The Stadium Authority voted yesterday to recommend an alcohol ban at tailgate parties for University of Hawaii football games and other college and high school sporting events at Aloha Stadium.
Tropical Depression Kenneth came early last night, giving residents a taste of the heavy rains forecast to persist through tomorrow night. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for all islands which is in effect through tomorrow.
Hawaii will join other states supporting a federal investigation into allegations of gouging by oil companies that might have driven up gasoline prices following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Gov. Linda Lingle said yesterday.
This year's double-Grammy nominee Monica Mancini, who has scored with new takes on her dad's timeless compositions, is in town to perform this weekend at the Blaisdell Concert Hall.
The new buyers of Hawaii's top-rated television news station, KHON, may also take over operations of KGMB if a separate buyer is not found for the sister station, leaving persistent concerns among watchdogs about independent media ownership.