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In the last four years, drowning was the leading cause of death among visitors to Hawaii. Over the last decade, visitors to the islands were eight times more likely than residents on a per capita basis to drown in the ocean.
Mary Byrd was overcome with emotion Friday morning as she lifted a finger toward the long, stark white memorial that floats in Pearl Harbor above the sunken USS Arizona.
More than 77,000 people have visited the Hawaii Health Connector website since Oct. 1 to explore their options for getting affordable health care, but more people have successfully completed applications by phone so far than online.
Homeless man charged in beating death • $15K bail set for man charged in forgery • Vandalized car leads to arrest of man, 25 • Man suspected of trafficking meth in custody
Public safety ratings for eateries proposed • Convicted Kauai copper thief gets jail term
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The Island Insurance Foundation recently donated $10,000 to Teach For America-Hawaii, in support of the nonprofit's work in high-need communities.
The University of Hawaii is considering halting new construction projects across the university system until it can rein in a repair and maintenance backlog that has ballooned to nearly a half-billion dollars.
Deferring to the wishes of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye's family and addressing transparency concerns, the University of Hawaii is slowing the process for pursuing a planned center to house his congressional papers and has dramatically cut the state funding it is initially requesting for the project.
NAZARETH, Israel - Ramiz Jaraisi has been the mayor of this bustling Arab city in northern Israel for nearly 20 years. For 20 years before that, he served as deputy mayor.
NEW YORK - It is hard to know what would come as the bigger surprise to the rapper Christopher Wallace, better known as the Notorious B.I.G., or Biggie Smalls, or Big Poppa.
Suspect arrested in homeless man's death • Tourist drowns in waters off Kaanapali
Waikiki man accused of government theft • PTSA president charged with theft • Ceremony today at tech center to honor Inouye • Kin of woman killed in crash file lawsuit
A rare dolphin found dead on a remote Hawaii beach earlier this month swallowed five fish hooks, but they apparently didn't cause its death.
A federal judge sentenced retired Honolulu police Maj. Carlton Nishimura to eight months in jail Thursday for lying to the FBI and filing a false 2005 income tax return.
A 48-year-old felon who was arrested 21 years ago for taking a television cameraman hostage will be tried in December for allegedly trying to steal a car last month.
Board members overseeing the city's rail project Thursday approved its largest capital budget yet, clearing rail officials to sign $1.56 billion in contracts in the coming fiscal year to build the project.
The traffic death of a Honolulu police officer in September 2011 was the result of a "perfect storm of circumstances" and not negligence, the defendant's lawyer told a jury Thursday.
State Department of Health officials in the past week have identified five more cases of liver damage that could have been caused by consuming a dietary supplement — bringing the current total to 34.
Question: Can somebody look into a case of elder abuse? A man and his wife live in a filthy, dirty house because he feeds the pigeons all the time.