Hawaii

Group of States Support Hawaii’s Travel Ban Suit
SEATTLE (AP) — A group of states are supporting Hawaii's lawsuit against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban.
Documents filed in federal court in Honolulu on Monday say the states want to collectively file an amicus, or friend of the court, brief offering arguments to support …
US Senators Propose Bill to Improve Volcano Monitoring
JUNEAU (AP) — U.S. senators in Alaska, Washington and Hawaii have proposed legislation intended to improve volcano monitoring efforts and early warning capabilities.
The measure would put the Alaska, Cascades and Hawaiian volcano observatories into a connected system and create a 24-hour Volcan…
South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping Impacts Exports
AP reports that Syngenta announced Tuesday that it is looking for a buyer for nearly 6,000 acres of land it leases or owns on Oahu and Kauai. The company says it will continue to operate in Hawaii, but under a contract with a new owner reportedly weary of continual legal battles over its farming of …
HawaiiI Tourism Record
HONOLULU (AP) — The state of Hawaii had a record-setting number of visitors in July with more than 816,000 travelers bringing in more than $1.4 billion in spending.
The Hawaii Tourism Authority says July was the busiest month on record...

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