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The state Board of Education will seek a $100,000 increase of the salary cap lawmakers placed on the school superintendent position back in 2001.
Question: What agency has control over naming new streets in Hawaii? Are there specific criteria it uses? Also, is there a way to find the Hawaiian translation of a particular street?
The Medical Examiner's office has identified the victims of three accidents. Keoni Keawemauhili, 26, of Waianae died of multiple blunt force injuries when the car he was driving near Honokai Hale on Friday night clipped a black Mercedes sedan driven by a 40-year-old Kapolei woman, crossed over the median and broadsided a town-bound truck driven by a 50-year-old man.
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Beware the hours between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. today, says the National Weather Service.
The state Department of Agriculture wants to fill several positions in its pesticides branch, including jobs for inspectors that were eliminated because of budget shortfalls.
The girlfriend of a 26-year-old local musician told police he tried to strangle her twice before attempting to stab her in the neck and stomach last week, but his knife hit her knee instead, according to a police affidavit filed in Honolulu District Court.
NEW YORK » A medical researcher from Columbia University, Dr. Perry Hudson, made the skid row alcoholics in lower Manhattan an offer: If they agreed to surgical biopsies of their prostates, they would get a clean bed and three square meals for a few days, plus free medical care and treatment if they had prostate cancer.
Two people from California accused of human trafficking were sentenced to probation for promoting prostitution Monday after prosecutors said the woman they brought to Oahu was not forced to travel here or to work as a prostitute.
State coastal lands officials Monday reached out to Sunset Beach residents threatened by such severe shore erosion that it has left their homes dangerously close to the edge of a newly carved 20-foot cliff.
The Hawaii Health Connector expects to launch its online marketplace for health insurance policies today, two weeks after failing to meet its original Oct. 1 start date.
Sections of the former Barbers Point Naval Air Station are returning to the "wild, wild West" vandalism and lawless days that followed the base closing in 1999, a local historian and preservationist charges.
Question: Will you please inform us about the pink markers along both sides of Maunawili Ditch Trail? I hope it’s not survey work for development.
Long before he directed "A Clockwork Orange" and "2001: A Space Odyssey," Stanley Kubrick cut his directorial teeth on a nine-minute film titled "The Flying Padre," about a Catholic priest in New Mexico who uses an airplane to minister to his congregation.
Felon faces trial on charges of car theft • Microsoft to hold free talk on YouthSpark • New name will grace ballpark in Waihee, Maui • Health festival set for Saturday in a Kona gym
Pedestrian is struck by minivan in Makiki • Man dies after Kahuku track accident • Crash into guardrail kills motorcyclist
Attorneys representing churches being sued over renting Hawaii public school buildings for services said last week that the churches aren't doing anything wrong and the state knows how the facilities are being used.
New York, Chicago and about 30 other cities across the United States already offer public bike-share programs, through which bicycles can be rented to get around and dropped off at various stations.
Whale season in Hawaii officially started with a splash with sightings of two whales off Maui less than one week into October, and two more Wednesday.
With a multimillion-dollar land sale to the Roman Catholic Church gone sour, the University of Hawaii-West Oahu says it's moving away from the school's original concept of selling or leasing lands surrounding its Kapolei campus to pay for operations.