous morning in January into an interactive play.
2018.07.28 09:20 AM

Pack Your (Reusable) Bags: Honolulu’s Plastic Bag Ban Gets Tougher This Week

Beginning July 1, the city ordinance requires that most businesses charge a minimum of 15 cents for bags.
2018.06.29 05:56 PM

Here’s How You Can Help People Affected by Kīlauea

The Kīlauea eruption could last several more months, or even years. Here is how you can continue to help families affected by the volcanic activity as well as floods on O‘ahu and Kaua‘i.
2018.06.27 04:30 PM

Remembering Anthony Bourdain, Who Helped Share the Stories of Hawai‘i

The chef, writer and TV host filmed episodes of “No Reservations” and “Parts Unknown” in the Islands.
2018.06.08 03:33 PM

The Memorial Service of the Late U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka

Many paid their respects to the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka at the Hawai‘i State Capitol and Kawaiaha‘o Church.
2018.05.21 12:18 PM

Live Blog: Hawai‘i Memorial Service for the Late U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka

Our blog covering the services for the late Senator Daniel Akaka.
2018.05.18 10:06 AM