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Hawaii Pacific University's Hawaii Loa campus, Maunawili Elementary School and Olomana School were closed Friday morning as police searched for two escapees from the nearby Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility.
A Kauai councilman has reached a $290,000 settlement in a lawsuit against a former prosecutor and other county officials after he accused them of abuse of power and malicious prosecution.
Man accused of robbing teen, guard • Surfer almost drowns in Ewa Beach • Slaying suspect brought back to Oahu • Motorcyclist dies in crash on Maui highway • Man suspected of stabbings in Kailua-Kona
Facebook finally recognizes Kailua, Oahu • Ban on eating cats and dogs advances • Pool sullied by duck poop is reopened
One of the three soldiers killed Wednesday by another soldier at Fort Hood, Texas, was a former Schofield Barracks serviceman, a former military police officer told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser Thursday night.
With a belt in his right hand, the defendant swung down at the desk in the witness stand. Crack! Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven Mellin asked Naeem Williams whether he hit his 5-year-old daughter like that repeatedly.
Firearms registrations in Hawaii increased by more than 20 percent last year, a trend that dealers attribute in part to fears about the possibility of tighter restrictions.
An all-clear was given at Kahaluu Elementary School on Thursday afternoon after students were evacuated and treated at nearby hospitals following reports of a noxious odor earlier in the day.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel wrapped up the ASEAN defense ministers gathering Thursday, saying the group held "an extremely valuable meeting here in Hawaii."
U.S. District Judge Leslie Kobayashi has ruled that a lawsuit brought by eight Native Hawaiian inmates alleging a violation of religious rights can proceed to trial.
Frustration over the obstacles faced by survivors of soldiers killed in Afghanistan seeking benefits during last year's federal government shutdown helped persuade former U.S. Rep. Charles Djou to enter the Republican primary for the seat he once held.
PARIS » Since the reign of France's Sun King, the historic Place Vendtme has served as this city's capital of luxury, home to high-end fashion boutiques and diamond shops, Coco Chanel's mansion, and the palatial Httel Ritz Paris.
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NEW YORK » At the end of March, Clayton Patterson, the outlaw artist, was sitting in the window of his storefront home on Essex Street complaining about New York. It's something Patterson does well.
KILLEEN, Texas » Pastor Randall Wallace of the First Baptist Church of Killeen has watched thousands of troops head off to war and then come home to Fort Hood.
State Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustees voted Thursday to commission a master plan that will guide the agency in developing 31 acres in Kakaako makai of Ala Moana Boulevard.
An Oregon jury has convicted a former Hilo woman of murdering her 4-year-old son in a case that attracted national attention after prosecutors asserted the mother's abuse was motivated by her belief the boy was gay.
The Honolulu City Council's Budget Committee trimmed about $5 million from Mayor Kirk Caldwell's planned Housing First program and threatened to cut even more unless he can provide more specifics about where the permanent units for the homeless will be located.
The state Senate on Thursday confirmed four of Gov. Neil Abercrombie's nominations to the University of Hawaii Board of Regents.
State agricultural crews have been busy attacking invasive species on Oahu this week, capturing three coqui frogs and taking 1,000 samples from a newly discovered infestation of little fire ants in Waimanalo.