Tropical Storm Ana churns toward Hawaii, could become hurricane

Tropical Storm Ana churned across the central Pacific and remained on track to hit Hawaii by Friday, forecasters said, in what could be the island`s first hurricane in more than two decades.

Tropical Storm Ana weakens but still on track to hit Hawaii

Tropical Storm Ana weakened unexpectedly as it churned across the central Pacific, but meteorologists said the storm was still forecast to gain strength and hit Hawaii in what could be its first hurricane in more than two decades. 

Strong earthquake jolts southeastern Pacific: USGS

A strong earthquake shook the southeastern Pacific on Wednesday, about 570 kilometers (354 miles) south of Chile`s Easter Island, the US Geological Survey said.

US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard calls on Modi

Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu American in the US Congress, called on visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi here Sunday and presented him with a ginger flower garland from Hawaii.

Lava in Hawaii flows 800 feet a day toward homes

Rural Hawaii residents are keeping a nervous eye on a lava flow that is moving 800 feet a day toward their community.

Hawaii to get massive floating fish farms

A US firm has started work on huge floating cages that will hold 1,000 tonnes of fish in the deep sea off Hawaii`s coast.

Iselle lashes Hawaii with wind, rain as Julio threatens

Tropical Storm Iselle pummeled the Hawaiian Islands with high winds and heavy rain on Friday, forcing hundreds to seek shelter and knocking out power to 23,000 people as residents kept a wary eye on an even more powerful storm headed their way.

Tropical Storm Iselle weakens on Hawaii approach

Tropical Storm Iselle weakened further early on Friday as it clamoured toward the Hawaii shore. The Central Pacific Hurricane Centre said the system`s maximum sustained winds slowed from 113 kph to 97 kph. Iselle is expected to weaken further over the coming two days.

Keith Urban feels `blessed` to have Nicole Kidman

Australian singer Keith Urban feels "blessed" that his wife Nicole Kidman staged an intervention in 2006 when he broke his sobriety.

Voters in California contemplate forming new state

Residents of California`s largely agrarian and politically conservative far northern counties, feeling out of sync with their counterparts in major urban areas, are contemplating breaking away to become America`s 51st state.

New underwater volcano discovered in Hawaii

The sprawling chain of Hawaiian volcanoes just got bigger!

Keith Urban calls wife Nicole Kidman by Hawaiian name

Nicole Kidman revealed that her husband Keith Urban apparently calls her by her Hawaiian name `Hokulani` at home.

US stowaway teen who survived freezing flight hours, leaves Hawaii

The 15-year-old boy who survived a 5½-hour flight from California to Hawaii in a jet`s wheel well has left the state, but officials declined to say where they sent him and with whom.

Pettersen back to LPGA in pursuit of No. 1 Park

World number two Suzann Pettersen, back after missing three events with a back injury, resumes her chase of top-ranked Park In-Bee when the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic opens Thursday.

Teen stowaway wanted to go to Africa, ended up in Hawaii

A 15-year-old boy who made international headlines this week by surviving an astonishing five-hour journey in a jet`s wheel well was actually trying to get to Somalia to find his mother but ended up in Hawaii.

US teen stowaway`s flight to Hawaii shows lacunae in airport security

The case of a stowaway American teenager, who survived five hours of intolerable temperatures, hidden in the wheel well of a flight from San Jose to Hawaii, has brought the spotlight on the airport security system.

Britney Spears, David Lucado to marry in Hawaii?

Pop star Britney Spears and her fiance David Lucado are reportedly planning to tie the knot in Hawaii.

Stanford seizes LPGA lead with eight-under 64

Angela Stanford nabbed eight birdies in an eight-under par 64 on Thursday to grab the second-round lead at the LPGA Lotte Championship.

Shots fired at Hawaii school; injuries reported

Authorities say shots have been fired at a Hawaii school, causing injuries and prompting a lockdown.

Oprah Winfrey posts pre-birthday cycle ride video on Instagram

Oprah Winfrey has posted a video of herself along with a group of riders from Soul Cycle on her Instagram page.