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Not-guilty plea entered in murder attempt • Torching of victim brings plea of innocence • Business customers' phone service spotty • Kauai man pleads guilty to killing girlfriend and more
Over the Memorial Day weekend, Honolulu police arrested 41 drivers for alleged drunken driving and four for alleged drug-impaired driving.
About 100 guests and workers at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel fell sick from an infectious virus — called norovirus — about two weeks ago, and hotel officials said the number appears to have decreased significantly.
Phuong Nguyen never considered himself a math and science guy. At least not until middle school at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Pearl City, where teacher Sylvia Tsuda distilled for him the essence of what the two disciplines are all about.
The Hawaii-based Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command is being investigated for spending millions on a 3.4-mile gravel road to reach a World War II battlefield in Papua New Guinea.
First staged in 1999 as a fusion of the Japanese obon tradition and the American Memorial Day, the lantern floating event has grown into a massive spectacle that includes live broadcasts on TV and the Internet.
Software experts are unveiling preliminary results of the first comprehensive digital survey of the USS Arizona Memorial in hopes 3-D computer models of the historic ship will one day help the National Park Service tell story of Pearl Harbor.
The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, an influential nonprofit advocacy group for seniors, will endorse U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz on Tuesday in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate.
Major candidates for the soon-to-be vacant Hawaii 1st Congressional District seat are calling for reforms at the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs but are stopping short of calling for the resignation of Secretary Eric Shinseki.
A while back on a Sunday, a roofing company worked a full day on a neighbor's house. I called the state Department of Health to report this violation of noise law and got a recording machine as they are not open on Sunday.
Lt. Gen. John Toolan Jr., commanding general of I Marine Expeditionary Force, has been nominated to serve as commander of Marine Corps Forces Pacific, the Pentagon announced this month.
Woman accused of assaulting boyfriend • Crash victim is identified on Big Island • Maui shed fire causes $11,500 in damage • Playground welcomes kids in Kona
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Citing the need to raise money "to address the homeless situation in Waikiki," Mayor Kirk Caldwell is making a last-minute push for City Council members to increase proposed property tax rates on hotel and resort owners further.
In his first important vote after being appointed to the U.S. Senate in December 2012, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz weighed in against a five-year extension of the federal government's expanded power to conduct electronic surveillance against terrorist targets outside the United States.
U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa on Thursday voted against a bill that would restrict the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of phone records, arguing that it was too watered down.
The Hawaii Community Development Authority privately recommended that Gov. Neil Abercrombie veto a bill curtailing its power, arguing that the bill would not necessarily improve transparency and accountability of an authority under public scrutiny over the redevelopment of Kakaako.
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs will hold a special meeting Thursday to gather public comment on the agency's nation-building efforts — the possible first step in what may lead to a delay in the process.
State Sen. David Ige told Democrats on Sunday that many voters have lost faith in state government and believe too many decisions are being made on behalf of special interests, not the public's interest.