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A federal judge handed down a 10-month jail sentence Thursday for a man involved in running an Internet sports betting operation in Honolulu that handled hundreds of millions of dollars in wagers.
The towing company that removed a stolen minivan from the Ala Wai Canal on Wednesday is trying to track down the owner to collect payment. The cost of the tow amounts to a little more than $400.
The development of the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex at Barking Sands is an indication of Hawaii's growing importance as a ballistic missile defense center.
A series of events is planned to celebrate Bike Month in May, including Bike to Work Day on Friday. From 7 to 9:30 a.m. the Hawaii Bicycling League and local sponsors are celebrating the day on two wheels.
Environmental groups are worried a proposal to include parks in the city's Clean Water and Natural Lands Fund would hamper efforts to buy areas in dire need of protection.
Rail construction delays dating back to when Honolulu city officials awarded contracts to start building the project before they had the federal say-so to proceed have so far cost taxpayers $76 million — and that amount will likely grow.
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A jet stream is a river of high-speed, high-altitude air thousands of miles long, a few hundred miles wide and a few miles thick flowing between six to nine miles above the earth's surface.
Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board personnel arrived in Honolulu on Thursday to investigate a near midair collision involving two commercial jetliners.
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Former Kaiser High School Principal John Sosa, who was abruptly placed on leave last fall as the Department of Education conducted an internal investigation, says he still hasn't been told of the accusations against him.
An overwhelming majority of public school principals who responded to an independent survey about their working conditions say they lack the needed support and autonomy to act in the best interests of their schools, but hesitate to speak out for fear of retaliation.
Officials with the state Campaign Spending Commission charge that state Rep. Romy Cachola misused his campaign funds for an SUV, as well as questionable public relations efforts and meals, and want him to pay reimbursements and fines totaling nearly $70,000.
The vetting of allegations of misconduct at the Hawaii State Hospital by the state Senate Special Investigative Committee continued on Wednesday with the questioning of a nursing office clerk whose job is to fill vacancies when staff call in sick and two psychiatric technicians who have been assaulted by patients.
A federal judge sentenced a 67-year-old Waikiki man Wednesday to four years and nine months in prison for defrauding city, state and federal agencies since the 1990s by using various identities to collect Section 8 housing assistance, food stamps, student loans and medical assistance.
The brother of a 47-year-old man doused with gasoline and set ablaze during an argument that took place in Kaneohe said the victim came to Hawaii from Montana only a month ago, looking for a fresh start.
A driver apparently lost control of a speeding van, which hit a curb, went airborne, struck a coconut tree and plunged into the Ala Wai Canal early Wednesday morning.
The parents of 6-year-old Makayla Jefferson were livid after discovering last week during a visit to the doctor that she had been cut from the Quest health insurance program.
A Hawaii lawmaker hopes U.S. Customs won't stop the shipment of hemp seeds from China that will launch a research project in Hawaii after a hold was put on seeds headed to Kentucky this week.
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