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The first signs of weakness appeared Tuesday in the juggernaut that has been Hawaii’s tourism market.
As U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa readies a campaign to take on appointed U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz in 2014, potential successors to her U.S. House seat are preparing for what promises to be a wide-open primary contest.
City leaders looking to keep the Honolulu rail project's federal funding on track met Tuesday in Washington, D.C., with top Obama transportation officials and the members of Congress whose continued support they'll need.
State House and Senate negotiators reached agreement Tuesday night on the final draft of a two-year state budget.
The debate over whether genetically modified produce sold in Hawaii should be labeled as such came to a close at the state Capitol this week with the House snubbing a Senate resolution that called for several state agencies to study the issue.
Historic preservation supporters, archaeologists and Native Hawaiian groups celebrated Earth Day on Monday by rallying at the state Capitol to demand that legislators shelve a bill that would allow for archaeological inventory surveys to be done in phases while construction work is ongoing.
A Honolulu city councilman and others have raised late objections to a bill that would authorize the private development of public school land, undermining its chances as state House and Senate negotiators approach a deadline on Friday.
A bill that would ban smoking at all 293 city parks and beaches gained preliminary approval Tuesday from the City Council Public Safety and Economic Development Committee.
"The Great Gatsby" has united generations of American readers with its crash-and-burn tale of empty elegance and impossible love on Long Island in the 1920s.
In the winter of 2010, after a decade of defending the government against bias claims by Hispanic and female farmers, Justice Department lawyers seemed to have victory within their grasp.
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Unwanted and unused prescription drugs will be accepted for disposal at sites around the state Saturday as part of the sixth annual National Take Back Initiative.
Hawaii-born Duncan Osorio got a little more face time as a contestant on NBC’s “The Voice” on Tuesday night as he went head-to-head with fellow singer Sarah Simmons in the last night of the battle rounds.
Washington Redskins All-Pro tackle Trent Williams was a no-show Tuesday at the trial of a Kakaako nightclub bouncer accused of assaulting him and his brother two days before this year's Pro Bowl football game, resulting in the trial being rescheduled.
How many stalls are at the University of Hawaii at Manoa parking structure for student parking versus permits sold? The lot seems to always be full in the middle of the day.
If you think Democrats have a lock on Hawaii political power now, see what happens if the party succeeds in limiting who can run for office as a Democrat and who can vote in Democratic primaries.
City identifies man found dead on highway • Visitors injured as car plunges 250 feet
‘Iolani School names new dean of studies • Kids can apply to be lifeguards on Garden Isle • Ethical lapses lead to lawyer being disbarred