Honolulu - Hawaii

Passengers violently ejected from seats on turbulent flight

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Dozens of people were violently slammed off the ceiling of a jetliner that encountered unexpected and intense turbulence over the Pacific Ocean Thursday.Read more

40 tons of fishing nets retrieved in Pacific Ocean cleanup

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In a mission to clean up trash floating in the ocean, environmentalists pulled 40 tons of abandoned fishing nets this month from an area known as the Great Pacific...Read more

Graves of 30 US servicemen found on Pacific WWII battlefield

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A nonprofit organization that searches for the remains of U.S. servicemen lost in past conflicts has found what officials believe are the graves of more than 30 Marines...Read more


Bounty hunter's wife remains in coma in Honolulu hospital

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The wife of "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV star Duane "Dog" Chapman remains in a medically induced coma so that she can be treated without suffering pain.Read more

Hiker missing in Hawaii for two weeks found alive

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A woman who has been missing since she went for a hike more than two weeks ago on Maui has been found alive.Read more

Official: 3 dead in helicopter crash in Honolulu suburb

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Three people died Monday in a helicopter crash in suburban Honolulu, fire officials said.Read more

Hawaii weighs first-in-nation plastic bans at restaurants

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Hawaii would be the first state in the U.S. to ban most plastics at restaurants under legislation that aims to cut down on waste that pollutes the ocean.Read more

Hawaii man brings flowers to wife's grave almost every day

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A Hawaii man has made it a near-daily ritual to visit his wife's grave for the past five years in a gesture he calls "payback" for more than 70 years of patience and...Read more

Burger joint closes after video appears to show rat cooking

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A Hawaii-based burger chain has closed a Honolulu restaurant for cleaning after a video posted to social media appeared to show a rat being cooked on the grill.Read more


Tropical Storm Lane damage assessment under way

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Hawaii officials on Monday continued assessing damage from Tropical Storm Lane, which ranked as the No. 3 rainmaker from a tropical cyclone in the United States since...Read more

Tropical Storm Lane dumps major rain on big island, moves north to other Hawaiian islands

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The storm began moving to the west, breaking its northward march toward Honolulu after drenching the Big Island and Maui over the past two days.Read more