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Eric Ramaila lives under a plastic tarp on the sidewalk across the street from the $350 million Hawai‘i Convention Center at the gateway to Waikiki, the state's largest generator of tourism revenue.
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii » Caltech astronomer Mike Brown, called the "planet killer" for his work that led to the demotion of Pluto, says the most fascinating object he has ever seen is the ball of rock and ice he named after a Hawaiian goddess.
Hawaii lawmakers have been introducing legislation for nearly 20 years to ensure that women who are sexually assaulted have access to emergency contraception in emergency rooms — and many believe this could be the year it passes.
The 76-year-old inmate who was fatally beaten in his cell March 9 hadn't minded waiting for more than two years behind bars for his robbery trial, his lawyers say.
About 20 years after the project was first proposed, lawmakers and community leaders broke ground Saturday at what will be the new Aiea Public Library at the site of the old Aiea Sugar Mill.
A gust of wind and what was described as a "small tornado" ripped a piece of corrugated metal roofing off a Honolulu hardware store Saturday afternoon.
Hawaii's population grew 1 percent from July 2011 to July 2012, driven primarily by a relatively high birth rate and people moving from foreign countries, census data released last week show.
Studying geology inside a classroom doesn't compare to witnessing lava flows from a volcano. "The way people learn is by just getting out and touching the rocks and feeling the ocean," said Kaneohe resident Michael Richards, who wants to turn kids on to science just as he was as a geology student at Windward Community College.
The state Capitol was transformed into Loompaland as we "flASHback" on the week's news that amused and confused:
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses, civil unions and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System.
Five teenagers and a 42-year-old woman went to the hospital in serious condition Saturday after a head-on collision on Kaukonahua Road, paramedics said.
The House Labor Committee passed a bill Friday that strays from the Senate's approach to managing state funds needed to cover employee and retiree benefits in the future.
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources is backing away from considering a ban on Waikiki's offshore parties, also known as "floatopias" or flotillas.
Proposals aimed at decreasing the influence of private money on state elections are making headway in the state Legislature.
NEW YORK » The Brooklyn Heights library is neither the oldest nor the most dilapidated branch of the Brooklyn Public Library system. But the 52-year-old limestone building is nonetheless ripe for demolition.
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