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Shimeji Ryusaki Kanazawa, lauded for her 60-plus years of work for the elderly and youth, also is arguably Hawaii's most unsung World War II hero.
The disappearance last year of a Pearl Harbor Navy SEAL who was spearfishing with other unit members on a training free dive off Kaena Point was accompanied by sweeping procedural and safety violations, according to the Navy's investigative report.
Most high school girls prepare for the prom months in advance — picking out the perfect dress and shoes, deciding on a special hairstyle, and anticipating all the details to help make the evening magical.
Laurel Mackie has come to Waikiki for the past 28 years, but the Canadian visitor said she's exploring other options because the destination's growing homeless population has ruined the tourist experience.
The bungled rollout of Obamacare is a lesson on why so many people are leery of expanding government: It does big projects poorly and then runs from accountability.
Long weeks of anticipation are ending for Bruno Mars fans this weekend as the two-time Grammy-winner and his "hooligans" play three shows in Blaisdell Arena. Mars opened the three-nighter on Friday and his fans got everything they'd been waiting for.
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.
Police on hunt for escaped inmate • Crash on H-1 injures motorcyclist
Expect strong winds, rough waters on Sunday and Monday • Visitation at prisons on Oahu and Big Island canceled again • Man's body found in valley after hiker reported missing • Kilauea Volcano's current flow show is viewable from above
Hundreds of surfers and rowers honored Hobie Alter's request Friday by paddling out in the Pacific in his memory.
Jessica Analani Dutro, 25, was sentenced Friday by Washington County Circuit Judge Don Letourneau. She was found guilty earlier this month in Washington County Circuit Court.
An airline pilot who had been fired from his job with Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways pleaded not guilty in federal court Friday to bypassing passenger screening requirements at Honolulu Airport by wearing his uniform and identification from his former employer.
A federal grand jury returned an indictment April 10 charging Feliciano Lou Quimoyog with three counts of producing child pornography between 1995 and 2000. Each charge carries a minimum penalty of 15 years in prison and a maximum of 30 years.
First Assembly of God Leeward is one of 250 member agencies that regularly rely on the food bank to assist the needy. The groceries gathered weekly at the warehouse will go to at least 50 financially pinched families.
The leadership of the union representing Hawaii's 2,000 firefighters has issued "a vote of no confidence" against Honolulu Fire Chief Manuel Neves due to an increasingly strained relationship.
The tale of how three nights of shows sold out in less than two hours has already become the stuff of local legend. Those who were able to secure tickets are well aware of what it took to enter the Moonshine Jungle.
You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.
Lured by the salvage price of $2 per pound, copper thieves struck 24 times in 2013, a 100 percent increase from 12 reported copper thefts in 2012. But Robert Okuda, whose family has traded in scrap metals for more than 50 years on Oahu, said those numbers are only the tip of the iceberg.
The Army this week announced that Maj. Gen. Edward F. Dorman III, currently assistant deputy chief of staff in Washington, D.C., will be the next commanding general of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command.
"Capitol Idol II: The Return of Capitol Idol," a state government talent show held Monday, raised more than $1,700 for the Hawaii Foodbank.