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The state House on Wednesday discarded a bill that would have decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana after House leaders concluded they lacked the votes to advance the legislation.
The state House Finance Committee advanced a bill Tuesday that would give teachers a state tax credit for their out-of-pocket classroom expenses.
Caldwell said the "housing-first" initiative will focus on providing a roof while other issues often associated with homelessness like joblessness, drug abuse and mental illness are addressed later.
Officials reopened beaches between Black Rock and Honokowai Beach Park on Maui at noon Wednesday after there were no shark sightings, according to the Department of Land and Natural Resources.
The College of Education at the University of Hawaii at Manoa has been ranked 65th out of 177 graduate schools of education by U.S. News & World Report.
A crater on the planet Mercury has been named after the late Hawaiian musician Gabby Pahinui.
Accused killer and freeway shooter Toby Stangel plans to use the insanity defense when he goes on trial later this month for murder, his lawyer told a state judge Wednesday.
On Monday, March 18, I was riding the No. 2 bus in the direction of Kalihi Transit Center. At a stop in Chinatown, a couple got on. From the moment he boarded, the guy kept up a loud, steady stream of profanity. At times he was in her face so close they touched. At one point she was crying.
Whatever happened to Kathryn "Katie" McKenzie, the 11-year-old Kailua girl who was critically injured when a car plowed into her on a downtown Honolulu sidewalk in 1997?
Blaise Denis Aki • Jeraldine Pualani Alcantara • Esperando Bigsot Alejo • Livia Lei Alii Azevedo • Fred Waikipoha Brown Sr. • Kevin Allen Crouch • Kathleen Adele Dauchy • Eleanor K.L. Fern • Blanche Misae Arai Heatherly, and more
WASHINGTON » For much of the last decade, Sen. Charles E. Schumer's job was to bury Republicans, both as one of his party's most ruthless strategists and as an inexhaustible fundraiser. It was a job he did so effectively that he was asked to do it twice.
BRUSSELS » They are a large and diverse group that includes a Spanish heiress; the daughter of the former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos; and Denise Rich, the former wife of the disgraced trader Marc Rich, who was pardoned by President Bill Clinton.
Volcano man held in burglaries • Airlines told to watch for felon
Big surf headed for north, west • Public's help sought to find missing man • Sewage spill forces crew to close lane
State Senate President Donna Mercado Kim criticized the University of Hawaii's Board of Regents on Tuesday for questionable financial decision-making and a lack of communication with lawmakers.
The state Office of Information Practices issued an opinion that "almost none" of the redactions to the 57-page University of Hawaii fact-finders' report on the Stevie Wonder concert debacle were justified under state law.
A Pearl Harbor destroyer whose deployment was delayed three times amid budget uncertainties finally glided away from port Tuesday on its way to duty in the Western Pacific and Indian Ocean region.
A 58-year-old California man visiting Maui with his wife for a spring vacation was attacked by a shark Tuesday while surfing off Kaanapali.
The nearly 1,700 state government registered professional nurses will get pay raises for the final six months of a two-year contract, retroactive to Jan. 1.