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Southwest Hawaii air service caused a 17% fare drop from California

April 6, 2019 |

If you are a fan of Hawaii, you may be saying mahalo for the Southwest Effect.

Since Southwest Airlines began flying from California to Hawaii last month, the average airfare among all carriers flying between the two states has dropped 17%, compared with the same time last year, according to a…

L.A. Times – Business

'Living with 2 roommates in a dump': Hawaii is too expensive to be paradise for teachers

April 5, 2019 |

'Living with 2 roommates in a dump': Hawaii is too expensive to be paradise for teachersHomes cost $ 800,000 — often more. Rent is $ 1,625 for a one-bedroom "junk" apartment. So Hawaii's teachers are leaving by the thousands.

Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Hawaii Moves to Ban Restaurant Plastic

March 19, 2019 |

Hawaii would be the first state in the US to ban most plastics at restaurants under legislation that aims to cut down on waste that pollutes the ocean. Dozens of cities across the country have banned plastic foam containers, but Hawaii’s measure would make it the first to do so…

Here Are the Odds of Getting Bitten by a Shark in Hawaii

March 3, 2019 |

The rate of shark bites in Hawaii has been increasing slightly in recent years, but the risk remains extremely low—roughly 5-in-1 million—reports the AP . Recently published research that looked at 55 years of global data showed shark bites around the world are highly variable from year to year,…

Southwest Airlines Receives Approval to Fly Between West Coast Cities and Hawaii

March 1, 2019 |

Regulatory approval comes several months after the airline first proposed Hawaii service, which it calls its growth opportunity. US Business

Southwest gets FAA OK for flights to Hawaii from California

February 28, 2019 |

Southwest Airlines received FAA approval Wednesday to begin flights between California and Hawaii, a move that could lower fares on the routes.

The Dallas-based airline’s chief operating officer, Mike Van de Ven, said it will announce the timing for selling tickets and beginning flights in coming…

L.A. Times – Business

Passengers Experience Most Disappointing Flight Ever to Hawaii

February 2, 2019 |

You know that feeling when you start your vacation and you just really, really want to get to your destination? Try to imagine, then, how passengers on Hawaiian Airlines Flight 33 felt Friday, when their plane from Los Angeles International Airport, bound for Maui, took off a total of three…

Burning Cargo Ship Adrift Between Japan, Hawaii

January 2, 2019 |

Good Samaritan ships rescued 16 sailors after a cargo ship caught fire New Year’s Eve—but four others are still in the water, another is missing, and the burning car carrier is still adrift. The Coast Guard says the Sincerity Ace, which was en route from Japan to Hawaii, was…

Hawaii preschoolers served Pine-Sol instead of apple juice by mistake, officials say

December 3, 2018 |

A teaching assistant at a preschool in Hawaii accidentally gave children Pine-Sol cleaning fluid instead of apple juice, health officials said, adding that fortunately, nobody got sick.
FOX News

Hawaii Supreme Court Says Yes to Controversial, Massive Telescope

October 31, 2018 |

After years of delay, including lengthy court battles and passionate protests from those willing to be arrested for blocking construction crews, builders of a giant telescope plan to move forward with constructing the $ 1.4 billion instrument on a Hawaii mountain that is considered sacred. The state Supreme Court’s 4-1…