Last year’s Merrie Monarch Festival golden anniversary jubilee was a celebration that would have met with the hearty approval of King David Kalakaua, the festival’s namesake.
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When Mount St. Helens reawakened in late September 2004 with an intense swarm of earthquakes and very noticeable uplift of the volcano’s crater floor, there was great uncertainty as to how the activity would unfold and what style of eruption might result.
Paauilo Elementary and Intermediate School is accepting registration for kindergarten for the 2014-15 school year. If your child is or will be 5 years old by July 31, and you live in the Paauilo area, feel free to visit the school and pick up a registration packet. Paauilo School is a “Success for All school” and provides a fun and rigorous program for your keiki. If you have any questions, you can call the school at 776-7710.
BOSTON — With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year’s bombings elevating interest in one of the world’s great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area.
NEW YORK — Near the end of the first half of Thursday’s 25th Anniversary Rain Forest benefit concert at Carnegie Hall, chairwoman Trudie Styler introduced a man who recently learned he was going to be a grandfather, and out came former President Bill Clinton.
MASON, Ohio (AP) — Kings Island theme park in southwest Ohio recently unveiled a new inverted roller coaster more than 4,000 feet long with speeds up to 68 miles per hour.
SAN FRANCISCO — Golden Gate Park’s Hippie Hill is famous for the wafting aroma of marijuana just about any day of the week.
Something new is coming to the parade of food festivals that sprang up around the country — CookOUT/RockOUT, a food and music event celebrating LGBT chefs and other food luminaries.
W ASHINGTON — The most fragile and memorable beauty at Washington’s National Gallery of Art is on display only from November to Easter.
For those of you who have lived all of your lives here in Hawaii, you probably have never experienced “spring fever.”
DETROIT — General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday.
WASHINGTON — People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama’s signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government’s vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet security flaw.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Robonaut, the first out-of-this-world humanoid, is finally getting its space legs.
WASHINGTON — As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that’s warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial tensions with China.