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Obituaries

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Maria Blanca Alfonso • Gertrudis Juan Antonio • Margaret Mary Boyd • Esther Kahaunani Buen • Ryven-James Makanamekeakua Dacosin-Arcala • Blanche Ann Daquioag-Ebert • and more

New York Times: Out of work, out of benefits and running out of options

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Five years since the recession ended, it is a story still shared by millions. Gorelick, 57, lost his position at a large marketing firm in March 2013. As he searched, taking on freelance and consulting work, his family's finances slowly frayed.

New York Times: Hindsight proves kinder, and gentler, to Bush 41

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
WASHINGTON » The elder George Bush will not give a speech. He is done with all that, he tells friends. But he will mingle and reminisce and bask in the admiration of graying men and women who helped him govern at a time when, some thought, they had reached the end of history.

911 Rreport

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
FBI wants aid with ID of child-sex suspect • Kaneohe man injured in motorcycle crash

Newswatch

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Army convoys will add to traffic • Reforestation project is set for reserve area • Bail reduced for man who shoved visitor

Train manufacturer settles dispute with Dutch railway

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
The company building the train cars for Oahu's elevated rail line has agreed to a deal worth some $172 million to buy back the high-speed cars it built for Dutch railway operators.

ACLU fights state over preschool tuition aid

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii is suing the state, arguing a child care assistance program that provides preschool tuition subsidies for low-income families violates the state and U.S. constitutions by providing public funds for religious observations and teachings.

Court OKs migrant health care cuts

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled Tuesday that the state can resume offering fewer health care benefits to Micronesian migrants than those given other Medicaid recipients.

Beating-death victim confronted teenage suspect, witnesses say

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Two companions of an 18-year-old Kalihi man charged with killing a 38-year-old Ewa Beach man said the suspect kicked the victim in the chest, knocking him to the ground, after the victim blocked their car, yelled and swore at them and threw punches at the suspect, according to court documents.

Williams says life with girl started off well

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem J. Williams said when his 5-year-old daughter soiled herself a week or so after arriving in Hawaii from South Caro­lina, he considered it an accident and didn't think of it as a big deal.

State officially establishes day to honor St. Marianne Cope

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Gov. Neil Abercrombie made it official Tuesday: Jan. 23 will be known as Saint Marianne Cope Day in Hawaii. Abercrombie held a ceremony in his chambers at the Capitol to sign House Bill 2539, which he said was a moving opportunity.

Partnering on disasters, climate will top ASEAN talks, Hagel says

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Humanitarian assistance and disaster relief are providing common ground for Southeast Asian defense ministers meeting with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel in Hono­lulu.

Islands warned of sea hazards after Chilean quake

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Hawaii scientists and emergency personnel kept watch on a tsunami generated by a magnitude-8.2 earthquake off Chile on Tuesday, the anniversary of the 1946 tsunami that devastated Hilo.

Kokua Line: Queen's Surf Beach name linked to monarch's request

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Question: The beach on the former Queen's Surf site is sometimes referred to by the news media as Queen's Surf Beach and at other times as Queen's Beach.

911 Report

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Man indicted after officer dragged by car • Fugitive from Alaska is nabbed on Maui

Obituaries

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 04:55
Mary M.K. Akana • Cecil Ambrose Akina • Pete Flores Ben • Chris Virgilio Cabasug • Marciano Saligumba Calatrava Sr. • Benedicto Cui • Priscilla Lei Puanani Adams Dumlao • and more

Newswatch

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 04:55
Gabbard named to key military committee • Ticket hoarders hurt museums, critic says • $498,000 bail set for suspect in shooting • Big Isle woman allegedly uses stolen card

Health law enrollment falls short of 8,000

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 04:55
As of Monday, the deadline for signing up for Obamacare coverage, fewer than 8,000 Hawaii residents had successfully enrolled, among the lowest in the nation.

Obama, Senate leader endorse Schatz

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 04:55
President Barack Obama and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Monday backed U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz in endorsements that could help influence undecided voters in Schatz's Demo­cratic primary campaign against U.S. Rep. Colleen Hana­busa.

Officer did not shoot at suspect for fear of hitting another officer

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 04:55
A plainclothes officer was dragged 150 feet while fighting for control of a stolen car fleeing a McCully gas station last week as another officer pulled his gun but did not fire out of fear he might hit the policeman, according to court documents.