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The big Hawaii Army National Guard Chinook helicopter glided over tree canopies and deep ravines that rose and fell over large swaths of undeveloped land between Schofield Barracks' East Range and a wind farm on the North Shore.
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources is asking the public's help in tracking a large piece of marine debris that may be floating in waters off the Windward Coast of Oahu.
The state land department reminds boaters and other recreational users that the alcohol ban at the Ahu o Laka sandbar in Kaneohe Bay will take effect today and will be enforced through Monday.
While the University of Hawaii Board of Regents is still deciding how to go about naming a new system president to succeed M.R.C. Greenwood, the faculty union is calling for a reorganization of presidential duties and oversight.
Four generations of the Kahoopii family, whose Kaneohe house for 50 years or so was heavily damaged Friday morning, received an outpouring of neighborly love.
The head of the Coast Guard in the Pacific stressed the importance of maritime trade and national security Friday at a change-of-command ceremony at the Coast Guard's 14th District base on Sand Island.
Department of Education officials are trying to figure out how to make up a more than $7 million shortfall in the operating budget lawmakers approved for the department last month.
Kamehameha Schools-Kapalama junior Reid Akana won a second-place Grand Award at the 2013 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix on May 17. The competition featured more than 1,500 students from more than 70 countries.
Maui task force sweep nets 48 fugitives • Woman allegedly robs man in Waikiki • Restraining order violation leads to arrest
Snake caught near military airfield • Boyfriend is indicted in fatal stabbing • Counterfeit cash in increased use on Garden Island
Thirty-five plants and three snails found on Molokai, Lanai, Maui and Kahoolawe are getting endangered species status, an environmental group announced Friday.
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Despite the director's pledges to make tangible progress within six months on proposed changes, critics remained skeptical that recommendations contained in a recent audit of the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands will lead to any meaningful reform in an agency long plagued with management and oversight problems.
Hawaii spearfisher Kimi Werner experienced a rare encounter in the ocean off Mexico: swimming hand in fin with one of the world's most feared creatures, a great white shark.
Michael Lew said he hopes a former state House candidate gets the maximum prison term for taking $1.4 million from him and other investors in a nightclub and promotion company that turned out to be nonexistent.
The Medical Examiner's Office said a 76-year-old man who was killed in a Pali Highway crash Wednesday died from blunt force injuries to the chest.
Aloha Council BSA, the governing body for Boy Scouts in Hawaii, Guam and American Samoa, posted a statement on its website saying it "supported the national resolution because we believe Scouting should be available to all young people."
The Navy destroyer USS Daniel Inouye will be sailing by mid-2018, carrying with it the name of a Japanese-American from Hawaii and evoking the heroism of a Medal of Honor recipient and the statesmanship of a 50-year U.S. senator.
A 65-year-old Pearl City woman has filed a lawsuit alleging she was molested in 1959 when she was about 11 by a Salvation Army minister who died last year.