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A 52-year-old Maui man — believed to have set fire to his Wailuku house and fired a gun, killing his dogs and himself — suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning at work three years ago, his attorney said Thursday.
State Rep. Marcus Oshiro, who wants to slow the drive toward marriage equality, is reminding lawmakers they do not have to take any action when they meet in special session this month.
Astronomers, using the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope on Haleakala, have discovered a celestial oddity: a large, young planet that is not orbiting a star.
It's called the Sullivan Center for Innovation and Leadership, a modern 40,000-square-foot building dedicated to high-tech innovation and hands-on learning using state-of-the-art technology and experts in cutting-edge fields as teachers.
Dot-com entrepreneur and ‘Iolani graduate Guy Kawasaki will be the keynote speaker at the grand opening of the Sullivan Center of Innovation and Leadership.
Question: At 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, I observed a Board of Water Supply truck near 3112 Kahako Place in Kailua. There were two people with the truck, one repainting a fire hydrant and the other sitting in the cab. Why does it take two people for such an assignment?
3 accidents, rain jam up Likelike commute • Kapaa Longs gets OK despite opposition • Park restrooms to be shuttered for renovations
Man dies after fall into stream • Kakaako victim identified
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A state judge sentenced a motorist who crashed a car into a Waipahu bus shelter, killing a 68-year-old woman on her way to church, to five years in prison Wednesday for negligent homicide.
A three-judge federal appeals panel on Wednesday heard a challenge to Hawaii's campaign-finance law, questioning lawyers about the ban on political contributions by state and county contractors and the spending threshold for triggering disclosure requirements.
Eleven Oahu nonprofit agencies learned Wednesday they will get a slice of the city’s $5.1 million grants-in-aid pie because of a City Council decision to increase the number of organizations selected to benefit from the new fund.
Kelci Saffery, a former Waimanalo woman mauled by a 500-pound tiger on Saturday, is doing remarkably well considering her left arm was "badly mangled," the owner of an Oklahoma animal park said this week.
The state Campaign Spending Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to fine state Rep. Karen Awana $8,590 for campaign finance violations.
The number people in Hawaii suffering liver damage linked to taking a dietary supplement for weight loss or muscle gain is now at 30, with the majority of cases on Oahu, state Department of Health officials said Wednesday.
In 2043, Honolulu will probably be off-the-charts hot — permanently. Oahu’s residents and its unique, fragile ecosystem will likely enter a scorching new reality with grave impacts to the natural environment.
One month after 233,000 gallons of molasses spilled into Honolulu Harbor, Department of Land and Natural Resources officials are continuing to evaluate the full scope of damage to coral, fish and other marine life.