SAN JOSE, Calif. — A 15-year-old boy found his way onto an airport’s tarmac and climbed into a jetliner’s wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours to Hawaii — a misadventure that forced authorities to take a hard look at the security system that protects the nation’s airline fleet.
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HONOLULU — For Gerilyn Pinnow, every dollar that goes to treat her son’s autism is one less she’s able to save for her daughter’s college education.
KANEOHE BAY, Oahu — A Marine charged with the murder of a prostitute visiting Hawaii is scheduled to go on trial this week.
HONOLULU — A partially paralyzed Maui man who claimed airline workers forced him to crawl on and off flights in 2012 has settled his lawsuit against Delta Air Lines, his lawyer said Monday.
Flight returns after trouble
HONOLULU — A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said.
HONOLULU — Credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules show that “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer was not in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands, a defense attorney said Friday.
WAILUKU, Maui — Maui County officials chose to ride a ferry to attend the first Lanai Planning Commission meeting since a February crash of a chartered plane killed two county workers and injured three other employees.
No charges in police shooting
HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers in both chambers agree that legal permission for police to have sex with prostitutes should end.
LOS ANGELES — A man who claims he was sexually abused by “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer said Thursday that he reported the molestation to authorities at the time, and he does not know why charges were never pursued.
HONOLULU — Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie was invited to speak at the state Democratic convention in May, but his primary opponent David Ige was not, which has left the state senator feeling slighted.
20-year term for sex abuse
LIHUE, Kauai (AP) — Kauai County officials revealed plans to overhaul the Lihue Civic Center, making it more walkable and bringing in more offices.
WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — A Maui County official wants to raise millions of dollars for water system improvements by targeting waterlines, pumps and reservoirs to supply water to drought-plagued Upcountry residents, ranchers and farmers.