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The University of Hawaii administration plans to ask the Board of Regents today to give the go-ahead on a proposed $27.5 million facility to house the congressional papers of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye.
The state will be able to help pay for an extra year of preschool for only a quarter of the estimated 5,000 4-year-olds who will be affected next year when junior kindergarten is eliminated at public schools and the state's higher age requirement for kindergarten takes effect.
After voting to reopen the government and avoid default Wednesday, Hawaii's congressional delegation said they were exasperated about how close the nation came to being unable to meet financial obligations and underscored the importance of moving forward.
A federal judge sentenced Honolulu personal injury lawyer Andrew Agard to 20 months in prison Tuesday for tax fraud.
U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz's advisers have prepared a campaign status memo for potential donors that depicts U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa's campaign as "badly foundering" and not up to the rigors of a U.S. Senate race.
KAILUA-KONA » A salvage crew is working to remove a yacht that was stolen and run aground on a reef outside Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park on Hawaii island.
KAHULUI » Proposed limits for Maui and Lanai fisheries on popular near-shore fish are drawing criticism from those who argue that the rules would disrupt Native Hawaiian cultural traditions.
HILO »The chief executive officer of a lumber manufacturing company remains optimistic that commercial eucalyptus logging could begin next year on the Hamakua Coast.
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Unusually high tides may be largely responsible for recent episodes of severe erosion at Sunset Beach and Waikiki Beach, a coastal scientist said Wednesday.
University of Hawaii engineers unveiled a new robotic boat Wednesday designed to explore potentially dangerous disaster zones before first-responder personnel.
Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. took command of the Pacific Fleet Wednesday, adding a fourth star to his shoulders and taking over the job of sustaining America's naval presence and policies in a vitally important region at a time of constrained budgets and shrinking forces.
After 14 hours of discussion and public testimony, the Kauai County Council approved a measure early Wednesday requiring large agribusinesses to disclose the types of restricted-use pesticides they spray on fields and implement buffer zones around schools, dwellings, medical facilities, public roadways and waterways.
Question: Whatever happened to the 16-year-old Big Island boy who was bitten by a shark?
QUESTION: On Labor Day at Halawa District Park, a no-dogs park, my son, his friend and his friend's dad were attacked by six pit bulls off leash. The Honolulu Police Department was called but the owner-handler was not cited.
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Police are looking for a man in his 60s with a white goatee who robbed the Waipahu branch of Bank of Hawaii on Wednesday afternoon.
Hawaii residents were able to compare health plans and enroll in medical coverage under the federal Affordable Care Act for the first time Tuesday, two weeks after the scheduled start of open enrollment.
As Congress scrambled Tuesday for a way out of the budget conundrum, the government shutdown continued to take away millions from Hawaii's economy and negatively affect military engagement in the Asia-Pacific region.
Several states with gay marriage laws have religious exemptions that apply to public accommodations, a step Hawaii lawmakers drafting a bill for special session are reluctant to take.