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NEW YORK » In every region of America, white and Asian children are far better positioned for success than black, Latino and American Indian children, according to a new report appealing for urgent action to bridge this racial gap.
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COLUMBUS, Ga. » Republicans, poised for strong gains in the midterm elections, are offering starkly conflicting messages about President Barack Obama to rally their voters.
U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz wants to make Social Security a defining issue in the Democratic primary against U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, a tactic Hanabusa contends unnecessarily alarms seniors.
Damien Memorial School students took their rocket to the sky Sunday morning with the hopes that it would ascend high enough to qualify for a national tournament.
Efforts by two Korean community groups to set up a cultural monument park on a small patch of green in one of Honolulu's busiest neighborhoods have been stymied in recent years by the presence of homeless encampments.
A decision on whether to impose penalties against the head of the Public Utilities Commission and her husband for allegedly operating illegal vacation rentals on Kauai won't be made for at least another 45 days.
April is among the cruelest natural-disaster months in Hawaii history, with a deadly tsunami striking the islands in 1946 that caused 159 deaths.
Gifted with a keen intellect and driven by insatiable curiosity, columnist Cobey Black captivated readers of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and The Honolulu Advertiser with smartly written and painstakingly procured glimpses of thousands of the day's most popular and accomplished entertainers, intellectuals and politicians.
Question: There have been heavy equipment operations going on 24/7 at the Waimanalo Gulch Landfill for the past several weeks. Don't they have to adhere to normal construction hours, that is, 7 a.m.
Last weekend I flew to Papeete because I left my sailboat Honu here in October to sit out the southern hurricane season. That being over now, it's time to pack the boat with brie and baguettes, cast off the mooring lines and sail on.
An 18-year-old Kalihi man suspected of fatally beating a 38-year-old man in Ewa Beach a week ago is in police custody, Honolulu police said.
Visitation canceled at prisons again • Odor closes Lihue Walmart • Board suspends well project
In a lawsuit filed this month, Close Construction accused HCDA of breach of contract and not acting in good faith and is seeking at least $596,900 in damages due to the alleged infractions.
Eight-year-old Kayla Kim smiled as she rolled paint onto the wall of the Kawananakoa Middle School's cafeteria near the Pali Highway during a community cleanup organized by employees of First Hawaiian Bank.
Donors linked to contractors, developers and landowners involved with the increasingly controversial rebuilding of Kakaako have contributed more than $680,000 since 2009 to Gov. Neil Abercrombie's two gubernatorial campaigns, according to a Honolulu Star-Advertiser analysis of state data.
Pairing Ruggero Leoncavallo's "Pagliacci" with Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana" was a stroke of genius. The world had become so used to "Cav & Pag" that audiences had stopped thinking about either work in any depth.
Officials are proposing to update Kauai's existing policies on shoreline construction limits to reflect the latest scientific data on coastal erosion.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will convene the first-ever U.S.-hosted meeting of ASEAN defense ministers Tuesday to Thursday, devoting a substantial amount of time in Hawaii to the Asia region that has grown economically and militarily in importance.