Since many civilian employees are back to work, commissaries across the nation reopened Monday.
The military grocery stores were forced to close as part of the furloughs.
Department of Defense officials in charge of the commissaries note that it will take a few days for the stores to rebuild their stocks that were emptied before the shutdown took place.
A California company is proposing a second wind farm next to the current Kahuku wind farm.
Murder suspect Bryan Suitt made his first court appearance in California on Wednesday. He's accused of killing 34-year-old Alex Gonzales and dumping his dismembered body in a Waipio ravine in September.
The mayor says ad sales would help close a huge budget gap. But at least one group believes the ads would spoil Hawaii's beauty.