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President Barack Obama dug deep into his Hawaii roots and invoked the memory of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye as he pushed his immigration reform proposal Tuesday evening at a White House event marking Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
Native Hawaiian activists said Tuesday they will ask the state Legislature next year to repeal a new law that allows for the phased review of the impact of development projects on historic preservation.
Thirteen-year-old Chase Carson strapped into the two-seat prop plane and flashed a huge smile and a shaka for cameras Tuesday in preparation for an around-Oahu flight from a private hangar at Honolulu Airport.
The victim in a Makaha shooting last week said she was shot in the head with a handgun when she refused a suspect’s demand for money, according to court documents.
Former M Nightclub co-owner Michael Miske pleaded not guilty Tuesday to second-degree assault stemming from a Dec. 15 incident.
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LOS ANGELES » Dr. Peter C. Butler initially declined a request by the drugmaker Merck to test whether its new diabetes drug, Januvia, could help stave off the disease in rats. "I said, I'm not interested in your money, go away," Butler recalled.
WASHINGTON » The political tempest over last September's deadly attacks on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, has left a path of dented careers in its wake. But as with many storms, the residual damage is proving to be distinctly uneven.
Perhaps it is nothing more than an accident of timing that as federal workers brace for a summer filled with unpaid furlough days, their leaders are traveling the nation and globe on trips that exude luxury.
David Javsicas, a popular seventh-grade reading teacher known for urging students to act out dialogue in the books they read in class, sometimes feels wistful for the days when he taught math.
The importance of heeding flash flood warnings was underscored by fire officials and hiking experts Tuesday morning when four teen-agers were swept away while trying to cross Kalihi Stream.
Online petitions are seeking to remove or retain Kapaa Middle School Principal Nathan Aiwohi, who was placed on paid leave last month while the Department of Education investigates complaints against him.
Hawaii County police are seeking the public's help in identifying a woman whose body was caught on a fishing line Tuesday by the crew of a fishing boat near a lava-viewing area off Kalapana in the Puna District.
Back in the 1970s, Charles Higa, co-founder of Zippy's Restaurants, launched what has become the iconic Hawaii way to raise money for sports teams, clubs and schools: the Zippy's chili ticket.
The state Council on Revenues on Tuesday left the growth forecast for this fiscal year unchanged but increased the projection for next fiscal year because of an expected improvement in the construction industry.
Of the 57 ant species established in Hawaii, a relative few cause the most trouble.
The big headline from Tannya Joaquin's fine Hawaii News Now interview with retiring University of Hawaii President M.R.C. Greenwood was about state Sen. Donna Mercado Kim's inquiry on her son's UH law school application.
The May 14 Star-Advertiser food section featured chef Alan Wong, who mentioned a dish called “tamago kake gohan” (raw egg over hot rice). This is my favorite breakfast meal (we called it “tamago-meshi” growing up), which I’ve sadly put aside because of strong warnings about salmonella bacteria in raw eggs.
Liliha man held as suspect in stabbing • Crash victim is ID'd as Wahiawa woman • Attack leads to attempted-murder arrest • Man found dead below Pali Lookout • Honolulu man is rescued from Mauna Loa trail
The Hawaii Army National Guard is withdrawing a plan to expand an ocean danger zone surrounding a rifle range in southwestern Kauai.