| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:13 PM
According to cheapflights.com, Hobby Airport is ranked the 6th most affordable airport in the United States to fly in and out of with an average price of $294.
30 miles away, George Bush Intercontinental Airport ranks 84th in the nation with the...
| 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 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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,...
| 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...
| Jun 8, 2009
MANHATTAN BEACH -- A former Hawaiian beauty queen, with a husband and two young children in the islands, is accused of stealing the identities of more than 11 people and leading a double life in Southern Calfiornia.
Susan Shaw, 35, was indicted by a...
| Mar 2, 2008
Ever since Polynesian settlers came ashore in canoes centuries ago, touring Hawaii by water has seemed natural.
NCL America, a Honolulu-based cruise line that conveys visitors around these idyllic islands, has found rough sailing, and its...
| Mar 31, 2008
Long-troubled Aloha Airlines, saying it was unable to find a buyer or financing to stay in business, will end passenger service today, grounding the only carrier offering nonstop flights from Orange County to Hawaii.
The Honolulu-based carrier, which had...