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The Hawaii Bone Marrow Donor Registry is hosting a donor drive Saturday with the hope of helping a 7-year-old biracial California boy in need of a bone marrow transplant.
Members of Hawaii's congressional delegation acknowledged that former Kauai resident and retired Army Gen. Eric "Ric" Shinseki's commitment to the nation's veterans is unquestionable but that his tenure as Department of Veterans Affairs secretary had become a distraction.
Hilo Circuit Judge Barbara Takase denied bail this week for Varaha Mims, charged with attempted first-degree murder and three counts of attempted second-degree murder in the May 23 stabbings of three people in Hilo.
Convicted child killer Delilah Williams told a prison guard at the Federal Detention Center here, "I killed a baby, and I'm going to get away with it," the guard testified in U.S. District Court Friday.
A 36-year-old Kauai man sentenced to probation for punishing his son by leaving the 8-year-old along the road to walk a mile home said he just wanted the child to be accountable for his actions.
Honolulu officials are claiming victory in a settlement Friday with homeless-rights group (de)Occupy Honolulu, which sued the city for enforcing its stored-property ordinance at Thomas Square.
Police are investigating Friday's armed robbery of the American Savings Bank at Pearlridge Center. According to police, two men entered the bank around 10 a.m. and demanded money from a teller while brandishing handguns.
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Twenty-nine crew members huddled on a canoe deck much like those used by their ancestors and considered the epic journey ahead, as several hundred onlookers watched in hushed anticipation from the shore.
The next University of Hawaii president will be an at-will appointment without the benefit of a multiyear contract that past UH presidents have enjoyed.
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs' top administrator Thursday recommended a six- to nine-month delay in OHA's nation-building process to allow time for further education about the issues surrounding the proposed creation of a Hawaiian government.
A former University of Hawaii football player was among a parade of witnesses asking a federal court jury Thursday to spare the life of former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem Williams.
The Honolulu Medical Examiner's Office on Thursday identified the man killed in a fiery crash near the North Shore last week as Eric Filiaga, 37, of Honolulu.
The National Park Service and its fundraising organization diverted a portion of what are supposed to be free tickets to the USS Arizona Memorial to tour companies for a fee, making it harder for "walk-up" visitors to take the national landmark tour, a former park guide said.
A plan to offer $100 million in tax dollars to lure Barack Obama's presidential library to Illinois is on the shelf, with lawmakers prepared to wrap up their spring session without advancing the idea.
In his 12 years as a counselor at Waianae High School, Shane Nakamura never heard of any student getting into an Ivy League university, let alone even applying to one.
Convicted child killer Delilah Williams is looking for new friends online while serving time at the Federal Detention Center in Honolulu, according to a website dedicated to finding prison pen pals.
The yacht, with a stairwell banister worth $60,000 and bath knobs costing $40,000 each, has berthed at Honolulu Harbor. Norman Cheu, owner of Norko Marine Agency, said the boat, whose arching hull reminds him of a submarine, is the most impressive vessel he's seen in 30 years as a ship agent in Hawaii.
City Council Chairman Ernie Martin wants to build permanent and temporary housing for the homeless by diverting $32 million from the $132 million pot that Mayor Kirk Caldwell set aside for road repaving.