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House Bill 2205, as currently drafted, would remove parole as a sentencing option for repeat offenders of property crimes, including burglaries and thefts. Rep. Chris Lee (D, Kailua-Lanikai-Waimanalo) believes the bill can help protect the community.
With virtually no input from food truck vendors, the City Council has amended and passed a measure that would bar any food trucks without the proper permits from selling food during lunchtime hours in the "Hawaii Capitol special district."
The UH-Manoa Athletic Department is apparently exploring the idea of building a 30,000-seat outdoor multipurpose stadium, drafting a request for quotes for architectural design services and conceptual renderings.
The conduct of a 29-year-old man convicted of killing and dismembering his business partner in a marijuana-growing operation was egregious enough to warrant life in prison plus 30 consecutive years, a judge ruled on Friday.
Academy of the Pacific, which closed in June citing financial struggles and dwindling enrollment, is in negotiations to transfer its assets and property to Assets School for an undisclosed amount.
The National Transportation Safety Board is seeking witnesses in the ultralight aircraft crash on Kauai that killed two people. Police identified the victims of Tuesday's crash as pilot Gerry Charlebois, 55, of Kapahi and passenger Mark McKenzie, 53 of Pickering, Ontario.
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Northeast winds are forecast in the 35 to 45 mph range with localized gusts as high as 65 mph, according to emergency officials, and "leeward sloping areas could experience the greatest sustained wind speeds."
A Honolulu family is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the safe return of a 70-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease who went missing six weeks ago.
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NEW YORK » Hattie Morahan, who stars as Nora in the acclaimed production of "A Doll's House" now at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, has won the kind of rave reviews any actor would envy.
BOSTON » The American Unitarian Association, peopled and powered by this city's Brahmin elite, announced its presence here in 1886 with a grand and stately headquarters at the very top of Beacon Hill, right next door to the Statehouse.
Former U.S. Rep. Charles Djou said Thursday that he is moving toward a bid for urban Honolulu's 1st Congressional District. The moderate Republican said politics has become "too slanted, too partisan" and that government at all levels has turned dysfunctional.
Honolulu attorney Damon Senaha successfully bid $12,225 for the rare relic from a Zero fighter so he could give it to the USS Arizona Memorial museum.
A lawsuit filed on behalf of the family of a Toronto man killed in a Blue Hawaiian Helicopters crash on Molokai was settled for an undisclosed amount Tuesday in Hawaii, according to the family's lawyers.
Delilah Williams, 29, Talia's stepmother, is scheduled to testify Friday in U.S. District Court in the capital murder trial of her husband. Naeem Williams, 34, is facing the death penalty under federal law for killing a child.
The unusual request was in response to the Hawaii State Bar Association's disclosure that its "unqualified" rating for Circuit Judge Michael Wilson was based in part on the propriety of his conduct toward women in professional contexts.
An alleged Los Angeles con man indicted in August in connection with an ATM-skimming scheme in Waikiki was arrested this week in Seattle. City Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro said Armen Apoyan, 33, was arrested Tuesday in Seattle and charged with first-degree theft.
The Honolulu Police Department is warning the public to beware of scams targeting senior citizens at their homes. Lt. John McCarthy, head of HPD's financial crimes detail, said in a press conference Thursday there have been three incidents within three weeks two this week in which scammers have appeared at the victims' homes.
A retired Army Reserve lieutenant colonel faces up to 20 years in prison and a $500,000 fine when he is sentenced this summer for sharing military secrets with his younger Chinese girlfriend.