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Two former employees of the credit union that serves TheBus workers face up to 30 years in prison each after pleading guilty Tuesday to embezzlement.
Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities have opened up business and tourism opportunities throughout the state.
Members of the University of Hawaii Board of Regents' budget committee Tuesday hinted at the possibility of providing some tuition relief to students as early as next spring.
About 110 Schofield Barracks soldiers stood at attention Tuesday as they prepared for something increasingly rare: a deployment to Afghanistan.
The family of a 27-year-old woman who was fatally injured by a truck at Kapiolani Community College Farmers' Market has filed a lawsuit against Mao Organic Farms and the truck driver.
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The bump in hotel tax revenue that state lawmakers offered Hawaii's counties this legislative session was a glass-half-empty raise. Mayors wanted a return to a 44.8 percent share of the transient accommodations tax.
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Appearing with more than 100 supporters at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs offices Monday, OHA Chief Executive Officer Kamana‘opono Crabbe didn't back down in his flap with OHA trustees over the letter he sent to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry asking for a legal opinion on whether the Hawaiian kingdom still exists as an independent nation under international law.
While Mayor Kirk Caldwell has suggested increases in tax rates for pricey investment and hotel/resort properties, City Council Budget Chairwoman Ann Kobayashi is proposing increasing the burdens on high-priced homes and lessening the hike on hotels and resorts.
After nine years the city is opening up the waitlist on its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program from Thursday through May 21, the Department of Community Services announced Monday.
Speed appears to be a factor in two Maui crashes that killed the drivers Sunday night and Monday morning, police said.
The remaining four defendants in the racketeering and gambling case involving Products Direct Sweepstakes machines pleaded not guilty Monday morning in state court.
The number of homeless people rose in January for the sixth consecutive year, according to the 2014 Point in Time survey the city is releasing Tuesday.
An online petition imploring the University of Hawaii Board of Regents to reject a retired Army officer in the running to be the next UH president had garnered more than 350 signatures by Monday evening.
A motorist who pleaded guilty in a hit-and-run collision involving the death of a Hawaii Pacific University student in front of the school's Hawaii Loa campus says he is suffering from post-traumatic stress and wants to be sentenced in the state's Veterans Treatment Court.
In the hours and days following the birth of her child, Luana Yee received a most unusually somber procession of callers. "People kept saying, ‘I'm so sorry,'" she recalls. "They gave their condolences."
Kau resident is charged in Hilo stabbing • Honolulu man ID'd as Magic Island victim
Bail bond agent's license is suspended • Detectives investigate Puna blaze • Kansas man dies in incident off Kaanapali; and more