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A state judge has ruled that a bed-and-breakfast in Hawaii Kai violated state law when it refused to rent to a lesbian couple because the women are gay.
Hawaii's U.S. House members, both Democrats, reported solid first-quarter fundraising totals Monday, according to Federal Election Commission filings.
The City Council members representing the Ewa region are holding a briefing today with leaders from the medical and emergency service fields to discuss the ongoing community concerns about the lack of emergency care in the area following the closure of Hawaii Medical Center-West in late 2011.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell delivered the first quarterly report Monday on what he hopes will be an unprecedented push to repair Honolulu's crumbling roads.
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The state House voted unanimously Monday for a bill to repeal the Public Land Development Corp., undoing a law that will likely be remembered at the state Capitol as a cautionary tale of government hubris.
Sensei Mary Mineko Weite has taught Japanese calligraphy long enough — some 20 years at the Wahiawa Community School alone — to know that what is rendered in free-flowing stroke on washi paper is often the truest statement of the artist in the moment.
One of my pleasures in life is to walk or jog through the Koko Crater Botanical Garden, which I have been doing for 15 years. Recently my wife and I bought a puppy, and we take her on walks to Sandy Beach and to the Makapuu lighthouse.
Homeless man charged with copper theft • Plunge onto H-1 freeway kills victim, 55 • Police seek help in finding missing person
Indictment deadline waived in case over military secrets • Blasting at construction site set for Thursday afternoon • Maui man guilty of hitting driver must apologize • Changes made to zoning terms will affect plans
Former Schofield Barracks soldier Andrew O'Brien got a second chance when he tried to kill himself in 2010 by gobbling down a handful of pills.
Key members of the City Council are taking steps to tighten the rules for filling vacant job positions so that city agencies cannot spend the money on other purposes.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie, outlining themes for his re-election campaign next year, said Sunday that the "hard choices" he has made since taking office have helped make Hawaii's state government among the most financially stable in the nation.
A 4-year-old boy was hospitalized with serious injuries around 11:30 a.m. Sunday after he fell from the fourth floor of an apartment building in Kapolei, paramedics reported.
Twenty-eight post offices across the state will offer late mail collection from specially marked boxes today, the filing deadline for federal tax returns.
A Kauai laboratory preschool will close June 1, prompting affected parents to scramble to find another place to enroll their children.
During the four years that Frances Kakugawa cared for her ailing mother with Alzheimer's disease, she often found it tough to shake the feelings of fear, grief and anxiety.
There’s still no target date for the launch of the state Department of Transportation’s statewide Electronic Periodic Vehicle Inspection Reporting Program, but there will be a trade-off for consumers once it’s implemented.