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Two years after a state report raised a host of organizational and systemic issues with the delivery of special-education services at Hawaii public schools, the Department of Education says it has a blueprint to revamp the program that serves 19,700 students with disabilities.
My first thought after hearing of the Boston Marathon bombings was about a fear that’s been on my mind a lot lately: What kind of world are we leaving our grandchildren?
I am a bus commuter. Recently, a fellow passenger was “smoking” an electronic cigarette, exhaling the smokelike vapor. I felt the driver should have stopped him. Does TheBus have a policy regarding e-cigarettes?
Male victim assaulted in Manoa Valley • Pair arrested in attack on man in Kalihi • Missing Mililani man located in Texas
HONG KONG » For much of Thursday, a tale told by a Beijing taxi driver appeared to offer ideal political theater for the Chinese government: A humble cabby took the nation's top leader, Xi Jinping, for an incognito ride and revealed Xi's yearning to share the pain, and the congested streets, of a frustrated public.
Records show the Army commander of a former soldier who gunned down two California police detectives had allowed him to resign from the military instead of face a court-martial when he was twice accused of rape.
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In another era, Justino Mora might have been ashamed to talk about his mother's coming across the border from Mexico illegally. But today he calls her decision to immigrate to the suburbs here more than a decade ago heroic.
As an elementary-school principal, Leonidas Nikas is used to seeing children play, laugh and dream about the future.
Kauai police emphasize safe driving • Major crashes, DUI arrests dip on Hawaii isle
Shaken Hawaii runners and spectators described scenes of panic and confusion in the moments after two fatal explosions near the finish line at Monday's Boston Marathon.
Honolulu Marathon officials said they will look more closely at security measures to prevent explosions in the wake of Monday's deadly blasts at the Boston Marathon.
The Marines are known for their ability to be destructive, and Col. Brian Annichiarico was happy to oblige Monday when it came to ceremoniously tearing down some of the last of Kaneohe Bay's dilapidated family housing.
A weeks-long jury selection process opened Monday for State Department special agent Christopher Deedy's trial on a charge of murdering a Kailua man in a 2011 Waikiki shooting.
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.
Terence Satoru Amioka • Fumiko Araki • Alipio Bragancia Casinas Jr.; and more