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WASHINGTON » At nearly every critical juncture, the Senate bill that passed Thursday banning workplace discrimination because of gender identity and sexual orientation has had an unconventional and powerful ally.
ATLANTA, Ga. >> Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and a state lawmaker from Atlanta, said Thursday he plans to run for governor of Georgia next year.
Asteroid strikes similar in size to the explosion over Russia in February may be 10 times more likely than previously thought, according to a paper published in the journal Nature.
Man arrested after Puna stabbing death • Coast Guard seeks owner of kayak
Paraglider is injured in hard landing • Inmate fails to return from work furlough • UH students alerted to possible gunman
More than all the football championships he's won as a player and coach, more than his career achievements, Edward "Skippa" Diaz holds most dear his years at Palama Settlement, which gave him a second home that shaped his character.
A former public school secretary who admitted stealing more than $68,000 from Pearl Ridge Elementary will have to serve nearly two more years of probation for forgery and theft.
The former president of a parent-teacher group at a Windward Oahu charter school pleaded not guilty in state court Monday to stealing more than $50,000 from the organization.
The executive director of the city Ethics Commission is accusing city Corporation Counsel Donna Leong's office of trying to undercut the quasi-independent agency's proposed expansion of its activities.
Thousands of Farrington High School students, parents and alumni packed the school's front lawn Monday evening to bid an emotional farewell to senior football player Dayne Ortiz, 18, who disappeared after his kayak capsized in waters off Mokuleia on Saturday.
Education leaders across Hawaii agree: When the Hokule‘a embarks on its daring sea voyage around the globe next year, thousands of local students should come along for the ride.
Thousands of religious conservatives, taking full advantage of the state House's commitment to hear from everyone on gay marriage, have deliberately sought to prolong a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee and the House Finance Committee.
It's been 42 years since the last whistle blew ending work at the Kahuku Plantation Co., though in some respects, life in one neighborhood has gone on as if the sugar mill never closed. In Kahuku Village V, or KV5, streets are mostly narrow and unpaved.
Police are looking for a gunman who seriously wounded a 49-year-old man Monday off a dirt road in Pearl City. A detective said they are not sure what happened since the victim was incoherent and unable to disclose details of the shooting to police.
Normajean Cavell slowly rotates the grips that are attached to the straps attached to the tree that bears a portion of her weight as she slowly contracts her biceps and raises herself from the grass.
QUESTION: It has become quite common for our gray, blue and green bins to get picked up days late, and sometimes not at all, in the Diamond Head area. Who can we contact or notify? ANSWER: Call your district base-yard number before 2 p.m.
Senate confirms district judge for Maui • Caldwell, managing director go to Chicago • Washington man is ID'd as crash victim • County collects old electronics for recycling
Hawaii public school fourth-graders exceeded the national average for math on a national standardized test -- the first time Hawaii has surpassed its national peers in any subject on the National Assessment of Educational Progress since state results began being recorded in the 1990s.
N.Y. >> Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins has been released from the hospital after treatment for pneumonia.
SHELTON, Conn. >> An 80-foot Norway spruce is joining thousands of other Connecticut commuters as it heads to work in midtown Manhattan.