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Political candidates reporting their expenses online must now place each expenditure into one of eight categories under new rules from the state Campaign Spending Commission.
Incumbent Sharon Har faces a persistent foe in her Democratic primary race to again represent Kapolei and Makakilo, along with a political neophyte who just moved into the district.
If city Neighborhood Commission Executive Secretary Nicole Velasco had her way, all 437 seats on Oahu's 33 neighborhood boards would be filled.
Would you write about the nearly invisible brown specks in the ocean that sting?" emailed a reader last week. "They travel in swarms. We encountered them at Pipeline recently. The stings result in itchy, red, round spots the next day. What are they, and are the stings treated with vinegar like jellyfish stings?"
Record try has pilot, 19, in isles • Woman airlifted off reefed boat by Coast Guard • Maui prisoner at large since fleeing prison
Man held in critical shooting in Kahaluu • 4 assisted in incidents on trails, at Pali • Sky diver badly injured in hard landing
The Interior Department will not pursue a rule creating an administrative mechanism for recognizing a future Native Hawaiian government if the consensus from written and oral testimony is against that path, an agency spokeswoman told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
The University of Hawaii system is reviving the position of vice president for administration and has named Jan Gouveia to the post with a proposed $225,000 salary.
Rebuked for racially tinged remarks, Rep. Faye Hanohano remains feisty and irreverent as she faces off against four opponents in the Democratic primary for House District 4 in lower Puna.
Vivian Nani Almeida • Arsenia Garcia Cagauan • Daniel Carvalho • Emeterio Alcariza Centeno Jr. • Raymond Takeo Chinen; and more
Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui, bidding to win election to the job to which he ascended, raised $357,000 over the past six months, according to his campaign finance report.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie has backed out of three of the four AARP Hawaii debates with state Sen. David Ige before the Democratic primary.
The state Department of Transportation has adjusted its lane closure schedule to reduce traffic backups on the H-1 freeway this weekend.
One of the most complicated maneuvers needed to complete Oahu's rail transit system — a task that will involve numerous freeway lane closures in West Oahu — will now take place sometime this winter instead of in the fall, project officials say.
State Senate President Donna Mercado Kim's congressional campaign scored two key endorsements last week from two very different groups: the local, blue-collar union United Public Workers and the Washington, D.C.-based women's advocacy group Emily's List.
Hawaii condominium owners got some help from the Legislature this year in monitoring how condo association boards manage their property and finances -- a sometimes delicate issue that can divide neighbors.
Former University of Hawaii President M.R.C. Greenwood is not drawing pension benefits from the state's retirement system. Greenwood abruptly stepped down from UH's top post last summer and, after a year of unpaid leave, announced she was retiring at the end of June.
The Kauai Island Utility Cooperative is using concentrated beams of light from lasers attached to transmission poles in an effort to protect seabirds. The cooperative started using the neon green laser beams in Eleele on June 30 to create a "light fence" it hopes seabirds can see to help them avoid crashing into poles and power lines.
It was looking like a really bad day. I had a meeting in town with the Howard Hughes Corp., but my car's back end was shimmying like a twerking Miley Cyrus.