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Question: I just got my absentee ballot for the primary election. There was a note that said I must choose a political party to which I belong, and once I choose a party, I cannot vote for any candidate outside that party or my vote will be voided. When was this ridiculous law passed?
There was enough good news in the latest reports filed with the Federal Election Commission for the campaigns of four leading candidates in the Hawaii 1st Congressional District to cheer.
Women Vote! — a political arm of EMILY's List — has bought more than $237,400 worth of television advertisements in Hawaii for U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, which will help the congresswoman offset the imbalance in ads backing U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz in the Democratic primary for Senate.
Nearly 1,000 voters cast ballots Monday on Oahu as walk-in absentee polling sites opened. In all, 953 people cast ballots in the primary election at two walk-in sites on Oahu, said Glen Takahashi, elections administrator for the City and County of Honolulu.
To address the threat of weapons of mass destruction, the Pacific Command will host a first-ever proliferation security initiative next week with Asia-Pacific partners. The exercise, Fortune Guard 2014, will run from Monday to Aug. 7 in Honolulu.
Embattled University of Hawaii at Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple says he wants to continue working to improve accessibility for students and turn around budget troubles at UH's flagship campus despite an attempt to remove him from Manoa's top post.
Now that the long-awaited project to repave Waialae Avenue is finally pau, local transportation officials are gearing up to make the major Kaimuki corridor safer for bicyclists.
When Kekoa James was weighing options for his Eagle Scout project, he could easily have opted for something low-key, low-fuss, and -- as far as such things are possible -- low-stress.
Convict on furlough captured • Man who died at beach is ID'd • Woman held in man's stabbing
Kailua street reopened after sinkhole mess • Dead infant was murdered, officials report • Gunshot victim dies, changing criminal case
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This fall, Oahu is poised to be the first place in the United States where electricity generated by ocean waves is connected to a power grid — a milestone in the budding wave energy industry, officials say.
The daytime closure of the Pali offramp and the Punchbowl onramp westbound on H-1 freeway snarled drivers who might have expected smooth sailing on a Sunday.
Three candidates in Kauai County's mayoral race strongly oppose operations of seed companies on the lush island, while incumbent Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. seeks to strike a balance between the community and the biotech industry.
The ouster of University of Hawaii at Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple would hurt the university's ability to overcome a budget shortfall and compound problems already facing the flagship campus, key faculty members say.
For State Sen. David Ige, who lacks campaign money and name recognition, grass-roots events are especially important.
When Lambert Wai received a notice from the city regarding the value of his Gail Street home, he was stunned.
A frantic woman jumped into an Ewa Beach condominium pool last week and pulled up her limp 2-year-old son from the bottom. "He was blue," said a resident at Palm Villas 1 who watched helplessly.