Honolulu dam's neighbors warned as storm raises water levels

HONOLULU (AP) — Heavy rains prompted a warning to 10,000 Honolulu residents that they might need to evacuate their homes as water levels in a dam rose to dangerous levels. But offici...

Tropical storm dumps rain on Hawaii while crossing state

HONOLULU (AP) — Heavy rain and winds from a tropical storm downed trees, knocked out power and prompted evacuations of several homes on Hawaii's Maui island but spared the state widespread damage befo...

Maui hunkers down for Tropical Storm Olivia nearing Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Maui hunkered down for heavy rains and powerful winds as a gradually weakening tropical storm barreled toward Hawaii, while Honolulu hoped it would be spared the worst. ...

Hurricane Olivia approaches Hawaii with heavy wind, rain

HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Olivia is expected to approach Hawaii in the coming days as either a high-end tropical storm or a low-end hurricane. Central Pacific Hurricane Center meteor...

Once-powerful Hawaii hurricane downgraded to tropical storm

HONOLULU (AP) — A powerful hurricane that threatened Hawaii for a week is weakening and is now a tropical storm. But meteorologists are warning heavy rains could still wallop the isl...

5 tourists rescued from flooded home as storm hits Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Sirens wailed while workers piled sandbags in front of hotels and police blared warnings to tourists to leave the world-famous Waikiki Beach as Hurricane Lane barreled north after dump...

Hawaii marker to honor hundreds of WWII prisoners of war

HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Army Air Corps veteran Daniel Crowley endured more than three years of slave labor while being held prisoner by Japan during World War II. This week, the 96-year...

Former congressman wins Democratic House primary in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Former Congressman Ed Case has emerged from a crowded field to win the Democratic Party primary Saturday to represent Honolulu in Congress. The 65-year-old fiscal con...

Primary settles most races in Democrat dominated Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's weekend primary election will most likely settle the outcome of this year's major races. That's because the Democratic Party continues to overwhelmingly domi...

How the US military will identify remains from North Korea

HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is flying to Hawaii on Wednesday to receive 55 boxes of bones recently handed over by North Korea. The remains are believed to belong to servicemen from ...

Hawaii searches for safe spots for people to see lava

HONOLULU (AP) — Authorities in Hawaii want to set up a site where the public can view lava erupting from the Kilauea volcano. But they're finding this difficult to do while keeping people safe. ...

Hawaii Supreme Court sides with lesbian couple in B&B case

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii appeals court ruling that a bed and breakfast discriminated against a couple by denying a room to two women because they're gay will stand after the state's high court decline...

Hawaii bans sale of sunscreens with coral-harming chemicals

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige has signed legislation that will ban the sale of sunscreens containing two chemicals believed to harm coral reefs. Tuesday's signing makes Hawai...

Hawaii emergency agency staff seen watching movies, asleep

HONOLULU (AP) — An employee of the Hawaii agency that mistakenly sent cellphone and broadcast alerts warning of a missile attack in January says he saw staff members watching movies or TV on the job. ...

US military aims for $1B missile defense radar in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. military wants to install missile defense radar in Hawaii to identify any ballistic missiles that are fired from North Korea or elsewhere, officials said Tuesday. ...