• Hawaii sues Ford, Nissan and Toyota over dangerous air bags

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii is suing auto manufacturers Ford, Nissan and Toyota over air bags that can spew shrapnel when they deploy.

  • Forecasters: Pacific hurricane season depends on El Nino

    HONOLULU (AP) — Forecasters say the central Pacific region around Hawaii can expect a normal or slightly above-average hurricane season, depending largely on the presence of El Nino conditions.

  • Correction: Flight Disturbance story

    In a story May 19 about a flight disturbance on a flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a man who was restrained and taken into custody. His last name was Uskanli, not Usaknil.

  • Hawaii-bound passengers noticed unruly man before take-off

    HONOLULU (AP) — After landing in Honolulu on a flight from Los Angeles, passengers described a midair disruption involving an unruly man whose attempts to get to the front of the jetliner prompted flight attendants and passengers to subdue him. and fighter jets to escort the plane.