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When President Barack Obama decided that his administration would no longer defend the Defense of Marriage Act in court, he was presented with an obvious question with a less obvious answer: Would he keep enforcing a law he now deemed unconstitutional?
This seaside metropolis is no stranger to gangland violence, driven for years by a motley collection of armed groups who battle over money, turf and votes.
Most Americans have never heard of Mary Bonauto. But inside the tightknit world of gay legal advocacy, Bonauto is a quiet celebrity — a lawyer and mother of twins who some say is almost single-handedly responsible for the same-sex marriage cases now pending before the Supreme Court.
BEIJING >> Life for the almighty Chinese government official has come to this: car pools, domestically made wristwatches and self-serve lunch buffets.
Dorothy Afalava • Francisco Patrick Amador • Walter J. Azevedo; and more
Likelike Highway crash kills motorcyclist • Man resuscitated after almost drowning • Homeless man held in armed robbery • Kalihi business has safe stolen by burglar • Man hurt in fall brought to hospital
If public school teachers ratify a proposed labor deal reached over the weekend, the teachers union has pledged to withdraw its complaint against the state over the "last, best and final offer" imposed on teachers in 2011.
A Kilauea, Kauai, man who was the target of a federal firearms investigation has disappeared, presumably while swimming off Ninini Beach last month, federal prosecutor Tracy Hino said in U.S. District Court Monday.
A city survey done last fall found that Council District 1 had the third-highest percentage of roads that were "fair" or better, at 77.2 percent. That compares with 72.2 percent of city roads in fair shape or better islandwide.
Key members of Mayor Kirk Caldwell's Cabinet say they intend to provide by May 1 a rough draft of an action plan to deal with homelessness on Oahu.
On Monday, a caravan of nine intellectually and developmentally disabled clients, accompanied by several professional staff instructors, set out as they often do from Arc in Hawaii's Diamond Head Road offices to catch TheBus several blocks away, at Kahala Avenue.
Bail for 33-year-old Marlin Lavoie, who was charged with murder in connection with the death of his girlfriend on Molokai, was increased to $500,000 Friday because of his violent criminal history, according to Deputy Prosecutor Emlyn Higa.
A federal judge ordered former Camp Smith defense worker Benjamin Bishop to remain in custody pending trial Monday after reading a letter from the U.S. Pacific Command chief of staff and viewing some of the classified documents the FBI says it recovered from Bishop’s home.
A state Senate committee Monday approved resolutions requesting a task force study the social, economic and religious consequences of enacting marriage equality legislation in Hawaii as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear two landmark same-sex marriage cases.
Members of the City Council and Mayor Kirk Caldwell's administration promised to try again to come up with a plan for the Haiku Stairs that would appease both hikers and Kaneohe residents who say they're tired of unruly visitors and other trespassers.
State natural resources officials are asking a federal judge to overturn a Hawaii County ban on aerial hunting, at least when it is conducted by the state or its contractors.
Wol Sun Baek • Paul Exum Blakemore • Sayoko Doi • Lucy Lola Fielding • Charlene Dejionalyn Tuivale Fualaau • Janice Mitsue Kadooka • Fumiko Koike, and more
After 35 years of field research in the Serengeti plains, Craig Packer, director of the Lion Research Center at the University of Minnesota, has lost all patience with the romance of African wilderness.
The 921-foot cruise ship Pride of America is in the Pearl Harbor shipyard for two weeks for more than $30 million in renovation work, officials said.