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  • Dec 15- Virgin America Inc said on Tuesday it will lease 10 Airbus A321neo planes starting in 2017, a move that could let the low-cost airline add flights from coast to coast in the mainland United States and to Hawaii. The single-aisle planes, the largest yet to enter Virgin America's fleet, will be leased from GE Capital Aviation Services, the aviation leasing...

  • Dec 10- The U.S. Missile Defense Agency said it successfully completed the first intercept test for Lockheed Martin Corp's land-based Aegis missile-defense system, which is due to be deployed in Romania. The primary objective of the test, which used Raytheon Co's Standard Missile-3 Block IB missile, was to assess the effectiveness of the Aegis Ashore...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- Israeli politicians and more than 370,000 Britons urged their governments on Wednesday to bar Donald Trump from their countries after the Republican presidential front-runner said Muslims should be denied entry into the United States. A major chain of Middle East department stores halted sales of the real estate mogul's glitzy " Trump...

  • WELLINGTON, Dec 10- Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell said on Thursday it was reviewing its business interests in New Zealand as the company seeks to streamline its global portfolio amid a slump in energy prices. "The Shell business in New Zealand is a great, but a small part of the global Shell business and hence the decision to undertake a strategic review at this...

  • A woman fills her vehicle with gas at a U-Gas station in Miami, Florida.

    Since oil prices declined to nearly seven-year lows, we take a look at how this drop will affect what consumers pay at the pump.

  • Police officers put barricade tape in front of a damaged building after an earthquake hit areas of central Chile, in Illapel town, north of Santiago, Chile, September 17, 2015.

    Hawaii and parts of California were on tsunami alert early Thursday after a huge 8.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of north Chile.

  • Tourists give a big 'aloha' to Hawaii

    Hawaii sets tourism record in July.

  • This Day in History, August 21, 2015

    Among the events that happened on this day in history, in 1959 Hawaii becomes the 50th U.S. state.

  • The studio previewed its animation slate and made a number of announcements at the fan convention D23 Expo on Friday.

  • Plantation Course hole No. 18 at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii

    In Hawaii, a phenomenon known as bleaching is putting its coral reefs in danger.

  • States map money

    A look at the top 10 big spenders on state tourism promotion, and how popular they actually are with American vacationers.

  • Top States 2015 Quality of Life

    Locales that have the lowest crime rates, good health systems and an inclusive society ranked highest in CNBC's annual survey.

  • St. Paul, Minnesota

    Advances in education, innovation and quality of life, catapulted this state to 1st place in CNBC's annual Top States for Business ranking.

  • n abandoned, graffiti-covered home stands adjacent to occupied properties in the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana.

    From states with sluggish economies to the worst education systems, find out what set these locales back to make them the bottom 10.

  • Storm clouds over Na Pali coast, Kauai, Hawaii.

    This state may be a great place to live, but it ranked last on CNBC's Top States for Business, due to its high taxes and poor infrastructure.

  • Hawaii

    The 10 costliest states to live in may surprise you. These places put hefty price tags on real estate, utility bills, gas and food prices.

  • Top States 2015: Hawaii

    Infrastructure and workforce are poor in the Aloha State, and costs are high. But that does buy the nation’s best quality of life.

  • Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee at a news conference.

    California's Obamacare exchange has lowered enrollment expectations, and Hawaii's exchange could shut down.

  • Explosion at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano

    Lava levels are at their highest since 2008 in a lava lake part of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii. Watch the explosion after rocks fall into the lava lake at the bottom of the Halema'uma'u crater.

  • When oil goes up, Hawaiian Airlines will benefit: CEO

    Mark Dunkerley, CEO of Hawaiian Airlines, discusses how the oil price and the strong U.S. dollar are affecting his business.