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A 17-year-old boy who was shot in the wrist during a confrontation with police at Roosevelt High School this week needs to be housed and treated in a secure mental health facility on the mainland because there are no appropriate facilities in the islands, his attorney said Friday.
"Bridging Cultures Created Equal" was created in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s march on Washington and former South African President Nelson Mandela.
"With our multicultural population and traditions of compromise and dialogue, Hawaii has shaped the president's inclusive values and collaborative style of governing, making this an ideal location for his future presidential center," Lt. Gov. Tsutsui said.
2 ramps along westbound H-1 and part of Pali closed today • Big Isle shooting range plan prompts noise concerns
Homeless man held in stabbing incident • 2 suspects sought in Kalihi robberies • Man knocked down and robbed in Pahoa • Man charged with robbing bank in Hilo
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A city leasing program is coming under fire — and some increased scrutiny — after a concessionaire with contracts at two major parks was recently arrested in an alleged real estate scheme.
Family and friends of Moreira "Mo" Monsalve are continuing daily searches on Maui for the mother who has been missing for nearly three weeks. "We're going to keep searching until we just can't search anymore," said friend Lisa Thompson, 47, who took two weeks off work to search for her friend. "I love Mo and that's really what it's about."
In a move designed to ease a growing backlog of residential solar photovoltaic system installations, Hawaiian Electric Co. is preparing to issue revised guidelines that will allow more PV systems to be installed in areas on Oahu already saturated with solar panels if the systems meet certain technical specifications.
In a move to protect some of the most pristine coral reefs in the world, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has removed three shipwrecks from Palmyra Atoll and Kingman Reef national wildlife refuges 1,000 miles south of Honolulu.
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Salt is passed from mammoth cargo ships that pull up at the terminal on the Kill Van Kull, just off New York Harbor, to a huge mound in Atlantic's yard, from which front-loading trucks pass it on to tractor-trailers, ready to move it further along to local municipalities, where it is spread on icy and snowy roadways.
New York » In Manhattan, upscale clothing retailer Barneys will replace bankrupt discounter Loehmann's, whose store closes in a few weeks.
NEW YORK » Mayor Bill de Blasio is so tall that city workers had to build an oversize podium for him, installing a custom sliding step that can be pulled out for shorter speakers.
ENUMCLAW, Wash. » At age 93, Edward J. Saylor still works in his shop behind the house, making stained-glass art and retreating to a cozy armchair for some afternoon TV when the weather turns cold.
House and Senate Republicans announced Tuesday they have come together for the first time in several years to pursue a package of measures including — at the top of the agenda — a proposal to establish direct democracy.
The University of Hawaii's presidential selection committee will forgo hiring an outside search firm but will move ahead with its own national search — a process that committee members say they want to complete within a year.