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QUESTION: This concerns a strip of land/dirt located between the street and the sidewalk and the trees planted on this strip. Recently, people cut down two trees planted on the strip.
In a technology-driven society where the iMiracle of six months ago is one overhyped product launch removed from obsolescence, Terence "Yoda" Yorga's cellphone repair kiosk on the corner of Atkinson Drive and Kapiolani Boulevard stands as a refreshingly retrograde refuge for unmediated human contact.
‘Dog' Chapman and wife in traffic accident • Driver who died after Wahiawa crash ID'd • Man charged in pair of Big Isle robberies
Flash flood watch is issued for 3 counties • Firms, colleges try to develop telescope staff • Fire destroys storage shed on Valley Isle
The legal wranglings over Oahu’s $5.26 billion rail transit project continue — even as construction ramps up.
Attorney Linda Chu Takayama has been appointed to lead the city Office of Economic Development. She will be joined by Peter Tomozawa, who was appointed as executive director of Business Development; and Minnie Ko, executive director of international affairs.
It never occurred to Alex Sverdlov that he might meet his end in the snow in Hawaii. But drifting in and out of sleep in the early, early morning, all alone but for the snow flurries blowing about him, the New York computer science teacher and ardent solo hiker couldn't help but accept that possibility.
Until recently, Oahu's rail transit project was little more than a big idea — a concept debated for years on Internet comment boards, via the voting booth and in the courtroom. But in 2014, construction work is making rail a reality.
Court hearings involving children whose parents are accused of neglect or abuse would be open to the public under a bill headed for a hearing Tuesday.
Ben and Chris Nary lost all of their possessions in a house fire that raged through four Ewa Beach townhouses Saturday night. House keys, drivers licenses, credit cards — all gone. Handcrafted koa wood tables and artwork made by family members — gone.
Last week I attended a talk given by a federal biologist who, before her funding was cut, worked with Hawaii's anchialine shrimp, known as opae ula. Although these shrimp inspire nearly endless questions, I had a specific one in mind: Is it OK for a conservation-minded person to buy anchialine shrimp, sold in jars at Shirokiya and also online?
Question: The Honolulu Star-Advertiser published a story on Oct. 22, 2010, about little fire ants on Maui. It mentioned a new bait that eradicated the ant infestation there. However, it did not provide the name of the bait or whether it was available.
Wahiawa pool to reopen after pump fixed • Missing man's body discovered • Empty kayak's owner is sought
Man sought in Waipahu burglary attempt • McCully woman reports man in her room • Alert issued about jury-duty warrant scam • Man charged in Waimanalo home break-in • Autopsy set for Utah cruise passenger
Navy ships from Pearl Harbor and San Diego pitched and rolled as they cut through 6- to 9-foot seas off Kauai last week, testing their ability to hunt submarines and fend off missile attacks from enemy jets.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told law students at the University of Hawaii law school Monday that the nation's highest court was wrong to uphold the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II but that he wouldn't be surprised if the court issued a similar ruling during a future conflict.
As Jesse Siozon waited for his grandfather's funeral to begin, beneath the orange and blue tarps that serve as the roof for the storm-damaged Santo Niqo Church, he spoke of a double loss.
High sugar consumption might double the chance of dying from heart disease, according to a study that adds to evidence that high levels of the sweetener in processed foods and drink are bad for a person's health.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state Sen. David Ige take pride in Hawaii's economic turnaround, but they have competing storylines about exactly how state government was able to climb back into the black.