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Twisted in knots about how to balance same-sex marriage with religious freedom, state House lawmakers are looking to Connecticut as a potential model.
A state House Republican has asked for a temporary restraining order to block Gov. Neil Abercrombie from signing a same-sex marriage bill into law and prevent the state from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.
Kamehameha Schools has broken ground on a new learning center in Maili that will accommodate 185 preschoolers along the Leeward Coast and offer other early learning services.
The Department of Education revised the graduation rate for last year's graduating class after correcting a data error. The state's graduation rate dropped 1 percentage point to 81 percent — flat from the previous year.
Crime has dropped 50 percent since changes were implemented in early 2012 at Mayor Wright Homes, the scene of two murders in 2011 and 2012, Hawaii Public Housing Authority officials recently announced.
After early speculation that the Legislature's special session to legalize same-sex marriage could be wrapped up in as few as five days, democracy is proving to be not so tidy — and that's a good thing.
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses, civil unions 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.
Mainland states turn back hands of time • Kamehameha opens new dormitories • Bomb threats target stores in Kahului • Gunshot victim won't cooperate with officers
Police ask public to help identify robber • Diver rescued off Kaena Point • Woman charged in Kapahulu stabbing
WASHINGTON » When Stephen L. Holl, the chief of police at the Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority, gathered his staff for the regular morning meeting on Monday, he opened with a sobering assessment.
The Obama administration has told allies and lawmakers it is considering reining in a variety of National Security Agency practices overseas, including holding White House reviews of the world leaders the agency is monitoring, forging a new accord with Germany for a closer intelligence relationship and minimizing collection on some foreigners.
There was nothing extraordinary about the casually dressed businessman waiting on a Paris train platform except, it turned out, for the envelopes he carried - stuffed with 350,000 euros in cash, and seized by French customs agents as he prepared to depart for Belgium.
When a class of Palestinian ninth-graders in Gaza recently discussed the deadly 1929 riots over access to the Western Wall in Jerusalem, it was guided by a new textbook, introduced this fall by the Islamist Hamas movement
LONDON » To follow Britain's royal family on its Twitter accounts is to enter a universe that Shakespeare, with his battle-scarred kings and anguished princes, would not recognize.
President Barack Obama appointed Gov. Neil Abercrombie to serve on the recently created Climate Preparedness and Resilience Task Force made up of 26 elected officials from around the nation, the White House and the Governor's Office announced Friday.
State deputy sheriffs were more visible at all Hawaii airports for a few hours Friday following the fatal shooting in Los Angeles that shut down one of the nation's busiest airports.
The military released information Friday on the soldier suspected of killing his 33-year-old wife from Singapore before turning the gun on himself in the couple's Waikiki apartment in an apparent murder and attempted suicide.
The state Senate Health and Ways and Means committees Friday approved $7.3 million in emergency funding to sustain two rural Kauai hospitals through next spring.
A stone's throw from Aloha Tower on Thursday, Wendy Schmidt gazed from the stern of her private foundation's research vessel, the Falkor, at the glistening turquoise-blue of Honolulu Harbor and pondered the journey ahead.
After 14 hours of testimony Thursday and more than 13 hours of testimony Friday, the state House will hear from the public again today on a bill that would legalize gay marriage.