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The Honolulu Medical Examiner's Office identified the woman who died early Saturday morning in an Aiea pedestrian accident as 20-year-old Cherish Samson of Honolulu. Police on Saturday said a woman was hit by a vehicle on Kamehameha Highway at about 4:22 a.m.
To my Midwest-bred nose, the smell of the ocean hints of mystery, travel, adventure and romance. When I go to the beach, I take a deep breath and think, ah, love that salt air. But that's not salt I'm smelling.
Question: We live in Makaha, and there is no safety-check station out here anymore that will do safety checks on motorcycles or boat trailers. There used to be several stations out here where we could take our motorcycle.
Woman reports Mapunapuna sex assault • Salt Lake man held in alleged car theft • Waianae driver arrested for car's contents
Prosecutor error ends woman's homicide case • 18 temblors hit Hawaii island during weekend
Scientists at the University of Hawaii are asking the public to keep an eye out for the Kamehameha butterfly and report its whereabouts as they try to map out populations and attempt to figure out why the insect is on the decline.
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Weeks of slow, soaking rain are helping the grass grow again on the western slopes of Maui and Hawaii island, giving cattle ranchers hope they may at last escape a punishing drought brought on by years of below-normal rainfall.
Facing growing traffic and beach erosion problems on the North Shore, area residents gathered for a meeting Saturday about two bills introduced by a state lawmaker to begin the process of addressing those issues.
U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa has a gap over U.S. Sen. Schatz. A quarter of voters interviewed did not know enough about Schatz to form an opinion about the senator.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie ordered U.S. and state flags be flown at half-staff Saturday for Hawaii Army National Guard Sgt. Drew M. Scobie, who died in an aircraft crash Jan. 10 in Afghanistan.
Two state Senate committees have passed a bill calling for the Hawaii Department of Health to launch a pilot project to monitor radiation levels for five years because some people are concerned about fallout from the March 11, 2011, nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan.
In hopes of advancing the state's overhaul of its aging information technology infrastructure, the current director of the Office of Information Management Technology will serve as the governor's chief adviser for technology and cybersecurity effective Tuesday.
A tactic to reduce credit card balances and other debt that's making its way around the Internet is being called fraud by a Navy lawyer at Pearl Harbor, who advised in an email that sailors steer clear.
State Senate President Donna Mercado Kim would win the Democratic primary for Hawaii's 1st Congressional District House of Representatives seat handily if the election were held this month, according to the latest results of the Hawaii Poll.
An article on the University of Hawaii from May 24, 1958, in the Saturday Evening Post provides thought-provoking contrasts between then and now.
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week.
Heavy rain, possible flooding for Kauai • USS Lake Erie deploys, Houston returns • Searchers keep looking for Maui woman • UH-Hilo renews agreement for Semester at Sea
Woman trying to cross highway is killed after being hit by car • Tourist encounters trouble while snorkeling and later dies • Single-moped crash in Waikiki seriously injures 46-year-old • Early-morning traffic accidents close all westbound H-1 lanes