Business Apr 19, 2019

ANA lands test flight of new A380, 'Flying Honu,' in Hawaii

All Nippon Airways has completed a test flight of a new wide-body aircraft, which arrived in Hawaii on Wednesday. The Japanese airline completed the first of two tests when the Airbus A380 "Flying Honu" touched down at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu, according ...

Trump declares emergency as Hawaii braces for Hurricane Lane

World Aug 24, 2018

Trump declares emergency as Hawaii braces for Hurricane Lane

Hurricane Lane drenched Hawaii Thursday ahead of its arrival in the island state, prompting U.S. President Donald Trump to declare a state of emergency as landslides and flash flooding left roads blocked. The National Weather Service said Lane — located about 200 miles (320 kilometers) ...

Business / Corporate Aug 18, 2017

Toyota to unveil car-sharing app in Hawaii this year

Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday its newly developed smartphone car-sharing application will become available in Honolulu by the end of this year. The application will support a car-sharing business in identifying and authenticating drivers, as well as taking payment and managing the fleet. Also, customers ...

National Dec 1, 2016

Honolulu car crash claims three Japanese students: report

Three Japanese students died in a single-car accident Monday on a highway in Honolulu, according to a local report. Authorities said two of the students have been identified as Takumi Yamamoto, 19, and Norihito Shigeta, 20, the report said, adding that speed may have been ...

World Aug 18, 2015

Man trying to stop a suicide falls to his death

Two men fell from the 14th floor of a University of Hawaii dormitory — one of them to his death while trying to pull the other from a ledge, Honolulu police said. The 24-year-old man who died was trying to bring an apparently distraught 19-year-old ...

Honolulu expands ban on sitting, lying down in public places

World Jun 4, 2015

Honolulu expands ban on sitting, lying down in public places

Honolulu is expanding its ban on sitting and lying down in public places to additional parts of the city, despite Mayor Kirk Caldwell's veto. The City Council voted 6-3 Wednesday to override the veto and enact its recent bill that expands the ban to additional ...

National Feb 18, 2015

U.S. Coast Guard searching Hawaii waters for Japanese student

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a Japanese student reported overboard from a fishing vessel off Hawaii. The 17-year-old male, whose name was not immediately available, was reported overboard from the Japanese training vessel Hokuho Maru about 225 km southwest of Kauai. The ship was ...