Ruling keeps Hawaii man hospitalized in '06 triple murder

HONOLULU (AP) — The retired U.S. judge who was tied up after a man allegedly shot and killed three people in Honolulu in 2006 says he's satisfied with a ruling that dismisses all charges but recommits...

Judge appoints bank trustee for Hawaiian heiress' millions

HONOLULU (AP) — A judge has ruled that a 92-year-old Native Hawaiian heiress doesn't have sufficient mental capacity to manage her $215-million trust. The judge is appointing First H...

Foundation board: Protect Hawaiian heiress' millions

HONOLULU (AP) — Board members of a foundation a 92-year-old heiress established for Native Hawaiians are calling for a judge to protect her wealth. They held a news conference Thursd...

Soldier to plead guilty in trying to help Islamic State

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii-based soldier plans to plead guilty to charges of attempting to support the Islamic State group. Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang is scheduled to change his plea W...

Big Island feels the effects of approaching hurricane

HONOLULU (AP) — As emergency shelters opened, rain began to pour and cellphone alerts went out, the approaching hurricane started to feel real for Hawaii residents. Hurricane Lane wa...

Hawaii residents brace themselves as hurricane strengthens

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii residents rushed to stores to stock up on bottled water, ramen, toilet paper and other supplies as they faced the threat of heavy rain, flash flooding and high surf as a strengt...

APNewsBreak: Soldier to plead guilty in terrorism help case

HONOLULU (AP) — A lawyer for a Hawaii-based Army soldier accused of attempting to support the Islamic State group says his client will plead guilty. Assistant Honolulu Federal Defend...

Pearl Harbor survivor who pushed to identify 'unknowns' dies

HONOLULU (AP) — A Pearl Harbor survivor who pushed to identify buried unknown remains from the 1941 attack has died. He was 97. Ray Emory lived through the early morning Japanese aer...

Judge rules against 3rd trial for US agent in fatal shooting

HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. judge in Hawaii says a federal agent can't be tried a third time for shooting and killing a man in a Waikiki McDonald's restaurant. U.S. District Judge Derrick...

Hawaii grapples with lava, hurricane as election nears

HONOLULU (AP) — As Hawaii readies for its primary elections, voters are grappling with an erupting volcano and Hurricane Hector. Elections are challenging times for candidates even i...

Hawaii's Big Island readies as Hurricane Hector approaches

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii emergency officials are keeping track of a hurricane that's expected to pass to the south of the islands this week. A tropical storm watch is in effect Monday ...

Illinois woman recalls ill-fated lava tour from hospital bed

HONOLULU (AP) — Jessica Tilton wanted to see lava flowing into the ocean off Hawaii's Big Island but felt the sightseeing boat she was on got too close. The 20-year-old from Washingt...

Don't call dolphin hybrid spotted off Hawaii a 'wholphin'

HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists are touting the first sighting of a hybrid between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin in the ocean off Hawaii. But don't call it a "wholphin," they say. ...

Giant telescope project before Hawaii Supreme Court again

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday over whether a hearing officer's membership in an astronomy center impacted her decision to recommend granting a permit for a giant te...

Hawaii volcano unleashes more small blasts, snaking lava

HONOLULU (AP) — Small explosions at the summit of an erupting Hawaii volcano could send ash into communities. Scientists say the blasts happened Monday, including one after a magnitu...