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The late Sen. Daniel Inouye will be one of 16 Americans, including President Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey, who will be honored next week in a White House ceremony by President Barack Obama with the Presidential Medal of Freedom — the nation's highest civilian honor.
About 10,000 Hawaii substitute teachers moved closer Friday to receiving their share of a $14 million settlement for back pay — part of a class-action lawsuit filed against the state more than a decade ago.
Monday to Friday, Franklin Ho Jr. and Maui Quizon wear digital tiger-stripe camouflage with the Hawaii Air National Guard. Today they'll be drilling as part of a unit that wears wool, dons pith helmets instead of Kevlar and is equipped with swords and post-Civil War Springfield rifles.
Fundraising drives and events continue to pop up in Hawaii in response to Typhoon Haiyan, which rolled over the Philippines last week, causing widespread damage and loss of life.
Fire investigators Friday were still looking into what caused a fire at a three-level home in lower Kalihi Valley that claimed the life of a young man Thursday night.
A former state inmate whom the FBI has identified as a leader in the Hawaii prison gang USO Family has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for conspiring to distribute marijuana and methamphetamine outside prison.
Hawaii is vying with Istanbul, Turkey, to host the 2016 World Conservation Congress of the International Union for Conservation of Nature after securing last-minute bid support from the U.S. State Department.
Four employees with the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center are challenging a decision to move them out of government rental housing in Ewa Beach.
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CONCORD, N.H. » The awards ceremony Friday evening for New Hampshire's police forces was full of pomp (a bagpipe band in full Scottish regalia), circumstance (tales of heroism and tragedy told to standing ovations), officers in dress uniforms and a show of support from the state's full congressional delegation.
ATLANTA » A collective gasp rose here last week when the Atlanta Braves announced that they were moving to the suburbs. The franchise, after all, has been not only a sports team, but also a mirror of Atlanta's aspirations.
Fuel tanker driver dies in Big Isle crash • 2-day search finds no more body parts • Man convicted of felony assault • Escaped inmate caught by police • Nighttime blaze damages home
Gay couples in Hawaii are free to marry in December after a state circuit judge ruled Thursday that the state's new marriage equality law is legal. Judge Karl Sakamoto refused to issue a temporary restraining order sought by state Rep. Bob McDermott and a group of Christians who wanted to prevent the state from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples Dec. 2.
Kirk Passmore was no stranger to the ocean.Surfing was his passion. He grew up in California, where he was a member of the surfing team at Carlsbad High School, north of San Diego, and started visiting Hawaii as a teen 18 years ago, his family said.
A federal judge Thursday upheld Hawaii's open primary election system, rejecting claims by the Democratic Party of Hawaii that allowing all voters to choose the party's candidates is a violation of the First Amendment right to free association.
Plans are underway for a "Kokua for the Philippines," a Hawaii-based radio, television and Internet benefit concert.
LIHUE >> The Kauai County Council delayed action on a controversial pesticide measure Thursday after failing to line up enough votes to override Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.'s veto.