Hawaii

  • Public Schools Offering Summer Meals to All Children 18 and Younger

    The Hawai’i State Department of Education (HIDOE) announces that 68 public schools will serve meals through its summer food service program, Seamless Summer Option (SSO). Beginning in early June, the SSO program will be available at public schools around the state free of charge to all children 18 years...
  • Hawaii volcano: The science behind Hawaii’s surprising 2018 volcanic eruption

    Kilauea volcano is spewing lava and belching hazardous gases on Hawaii’s Big Island, forcing more than 1,700 people to evacuate their homes. Eruptions aren’t anything new on Kilauea. In particular, the Pu’u ‘Ō’ō vent, where lava is exposed, has erupted almost continuously since January 1983. But the latest eruption...
  • Hawaii volcano forces 1,500 from homes as lava bubbles up

    Now Playing: Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island erupted Thursday, sending lava, smoke and rocks shooting into the air in a residential neighborhood and prompting evacuations. (May 4) Media: Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — Nearly 1,500 residents were ordered to evacuate from their volcano-side homes after Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano...
  • Hawaii committee calls for Obama statue in his birth state

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  • Following misconduct probe lawmaker will resign

    A former speaker of the Hawaii House of Representatives will resign by next week to resolve sexual harassment allegations brought by several women, the latest case of an elected official being forced from office over misconduct in recent months. The Hawaii State Ethics Commission on Wednesday announced the settlement in its...
  • Kansas father fighting deportation now held in Hawaii

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A Kansas father and husband who is fighting efforts to deport him to Bangladesh was taken off a plane that was flying him back to his native country and is being held at a detention center in Hawaii, his attorneys said Tuesday. Federal immigration officials...
  • Hawaii worker sent false missile alert thinking it was real

    NEW YORK – A Hawaii employee who mistakenly sent an alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile earlier this month, creating a panic across the state, thought an actual attack was imminent, the Federal Communications Commission said Tuesday. Hawaii has been testing alert capabilities, and the employee for the...
  • Willow and Jaden Smith hit the beach in Hawaii on family vacation

    Willow Smith recently bemoaned growing up in the spotlight, calling her very-public upbringing ‘absolutely, excruciatingly terrible.’ But the daughter of celebs Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith didn’t appear to have a care in the world Thursday in Hawaii, where she was seen surfing with brother Jaden, 19. Later, the 17-year-old starlet soaked...
  • Hawaiians Defend Barack Obama to Trump’s Remarks about him!

    Donald Trump may have put the Barack Obama birther conspiracy lie behind him, but Hawaiians haven’t forgotten.  For years, Trump promoted the damaging fake story that the former president wasn’t born in Hawaii — but in Africa. So when Trump landed in Honolulu Friday as he set off on his...