Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.
A woman arrested three times for trying to sneak aboard a plane bound for Hawaii was again arrested at San Francisco International Airport.
A law that allows Hawaii police officers to have sex with prostitutes while working undercover investigations allows women to be further abused by police, according to a San Francisco research group working to abolish prostitution and human trafficking.
Sheriff’s deputies say Marilyn Jean Hartman was arrested for trespassing at the San Francisco International Airport Tuesday. It was her 4th arrest at the airport in just over a month.
The FBI believes that a suspect in the three bombings in the East Bay more than a decade ago and linked to animal rights extremist groups may be hiding out in Hawaii, an FBI spokesman said Wednesday.
A 62-year-old San Francisco woman was placed on probation Thursday after she was arrested trying to sneak through San Francisco International Airport security to get onto a flight to Hawaii on three separate occasions, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.
Napa County residents are paying tribute Thursday to former Napa County Undersheriff Michael Loughran, 61, of Napa, who died Monday while on vacation in Maui.
Maui police say a visitor from the Bay Area died earlier this week after snorkeling in the ocean.
If year-round sunshine, epic waves, and surfer chicks aren’t enough to lure you to Maui, the island’s solar-powered, organic vodka distillery might do it. Check out Ocean Vodka, an 8-year-old company that recently opened a visitor-friendly complex. Aloha!
Passengers are reportedly confined to their cabins as the crew of a cruise ship that departed from San Francisco this weekend searches for a 34-year-old employee who apparently jumped overboard Monday night or early Tuesday morning.