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Tanning salons are no longer for minors in Hawaii, according to a bill signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Neil Abercrombie.
The Abercrombie administration is restricting discretionary spending by state departments by 10 percent, or about $14 million, as a precautionary step until the economy has shown measurable signs of improvement, the state budget director said.
U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz and U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa used a debate Wednesday evening to outline their leadership abilities, with Schatz describing the relationships he has built so far with Senate leaders and Hanabusa saying she has proved she can earn the trust and respect of her colleagues.
Ala Moana Center's massive redevelopment project that eliminated 2,000 parking stalls is putting a damper on this year's Fourth of July celebration.
More than half of the Honolulu Police Department's 2,000 officers have begun turning in their Smith & Wessons for Glock 17 semi-automatic handguns.
Coco's been missing for nearly a month. So the owners of the 5-year-old female Shih Tzu are offering a $2,000 reward.
Question: Whatever happened to the efforts to help wedge-tailed shearwaters on Kauai after a large colony on the island's south shore was killed by dogs and cats last year?
GMO papaya gets EPA pass • Vendor found with stun guns • Damaged wall blamed for chimp’s escape
The Medical Examiner's Office identified the man who died in shallow water near the Diamond Head area of Waikiki Beach last month as Charles Muno, 43, of Edina, Minn.
The Waikiki Landing, a controversial public-private partnership to develop a commercial and boating-services complex at the Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor, has lost its major funder, leaving developers scrambling to find 11th-hour financing to meet contract obligations.
Defiant and emotional testimony dominated yet another Department of Interior meeting Tuesday night as federal officials continued to gather opinions about whether the United States should pursue a formal relationship with a potential Native Hawaiian government.
Seven Japanese-American members of the famed 442nd Regimental Combat Team and 100th Battalion will be awarded Legion of Honor medals by the French government Wednesday night for their part in liberating France from the Nazis in 1944.
Eight Hawaii residents are the latest recipients of the prestigious Legion of Honor, France's highest civilian award, which was first instituted by Emperor Napoleon I on May 19, 1802. All of the recipients will be bestowed the rank of chevalier, or knight.
Halau Lokahi Public Charter School has a new lease on life after its governing board and director Laara Allbrett agreed to resign as required by a new contract with the state Charter School Commission.
Escalating violence in Iraq, North Korea's latest provocations, a meeting of allies here and China's participation for the first time in Rim of the Pacific exercises were topics at the forefront of a visit to Hawaii by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey.
After circling each other for more than a year, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz and U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa met Tuesday evening in their first debate in the Democratic primary, a detailed dialogue on federal policy that revealed fissures between the Democrats on veterans affairs, early childhood education and genetically modified organisms.
Five candidates for Hawaii's 1st Congressional District seat tried to distinguish themselves from each other on support for the tourism, military and construction industries at a forum at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii on Tuesday night.
Waialua man gets 97 months in meth case • Aerial ads to continue despite state ban • Cellphone law nixes court, raises fines • Staff training will close Maui DMVL offices
Robberies strike ABC, Longs Drugs stores • Suspect in Kailua burglary is arrested
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