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Housing allowances for military members will increase 14.7 percent on Oahu come Jan. 1 in one of the biggest jumps across the nation, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. That means an Army or Marine sergeant with dependents who received $2,256 a month this year will receive $2,709 next month.
A study showing 30 to 40 percent of requests for private, nonemergency ambulance service are turned down in West Oahu has prompted a City Council member and the Emergency Services Department to support having a second private provider.
Honolulu lawyer Patricia Kim Park is the newest member of the influential state Judicial Selection Commission, which is reviewing applicants for an upcoming vacancy on the Hawaii Supreme Court.
The best way to honor the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye is to build on his legacy of compassion, humility and public service, Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Hawaii's congressional delegation said Tuesday on the first anniversary of his death.
There's no agreement on price yet, but more details have emerged about the state's proposal to pay the owner of Turtle Bay Resort to protect part -- but not all -- of the North Shore property from development.
An investigation into employment practices at the Myron B. Thompson Academy took a dramatic turn Monday when the state attorney general seized computers and more than 50 boxes of documents from the public charter school.
The city has broken ground on a second digester at the Sand Island Wastewater Treatment Plant that Mayor Kirk Caldwell and other supporters say is necessary to expand the city's sewage capacity and clear the way for more housing on Oahu.
An employee of a fast-food restaurant was charged with gambling-related offenses after police seized alleged gaming devices from the eatery. Winnie Cheng was charged with possessing gambling devices and promoting gambling, according to the prosecutor's office. Both offenses are misdemeanors.
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One of the first things the pilot in a fatal crash off Molokai did after being released from the hospital was climb into the cockpit of an airplane.
Leaders of the state House Finance Committee will experiment with zero-base budgeting, a concept that forces government spending to be justified annually, rather than presumed.
The National Transportation Safety Board said Monday it plans to recover the plane that crashed off Kalaupapa last week with eight passengers aboard, including Department of Health Director Loretta Fuddy, who died after safely evacuating the aircraft.
A food-poisoning outbreak at Waipahu Elementary School in which more than 30 children and two adults fell ill was caused by bacteria growth in spaghetti, state officials said Monday afternoon.
The Coast Guard will begin enforcing a security zone in the water off Kailua Bay in the area where President Barack Obama and his family will be spending their annual Christmas vacation in Hawaii.
An additional five dozen Hawaii public school teachers have earned an advanced teaching credential this year, joining more than 100,000 teachers nationwide who have obtained the prestigious National Board certification, the state Department of Education announced Monday.
The agency overseeing Oahu's rail transit project "generally" followed federal rules in its spending of nearly $14 million on public outreach.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie asked the state Legislature on Monday to expand the state's construction budget to $2.6 billion next fiscal year, an aggressive $1.8 billion increase that would improve public infrastructure but also include money to preserve prime agricultural land in Central Oahu and conserve the unspoiled shoreline around Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore.
A 30-year-old man suspected of three rapes made his initial appearance in Honolulu District Court after he was charged in one of the cases over the weekend.