Fitch Rates Hawaii's $1.1B GOs 'AA'; Outlook Stable
Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA' rating to the following State of Hawaii general obligation bonds:
500-Year-Old Traces of Monster Hawaii Tsunami Discovered
A powerful earthquake in Alaska sent towering waves up to 30 feet (9 meters) tall crashing down on Hawaii about 500 years ago, leaving behind fragments of coral, mollusk shells and coarse beach sand in a sinkhole located on the island of Kauai, new research finds. The quake, likely a magnitude 9.0, sent the mighty waves toward Hawaii sometime between 1425 and 1665, the study found. It's possible ...
Lava Creeps Toward Road on Hawaii's Big Island
Lava from Hawaii volcano snakes toward rural town; flow is 250 yards from small country road
HAWAII POLL: Takai, Djou tied in dead heat in latest poll
Our latest Hawaii News Now/Star Advertiser poll in the campaign to represent urban Oahu in Congress suggests the vote could go either way. ...
Lava From Hawaii Volcano Picks up Speed
Lava from Hawaii volcano picks up speed as it snakes toward town; flow is 250 yards from road
Could a tsunami destroy Hawaii?
Scientists have found evidence of a massive tsunami that devastated Hawaii some five centuries ago, prompting Aloha State officials to greatly expand their tsunami evacuation plans.
Hawaii lava flow speeds up, heads toward small town
Molten flow from a volcanic cone within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is advancing upon the community of Pahoa.
Ana downgraded to tropical storm; Hawaii relaxes
HONOLULU (AP) ? Hawaii residents started to relax Sunday after days of keeping a cautious eye on Hurricane Ana, which was downgraded by late afternoon into a tropical storm.
Terry Bradshaw lands on the Big Island of Hawaii
Hall of Fame quarterback and NFL analyst Terry Bradshaw has touched down on Hawaii's Big Island, buying an estate in the northern town of Kamuela for $1.85 million.
Hawaii scientists return to ocean for weapon study
University of Hawaii scientists plan to embark on a final expedition to deep waters off Oahu to study how chemical weapons dumped in the ocean decades ago are affecting seawater, marine life and sediment.
Prince Kuhio 113 in Poipu
SummitPacific added a new condo to its Kauai vacation rental database
of one bedroom condos on Kauai. Prince Kuhio 113
is just a hop, skip, and a jump away from the ocean on Kauaiâ€™s beautiful south shore near Poipu Beach
. Managed by Juliana Cherry of Ala Muku Vacation Rentals, unit 113 is spacious and comfortable and conveniently located on the first floor. It has a king size bed, fully equipped kitchen and a free hi-speed internet connection. There is a queen sofa sleeper in the living room.
, next to Prince Kuhio Park is a hidden gem and a delight. Itâ€™s quaint and quiet and close to restaurants, shopping and one of the islandâ€™s best snorkeling spots, Prince Kuhio is quite affordable with prices starting at just over $160/night plus taxes and fees.
The resort features a swimming pool, beautiful grounds and an outdoor barbeque area.