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There was something unusual about three mannequin heads found inside a UPS parcel being mailed from San Bernardino, Calif., to Hawaii: They each had two pounds of methamphetamine stuffed inside them, authorities said.
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False killer whales have a knotty name, but don't let the 19th-century label turn you off. There's so much to love about these animals that after attending whale researcher Robin Baird's lecture on them at Hanauma Bay last week, I wished I could throw my arms around the neck of a false killer whale and give it a hug.
Hope Staab, an influential member of the foreign-language teaching community in Hawaii who led Punahou School's Wo International Center to become a model of global education, died of cancer Feb. 3, the school announced late Saturday.
"We're not telling people, ‘You have to stop smoking,'" Hawaii Public Housing Authority Executive Director Hakim Ouansafi after a recent House Housing Committee hearing on the bill. "We're just telling them, ‘You have to stop smoking in the taxpayers' units.' You can always smoke elsewhere."
A necropsy on a pygmy sperm whale found floating in the Pearl Harbor channel was inconclusive, a Hawaii Pacific University marine mammal expert said Sunday.
Chad Callan wakes up each morning these days on edge. He knows his decade-long effort to solve the mystery of how to breed the iconic Hawaiian yellow tang in captivity is getting close. Very close.
Hawaiian Electric Co. is in talks with the Navy about a plan to build the state's first liquefied natural gas import terminal at Pearl Harbor as part of the utility's effort to find a cheaper source of fuel for power generation.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is expected to put the squeeze on the city to return about $8 million in disputed grant money after the Caldwell administration's announcement late Friday that negotiations with Wahiawa nonprofit ORI Anuenue Hale have ended.
State legislators are looking for ways to regulate popular electronic smoking devices by treating them like the product they were modeled after: cigarettes.
A woman, accompanied by a man, walked up the front steps of the palace at about 8 a.m. Saturday and kicked the door, cracking the glass of one of two left-side doors as they made their way into the historic building, said Kippen de Alba Chu, palace executive director.
QUESTION: Since the IRS doesn't mail tax forms anymore, I've been going to Aiea Library to pick up forms. However, I was informed that they won't be having the federal forms this year.
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Minimum sentences for more than a dozen murderers were cut by an average of 40 years after the cases had to be revisited because of past procedural errors by the Hawaii Paroling Authority, according to a Honolulu Star-Advertiser analysis of the agency's data.
"Annihilation," the chilling first novel of a trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer that was released last week, tells the story of a scientific expedition to a mysterious place called Area X that has been cut off from the rest of the world.
The once-embattled President Bill Clinton has assumed a post-presidential role as global philanthropist and the scorned first lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton, is now a former senator, a former secretary of state, and a potential 2016 presidential candidate.
The amphibious ship USS Denver, which has supported U.S. expeditionary forces in the Asia-Pacific region for more than 40 years, will be decommissioned in Pearl Harbor on Sept. 30.