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Hawaii fights for Obama presidential center

May 7, 2013
Hawaii is taking the offensive to lure Obama's future library or presidential center. Chicago appears to have the inside track, but Honolulu is offering up a beachfront site worth a cool $75 million.

Lifeguard: A dangerous job in paradise

Dec 7, 2012
For lifeguards on Hawaii's North Shore, the office is beautiful, the work is dangerous, and the pay is surprisingly low.

Commuter rail project in Hawaii hangs on today's vote

Nov 6, 2012
The leading candidate for mayor of Honolulu has pledged to derail a $5 billion rail project to help ease Oahu’s terrible traffic.

Mid-day Update: More on Japan, goodbye Zune

Mar 15, 2011
On today's show, Marketplace continued to follow the effects of Friday's earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Japanese government is monitoring the...

TWITTER: Watching the tsunami from the 17th floor in Waikiki

Mar 11, 2011
Marketplace reporter Adriene Hill and producer Angela Kim were in Hawaii this week reporting on a future story for the sustainability beat when t...