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The skies off Kauai will be a stand-in for Mars as NASA prepares to launch a saucer-shaped vehicle in an experimental flight designed to land heavy loads on the red planet.
Aloha State has head start on carbon cuts • Isle woman injured in Virginia accident • Search ends for missing opihi picker • Resort condo plans to replace Lahaina sea wall
The state Intermediate Court of Appeals has determined that the final environmental impact statement the city filed for expansion of the Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill is valid, clearing one of the legal issues clouding continued operations at Oahu's only municipal and solid-waste dump.
There will be no launch Tuesday of a saucer-shaped test vehicle from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai, NASA announced.
A federal judge in Honolulu has ruled that Maui County's use of injection wells at its Lahaina sewage treatment plant violates the federal Clean Water Act, setting up the county for potential fines reaching into the millions of dollars.
Chronic overcrowding and an inappropriate infrastructure have put a strain on the staff at the Hawaii State Hospital and added to the risks of working there, hospital officials say.
Known locally for producing successful Hawaii chefs, the culinary program at Kapiolani Community College now ranks among the top 20 nationwide, according to FSR (Full-Service Restaurant) magazine.
Private equity giant Blackstone and another undisclosed investor plan to invest $415 million to add a 350-foot time-share tower to the Hilton Hawaiian Village, which is the state's largest single resort property.
West Oahu-bound drivers will get a reprieve this week from the latest round of nightly roadwork shutting down Ewa-bound lanes on the H-1 freeway.
The University of Hawaii Board of Regents voted Monday to hire its longtime information technology chief to lead the university as its 15th president, saying David Lassner will be able to hit the ground running and help mend the university's bruised reputation while working toward strategic goals to improve UH's delivery of higher education.
Question: When is the section of Kapolei Parkway across from Costco set to open? It is such a small section, but much needed and finally completed.
Praise be, the Kenon Kahoano Graduation Party Committee is officially, happily, wearily, let's-think-twice-before-we-ever- do-this-again-ily released from duty.
Suspects found in vacant house • Inmate faces escape charge • Brush fire burns 1,000 acres
National Guard company due back in isles • Work continues on Waialae Avenue • Search made for Hawaii isle opihi picker; and more
When Keegan Passos was 7 years old, he started writing a song. He told his mother, Jullie Passos, about it, and she expected "a kid song" — something silly or lighthearted. Instead, the boy sang about angels and knowing he's not alone.
Businesses near Honolulu's proposed $5.2 billion, 20-mile rail line may be eligible for Brownfields grant funding to assess whether their commercial or industrial property requires removal of toxic substances.
City Council members appear ready to give the Caldwell administration the OK to find a new buyer for the city's housing projects, but want to limit the number of units that can be converted to accommodate low-income and very-low-income occupants in the Downtown-Chinatown district.
Mass graves still line streets of some of the areas in the Philippines hit hardest by Typhoon Haiyan — adults on one side, children 10 and younger on the other.
The superintendent of the USS Arizona Memorial has reversed his stand on the diversion of "walk-up" tour tickets — which are supposed to be free — for sale to commercial operators.
A Honolulu City Council committee is holding up a plan to make changes to the impending plastic bag prohibition on Oahu.