Japan-bound plane returns to Hawaii after passenger does yoga in galley

Hyongtae Pae, 72, was charged in federal court with interfering with the crew of United Airlines flight 903 bound for Tokyo`s Narita airport.

Man arrested for doing yoga, meditating on airplane: FBI

A Japan-bound airplane returned to Hawaii because of a violent passenger who wanted to do yoga instead of sitting in his seat, the FBI said.

Sanders goes after Clinton lead as three states vote

Sanders goes after Clinton lead as three states vote

A resilient Bernie Sanders went gunning for Hillary Clinton's commanding lead as Alaska, Hawaii and Washington states took their turn voting on Saturday in the Democratic presidential nominating contest.

Captain Cook`s Hawaiian gifts returned after 237 years

Traditional Hawaiian garments gifted to Captain James Cook before he was killed in the islands more than two centuries ago were handed back to indigenous people of the US Pacific state Friday at a ceremony in Wellington.

Hawaii is not South China Sea, US tells China

Hawaii is not South China Sea, US tells China

The US has strongly refuted the Chinese claim that what it is doing in the disputed South China Sea is akin to the US' deploying of defence facilities in Hawaii, saying no other country has a claim on Hawaii.

Helicopter fell from sky into Pearl Harbor: Eyewitness

Shawn Winrich, visiting Hawaii from Madison, Wisconsin, was taking photos of Pearl Harbor when he saw a helicopter "essentially coming straight at us" at a popular tourist destination that attracts thousands of visitors daily.

US keeping eye on North Korea's missile program: Pentagon chief

US keeping eye on North Korea's missile program: Pentagon chief

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Wednesday the US military was keeping a vigilant eye on North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs, and was continually expanding its defenses against a possible missile attack by Pyongyang.

Status of missing US Marines changed to deceased

The Marine Corps says the 12 Marines, who were in two helicopters that crashed off Hawaii, are considered dead.

Missing Marines from Hawaii helicopter crash dead: US

Missing Marines from Hawaii helicopter crash dead: US

The 12 US Marines missing at sea when two helicopters apparently collided in Hawaii last week are dead, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter confirmed on Wednesday, paying tribute to them.

Six outstanding troops killed in Afghanistan attack: Obama

Six outstanding troops killed in Afghanistan attack: Obama

President Barack Obama called the six U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan on Monday outstanding and brave as he thanked American service members on Friday during a Christmas Day visit to Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kanoehe Bay.

Solar Impulse 2 ready to fly again by April 20!

Solar Impulse 2 ready to fly again by April 20!

The sun-powered plane Solar Impulse 2, grounded in Hawaii since the summer for repairs, will be ready to fly again by April 20, the project's spokeswoman said today.

`Manohar Parrikar's visit welcome sign of deepening India-US defence ties'

`Manohar Parrikar's visit welcome sign of deepening India-US defence ties'

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's just concluded US visit during which he held wide-ranging talks on regional and global security issues besides discussing terrorism is a welcome sign of deepening bilateral defence ties, a top American lawmaker has said.

Parrikar becomes first Indian defence minister to visit PACOM

The US Pacific Command in a statement described Parrikar's visit as a "milestone" event. 

Earth's CT scan shows how Hawaii and Iceland were born

Seismologists from University of California-Berkeley have produced for the first time a sharp, three-dimensional scan of Earth's interior that shows how volcanic island chains like Hawaii, Samoa and Iceland were born.

Strong hurricane on track to spare Hawaii

Hurricane Ignacio moved menacingly closer to Hawaii on Sunday but the worst of the powerful storm should spare the American archipelago, according to latest forecasts.

NASA starts year-long mission to simulate life on Mars

NASA starts year-long mission to simulate life on Mars

 Six NASA recruits have shut themselves inside a dome in Hawaii to begin a year-long isolation programme that will simulate life on Mars to help the US space agency prepare for the pioneering mission to the red planet.

NASA recruits commence isolation exercise for Mars trip

NASA recruits commence isolation exercise for Mars trip

 A team of NASA recruits has begun living in a dome near a barren volcano in Hawaii to simulate what life would be like on Mars, a media report said.

One year and counting: Mars isolation experiment begins

One year and counting: Mars isolation experiment begins

 Six people shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii on Friday, in the longest US isolation experiment aimed at helping NASA prepare for a pioneering journey to Mars.

Tropical depression Kilo could hit Hawaii as hurricane

Honolulu:Tropical depression Kilo is expected to gradually strengthen and could pass Kauai as a hurricane next week, according to the Central Pacific Hurricane Center.
Kilo was about 520 miles south of Honolulu with sustained winds of 30 mph (48 kph) yesterday, reported Hawaii News.

Man tried to export night vision goggles to China from US

A man who lives in China has been arrested in Hawaii after federal authorities say he tried to buy six pairs of military-grade night vision goggles and export them back home.