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Hawaii lieutenant gov. picked to fill Senate seat

Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz of Hawaii was appointed Wednesday to succeed the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye....


First tsunami waves in Hawaii are small

An official says the first waves are usually not the biggest, and it could be as long as seven hours before the warning is canceled. The tsunami was generated by a 7.7 quake off Canada.


Hawaii: The state that doesn't vote

Why does our 50th state rank 50th in voter turnout? CNN's John Sutter journeyed to the Aloha State to find out. Eight days, seven flights -- and one luau later, he has some surprising answers.


Hawaii verifies Obama's birth records to Arizona

The state of Hawaii has verified President Barack Obama's birth records to Arizona's elections chief after a nearly three-month back and forth that Arizona officials said could have ended without the incumbent's name on its November ballot.


Child's fingers found in trash, police say


What initially were thought to be fingers from a monkey are actually those of a child, Honolulu police said as they asked for the public's help in solving the mystery.


Daylight saving time — still mostly a scam

Daylight saving time is here. On Sunday, at 2 a.m., everyone in the United States will set their clocks ahead an hour. Except Hawaii. And Arizona. And the Midway Islands. And, yet again, reporters have to slog through the slew of studies on whether daylight saving is useful at all. So here we go:


Elizabeth Smart marries at Hawaii temple

Elizabeth Smart married her fiance Saturday at a Mormon temple in Hawaii, several months ahead of scheduled plans for the nuptials after news of her engagement last month drew widespread media attention....


'Porky's' actor Knight commits suicide in Hawaii

Wyatt Knight, who starred in the 1980s "Porky's" films, has been found dead in Hawaii with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 56....


Hawaii-bound Alaska Airlines flight strikes bird, returns to Sacramento airport

Hawaii-bound Alaska Airlines flight strikes bird, returns to Sacramento airport

Officials say a Hawaii-bound Alaska Airlines flight safely returned to Sacramento International Airport after a bird struck one of its engines.


Hawaii may get Japan tsunami trash

The Hawaiian islands may get a new and unwelcome addition in coming months -- a giant new island of debris floating in from Japan.


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