Water in Hawaii volcano could trigger explosive eruptions

HONOLULU (AP) — A small pond of water has been discovered inside the summit crater of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano for the first time in recorded history, possibly signaling a shift to a more explosive ph...

Hawaii expands power to block telescope protesters

HONOLULU (AP) — Thousands of protesters have joined a swelling effort to stop construction of a telescope they have long tried to keep off a mountain considered sacred to some Native Hawaiians, but st...

Passengers violently ejected from seats on turbulent flight

HONOLULU (AP) — 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 Canad...

Witness to Hawaii skydive crash reported engines sounded OK

HONOLULU (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says a witness to the skydiving plane crash that killed 11 people in Hawaii reported the plane's engines sounded normal before takeoff, but sho...

University of Hawaii says 21-year-old linebacker has died

HONOLULU (AP) — A University of Hawaii football player has died. In a statement Friday, the school says linebacker Scheyenne Sanitoa died on July 4. He was 21. Univ...

Alert level increased at world's largest volcano in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Federal officials have raised the alert level for the world's largest active volcano, Hawaii's Mauna Loa. The U.S. Geological Survey changed the level from normal to ...

Skydiver of previous wreck on Hawaii plane 'extremely upset'

HONOLULU (AP) — A man who was involved in a terrifying 2016 skydiving accident on the same plane that crashed and killed 11 people in Hawaii on Friday says he wishes he could have done more to prevent...

Feds probe 'quality' of repairs on plane in Hawaii crash

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials remain at the scene of Friday's deadly skydiving plane crash in Hawaii. Federal investigators will review repair and inspection records on the skydiving pla...

Fiery plane crash claims 9 people on Oahu's North Shore

HONOLULU (AP) — Authorities in Hawaii are investigating after nine people were killed in a small plane crash. The crash occurred Friday evening on the North Shore of Oahu. Officials ...

Authorities say 9 killed after aircraft crashes in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Nine people on board a twin engine aircraft died Friday night in a crash on Oahu's North Shore, officials said. There were no survivors in the crash of the King Air p...

Giant telescope will be built on sacred Native Hawaiian peak

HONOLULU (AP) — After years of protests and legal battles, Hawaii officials have announced that a massive telescope which will allow scientists to peer into the most distant reaches of our early unive...

Lack of abortion access troubles Guam's 1st female governor

HONOLULU (AP) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the procedur...

Lack of abortion access troubles Guam's 1st female governor

HONOLULU (AP) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the procedur...

Annual 'Dr. Beach' list names Oahu's Kailua best in America

KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — In Kailua, the sand is soft and white, the water is clear and calm, and the view is exactly what you would expect from a beach in the Hawaiian Islands. Those ar...

Forecasters predict busy Central Pacific hurricane season

HONOLULU (AP) — Forecasters say Hawaii and the Central Pacific could experience more storms than normal during this year's hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admi...