A powerful earthquake in Alaska sent towering waves up to 30 feet tall crashing down on Hawaii about 500 years ago, leaving behind fragments of coral, mollusk shells and coarse beach sand in a sinkhole located on the island of Kauai, new research finds. The quake, likely a magnitude 9.0, sent the mighty waves toward Hawaii sometime between 1425 and 1665, the study found.
Live Science, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 09:09 AM
The videotape beating of a bystander by a Honolulu police officer has prompted a crackdown on bad behavior within the HPD's elite crime reduction units. Surveillance video caught Kalihi CRU officer Vincent Morre punching, kicking and throwing a chair at a man while Morre was trying to serve an arrest warrant for another man at a game room near Kapiolani Boulevard.
CBS 3 Springfield, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 12:50 PM
A detention hearing is scheduled for a Hilo man charged with sexually assaulting a woman aboard a Japan Airlines flight. Michael Tanouye is being held without bail at the Honolulu Federal Detention Center.
The Honolulu Advertiser, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 11:01 AM
"Aloha, the Universal Word," a mural created by Eugene Savage in 1940, is one of the paintings showcased in an Art Deco exhibit at the Honolulu Museum of Art. "Aloha, the Universal Word," a mural created by Eugene Savage in 1940, is one of the paintings showcased in an Art Deco exhibit at the Honolulu Museum of Art.
Los Angeles Times, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 09:30 AM
The worst was over early Saturday for the British territory of Bermuda in the North Atlantic Ocean, after Hurricane Gonzalo passed over. And in the South Pacific, forecasters say the center of Hurricane Ana will slink by about 150 miles southwest of Hawaii.
KBMT, Sat, Oct 18 2014 @ 01:54 AM
After 5,000 gallons of raw sewage poured out of manholes into Honolulu Harbor on Sunday morning, sewage treatment plant workers discovered a series of below-ground rooms, tunnels and critical panels under 6 to 8 feet of effluent and water that reached as high as door sills. ~~ More than 100 workers and a dozen private contractors are scrambling to repair the critical Sand Island Wastewater Treatment Plant that was flooded by Hurricane Ana, which left behind 20 million gallons of untreated sludge that overwhelmed the plant Sunday morning and left it without power.
The Honolulu Advertiser, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 05:16 AM
HomeStreet Bank has launched a new community business loan program offering loans up to $250,000 to small business owners in Hawaii. The loans could be used to bridge a cash flow gap, purchase new equipment or inventory, or to expand business.
Business Journal, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 01:45 AM