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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.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie's early-childhood education initiative survived the scrutiny of the state House Finance Committee on Tuesday, but many lawmakers still have fundamental questions about a program that could eventually cost the state more than $125 million a year.
A private power provider generating nearly one-fourth of Oahu's electricity went offline Tuesday morning, resulting in a 40-minute power outage for as many as 75,000 Hawaiian Electric customers in Central, West and Windward Oahu.
The Coast Guard says the captain of the 43-foot charter excursion boat Piper, which sank about two miles off Kahoolawe on Monday, was well prepared, helping ensure the rescue of all six on board.
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Say you need a latte. You might pull out your phone, open the Yelp app and search for a nearby cafe. If instead you want to buy an espresso machine, you will most likely tap Amazon.com.
Honolulu is accustomed to housing booms — especially for luxury condominiums in the urban core. But a workforce housing boom may now be forming.
A Kalihi man charged with stabbing a man during a fight Sunday in the Keeaumoku Street area tried to flee in the bed of a pickup truck and was found with blood on his left hand, a police affidavit said.
District 9 boasts has nearly 390 lane-miles of city-owned road — and it earns the dubious distinction of having the lowest share of roads in satisfactory condition and the highest share in substandard condition.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell will re-emphasize his five priorities for Honolulu when he delivers his first State of the City speech at Mission Memorial Auditorium next to Honolulu Hale this morning.
Question: The state Department of Health used to issue wallet-size, laminated, notarized birth certificates. I had one until recently, when my wallet was stolen. It is much more convenient to have that than the paper version.
It's good to see Mayor Kirk Caldwell and the City Council moving to take real responsibility for Oahu's increasingly vexing homelessness problem.
Officer's duties restricted after DUI arrest • Northern winds bring record lows to isles • Repairs set off Big Isle sirens • Crimes result in 10-year term
Son, 25, arrested in attack on father, 62 • Man with dementia missing since Sunday
The towering Sea-Based X-band Radar, a fixture at a Ford Island pier for most of the past year, left Pearl Harbor recently for the second time amid heightened concerns about North Korea's missile program.
Attorneys for convicted double murderer Raita Fukusaku asked the Hawaii Paroling Authority on Monday to set his minimum prison term at 20 years because he was an accomplice to the 1994 gunshot murders, not the shooter.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell indicated he likely would allow 4 percent pay increases for himself and department heads to take effect as proposed Monday by the Honolulu Salary Commission.
A bill that would strip the University of Hawaii of procurement responsibilities for new construction was passed by the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Monday, signaling continuing legislative concern over the way the school has handled millions of dollars in projects.