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U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz met with a high-level federal official this week to discuss mismanagement and oversight problems at the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands that were exposed in a just-published Star-Advertiser series.
The number of tropical storms and hurricanes threatening Hawaii is expected to increase significantly after 2075 due to climate change, a group of researchers said.
Witnesses told police they saw a murder suspect who was holding at least one knife hit a homeless man and say, "Let him die" at a Nimitz Highway homeless encampment Sunday.
U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa was endorsed on Tuesday by EMILY's List, the national political action committee that helps elect Democratic women who favor abortion rights.
U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono plans to introduce a bill today that would create the post of national science laureate, modeled after the U.S. poet laureate position.
U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa said she's running against U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz for the late Daniel Inouye's old seat to give voters a say in the matter.
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WASHINGTON » Robert S. Mueller III was awakened at home close to 1:30 a.m. on April 19 as one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing was in cardiac arrest and the other was on the run.
WEST, Texas » Five days after an explosion at a fertilizer plant leveled a wide swath of this town, Gov. Rick Perry tried to woo Illinois business officials by trumpeting his state's low taxes and limited regulations.
WASHINGTON » A former legal adviser to the State Department has sharply criticized the secrecy surrounding the Obama administration's use of drones for the targeted killing of terrorism suspects, saying it is unnecessary and has backfired.
SABHA, Jordan » The parents were petrified the oldest of their seven children would be drafted into the Syrian army. For their teenage girl, they feared rape and kidnapping.
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Police are looking for a group of males who allegedly impersonated police officers, kidnapped three people and took several machines in the robbery of a Kalihi gaming establishment early Tuesday morning.
State Sen. Malama Solomon, former Department of Hawaiian Home Lands Commissioner Stuart Hanchett and about 20 other Native Hawaiians are members of an exclusive group.
WAIMEA, Hawaii island » Just above the state's most expensive private school, four homes and several other structures sit on a 125-acre hillside parcel with commanding views of this rural community and the ocean on the distant horizon.
For the past 17 years, James and Jane Sakugawa have rented roughly 5,000 acres of ranch property on Maui from the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands. That is 80 percent of all land DHHL is leasing to tenants on that island through its revocable-permit program.
City officials said they will begin installing potted plants along the rim of the Neal Blaisdell Center Concert Hall lawn to separate people camped on the sidewalk from high school graduates and their guests, as well as people attending public performances at the music hall.
The names, email addresses, cellphone numbers and passwords for about 3,500 people who signed up for email or text message alerts from the Honolulu Police Department's former "HPD Alerts" system may have had their personal information compromised after the server was hacked by "an unauthorized person or persons" over the weekend.
Kamehameha Schools CEO Dee Jay Mailer has announced plans to retire at the end of 2014, giving the school's board of trustees ample time to recruit a successor.
Maui police are looking for two men who allegedly attacked a Kahului man on a street in Wailuku, striking him on the head with a rock and shooting the rear window of his car with a shotgun.