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NTSB seeks flight instructor monitoring after deadly crash

HONOLULU (AP) — Federal safety investigators said Thursday that the pilot of a skydiving plane that crashed in 2019, killing all 11 people on board, had not received training to become a competent pil...

Lava lake forms as Hawaii volcano erupts after 2-year break

HONOLULU (AP) — Lava was rising more than 3 feet (1 meter) per hour in the deep crater of a Hawaii volcano that began erupting over the weekend after a two-year break, scientists said Tuesday. ...

Hawaii's top court rejects complaint challenging Nov. 3 vote

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an elections complaint challenging the entirety of the Nov. 3 general election in the islands, clearing the way for the results of the sta...

Pearl Harbor ceremony to honor those killed in 1941 attack

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials were scheduled to gather in Pearl Harbor on Monday to remember those killed in the 1941 Japanese attack, though public health measures adopted because of the coronavirus pand...

Survivors remember Pearl Harbor at home this year amid virus

HONOLULU (AP) — Navy sailor Mickey Ganitch was getting ready to play in a Pearl Harbor football game as the sun came up on Dec. 7, 1941. Instead, he spent the morning — still wearing his football padd...

Test to allow Japanese visitors to bypass Hawaii quarantine

HONOLULU (AP) — Starting next week, Hawaii will begin allowing visitors from Japan to bypass the state's 14-day quarantine requirement if they test negative for COVID-19. But Japane...

Hawaii to allow travelers to skip quarantine with virus test

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Wednesday that starting Oct. 15, travelers arriving from out of state may bypass a 14-day quarantine requirement if they test negative for COVID-19. ...

Kahele wins Hawaii Democratic primary for Gabbard's seat

HONOLULU (AP) — State Sen. Kai Kahele has won the Democratic nomination to represent Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District in Saturday's primary election. The seat is currently held by...

Hurricane Douglas within 'razor thin' distance of Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Douglas came within “razor thin” distance of the Hawaiian Islands but spared the state the worst of the strong winds, storm surge and flooding officials had warned about. ...

Hurricane Douglas may bring strong winds, rain to Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Douglas gathered strength as it barreled west toward the Hawaiian Islands on a track to potentially bring strong winds and flash flooding to the island chain over the weekend...

Joe Biden wins Hawaii presidential primary delayed by virus

HONOLULU (AP) — Joe Biden won the Democratic Party of Hawaii’s party-run presidential primary on Saturday, which was delayed by more than a month because of the coronavirus. Biden de...

Pandemic knocks out large sections of Hawaii's economy

HONOLULU (AP) — In normal times, Roland Chang and his three sons start their day at dawn, picking up tourists in Waikiki and driving them to the ocean for a boat ride to see dolphin...

US Navy will host Hawaii exercises but keep sailors at sea

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Navy said Wednesday it will host the world's largest maritime exercises in Hawaii again this year, but the drills will only be held at sea because of the coronavirus. ...

Hawaii embraces aloha print masks while fighting coronavirus

HONOLULU (AP) — Face masks made with the same colorful prints used for aloha shirts — known as “Hawaiian shirts” elsewhere in the United States — are the latest fashion trend in Hawaii as islanders tr...

Hawaii: Delay international military drill over virus

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Friday he will ask the U.S. military to postpone the world's largest maritime exercises because of the coronavirus pandemic. Ige said at a...