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NEW DELHI » Subrata Roy has long been one of Asia's most flamboyant billionaires, a bejeweled, modern maharajah who lives on an opulent 270-acre estate and presides over the Sahara Group, which is, by its own account, India's largest private employer.
Hammer attack brings charges • Human remains to be autopsied • Building staff douses blaze
The city has issued a permit to E.K. Fernandez Shows for use of a parking site for the Hawaii Kai Community Carnival.
State transportation officials are warning of two major highway closures on Oahu later this week, meaning drivers will probably want to avoid those areas or seek alternate routes.
The state Council on Revenues on Tuesday predicted zero revenue growth for this fiscal year and reduced the growth projection for next fiscal year, a significantly downgraded forecast that could handcuff state lawmakers as they draft revisions to the state budget.
The chairwoman of the state Public Utilities Commission is under investigation for allegedly illegally building and operating a Hanalei bed-and-breakfast for more than a decade, The Garden Island newspaper on Kauai reported Tuesday.
The crash of an ultralight aircraft on Kauai that killed two people Tuesday marked the seventh in Hawaii involving weight-shift control aircraft since 2010.
Honolulu city officials Tuesday launched a $13.76 million project to repave two heavily used and deteriorating Mililani roads, and Mayor Kirk Caldwell reaffirmed his commitment to a five-year plan to repave 1,500 miles of worn roads.
Registration requirements for Hawaii island's growers of genetically modified crops are on hold for now because of a judge's ruling. But the question remains: Will the broader scope of the county's new law banning the outside use and testing of modified plants be challenged in court?
Former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem Williams hit his 5-year-old daughter Talia in the chest so hard that the girl suffered a left shoulder separation, federal prosecutor Darren W.K. Ching said Tuesday in opening statements of Williams' capital murder trial.
Supporters of family-child interaction learning programs brought a makeshift classroom to the Capitol on Tuesday to rally for expanded early-education options.
Honolulu City Council members are looking into whether transient vacation units and bed-and-breakfast homes should be taxed at higher rates. Also, they appear ready to tackle related issues such as allowing for more legal short-term residential vacation rentals while cracking down on illegal ones.
A North Shore woman was sentenced to 60 days in prison Tuesday for causing a fatal head-on collision two years ago near Kawela Bay.
Question: I go to the Hawaii State Library on King Street weekly. For years, overloaded carts and other items belonging to the homeless are placed on library property and at the entrance steps. One day, the stench coming from two carts was overwhelming.
As freedom fighters go, Mam Sonando stands out as somewhat eccentric. The entrance to his radio station is decorated like a nightclub, complete with colored lights and a disco ball. It also has at least four Buddhist shrines.
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NEW YORK » The teacher held up a card with a number on it, then looked at the 4-year-olds waving their hands eagerly in front of her. "Anderson," she said, calling on a small boy in a blue button-up shirt and a sweater vest.
In her years as a probation officer north of Dallas, Patricia Lowell reckoned that she would work until age 65, confident that she could then retire halfway comfortably on her pension and Social Security.
Kamehameha Schools sued over sex abuse • UHPA throws support behind Abercrombie • Terror suspect sought by FBI on Big Island
Suspicious package closes Noelani school • Woman hospitalized after being hit by car • 2 arrested in alleged copper theft attempt