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Internationally renowned energy expert Fereidun Fesharaki, the most senior employee at the East-West Center in Manoa, and three of his colleagues resigned this week, decrying poor leadership, micromanagement and a lack of transparency under the federally funded center's longtime president.
A 68-year-old woman was killed and a 94-year-old man was in critical condition Friday night as the result of pedestrian accidents earlier in the day in Makiki and Kaimuki, respectively.
The partnership that agreed to pay $142 million to purchase 12 Honolulu affordable-housing complexes from the city now has until Monday afternoon to respond favorably, or it's likely the deal will be nixed.
A Canadian citizen who has been living here illegally since 2005 and selling real estate on Hawaii island admitted in U.S. District Court that he sold assault rifles to an undercover police officer and another person last year.
A colorful, squat building in Kakaako where volunteers collect and sort donated books to support Hawaii's public libraries is expected to be torn down this year to make way for a high-rise.
Hawaii and the nation have recognized the many contributions of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye by naming facilities, a solar telescope, a highway and a Navy destroyer after the powerful statesman, who died Dec. 17, 2012.
Man succumbs to injuries from blast • Woman killed in Kihei house fire identified • Human remains found in Kalapana field • Work furlough escapee is back in custody • Traveler thwarted in attempt to carry knife
Investigators on Monday were looking into the cause of a fire that gutted a garage at the Diamond Head home of "Hawaii Five-0" star Alex O'Loughlin.
CHICAGO » Icy, snow-covered roads and high winds made travel treacherous Sunday from the Dakotas and Michigan to Missouri as much of the nation braced for the next winter wallop: a dangerous cold that could break records.
Hawkes Ocean Technologies, a maker of personal submarines, Thursday announced a new craft, priced 25 percent below previous models and capable of going fast enough to "fly" alongside most large sea creatures.
AWERIAL, South Sudan » As a young boy, Jacob Atem, whose parents were killed during the long war for independence from Sudan, found himself among the legions of orphaned children known as the Lost Boys wandering hundreds of miles across this part of Africa.
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Bullet pierces roof of home • Boat ramp to be shut for 2 days
A Mililani resident is calling for a total ban on fireworks after her grandson lost his pinky finger when an aerial blew up in his right hand on New Year's Day.
A collection of North Shore residents and surfers started the new year Thursday with a lawsuit against state transportation officials to remove the controversial new parking barriers at Laniakea Beach.
An army of city workers and volunteers swarmed over Sunset Beach on Thursday, hauling away truckloads of debris from a stretch of coast where high surf and tides left at least a half-dozen Rocky Point homes in danger of being washed away.
The Hawaii Supreme Court has ordered a state judge to hold a hearing on the Honolulu Star-Advertiser's request to unseal closed court proceedings in federal agent Christopher Deedy's murder trial.
A Houston-based energy company estimates Hawaiian Electric Co. could save 30 percent or more on its fuel costs by burning the firm's compressed wood pellets instead of fuel oil to generate electricity.
The 57 traffic fatalities recorded on Oahu's streets and highways in 2013 equaled the number of people killed on the road in 2012, the Honolulu Police Department reported Thursday.
Three-year-old Finley Puleo Boyle is nearing the end of her short life, in the arms of her mother at Hospice Hawaii's facility in Kailua, after suffering massive, permanent brain damage a month ago, allegedly during a visit to the dentist.