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Nearly 20 percent of undergraduate courses at UH-Manoa have fewer than 10 students, says a new University of Hawaii report prepared as part of a push to find long-term opportunities for bringing down the cost of educating students.
A review of last week's response to an emergency release of steam by Puna Geothermal Venture has revealed some areas where improvements can be made, Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira said Friday.
A federal judge said the case against a Camp Smith military intelligence defense contractor is not espionage and, unless the government has evidence of missing files that he could disclose while out on bail, questioned whether he is a danger to the community.
Konawaena High School on Hawaii island was awarded first place in the Keep American Beautiful Recycle-Bowl Competition in Hawaii.
1 suspect arrested in Kapolei kidnapping • No one injured in Hilo house fire
Man is arrested after ruckus aboard bus • Big Isle bus rider sought for touching minor • Man charged in girlfriend's shooting death • Moped driver dies after crash into rock wall
By DALLAS » Daniel Vaughn stood at the counter at Lockhart Smokehouse here, ordering dinner. Lockhart serves smoked meat the way butchers serve raw meat — wrapped in a large rectangle of butcher paper — and its customers are encouraged to eat it the way cowboys used to, or maybe Neanderthals, without sauce, forks or even plates.
A screaming comes across the sky. Again and again, all day long. Here at the 36th annual TiCo Warbird Airshow, fighter jets and vintage planes roar and rumble by as viewers ooh, aah and then walk over to the line of food stands to buy funnel cakes and gyros, corn dogs and root-beer floats.
Priscilla Nacnac Andres • Serviliano Bantilan • James Keheakamana‘o-okaleookalani Beckley
The number of firearm registrations in Hawaii reached a record high of 50,394 last year, matching a national trend toward more gun ownership as the nation's leaders debate stiffer laws.
The shooting death of 24-year-old Malia Kahalewai on Wednesday night rocked the tightknit community on Molokai. The Honouliwai woman was running from her abusive boyfriend, hiding at a female friend's Kawela home when 33-year-old Marlin Lavoie allegedly shot and killed her.
UH-Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple plans to ask the University of Hawaii Board of Regents to forgive the athletic department's $11.3 million — and escalating — accumulated net deficit as part of a major restructuring effort.
In a letter to an accrediting body Thursday, the University of Hawaii acknowledged rocky relationships with legislators in the wake of last year's Stevie Wonder concert debacle but said the situation is improving.
Three Senate committees on Thursday shelved a bill that would have required disclosure labels for genetically modified imported produce. Sen. Clarence Nishihara (D, Waipahu-Pearl City), chairman of the Agriculture Committee, said deferring the bill, which many legislators concede was flawed, was prudent and responsible.
Kamehameha Schools and Foodland Super Market say they have lots of community support to develop a new shopping center in Hawaii Kai, but many people turned out at a meeting Thursday night to say they don't like the plan envisioned for preservation-zoned land at the entry of the community.
A state judge ruled Thursday that even though Tittleman Fauatea has a long, documented history of mental illness and was probably suffering from mental illness when he fatally stabbed a stranger at Ewa Town Center four years ago, the level of his mental impairment was not substantial enough to qualify him for an insanity acquittal.
Fourteen students from public and private schools statewide are vying for the chance to represent Hawaii at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., in May.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell released a report Thursday that identifies sites that pose rockfall hazards to city property, and announced that the city has warned about 1,000 private property owners whose land is at high risk of rockfall.
Q: When are substitute teachers going to receive the back pay they won more than a year ago? • Mahalo: Police and county crew assist in removing road block