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City Councilman Ron Menor wants to make it easier for those at the lowest income levels to benefit from rules that require developers to set aside affordable housing units.
A decades-long debate over the best way to make more homes available to the neediest families continues at the Honolulu City Council on Wednesday.
The Maui Police Department on Tuesday identified the ex-boyfriends of two missing Maui women as persons of interest but not suspects.
Equality Hawaii, channeling resources from several gay rights and civil liberties organizations, directed more than $509,900 worth of lobbying to help pass a gay marriage law in a special session of the state Legislature last fall.
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources on Tuesday complained about the behavior of state Rep. Faye Hanohano, portraying the representative as "abusive in authority, racially discriminatory and inappropriate" to the department's staff.
Question: On Sunday, Jan. 12, at about 8 p.m., a fire-truck and another emergency vehicle with sirens on drove up Ainapo Street to Hahaione Park and were there for a considerable time.
Project to improve Kahana park facilities • Neighbor held in man's assault • Officials warn of pyramid scheme
Alleged purse snatcher arrested in Kapolei • Burglar sought in Feb. 3 Makiki Inn heist
Special-education teacher Janice Fontes apologized in federal court Tuesday to her children, grandchildren, school, students, church and community for her role in trafficking methamphetamine into Hawaii.
Scientists at the University of Hawaii are asking the public to keep an eye out for the Kamehameha butterfly and report its whereabouts as they try to map out populations and attempt to figure out why the insect is on the decline.
NEW YORK >> There is no red bunting on the front door of Helen Hsu’s home in Rego Park, Queens, no festive garlands or totems that often bedeck Chinese homes like hers during the monthlong Lunar New Year celebration, which began more than two weeks ago.
Even as Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin looks ahead to 2016 and a possible presidential bid, his political past as Milwaukee County Executive has come back to haunt him.
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CLAYTON, Mo. » On a typical recent morning Colleen M. Polak, a St. Louis County public defender, ran upstairs and down and up again and in and out of four courtrooms, simultaneously representing clients in 10 cases. She consulted, negotiated and sometimes just waited.
Fishing restrictions around Niihau would be set by a single individual on the island under a bill approved last week by a Senate committee.
Some kids see firefighters or doctors in action and want to grow up to do the same. As a 5-year-old, Nelson Fujio observed the Military Day Parade at Ala Moana Park and wanted to start his own parade.
A majority of Hawaii residents think the homeless problem has grown worse over the last year and even threatens the state's economy by discouraging visitors from returning.
As tuition continues to rise, colleges are educating students about financial literacy — managing time and money to help them graduate on a timely basis with as little debt as possible.
Fallen trees in Kalihi and the Windward side delayed Oahu motorists and sent city road crews scrambling to clean up the mess Monday. Police closed roads along Likelike Highway and Nalanieha Street in Kalihi at 4:16 a.m. due to a downed tree. The roads were reopened shortly before 5 a.m.
About 3 in 5 Hawaii voters support a proposed constitutional amendment to let the state use public money for private preschool programs, according to new Hawaii Poll results.