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As the largest animals on Earth, great whales play a role in maintaining Hawaii's ecosystems by bringing in nutrients from their migrations.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie, haunted politically by an unpopular pension tax proposal, has sought to assure seniors he will not support taxes on pensions or senior benefits if re-elected.
Back in the 1990s when the Internet's impact on news began to be felt, media critic Jon Katz accused newspapers of what he called "raging old-fartism."
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week.
Victim of car crash ID'd as Waialua man • Alleged driver of stolen car is charged • Isles under flash flood watch until Monday
Kauai is experiencing a bumper crop of Hawaiian monk seal pups, with five born so far this season.
The Honolulu Zoo is mourning the loss of a hippopotamus named Rosey who enjoyed interacting with visitors. The 25-year-old, 3,000-pound hippo was found dead Friday morning, said zoo Director Jeff Wilkinson.
Watch out for lane closures Saturday to Friday as work on major Oahu arteries is underway:
The Maui prosecutor is seeking to put the man accused of killing Carly "Charli" Scott behind bars for the rest of his life.
At the same time China was invited into Pearl Harbor and has been participating in Rim of the Pacific exercises for the first time, it's also had a spy ship parked off Hawaii, U.S. Pacific Fleet confirmed Friday.
The lawyer for Christopher Deedy told the state judge presiding over a U.S. State Department special agent's murder retrial that he has "a good-faith basis to believe" that the friend of shooting victim Kollin Elderts hired a criminal defense lawyer for himself after the shooting.
Military veterans seeking their first appointment with a primary care physician in Honolulu no longer have the ignoble distinction of suffering the longest delays in the entire Veterans Affairs system.
Honolulu police believe Aerial Banners North will fly ads this weekend somewhere over Oahu asking "Will You Marry Me?" and proclaiming "Happy Birthday" -- and want the public's help tracking down the pilots to cite them.
Wali, the first named storm to form in the Central Pacific this hurricane season, was downgraded to remnants of a tropical depression but will potentially deliver heavy rain and thunderstorms and cause flash flooding.
University of Hawaii at Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple said Friday that his plan to freeze new hires for the next two years aims to help the campus balance its budget and avoid tuition hikes.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie this week announced the interim appointments of three members to two state boards to fill recent vacancies prompted by a new law requiring public disclosure of financial interests for members of various state boards and commissions.
Life without parole sought for suspect • NTSB report on Molokai crash expected Friday • $1M settlement reached in suit against driver
Escapee is back in prison after 3-month absence • 2 men sought after Pearlridge Center brawl • Blaze destroys Kihei house, displaces 14
Kollin Elderts bled to death from a wound caused by a gunshot fired 2 to 3 inches from his chest, the person who perform the autopsy testified Thursday in the murder retrial of U.S. State Department special agent Christopher Deedy.