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The chemical odor that sickened 10 children and forced a Manoa school to end classes early Monday may have been caused by someone improperly disposing of a common household product, the Honolulu Fire Department said.
There is a story Hieu Pham Stuart tells about her early life in Tuy Hoa, Vietnam. Like many of the stories from her extraordinary life, it is at once joyful, tragic and ultimately reaffirming.
I am a senior citizen and have to renew my driver's license every two years. Last time, it was very frustrating. I finally got all the documents requested and got my license. My question, if you know, is, Do I have to take all those documents with me when it's time for me to renew again?
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Electrical outlet blamed in Waipahu blaze • Woman reports assault in LCC parking lot • Witnesses are sought in Aiea hit-and-run • Suspect allegedly attacks officer in Waikiki • Maui surfer injured after falling off board
HILO » Kau farmers are anxious over the pending sale of land where they've worked to cultivate some of world's best coffee. Rusty's Hawaiian owner Lorie Obra told the Hawaii Tribune-Herald the uncertainty has her worried. Her lease is up next month, she said.
Details in the autopsy report of Hawaii's former health director who died after a plane's ocean landing reveal how traumatic the ordeal was for her. The report says 65-year-old Fuddy was a "rudimentary swimmer" who never swam in the ocean.
WASHINGTON » The Senate was headed into another all-nighter Monday evening as 26 Democrats who call themselves the "climate caucus" planned to speak nonstop about climate change from about 6:30 p.m. until 9 a.m. Tuesday.
WASHINGTON » It's not hard to understand why veterans of the National Security Agency argue that 2013 was the worst year since Harry S. Truman got the place running 62 years ago.
This year marks 25 years since University of Hawaii oceanography professors David Karl and Roger Lukas established Station ALOHA in a 6-mile-radius circle in the ocean at 22 degrees 45 minutes north latitude, 158 degrees west longitude.
A contentious plan to raise the Waikiki height limit for a second hotel-condominium tower on Kuhio Avenue to 350 feet cleared the City Council Zoning Committee, and will go up for a final vote on Wednesday.
City housing officials say they will explain to City Council Budget Committee members Monday that more than $20 million being set aside for their Housing First initiative will help homeless families as well as individuals find permanent shelter.
A foundation named for Nobel Peace Prize winner and democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi will be based in Hawaii.
Question: The property owners at 2792 Pacific Heights Road have covered over the city's asphalt pavement with grass, plants and pots in front of their lot where a bus stop turn-out area was. Is this allowed?
I spent the last New Year's holiday with friends at their lake house near Austin, Texas. Due to prolonged drought, the water level in this man-made lake, created by damming a river in 1938, was so low that a good part of it was bone-dry.
Education center for ocean refuge ready to reopen • Allow football games at night, Schatz tells feds
Man hurt seriously in suspected shooting • Kalihi resident is arrested in robbery • Man accused of driving stolen vehicle
Mired in controversy, delays and cost overruns, the latest estimate for the Clarence T.C. Ching Athletic Complex is $3 million above its planned $13.7 million budget and is still at least a month away from completion, UH officials said.
Washington Middle School captured the state title at the 2014 Hawaii MATHCOUNTS competition for the fourth year in a row Saturday, and three of its students will join one from Seabury Hall to represent the state at the nationals.
The latest round of airport funding -- about $96.6 million -- was announced by Gov. Abercrombie's office Monday. The funds largely come from various airport user fees and don't include state taxpayer revenues or money from the state's general fund, officials said.