Hawaii

  • 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...
  • Will Smith Sells His Luxury Multi-Residence Compound in Hawaii, See Pics!

    SELLER: Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith LOCATION: Kilauea, Kauai, HI PRICE: $12,000,000 SIZE: 6.91 acres, four residential structures with a total of 7 bedrooms and 7 full and 2 half bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: We first heard word from an anonymous tipster we’ll call Mona Lois and property...
  • Ja Rule, Ashanti to perform November concert in Honolulu

    The two are set to perform at the Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall on Saturday, Nov. 18. Jeffrey Edward Atkins, a.k.a. Ja Rule, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor from Queens, New York. From 1999 to 2005, Ja Rule had several hits that made the...
  • 5 Missing After Army Helicopter Goes Down During Training Exercise in Hawaii

    (HONOLULU) — U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are searching the ocean off Hawaii for five crewmembers of an Army helicopter that reportedly went down during a training exercise, authorities said Wednesday. Officials at Wheeler Army Airfield near Honolulu reported losing communications around 10 p.m. Tuesday with the crew...
  • Path clears for Hawaii’s first medical marijuana dispensary

    HONOLULU – Dispensary sales of medical marijuana in Hawaii are beginning after patients waited 17 years for a legal way to purchase the drug. The state Department of Health on Tuesday gave Maui Wellness Group, LLC dba Maui Grown Therapies the “green light” to begin selling medical marijuana to...
  • Hawaii allows first lab to begin testing medical marijuana

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii approved its first laboratory to begin testing samples of medical marijuana 17 years after use of the drug was legalized in the state. On Monday, the state Department of Health certified Honolulu-based lab Steep Hill Hawaii. That brings Hawaii closer to the long-awaited date when...