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At a recent public meeting, Handi-Van passengers reported scheduling their rides as many as three hours in advance to make sure they get where they need to be on time.
Across Africa, affiliates of al-Qaida and other Islamist militants are proving resilient and in some cases expanding their influence, from Nigeria to Libya to Somalia, Western and African counterterrorism officials say.
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A proposal to raise the fee distributors pay for the recycling of nondeposit glass containers appears to have stalled in the state Legislature, leaving the collection of those bottles in limbo for another year.
DHHL has not provided water for farming lots on the Big Island and most of 24 homesteaders who have ranching leases have been unable to secure alternative means to water and have given up on raising livestock, the lessees say.
A movement to commercialize breadfruit in the isles has slowly been taking root in recent years, and a bill moving through the state Legislature aims to give a much-needed boost to the fledgling industry.
A group of Maui residents has launched a petition drive to put before voters a proposal to suspend all farming operations involving genetically engineered crops in Maui County.
Chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm may be present in foods or beverages sold or served here.
During one of those muggy Kona weather days, I went snorkeling off Lanikai Beach in water that was calm, clear and refreshing. I swam over the dense coral heads off the center of the beach, looking for fish and invertebrates to brighten my day.
Police have charged a 29-year-old Kalihi woman with attempted murder in the stabbing of a 42-year-old man on Friday.
Legislators race against crossover deadline • Motorcyclist killed in crash with car • Lei contest to be featured during Merrie Monarch
The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee has named U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz as chairman of a subcommittee that will have a new emphasis on tourism
Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board spent Saturday recovering the remaining wreckage from the site of Wednesday's fatal crash of a Maui Air airplane on Lanai.
Among many remarkable facts about the Cooke manse in Manoa is that a part of the Cooke family for more than 100 years has lived at Kualii. Sam and Mary Cooke reside there now. The result is a historic preservation endeavor probably without parallel in Hawaii.
Republican James “Duke” Aiona thinks voters have “buyer’s remorse” after the recent Hawaii Poll showed him leading Gov. Neil Abercrombie in a rematch of the 2010 election that Aiona lost by 17 percentage points.
A California man will soon begin the painstaking process of replicating an embossed glass panel that was shattered during an act of vandalism at Iolani Palace last month.
Gray skies and occasional showers didn't dampen the excitement of 700 students from 30 public, private and charter schools that participated in the Hawaii State Science Olympiad at Leeward Community College on Saturday.
Nearly three decades after signing 99-year leases with the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, several dozen homesteaders in this arid and isolated region of the Big Island still are waiting for the agency to deliver the one thing critical to their ranching and farming lots: water.
WASHINGTON » Shortly after Sen. Rand Paul filed suit last month against the Obama administration to stop its electronic dragnet of U.S. phone records, he sat down for lunch with Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. in his private dining room at the Justice Department.
In the late 1980s, scientists at Osaka University in Japan noticed unusual repeated DNA sequences next to a gene they were studying in a common bacterium. They mentioned them in the final paragraph of a paper: "The biological significance of these sequences is not known."