Residents in West Maui woke up to one of their worst nightmares just a few weeks ago: two wildfires that scorched roughly 2,000 acres, claiming 21 homes and forcing the evacuations of over a hundred households.
Since even before eruptions started at Kilauea's east rift zone, Tina Neal and her team of geologists knew from the sudden uptick in earthquakes and changes at the summit that something big was about to happen.
Stories of heroes are emerging in the darkest of times, including one of a Schofield Barracks-based soldier who ran into the danger zone to save people after a gunman opened fire on 22,000 at a country music festival in Las Vegas.
The same weekend large surf from Tropical Storm Fernanda swept across east shores, Hawaii also saw, for the third time this summer, another round of "king tides" that sent water washing up ashore, coming dangerously close to homes and making some roads virtually impassable.
Hundreds of volunteers spent hours under the scorching hot sun in front of Iolani Palace on Easter Sunday to bring to life a significant moment in World War II history, but one that's largely unfamiliar to most today.
A shooting at a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. on Wednesday that left several people injured, including Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, sent shockwaves around Washington, but members of Hawaii's Congressional delegation say the shooting is also serving as a reminder of unity on both sides of the aisle.
Eight years ago, a fresh-faced U.S. senator who represented Illinois and grew up in Hawaii surprised the nation by defeating Washington veteran U.S. Sen. John McCain to become the first black man elected to the White House.
In a gesture that highlights the strength of U.S.-Japan relations and how far the two nations have come since World War II, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe joined President Obama at the USS Arizona Memorial on Tuesday to mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
When scientists discovered a new species of fish in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, they noticed a distinctive, colorful spot near the tail that bore a striking resemblance to President Barack Obama's campaign logo.