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Rainfall during Hawaii's recently ended wet season surprised scientists who expected to see drought conditions persist in some parts of the state. Instead, the isles have come out of the October-April wet season relatively drought-free.
State Deputy Health Director Gary Gill told members of the City Council Public Works and Sustainability Committee Wednesday that he was informed by the Navy last week about the new petroleum contaminant.
"The homeless are living, urinating and defecating in the park every hour of the day," said Andrew Friedlander, principal broker for Colliers International, which operates a number of buildings downtown. "It's repulsive."
City officials are hoping high school graduates will donate lei from commencement ceremonies to the annual Memorial Day tribute to soldiers buried at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.
The littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Independence, three unmanned aerial vehicles and two hospital ships will take part in the big interoperability exercise involving 23 nations, 48 surface ships, 6 submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel.
The Campbell Industrial Park lease for the Oahu Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals shelter was extended Wednesday, temporarily sparing it from closure.
QUESTION: Is the Pearl Harbor Bike Path ever going to be continued Ewa of Waipahu Depot Road? Also, who is responsible for its maintenance? The canal that runs along the trail is often filled with debris.
During a panel discussion Friday at the Palace Theater packed to capacity, eight master navigators from around the Pacific relayed the critical role played by their shared mentor: Pius "Mau" Piailug.
A federal judge in Hawaii has set a July 7 hearing on a motion by "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer to dismiss a sexual abuse lawsuit from a man who claims he was raped as a 17-year-old.
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QUESTION: Whatever happened to Gov. Neil Abercrombie's 90-day plan to mitigate homelessness? ANSWER: The effort kicked off in May 2011 and concluded three months later as planned.
Murderer will be up for parole in 2141 • Allegations lead to audit by UH • Mayor names top civil lawyer
Motorcyclist badly hurt in crash • Dead man's injuries ‘suspicious'
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All but two public high schools statewide are on track to provide increased instructional hours that will be mandated next school year — a marked turnaround from this time last year, when only two secondary schools were providing the required learning time.
It's not the first time in recent years that Hawaii has been pegged as the most dangerous state for senior pedestrians, but a new report out Tuesday once more gives the Aloha State that dubious distinction.
Seniors in Hawaii are healthier than in any state except Minnesota, with good access to medical care and the nation's lowest rates of obesity and hip fractures, according to a national report released Wednesday by United Health Foundation.
Kids Voting Hawaii is now We Vote Hawaii, and voting for a new logo will be held on Friday.
The University of Hawaii Board of Regents on Tuesday again defended its search process that resulted in the two finalists vying to lead the university amid a new call — this time from state Senate President Donna Mercado Kim — to reopen the search.