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An alien invader that threatens Hawaii's iconic coconut palms appears to be spreading on Oahu and may have established a breeding population, state officials say.
Honolulu transit leaders are hailing a Handi-Van driver as a hero for helping two passengers escape from her van last weekend shortly before a fire on board engulfed it in flames.
Kakaako is in the middle of a residential tower development wave that builders see as meeting overwhelming homebuyer demand, but some area residents see as crowding their quality of life.
QUESTION: Whatever happened to the plan to close five Hawaii post office branches? The U.S. Postal Service held meetings in September to gather public input regarding the proposal.
Question: I want to release balloons at my father's funeral. Is that legal? Are there any state or city regulations regarding that?
Quake hits north of Friendly Isle • Dog killer found not guilty • Pair arrested in robbery • Woman hurt on water slide
Makaha man arrested after stabbing • Shots fired, suspect nabbed in Kaaawa • Moped thief allegedly caught on video
The two finalists vying to be the next University of Hawaii president tried to distinguish themselves as the better candidate for the job Tuesday in separate public interviews before the Board of Regents.
City officials say they're close to reaching an agreement with the union representing roughly 200 emergency services workers
An endangered bird species living in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands has acquired a couple of Hawaiian names under a program that seeks to honor and maintain Hawaiian culture.
Amid the discouraging headlines about the extinction of wildlife species around the world, there is this bright spot: So many new species of animals and plants are discovered every year that no one knows the number.
The winds off Hawaii island still haven't shifted in their favor to sail, so Hokule‘a and Hikianalia will wait at least one more day before launching into the open sea.
An activist group that focuses on issues of separation of church and state won a judge's approval Tuesday to continue its lawsuit against two churches accused of underpaying by more than $1 million for use of Hawaii public school facilities.
A woman who admitted making a telephone bomb threat last year that forced the evacuation of the Chevron refinery at Campbell Industrial Park apologized for her actions in U.S. District Court on Tuesday.
The new We Vote Hawaii has a new logo. An online voting process was held to select a design to represent the nonprofit organization formerly known as Kids Voting Hawaii.
In a stark policy difference with Gov. Neil Abercrombie, state Sen. David Ige said Tuesday he opposes a constitutional amendment that would allow public money to be spent on private preschool.
Question: Recently a television newscast talked about illegal car window tinting and a new law. Can you explain window tinting that is legal, what the law is about, when the law will take effect and how can tinting be "tested" for percentage of darkness?
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.