Police: All 7 killed in Hawaii tour helicopter crash

U.S. 12/29/19, 06:26

Tour helicopter operations in Hawaii have come under increased scrutiny after the deadly crash this week, one of several recent accidents in the state, with a congressman calling the trips unsafe and lacking proper oversight. There were no survivors of a ...

Wreckage found of Hawaii tour helicopter carrying 7

U.S. 12/27/19, 13:44

The wreckage of a helicopter carrying seven people to one of the most rugged and remote coastlines in Hawaii was found Friday in a mountainous area on the island of Kauai, authorities said. Officials said in a news release that they're ...

Gabbard drops congressional race to focus on presidential

2020 Campaign 10/25/19, 09:26

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard says she will focus on her White House bid and not run for reelection to her congressional seat. The congresswoman from Hawaii made the announcement early Friday. While lagging behind in a crowded Democratic presidential field, ...

Tulsi Gabbard elevated in Iowa by Clinton spat

2020 Campaign 10/19/19, 19:06

Hillary Clinton's suggestion this past week that Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is being "groomed" by Russians to act as a spoiler in the 2020 race may have had the opposite effect of what the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee intended: It's ...

Passengers violently ejected from seats on turbulent flight

U.S. 07/12/19, 07:25

Dozens of people were violently slammed off the ceiling of a jetliner that encountered unexpected and intense turbulence over the Pacific Ocean Thursday. An Air Canada flight to Australia made an emergency landing in Honolulu after 37 people were injured, nine ...

Device to trap plastic waste in Pacific Ocean relaunches

U.S. 06/22/19, 19:30

A floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in second attempt to clean up a huge island of trash swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii. Boyan Slat, creator of The Ocean Cleanup project, announced on ...

Skydiving plane crashes in Hawaii, killing all 11 aboard

U.S. 06/22/19, 15:23

A skydiving plane crashed and burst into flames just after takeoff from a small seaside airfield on the island of Oahu, killing 11 people, officials said Saturday. Authorities initially reported that nine people died in the crash Friday evening and that ...

Controversial telescope to be built on sacred Hawaiian peak

U.S. 06/20/19, 20:23

After years of protests and legal battles, officials have announced that a massive telescope which will allow scientists to peer into the most distant reaches of our early universe will be built on a Hawaiian volcano that some consider sacred. The ...

Active shooter scare at Honolulu airport delays flights

U.S. 06/19/19, 01:01

Flights were being delayed and hundreds of people were waiting to go through security screening at Honolulu's airport on Tuesday after an active shooter scare.Passengers who had already passed through screening and were boarding flights at Terminal 2 were told ...

Man mows lawns for veterans in all 50 states

U.S. 06/14/19, 15:38

An Alabama man says he has completed his quest to mow lawns for veterans in all 50 states.Rodney Smith Jr. tweeted Friday that he's headed home from Hawaii after cutting grass in Oahu. He got to his last state with ...

Hawaii budget includes $13M for Waikiki Beach restoration

U.S. 06/09/19, 21:48

The state budget passed by the Hawaii Legislature includes funding for repairs at Waikiki Beach, officials said.The legislature approved about $13 million for improvements to the crumbling Royal Hawaiian seawall and other man-made structures at the state's most visited beach, ...

Uncle denies theft in Hawaii power couple’s corruption trial

U.S. 06/05/19, 19:07

The first question a special federal prosecutor asked a witness Wednesday in an ongoing Hawaii corruption trial: Did you take the mailbox at the home of a now-retired police chief and his wife?"Absolutely not," answered Gerard Puana.U.S. prosecutors say framing ...

Hawaii woman missing for 2 weeks rescued from Maui forest

U.S. 05/25/19, 21:47

A Hawaii woman has been found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago. Amanda Eller was found injured in the Makawao Forest Reserve, the Maui News reported Friday. Family spokeswoman Sarah Haynes confirmed she ...

Prosecutor: Greed fueled Hawaii power couple’s schemes

U.S. 05/23/19, 15:53

A special federal prosecutor spent an hour taking jurors through what has been called the biggest corruption case to rock Hawaii, showing how a high-ranking law enforcement power couple schemed to silence relatives who threatened to expose the financial fraud ...

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