Americans Are the Best Pokemon Video Game Players in the World. We Just…

Just as the U.S. dominated the medal count at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, our boys brought home the golden Pikachu cup in all three divisions of the 2012 Pokémon World Video Game Championships in Hawaii this weekend. The trading card game? Not so much. » 8/13/12 8:30pm 8/13/12 8:30pm

Wait 'Til You See This Hawaiian Wrestler's Shoryuken

Gymnasium/ballroom/armory pro wrestling is a beautiful thing. A beautifully cheesy thing. This combatant from Hawaii, "Kenryu Takadoki", has shed all pretense of trying to become noticed and promoted to a bigger circuit because, hey, they're way out in Hawaii. So why not go with a repertoire based on Street Fighter » 8/20/11 12:00pm 8/20/11 12:00pm

Addicted Gamer Sues Lineage, Wants 20,000 Hours Of His Life Back

A Hawaii man is suing the makers of Lineage II, a product he says is so dangerously addictive that he played it for 20,000 hours over five years, forgetting to get dressed, bathe or call mom during that span. » 8/20/10 7:20pm 8/20/10 7:20pm

A Girl Finally Wins Top Prize At Pokemon World Championship

You wouldn't know it, but the world of competitive Pokemon card playing is a testosterone-fueled world dominated by men. Or boys. Whichever! » 8/20/10 9:00am 8/20/10 9:00am

PSP-Playin' Bus Driver was Not, in Fact, Fired

Remember the Hawaiian bus driver who got in deep trouble because he was playing a PSP while driving? Turns out he was not shitcanned. A Honolulu TV station reports that the driver was just suspended (without pay) for two weeks, and has since returned to his job.The mitigating factors that saved this guy's job: he had… » 10/19/08 1:00pm 10/19/08 1:00pm

Gaming And Bus Driving Can Kill A Career

Look, I know that Hawaii is a very laid-back sort of place. Bright sunshine, sandy beaches, news reporters who wear Hawaiian shirts on broadcast television even when not covering a luau, but it can be taken too far. For instance, if you are driving a city bus filled with passengers on a busy street in Honolulu, it's… » 9/25/08 2:00pm 9/25/08 2:00pm