Americans hoping to escape winter weather can enjoy a tropical Christmas in Hawaii or Florida at places such as Honolulu, Lahaina, Waikiki and Key West.
Officials say an Alaska Airlines flight en route from San Jose to Honolulu was forced to make an emergency landing in Oakland shortly after takeoff after the crew reported a possible bird strike.
Authorities have identified the victim of a drowning in southeast Honolulu as 27-year-old Daniel Lowe of Modesto, Calif.
The family of a 16-year-old California girl killed in a Hawaii watercraft crash is suing an Australian tourist charged with third-degree negligent homicide.
Honolulu police arrested a man for negligent homicide following a fatal jet ski crash at Keehi Lagoon.