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SEATTLE >> The nation's king-crab fishing fleet, prepared to deploy off the coast of southwestern Alaska for the start of a season that supplies holiday tables and restaurants around the world, was instead stalled in port Tuesday by the federal government shutdown.
WASHINGTON » More than two years ago, President Barack Obama was still in the thick of his previous showdown with Republican House leaders over the nation's debt limit when he called five senior advisers into his office.
Question: When will the construction behind Ala Wai School on what was formerly the school field and playground be completed?
In August I received this email from a reader, Gordy: "If you are looking for pipefish, spend some time looking amongst the spines of the long spined sea urchin. … They hide in there looking for all the world like a spine and of course are well protected.
Motorist lifted from river area after car crash • Former NFLstar Ward completes Ironman course
Police car strikes and injures bicyclist • Driver who plowed into crowd is sought • Woman suspected of entering vehicle
U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz has expanded his fundraising edge over U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in their Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, as Hanabusa struggled through a subpar quarter.
Ground-floor supporters of a potentially historic community project, about 120 people gathered at Christ United Methodist Church on Saturday to share their visions for a future Koreatown in Honolulu.
Dozens of homes, many of them dilapidated or boarded up, are sitting empty on Department of Hawaiian Home Lands property around the state even as thousands of Native Hawaiian beneficiaries are waiting to get residential homestead lots from the agency, according to residents of the homestead communities.
A new Kauai home that was completed two years ago through a self-help program sits empty and boarded up, and the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands has yet to get a buyer into the four-bedroom dwelling.
A nonprofit preservation group that helped save Irwin Park from becoming a parking garage more than a decade ago will receive more than $135,000 in attorney fees and costs from the state.
A woman in her 20s was seriously injured Saturday morning when she fell about 60 feet from the Kaau Crater Falls trail in Palolo, the city Emergency Medical Services Division said. The woman reportedly slipped and fell from the trail to the water at 9:06 a.m., EMS said.
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William Howard Taft, the only massively obese man ever to be president of the United States, struggled mightily to control his weight a century ago, worrying about his health and image, and endured humiliation from cartoonists who delighted in his corpulent figure.
Mililani residents reported seeing a funnel cloud at about 1:47 p.m. Saturday as a band of heavy rain moved over the area between Wahiawa and Mililani.
Hawaii Opera Theatre is offering only one production this fall — a standing-ovation "Turandot," Puccini's last opera, to launch its new spread-out season.
For all of its bumbling and inefficiency, give our government credit for the one thing itexcels at: taking care of its own.