UH researchers study sharks at Coconut Island
The Thomas family migrated to Hawaii from Chuuk seeking a better life. They live in public housing and have their own cleaning business, but they need help in making ends meet.
Sand is disappearing along portions of Ala Moana Beach Park, creating what many say is a dangerously rocky situation.
It was like any other day. If anything, it might have been a little better than usual -- with more deserved honors for the kids, more jokes and songs, more smiles. Even Mother Nature, after storms the previous day, seemed at first to cooperate.