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As they gather around the dinner table on Monday for the Seder, some families will forgo passing around wine-stained copies of the Haggadah, the book used to guide the evening and one of the most ubiquitous volumes in Jewish homes. Instead, they will be tapping on their Kindles, tablets or cellphones, downloading in unison whatever version of the ceremony they plan to follow.
Inmate complaints are prompting Oahu Community Correctional Center officials to use pesticides, heat and steam along with disposal of mattresses, bedding and towels to try to eradicate bedbugs.
The Kauai County Council agreed to a payout of $290,000 in a lawsuit filed by a councilmember claiming his civil rights were violated. The Council agreed to accept funds from its insurance company, Everest Insurance Co., for the settlement.
An animal cruelty conviction of a man who killed a pit bull dog has been overturned by the state Intermediate Court of Appeals because the judge did not allow testimony pertaining to the man's claim of self-defense.
With the state investigating 12 complaints against him, Dr. John D. Stover called it quits as an oral surgeon and dentist on Hawaii island, news that was welcomed by the Hawaii Dental Association.
Kristen Tavares had given birth just a few months ago and had her hands full caring for her new baby and his big brother before she went to Dr. John D. Stover's office in Hilo to have her wisdom teeth pulled.
The state House is expected to vote Monday to give final approval to a bill that would weaken the governor's power to shape the Hawaii Community Development Authority and freeze building height limits.
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The future of a pilot program eyed as a model to eventually put laptops in the hands of all Hawaii public school students and teachers is uncertain now that lawmakers have zeroed out funds to continue supporting the initiative.
In a rare public outburst, state Senate Majority Leader Brickwood Galuteria on Thursday lashed out at state House Majority Leader Scott Saiki for implying that a bill that would allow the state Office of Hawaiian Affairs to pursue residential development near the waterfront in Kakaako is dead before conference committee negotiations have started.
A 21-year-old woman accused of breaking into Iolani Palace in February has been charged with criminal felonies. An Oahu grand jury returned an indictment Thursday charging Drew Paahao with criminal property damage and burglary.
A third defense medical expert is offering an opinion on the child abuse beating death of 5-year-old Talia Williams. Pediatrician and child abuse expert Eli Newberger said Thursday in U.S. District Court that when Williams died, "there were many organ systems that were failing."
A warm-water mass churning across the tropical Pacific points to the development of a periodic phenomenon that typically brings destructive weather across far reaches of the planet, two University of Hawaii scientists warn.
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Hawaii lawmakers are heading into the final stretch of their legislative session, and the fates of many bills have been decided thanks to the passing of a major deadline.
A social justice group is proposing that Hawaii capitalize on the concept of "ohana houses" to help alleviate the state's shortage of affordable housing -- but much needs to be done in order for that to happen.
Honolulu city officials are entering the second phase of a cleanup of toxic chemicals at the Waipahu Ash Landfill, which will focus on evaluating the long-term health and environmental risks at the site, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said.
A man charged with fatally stabbing a homeless man in Kailua is scheduled for trial next week in a separate case of allegedly exposing himself to a woman.