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A movement to commercialize breadfruit in the isles has slowly been taking root in recent years, and a bill moving through the state Legislature aims to give a much-needed boost to the fledgling industry.
A group of Maui residents has launched a petition drive to put before voters a proposal to suspend all farming operations involving genetically engineered crops in Maui County.
Chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm may be present in foods or beverages sold or served here.
During one of those muggy Kona weather days, I went snorkeling off Lanikai Beach in water that was calm, clear and refreshing. I swam over the dense coral heads off the center of the beach, looking for fish and invertebrates to brighten my day.
Police have charged a 29-year-old Kalihi woman with attempted murder in the stabbing of a 42-year-old man on Friday.
Legislators race against crossover deadline • Motorcyclist killed in crash with car • Lei contest to be featured during Merrie Monarch
The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee has named U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz as chairman of a subcommittee that will have a new emphasis on tourism
Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board spent Saturday recovering the remaining wreckage from the site of Wednesday's fatal crash of a Maui Air airplane on Lanai.
Among many remarkable facts about the Cooke manse in Manoa is that a part of the Cooke family for more than 100 years has lived at Kualii. Sam and Mary Cooke reside there now. The result is a historic preservation endeavor probably without parallel in Hawaii.
Republican James “Duke” Aiona thinks voters have “buyer’s remorse” after the recent Hawaii Poll showed him leading Gov. Neil Abercrombie in a rematch of the 2010 election that Aiona lost by 17 percentage points.
A California man will soon begin the painstaking process of replicating an embossed glass panel that was shattered during an act of vandalism at Iolani Palace last month.
Gray skies and occasional showers didn't dampen the excitement of 700 students from 30 public, private and charter schools that participated in the Hawaii State Science Olympiad at Leeward Community College on Saturday.
Nearly three decades after signing 99-year leases with the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, several dozen homesteaders in this arid and isolated region of the Big Island still are waiting for the agency to deliver the one thing critical to their ranching and farming lots: water.
WASHINGTON » Shortly after Sen. Rand Paul filed suit last month against the Obama administration to stop its electronic dragnet of U.S. phone records, he sat down for lunch with Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. in his private dining room at the Justice Department.
In the late 1980s, scientists at Osaka University in Japan noticed unusual repeated DNA sequences next to a gene they were studying in a common bacterium. They mentioned them in the final paragraph of a paper: "The biological significance of these sequences is not known."
Four organizations that support Kauai County's new ordinance pertaining to pesticide use and cultivation of genetically modified crops are seeking to intervene in a federal lawsuit that aims to block its implementation.
Rain will hit isles as high surf continues • Attorney formally enters City Council race • Kauai handles hazardous items • UH-Hilo to host 2 local writers
A 29-year-old woman was arrested Friday night after stabbing a man during an argument in Nuuanu, police said.
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 Hawaii Supreme Court set aside a man's manslaughter conviction Friday for the 2009 beating of his estranged wife's boyfriend with a 2-foot-long metal reinforcing bar.