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  • HONOLULU— Hawaiian Airlines said Thursday that longtime CEO Mark Dunkerley will retire in March and be replaced by the airline's chief commercial officer, Peter Ingram. Southwest Airlines, the biggest domestic carrier, plans to begin flying from the U.S. mainland to Hawaii in late 2018 or early 2019, and it is considering adding flights between islands, a...

  • A coalition of a dozen national and Midwestern agricultural groups sued on Wednesday to overturn a California decision that could force the popular weed-killer Roundup to carry warning labels that it can cause cancer. It claims California's decision violates constitutional due-process and free-speech rights and should be superseded by federal...

  • HONOLULU— The Coast Guard says pollution cleanup could take weeks for a fishing boat that smashed into a shallow reef off Hawaii and has been leaking oil and fuel into the water. The vessel was taking workers from Southeast Asia and other Pacific islands to work low-paying jobs in Hawaii's fishing fleet when it smashed into a shallow reef on Oct. 10.

  • HONOLULU— Just offshore from Waikiki's pristine white sand beaches, a fishing boat transporting foreign workers destined for low-paying jobs in Hawaii's fishing fleet smashed into a shallow reef last month. The crash of the 79- foot Pacific Paradise illustrates a potential environmental impact of the Hawaii fishing industry fleet's practice of...

  • Just a day before, this corner of Ravenna Park was an illegal home for the down and out, one of 400 such encampments that have popped up in Seattle's parks, under bridges, on freeway medians and along busy sidewalks. A homeless crisis of unprecedented proportions is rocking the West Coast, and its victims are being left behind by the very things that mark the region's...

  • NEW YORK— AT&T's pending acquisition of Time Warner, an $85 billion media deal that could shake up how Americans watch TV, is being held up by the government. The Justice Department told AT&T that it wanted the telecom company to sell its DirecTV satellite unit or Time Warner's Turner, which houses CNN, TBS and TNT, to get the deal approved, said a person familiar with...

  • It will soon be the first to stream hits from London's West End. Toad and a story by "Downton Abbey" creator Julian Fellowes and Olivier Award-winning composer and lyricist George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. "The West End is home to some of the greatest productions and creative talent in theater history," Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley, founders of BroadwayHD, said in...

  • HONOLULU _ Hawaiian Telcom HoldCo. on Wednesday reported a loss of $92.7 million in its third quarter. The Honolulu- based company said it had a loss of $8 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • HONOLULU _ Alexander& Baldwin on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $6.1 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Honolulu- based company said it had profit of 13 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • HILO, Hawaii— Online auction and sales company eBay has removed multiple listings of sand said to be taken from Hawaii beaches. It is illegal to take sand from Hawaii beaches, state Department of Land and Natural Resources spokeswoman Deborah Ward said. Fines for illegally collecting Hawaii sand can reach upward of $100,000.

  • Just a day before, this corner of Ravenna Park was an illegal home for the down and out, one of 400 such encampments that have popped up in Seattle's parks, under bridges, on freeway medians and along busy sidewalks. A homeless crisis of unprecedented proportions is rocking the West Coast, and its victims are being left behind by the very things that mark the region's...

  • President Donald Trump headed to Japan on the first stop of his five-nation tour of Asia on Saturday, looking to present a united front with the Japanese against North Korea as tensions run high over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests. Ballistic missile tests by North Korea and its sixth and largest nuclear test, in defiance of U.N. Security Council...

  • President Donald Trump headed to Japan on the first stop of his five-nation tour of Asia on Saturday, looking to present a united front with the Japanese against North Korea as tensions run high over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests. Ballistic missile tests by North Korea and its sixth and largest nuclear test, in defiance of U.N. Security Council...

  • President Donald Trump heads to Japan on the first stop of his five-nation tour of Asia on Saturday, looking to present a united front with the Japanese against North Korea as tensions run high over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests. Ballistic missile tests by North Korea and its sixth and largest nuclear test, in defiance of U.N. Security Council...

  • HONOLULU, Nov 3- President Donald Trump arrived in Hawaii on Friday as he set out on the longest trip to Asia by an American president in more than a quarter century, looking for help to pressure North Korea to stand down from a nuclear crisis. Trump went on to nearby Camp Smith for a classified briefing from Pacific Command military leaders that officials expected...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 3- Beset by challenges at home, President Donald Trump on Friday embarked on the longest trip to Asia by an American president in more than a quarter century, looking for help to pressure North Korea to stand down from a nuclear crisis. Trump's tour of Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines from Friday to Nov. 14 will take him out of...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 3- Beset by challenges at home, President Donald Trump on Friday embarks on the longest trip to Asia by an American president in more than a quarter century, looking for help to pressure North Korea to stand down from a nuclear crisis. Trump's tour of Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines from Friday to Nov. 14 will take him out of...

  • *Bill faces tough road; some business groups oppose it. WASHINGTON, Nov 2- U.S. House of Representatives Republicans unveiled long-delayed legislation on Thursday to deliver deep tax cuts that President Donald Trump has promised, setting off a frantic race in Congress to give him his first major legislative victory. Contentious provisions will test...

  • *Bill faces tough road; some business groups oppose it. WASHINGTON, Nov 2- U.S. House of Representatives Republicans unveiled long-delayed legislation on Thursday to deliver deep tax cuts that President Donald Trump has promised, setting off a frantic race in Congress to give him his first major legislative victory. Contentious provisions will test...

  • *Bill faces tough road; some business groups oppose it. WASHINGTON, Nov 2- U.S. House of Representatives Republicans unveiled long-delayed legislation on Thursday to deliver deep tax cuts that President Donald Trump has promised, setting off a frantic race in Congress to give him his first major legislative victory. Contentious provisions will test...