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A group of Hawaii lawmakers announced Wednesday the creation of a bipartisan caucus composed of county and state elected officials under age 40 that will work to improve government transparency and political involvement for young people.
Toy R Us in Pearlridge Center opened its doors Thursday earlier than ever, in keeping with a growing national holiday shopping trend. The national chain, which opened at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving last year, welcomed shoppers three hours earlier this year -- at 5 p.m.
More than 2,000 hungry people gathered Thursday at the Neal Blaisdell Center to ring in the holiday season with the Salvation Army's 43th annual Thanksgiving dinner.
Humane Society International has been on the ground in some of the hardest-hit areas since shortly after the storm struck to provide basic survival and medical needs for animals as well as to reunite people with lost pets, Inga Gibson, Hawaii state director for the Humane Society of the United States, said Tuesday.
Single mom Genna Nicholson is stretching her budget to pay the $700 a month needed to send her 4-year-old son, Cassius, to the Waikiki Community Center Preschool. "I used to be on state assistance. Now I don't qualify. My cost has gone up by about $100 a month.
The Coast Guard said one of its helicopters was hit by a green laser while flying in the vicinity of Waimanalo Bay on Saturday. It's the fifth laser incident within the last year involving Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point.
Surf on the state's north shores was expected to reach 10 to 15 feet Thursday night, peaking at 18 to 22 feet today.
QUESTION: Can something be done about the big beige boxes that Hawaiian Telcom is installing on phone poles all over Manoa? There's one on East Manoa Road, makai-bound before the triangle park; at Halelena Place and Oahu Avenue; and at Manoa Road, near Manoa School.
The backyard is cluttered with chicken coops, a few crowing roosters tethered by the leg, and a barking dog that doesn't welcome so much company. This is where Malissaann Benitez and husband Randall Alberto usually hang out with their four young children.
Inside Bright Hope Baptist Church, the luminaries of Philadelphia's black political world gathered for the funeral of former Rep. William H. Gray III in July.
WASHINGTON >> Few ceremonies at the White House over the last five years have eluded the lens of Pete Souza, President Barack Obama's chief photographer and almost constant companion.
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Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui recently returned from a weeklong trip to South Korea to discuss economic cooperation and the governor's newly launched Hawaii Sports Development Initiative.
The demand for homes spurred Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell to sign a bill Wednesday giving Castle & Cooke Hawaii the green light for its 3,500-unit Koa Ridge community in Central Oahu.
Two of three North Kona brush fires on Hawaii island's west side this week near Mamalahoa Highway appear to be suspicious, according to Hawaii County fire officials.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie Wednesday called "American Jungle," a show on the History Channel, a "fictional ‘reality' production with no connection to actual hunters in Hawaii," while an official said the state was going to check whether any hunting regulations have been violated in the filming the series.
Nonresident fishermen have depleted the fish supply that Niihau residents depend on to survive, Bruce Robinson, the island's owner, said Wednesday.