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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.
KAMPALA, Uganda >> At least 1,700 Congolese M23 rebels, including the top commander, have surrendered to Ugandan authorities following their defeat by Congolese troops, a Ugandan military official said Thursday.
PYONGYANG, North Korea >> North Korea says it has arrested a South Korean spy in Pyongyang for allegedly trying to rally anti-government forces.
2 suspects sought in stabbing in Aiea • Man charged in Maunakea Street attack • Big Isle police hunt for wanted Hilo man • Theft of vehicle results in suspect's arrest • Police car damaged in Waikiki incident
The University of Hawaii has begun negotiations that will determine the shape of its local sports television package and whether pay-per-view will continue beyond its current 13 years.
Nani Coloretti, a 1987 ‘Iolani School graduate, was nominated last week to a top U.S. Treasury job. Coloretti, whose nomination needs U.S. Senate confirmation, was picked by President Barack Obama Wednesday to be chief financial officer in the Department of the Treasury.
Honolulu firefighters joined rescue personnel from the Coast Guard, city Ocean Safety and the state Department of Land and Natural Resources in the continued search Sunday for 18-year-old Dayne Ortiz, who disappeared after his kayak capsized in waters off Mokuleia.
By examining tree rings, lake sediment and coral, University of Hawaii scientists and colleagues have found that the El Niño weather phenomenon and its counterpart, La Niña, appear to be increasing in strength and frequency with the rise of global temperatures.
Tony Locricchio doesn't mind starting a fight -- or dragging one out -- in litigation when he believes it's in the interest of "my people." His people are 31 clients renting old plantation homes at Kahuku Village V.
When the sheriff showed up with a moving van last month to evict Guy and Lynn Eugenio from their home of 43 years it sent shivers through this small North Shore community. More than 30 families living in the former plantation camp known as Kahuku Village V have been told they may be evicted.