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Police arrest man in sex assault case • Maui hunter killed in shooting accident • Moped rider dies of crash injuries
Molokai center improvements to be discussed • Project will fix up Lydgate Beach Park
A recent independent audit done for Honolulu's rail transit project found its finances to be in order with one exception: Rail finance officials failed to properly record $83.8 million in federal funds received for the project.
Researchers from the University of Hawaii at Hilo are taking an innovative approach to forestry in an urgent attempt to save low-elevation forests in Hawaii threatened by human activity and invasive non-native flora.
Joanne Itano has been named the University of Hawaii's interim executive vice president for academic affairs and provost, the second-highest post under the president, at an annual salary of $225,000.
Construction of a long-planned public library for the Nanakuli community is expected to start early next year after decades of planning. The City Council's Zoning Committee on Thursday approved a special management area permit for the project, a requirement for developing on coastal lands.
It's pretty clear the war years are largely over for the Army in Hawaii. More time away from the battlefield means more time to focus on standards back home, and lined up in the command cross hairs are soldier and civilian attire on post.
A Waimanalo woman is grateful in the aftermath of a roller-coaster ride of emotions after losing her longtime companion, Ginger, a 26-pound cocker spaniel. Naomi Ravelo has had Ginger at her side for 17 years.
Last week I hiked to Kaena Point, a daylong excursion (about a one-hour drive from Honolulu, and a 5-mile round-trip hike). A few days later I got a text from a friend: "Hiking to Kaena Point. Wanna come?"
Question: From Haleiwa to Pupukea, three bus shelters were knocked down in different car accidents six to seven months ago, and none has been replaced. There are no benches and no overhead shelter to protect people from the sun.
Medical examiner's office has new chief • Drug convict opts for prison over probation
Stabbed man injured, suspect arrested • Boy critically injured in dirt bike crash • Robbers wield weapons, witnesses say
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WASHINGTON » Just days before the Obama administration's self-imposed deadline to fix the troubled federal health insurance website, officials said Monday that they were aware of another problem that has prevented thousands of people who were unable to verify their identity from shopping for health plans.
CHELSEA, Mich. » Kristi and Michael Burns have a lot in common. They love crossword puzzles, football, going to museums and reading five or six books at a time.
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Rail construction will close Farrington Highway between Kualakai Parkway and Old Fort Weaver Road in both directions through April, meaning motorists who rely on that West Oahu stretch will need to use alternative routes and allow extra time in their commutes. The closure will start at 10 p.m. Monday, according to the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, which is overseeing the project.
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which covers more than 19 million acres of pristine land in northeastern Alaska, has long been a symbol of the tug between conservation and commerce.
Castle Junction. Castle High School. Castle Medical Center. The Castle family that integrally transformed Kailua from an agrarian outpost to a residential community over the past century has left lasting reminders of its work.
After years of falling enrollment, low test scores and an unfavorable reputation, a turnaround may be underway at Kaimuki High School.