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The state Senate Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday outlined the Senate's draft of the state's two-year budget, restoring money sought by Gov. Neil Abercrombie for early childhood education, cash incentives for entrepreneurs, and information technology that was left out of the House's version.
State health officials are trying to find the source of an E. coli outbreak on Oahu that has sickened nine people and hospitalized four.
A survey done late last fall found that 73.1 percent of District 3's city-owned roads were in "fair" condition or better, which is slightly better than the 72.2 percent of city roads islandwide found to be in fair shape or better.
Egg hunters take heart! The wet weather is diminishing, and the National Weather Service predicts a cool, dry, mostly sunny Easter.
About 20,000 civilian defense workers in Hawaii are expected to get a reprieve from the 22 furlough days that were expected through September under sequestration.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state lawmakers on Wednesday recognized 19 Hawaii-based members of the U.S. military who died in defense of their country.
Law enforcement officers joined community groups and individuals at a rally at the state Capitol on Wednesday to show their opposition to a bill that would decriminalize possession of up to 20 grams of marijuana.
With a 10-day supply of food in its Honolulu warehouse and the Easter holiday weekend approaching, the Hawaii Foodbank is putting out a call for canned goods and monetary donations.
Question: Why aren't all the satellite city halls operated the same way? My 79-year-old mother went to the Wahiawa satellite to renew her state ID on Wednesday, March 20.
QUESTION: Whatever happened to plans to repair the roof of Farrington High School’s auditorium, which collapsed last year?
Snorkeler dies at Hanauma Bay • Crash victim identified as Kaneohe man • Piece of heavy equipment stolen in Ninole
No bail for alleged killer of mother of 4 • Rare mealy bugs found in taro shipment • Bail for suspect in attack is set • Autopsy shows tourist drowned
Sven Olaf Kamphuis calls himself the "minister of telecommunications and foreign affairs for the Republic of CyberBunker." Others see him as the Prince of Spam.
Why did the Supreme Court agree in December to hear a major same-sex marriage case and then seem to think it had made a terrible mistake on Tuesday when it came time for arguments?
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A Manoa woman is suing a naturopathic doctor who delivered her baby nearly two years ago, claiming the doctor acted negligently and caused her son to suffer permanent brain injury.
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued reports detailing facts of two nonfatal helicopter crashes in Kona that occurred during instructional flights in May 2012 and in January.
A survey done late last fall found that 72.8 percent of District 2's roads were in "fair" condition or better. That's just about on par with the 72.2 percent of city roads islandwide that were in fair shape or better.
A Navy officer who was second-in-command of a Hawaii-based P-3 Orion aircraft squadron has been reassigned because of an investigation into allegations of misconduct, Naval Air Forces in San Diego said Tuesday.
The city Ethics Commission said it has fined former Deputy Parks Director Albert Tufono $2,000 for using his position to obtain preferential treatment from other parks employees, even after he was warned to stop.