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The U.S. economy has generated 30 straight months of job growth. But for millions of people looking for more work and greater income, that improvement provides little solace.
Deedy trial progresses despite appeal • Powerful quake poses no tsunami threat • Wave Runner found adrift, prompts search • Scam targets Kauai utility's customers
Man allegedly assaults girlfriend after row
State lawmakers are discussing whether to fold a proposed school readiness program into the state Department of Human Services until voters can decide whether the state should use public money for private preschool.
The University of Hawaii Board of Regents is looking at consulting more closely with the UH administration on salaries for new hires.
A 16-year-old Hawaii Kai skateboarder was fatally injured Wednesday on the street near his house after latching onto his friend's moped and hitching a ride.
If the weather cooperates, the sky near the North Star will appear to explode tonight as a passing satellite reflects sunlight in a sudden burst.
The failure of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to adequately address a growing loan delinquency problem among its Native Hawaiian beneficiaries poses a solvency risk to the agency, according to the state auditor.
The city likely won't be able to begin enforcement of a new "sidewalk nuisance" law until the summer, Mayor Kirk Caldwell said Tuesday after the City Council unanimously approved the bill.
Public school teachers voted Wednesday to approve a $330 million, four-year contract that will tie their pay raises in part to student performance.
Around 6:15 a.m., Sunday, April 7, I noticed a city truck on Kahekili Highway in Kaneohe hauling a large boat with the driver and his passenger on their way to what appeared to be a fishing trip. Was this an official use of a city vehicle?
Whatever happened to the 20,000 tons of Oahu municipal waste that Hawaiian Waste Systems planned to ship to the U.S. mainland?
Date of Pflueger trial to be decided today • Water outage set in Hanalei
WASHINGTON » Moments after the Senate defeated gun legislation this week, Patricia Maisch, a 64-year-old Tucson, Ariz., woman who helped stop the 2011 massacre there, stood up in the gallery and shouted "Shame on you!" at the lawmakers below.
The latest commercial for Dove seems to have gone beyond the skin and touched a nerve. An online video, presented in three- and six-minute versions, shows a forensic sketch artist who is asked to draw a series of women based only on their descriptions.
Pedestrian dies in Puna crash
Bandleader Matt Catingub announced Tuesday the formation of a new organization, Hawaii Pops, which will present music in a variety of forms, from orchestral to big band to small ensemble.
A Queen's Health Systems administrator Tuesday made it clear to Ewa Beach lawmakers that the state's largest private hospital system will not be able to open emergency room operations before the scheduled opening of the new Queen's Medical Center West Oahu in spring 2014.
State Circuit Judge Michael Wilson sentenced Less Schnabel Jr. on Tuesday to 10 years in prison — the maximum allowed for first-degree assault — for killing a prospective University of Hawaii law student in 2007 with one punch.