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HONG KONG » Chinese President Xi Jinping emerged from a Communist Party leadership conference on Tuesday with a mandate to give the market a "decisive role" in the world's second-largest economy and to consolidate new decision-making authority in his own hands.
WASHINGTON » Facing a well-financed insurgency in Afghanistan, the United States has struggled for years to cut off the main contribution American taxpayers make to Taliban coffers: the hiring of Afghan contractors with ties to the insurgents.
LIHUE » A plant with umbrella-size leaves and a bad habit of choking out native species has taken up residence on Kauai.
Hundreds of Oahu residents were without power Sunday in the aftermath of a deluge that moved on to Maui and Hawaii island.
Pasi Sahlberg, a Finnish educator and author, is headed to Hawaii to share lessons that his country learned as it transformed its school system into one in which students consistently place at or near the top in international charts.
This is the time of year to watch for wedgies, otherwise known as wedge-tailed shearwaters.
Question: Why do firetrucks always respond with sirens? Police cars zoom up Wilhelmina Rise without sirens, and they go much faster than firetrucks. I don't believe a firetruck can exceed 25 mph going up the hill. Who determines the response criterion?
4 safe after boat flips off Kewalo Basin • Arboretum to sell plants, seeds, honey • State gets green light for harbor work • Label indicates buoy piece of tsunami debris
Fugitive found, returned to Oahu prison • Waianae man is charged in assault
Hawaii is on the brink of becoming the 16th state to legalize same-sex marriage, but only after dealing with the contentious issue for more than 20 years -- longer than any other state in the country.
Although the extent of destruction in the Philippines as a result of Typhoon Haiyan is not yet known because communication lines remain mostly crippled, Honolulu's intricate network of Filipino community groups is already rallying to support victims of the record-breaking storm that blasted through the island chain on Thursday, Hawaii time.
After getting off work at the Hilton Hawaiian Village on a busy Friday night, Anders Jonsson often rides his bike home to Kaimuki, shortening what can be an hourlong drive into a 15-minute ride.
The late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye will receive another tribute on Veterans Day -- this time for his service with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in World War II, for which he was awarded the Medal of Honor.
The state Senate on Tuesday will agree to the state House's version of a same-sex marriage bill and send it to Gov. Neil Abercrombie for his signature.
Ann Robinson's Ilikai condo is near the entrance to Waikiki, but the smell of diesel and the vroom of passing vehicles often overrides her enjoyment of the fresh ocean air and melodic waves.
Heavy rain flooded roads, knocked out power and kept Civil Defense personnel and first responders hopping for most of the day on Saturday. According to the National Weather Service, the wet weather was caused by a cold upper-level trough and moist air mass over the state.
New drugs offer hope for a quicker, easier cure for the stealthy hepatitis C virus, which can linger undetected for decades before triggering liver cancer, a deadly ailment that is especially prevalent in Hawaii.
WASHINGTON » Michelle Obama, after nearly five years of evangelizing exercise and good eating habits, will begin a new initiative on Tuesday that seeks to increase the number of low-income students who pursue a college degree.