| May 31, 2011
| 4:23 AM
HONOLULU (KTLA) -- A Camp Pendleton-trained Marine has died after falling from his 17th story hotel room in Honolulu.
Luke Monahan, 19, was celebrating Memorial Day with several Marines at the Ilima Hotel near Waikiki Beach.
Monahan, a Palos Verdes...
| May 30, 2010
Here's a list of the nation's historical hot spots — the five most- and least-visited monuments in 2009 — from National Park Service data. With ancient petroglyphs and eerie cave dwellings, war-scarred memorials and islands reachable only by...
| Mar 23, 2010
Moths of the Hawaiian genus Hyposmocoma are an oddball crowd: One of the species' caterpillars attacks and eats tree snails. Now researchers have described at least a dozen different species that live underwater for several weeks at a time.
| 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,...
| May 29, 2009
Ronald T. Takaki, a prolific and controversial scholar who helped pioneer the field of ethnic studies and wrote animated histories about blacks, Asians, Latinos and other marginalized Americans during four decades on the UC Berkeley faculty, has died....
| Jan 4, 2009
Alfred Shaheen, a textile manufacturer who revolutionized the garment industry in postwar Hawaii by designing, printing and producing aloha shirts and other ready-to-wear items under one roof, has died. He was 86.
Shaheen died Dec. 22 of complications...
| 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...
| Feb 21, 2008
The Navy hit a failed intelligence satellite speeding 133 miles above the Earth with a three-stage missile on the first try Wednesday, a shot the Pentagon hopes destroyed the spacecraft's fuel tank filled with 1,000 pounds of potentially toxic gas.
| Mar 11, 2007
As a second-stringer for the Punahou high school basketball squad, Barack Obama would fire up his teammates with renditions from the R&B group Earth, Wind & Fire. In yearbooks, he signed his name with a flourishing O, for Obama, which he topped with an...
| May 14, 2009
| 9:03 AM
Roy's was one of the first to take up residence on Restaurant Row. In fact, in early 2001, there were so few dining establishments open on Sand Lake Road that we hadn't started calling it Restaurant Row.
Timpano was serving, but many others that now line...
| Jan 29, 2008
Flying to Tokyo this spring? United Airlines last week offered a round-trip flight for as little as $400 -- plus $300 in fuel charges.
With oil prices high, fuel surcharges on many international flights have climbed in recent months to nearly half the...