Traditional Hawaiian canoe returns after epic round-the-world voyage

Jun 18, 2017

Traditional Hawaiian canoe returns after epic round-the-world voyage

No modern navigation instrumentation guided a Polynesian voyaging canoe as it followed the horizon during a three-year journey around the globe. About a dozen crew members for each leg of the voyage relied only on their understanding of nature's cues — ocean swells, stars, wind, ...

Trump suffers second defeat as revised travel ban on hold

/ Mar 16, 2017

Trump suffers second defeat as revised travel ban on hold

President Donald Trump's revised travel ban has suffered another federal court setback after a judge in Maryland rejected a revised measure that bans travel targeting six predominantly Muslim countries. Judge Theodore Chuang ruled Thursday in a case brought near the nation's capital by the American ...

Hawaiian bill would legalize prostitution

/ Feb 4, 2017

Hawaiian bill would legalize prostitution

Hawaiian lawmakers are considering decriminalizing prostitution with a bill that would also legalize buying sex and acting as a pimp. The proposal also would end a state law that says police officers cannot have sex with prostitutes in the course of investigations. Transgender activist Tracy Ryan ...