| Jul 12, 2009
"Have you ever tried Okinawan sake?"
It wasn't a question. Not the way the giant Korean dude said it. Not the way he and his band of long-haired, tattooed, well-armed friends stood around grinning like something fun was about to happen, like the haole...
| Sep 2, 2009
| 11:06 AM
HONOLULU -- Stinky city bus riders soon could get soaked. The Honolulu City Council is considering a bill that would impose up to a $500 fine and/or up to six months in jail for public transit passengers convicted of being too smelly.
The bill will be...
| Dec 19, 2009
| 4:54 PM
| Jan 9, 2010
| 7:30 AM
DENVER -- Military jets scrambled to intercept a San Francisco-bound jetliner reporting a problem aboard - one of two commercial airplanes diverted because of disruptive passengers.
In addition, police at London's Heathrow Airport arrested three...
| Feb 15, 2010
More than thirty thousand people packed their bags to move out of the state last year, but believe it or not, some people are extremely happy to live in Michigan. In fact, a report on the front page of USA Today shows that holland is one of the happiest...
| Apr 12, 2009
|| Fiction || weeks on list ||
|| 1. || True Detectives by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine: $27) Two crime-solving brothers find themselves working the same missing-persons case. || 1 ||
|| 2. || Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little,...
| Oct 29, 2008
On the run? Get a flu shot on the fly. Nearly two dozen airports across the country have flu shot kiosks set up in their concourses (Sea-Tac Airport is not participating in the program). It's just one way health workers across the country are trying to...
| Feb 28, 2010
| 6:12 PM
The warning was ominous, its predictions dire: Oceanographers issued a bulletin telling Hawaii and other Pacific islands that a killer wave was heading their way with terrifying force and that "urgent action should be taken to protect lives and property."...
| Sep 7, 2003
When architect Hugh Hardy first stepped inside Baltimore's long-dormant Hippodrome Theatre five years ago, he didn't see the broken lights, the worn-out seats, the water-damaged plaster in the ceiling.
He saw instead a once-lavish space in which...
| Jan 23, 2005
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. If requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36104; (800) 252-...
| May 18, 2002
The chief suspect in the disappearance of an Old Saybrook woman nearly 20 years ago has been convicted by a military court in Hawaii of trying to murder a fellow soldier, a development that has rekindled efforts to link him to the decades-old...