3 Stories

Massive Sewage Spill Shuts Famous Hawaii Beach

Water off Waikiki will make you sick, officials warn

(Newser) - Most of the famed beach fronting Waikiki was closed after heavy rains triggered a half-million-gallon sewage spill near Hawaii's world-famous tourist district, officials say. The beach area was closed yesterday after storm water flowed into the city's sewage system as a weather system linked to Tropical Storm Kilo... More »

'Surfer Girl' Model Tried to Run Senior Over: Cops

Jill Hansen charged with attempted murder

(Newser) - A surfer and model is behind bars for allegedly attempting to plow over an elderly woman in Waikiki, Hawaii—and then moving to hit her a second time, according to witnesses. Jill Hansen has been charged with the attempted murder of Elizabeth Conklin, 73, who was hospitalized following the Wednesday... More »

Tiny Bubbles Stop

Legendary Hawaiian entertainer Don Ho dead at 76

(Newser) - Don Ho, perhaps the best known Hawaiian entertainer ever, died yesterday at age 76 of heart failure.   Ho worked Waikiki as its leading entertainer for 43 years, performing his last show just a few days before his death.  He is best known for his song "Tiny... More »

3 Stories