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Two months after the Hawaiian Humane Society stopped picking up stray pets in a dispute with the city over funding, Oahu's remaining animal shelters are feeling the impact.
Although 17-year-old Catherine Coleman grew up immersed in her Native Hawaiian culture, until recently she knew little about her family's other native ties.
Man in custody after allegedly firing gun Body discovered in house has no foul-play signs Details sought in Puna robbery with a machete
Concrete block wreaks havoc on H-1 drive • Japan-Hawaii flights screen film on Inouye • Contra-flow lane to shut for repaving
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Alerted late last month to a likely link between several cases of liver failure and the use of dietary supplements, doctors in Hawaii have since reported roughly two dozen more suspected cases from the past six months, the state's epidemiologist said.
Oral arguments are scheduled to begin Dec. 13 for a legal case challenging Hawaii's decision to grant a permit for the construction of the world's largest optical telescope at the summit of Mauna Kea.
NEW YORK » James Austin stood in front of a two-story Brooklyn row house, watching his puppy, Dutchess, play with a pair of pants, while a few feet away, a friend's dog, Stoney, was tethered to a fence. At that moment, they were companions - both to him and in the eyes of the law.
WASHINGTON » The disapproval comes from angry constituents, baffled party elders and colleagues on the other side of the Capitol. But nowhere have senators found criticism more personal or immediate than right inside their own chamber every morning when the chaplain delivers the opening prayer.
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SAN FRANCISCO » Once, only hairdressers and bartenders knew people's secrets. Now, smartphones know everything - where people go, what they search for, what they buy, what they do for fun and when they go to bed.
A City Council committee Thursday advanced bills requiring stricter reporting of transactions by pawnbrokers and secondhand dealers even though they no longer include the most significant proposal: forcing all transactions to be filed electronically.
A 48-year-old felon who was arrested 21 years ago for taking a television cameraman hostage is back in custody. This time, Ulysses Kim is facing charges of first-degree car theft and first- and second-degree terroristic threatening.
Two men will be tried in Circuit Court in December for allegedly stealing 23 goats from a Kahuku farm using duct tape to keep the animals silent. Sherwin Mitchell, 24, of Waianae and Shannon Chun, 24, of Mililani entered pleas of not guilty Thursday morning before Circuit Judge Karen Ahn.
Capitalizing on the temporary closure of the USS Arizona Memorial and hoping to bolster its own government-shutdown drop in visitors, the Battleship Missouri Memorial today will launch a new tour from its own pier highlighting the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor and the sinking of the Arizona.
A bill making lying down on city sidewalks illegal was given initial approval by the City Council Public Safety and Economic Development Committee on Thursday despite concerns by members of the public and a city official.
Religious leaders have met privately with state lawmakers to strengthen a religious exemption in a gay marriage bill, but they do not want to publicly undermine their main objective, which is to somehow persuade the Legislature to reject the bill in special session later this month and put the issue before voters.
A state judge declared a mistrial Thursday in the murder trial of Jacob Le after a single juror stood firm for a not-guilty verdict. Jury foreman Frank Kolar said the vote was 11 guilty, one not guilty after a little more than one day of deliberation.
Question: We are landscaping our front yard with small white rock and wanted to know if it is OK to landscape the part between the sidewalk and street. There is only grass there. Are there any laws about that?