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Maui Police Chief Gary Yabuta will retire from his position to assume a new role as director of the federal High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas initiative for Hawaii.
Police Chief Darryl D. Perry filed papers Friday to run as a candidate for the Kauai County Council in the 2014 election.
Members serving on the board governing the University of Hawaii system are uneasy about pending legislation that would require them to file financial disclosure statements as public record, with at least one regent promising to resign if the bill becomes law.
A native sea urchin that helps keep algae from smothering reefs is showing signs of disease, with patches of missing spines, in Maunalua and Kaneohe bays, and authorities are calling for the public's help as they investigate the problem.
A two-alarm fire destroyed an Aiea home early Friday morning and injured an 83-year-old man as he tried to save the family's pet dogs.
Are kids and adults gambling when they play arcade games at Chuck E. Cheese's, Dave & Buster's and Fun Factory?
The National Merit Scholarship Corp. recently announced this year's National Merit $2,500 scholarship winners. Several Hawaii students are among the recipients.
Unable to find a good solution to protecting their certified organic seed crops from potential contamination from genetically engineered crops, small organic farmers in this Oregon valley are appealing to a higher power: voters.
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A state program aimed at knocking back a toxic weed has released more than 10,000 Madagascan fireweed moths and larvae in the past year.
A 30-year-old Honolulu woman arrested on suspicion of intentionally striking a 73-year-old woman in a Waikiki parking garage with her car has a history of driving problems and has frightened a neighborhood with her erratic behavior behind the wheel.
A federal judge sentenced a convicted scammer who stole the properties of three men, after they traveled to the Philippines to meet him, to 14 years and eight months in prison for wire fraud.
The state's two largest health insurers are blaming substantial losses in the first quarter on a combined $54.1 million in fees related to Obamacare. HMSA recorded $46.1 million in costs due to the Affordable Care Act.
The University of Hawaii Board of Regents on Thursday defended its presidential search process, saying it still plans to make a selection sometime next month between finalists David Lassner and Frank Wiercinski.
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.