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The regional director of the National Labor Relations Board who issued a controversial ruling last week giving a group of Northwestern University football players the right to unionize says he would not have been in the position to make that decision if it wasn't for his time living in Hawaii.
The National Weather Service said the strong low aloft combined with ample moisture would continue to produce heavy rain and thunderstorms, and the related threat of flash flooding, through Sunday morning.
It's still not clear what initially caused the 2010 sinking of the Majestic Blue, a distant-water tuna boat that went down in waters 3 miles deep and 101 miles off the coast of Fiji, killing the ship's American captain and its South Korean chief engineer.
It was hard to tell sometimes if we were talking about law and order or the birds and the bees as we "flASHback" on the month's news that amused and confused.
The Hawaiian islands are perfectly situated to see all of the total lunar eclipse on April 14, a celestial event that runs from roughly 8 to 11:30 p.m. In addition, Mars reaches its brightest point in the past eight years.
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses, civil unions and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System.
Rising stream strands 3 hikers • Blaze engulfs empty house
Three people were hurt, one critically, during a motorcycle ride on Kunia Road on Saturday, emergency responders said.
University of Hawaii oceanographers will be launching a new robot into deep water off Oahu's coast to study the impact of chemical weapons leaking mustard agent.
A Hawaii Senate committee advanced a potential state law Friday that gave safe-harbor protections to underage victims of prostitution, toughened penalties for their clients and removed an exemption that gave police officers the latitude to have sex with prostitutes during their investigations.
Oahu could eventually lose some $15 million a year in federal highway dollars — money used to help fix and build local roads, bike paths, sidewalks and other projects — if a conflict over state and federal transportation policy isn't fixed, local officials warn.
The wind went out of its sails long ago. Now the nautical-looking building that was home to the Fisherman's Wharf restaurant at Kewalo Basin for more than 50 years is headed for the boneyard.
A brand-new planetary rover climbed up steps and trekked over large blocks of wood in front of the state Capitol on Friday — over and over and over again as curious lawmakers, legislative staff and passers-by took turns at the helm of its remote-control panel.
A new provision in next year's employment contract for approximately 650 Roman Catholic school teachers and administrators in Hawaii would make same-sex marriage and engaging in homosexual activity fireable offenses.
A flash-flood watch is in effect for all islands through 6 a.m. Sunday as strong low winds combine with a surface trough to produce slow-moving heavy rain and thunderstorms.
Loud music and cheers Friday filled the Stan Sheriff Center, where nearly 1,000 students were competing in "Aerial Assist" — a basketball-like game pitting teams of robots against each other.
In what could be among the most competitive Democratic primaries this year, Robert Harris, director of Sierra Club Hawaii, and Kika Bukoski, executive director of the Hawaii Building and Construction Trades Council, have shown interest in a likely vacant Windward state House seat.
Mobile centers help veterans • Plan maintains Kiholo reserve
Hilo murder victim is named by police • Early confrontation leads to shooting • Office identifies men found on 2 beaches
The ambitious plan to redevelop the 15-acre Kam Drive-In site in Aiea could also help spawn hundreds of low-income housing units near the Pearlridge Transit Station and other hubs along the city's upcoming $5.26 billion rail line.