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Damien announces new principal • Maui paraglider found dead ID'd as Haiku man • Alleged robber also charged with assault
Of all the ants in all the world, Hawaii had to get bitten by this one. Hawaii lawmakers on Monday advanced a bill aiming to study and kill the little fire ant, a hard-stinging pipsqueak that threatens the state's economy and ecology.
WASHINGTON » After the shutdown, the filibusters and years of stalled bills, it was the actual passage of legislation this week that revealed the true depth of congressional dysfunction.
On Monday morning, with the clock winding down and the final stroker on his team in position to gain an advantage with a 3-foot touch, 83-year-old Warren Wong perked to the sound of uncertainty.
Come rain or shine, a rainbow always will grace the Waikiki skyline thanks to Hilton Hawaiian Village's $4.25 million commitment to restore the colorful ceramic-tile bands around the sides of its Rainbow Tower.
Friends, family members and area residents arrived at Laie Point on Monday afternoon as news spread of the death of a 49-year-old woman whose car went over the cliff into the ocean below.
A convicted felon suspected of being a member of a weapons-trafficking gang entered a not-guilty plea Monday to charges he tried to kill three police officers who were arresting him in Kahala last month.
The ashes of a 25-year-old Hawaii National Guard soldier with a love of the ocean will be scattered in an aloha oe ceremony and paddle-out Sunday at Makapuu Beach Park, one of his favorite surf spots, officials said.
In 2012, two days after the constitutionally mandated 30-day time period had expired, Gov. Neil Abercrombie sent written notification to the state Senate that he appointed Richard Pollack to the Hawaii Supreme Court.
A national program that encourages high school students to enroll in advanced placement classes to allow students to qualify for college course credits is now in place at a fifth Oahu public school: Kailua's Kalaheo High.
A state judge says she will rule within 21 days on whether to unseal transcripts of closed court proceedings in federal agent Christopher Deedy's murder case, but she declined to specify the reasons she sealed them in the first place.
State Land Board Chairman William Aila said he will seek fines against two people who damaged a front door of Iolani Palace and made their way into the historic building Sunday morning.
A 10-foot shark was spotted off Waikiki Beach on Monday, the third day in a row that Hawaii water safety officials had to spring into action to warn beachgoers of potential danger in the water.
Question: I’ve noticed a lunch wagon with a handicapped-parking permit parked in a metered stall for free. I’ve also seen a big yellow school bus parked in a metered stall with a handicap permit and a taxi with a handicap permit waiting in a metered stall. They’re parking for free. Is this allowed?
Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton have built a sprawling network of powerful friends around the globe, one that could aid Hillary Clinton's chances were she to seek the presidency.
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Waikiki man, 45, arrested in stabbing • Witnesses sought in purse snatching
Health Department loses interim director • New trial ordered for man who killed wife • Homeless man is accused of robbing pal • Fatality in fall ID'd as man from Honolulu • Paraglider is found dead on Maui road
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