Solar Impulse 2 gears up for historic Pacific crossing flight this week
Solar Impulse 2 gears up for historic Pacific crossing flight this week

Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), the world's first solar-powered plane is getting ready for its historic flight from China to Hawai this week.

Kim Sei-Young holes out from fairway to win LOTTE Championship
Kim Sei-Young holes out from fairway to win LOTTE Championship

LPGA Tour rookie Kim Sei-Young produced a stunning turnaround to win the LOTTE Championship in Hawaii on Saturday, chipping in to force a playoff with Park In-bee before holing out from 150 yards to beat the world number three on the first extra hole.

Korean Kims share halfway lead at LOTTE Championship
Korean Kims share halfway lead at LOTTE Championship

South Korean Kim In-kyung said that strong winds created an element of luck in the second round at the LOTTE Championship in Hawaii on Thursday.

Kim shot 69 to share the halfway lead with another Kim, compatriot Sei-young, at 10-under 134 at the Ko Olina course near Honolulu.

Hawaii governor says telescope-construction timeout extended

Hawaii Gov David Ige has said that a nonprofit company planning to build one of the world's largest telescopes atop a mountain many Native Hawaiians consider sacred will maintain a moratorium on construction for another week.

'Super telescope' to improve space weather forecasts

To be launched in 2019, the world's biggest solar telescope based in Hawaii would significantly improve the forecasting of space weather hazards, say researchers from the University of Sheffield in Britain.

Grandmother makes Nicole Scherzinger emotional

Nicole Scherzinger couldn't hide her emotions when her grandmother travelled from Hawaii to see the singer performing in the West End show "Cats" here.

Robert Allenby makes PGA return after injuries
Robert Allenby makes PGA return after injuries

Australian golfer Robert Allenby stood by his story of being abducted, beaten and robbed in Hawaii two weeks ago in comments Tuesday ahead of his return at the PGA Phoenix Open.

Aussie Robert Allenby makes PGA return after injuries
Aussie Robert Allenby makes PGA return after injuries

Australian golfer Robert Allenby stood by his story of being abducted, beaten and robbed in Hawaii two weeks ago in comments Tuesday ahead of his return at the PGA Phoenix Open.

Stricken plane safely parachutes into sea off Hawaii

Video from a US Coast Guard aircraft released Monday captured the drama of a single-engine airplane and its pilot splashing safely onto the Pacific Ocean thanks to a parachute built inside its fuselage.

Barack Obama back in Washington after 2-week Hawaii trip

US President Barack Obama is back in Washington after spending two weeks with his family in Hawaii. Obama took an overnight flight on Air Force One back from the island of Oahu, where the Obamas vacation every year.

Bae seeks legal advice to keep PGA Tour career going
Bae seeks legal advice to keep PGA Tour career going

South Korean Bae Sang-moon plans to compete on the PGA Tour next week in Hawaii while getting legal advice to help resolve a requirement that he return home by month`s end to complete military service, his manager said.

Obama to ring in New Year with friends, family

President Barack Obama -- still on vacation in Hawaii -- plans to spend New Year`s eve with loved ones "at home," the White House said.

Obama's Christmas in Hawaii: Carols, calls to US troops

President Barack Obama celebrated Christmas by singing carols and opening gifts with his family at their vacation home in Hawaii.

Sony streams North Korea comedy online

Entertainment giant Sony on Wednesday streamed "The Interview", the movie that has outraged North Korea for lampooning dictator Kim Jong-Un, giving an early online Christmas present to US viewers.

Obama, Malaysian PM hit the links in Hawaii

US President Barack Obama, on vacation in Hawaii, tends to golf with buddies and aides, but on Wednesday mixed things up, hitting the links with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Blizzard gives Hawaii summits a White Christmas

Some people in Hawaii are dreaming of a White Christmas.

US: Man survives 12 days adrift in small boat

After surviving 12 days on raw fish in a small boat, a 67-year-old Hawaii fisherman has been located by US coast guards when his family and friends were preparing for his funeral.

Phillip Hughes final touching text to best friend was 'love you, miss you'
Phillip Hughes final touching text to best friend was 'love you, miss you'

Australian batsman Phillip Hughes's best friend has revealed that she received a final touching message from the cricketer shortly before his shocking passing.

'Ghost ship' discovered off Hawaii coast

Researchers have discovered an intact "ghost ship" in 2,000 feet of water off the coast of Oahu - the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands.

India joins project to build world's largest telescope

India on Wednesday joined the elite group of countries including USA, China and Japan to build the largest telescope in the world.