Photos from the first night of the 2012 Merrie Monarch Festival.More >> What type of illegal animals have been captured in Hawaii? Here is a slideshow!More >> Participants from Hawaii and across the country competed in the 2012 Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo. Here are more photos from Friday and Saturday night.
Recent shark sightings including a close encounter with a Tiger shark have forced authorities to close Hapuna Beach on the Big Island. On Sunday a Tiger shark came within arms reach of divers. The encounter was caught on tape you can see the whole video by clicking here. The encounter had us thinking about other shark encounters in Hawaii.More >> Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, opens in theaters nationwide on Friday, July 15.More >> Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, opens in theaters nationwide on Friday, July 15.More >> Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 had its London premiere on July 7. Click through for a slideshow from the red carpet.More >> View images from the historic final launch of the space shuttle.More >> The first 'real' summer swell has finally arrived, and the surfers are loving it. View our gallery of photos from several south shore surf spots on the island of Oahu.More >> The FDA released its new graphic cigarette warnings on Tuesday. They will be required on all cigarette packaging and ads in the U.S. beginning in 2012.More >>