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The biggest beach replenishment project ever undertaken in the state is taking shape at Iroquois Point, where nine big T-shaped rock groins are going in along nearly a mile of shoreline.
U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz describes himself as a "pragmatic progressive" who has passion for Democratic values but understands politics is about compromise.
U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard discussed U.S. missteps in Iraq and the failure of the Department of Veterans Affairs to clear its backlog of obligations during an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday.
The Public Charter School Commission has approved a new contract with the state's 32 charter schools that is designed to measure their performance from year to year.
Every summer, Kailua native B.K. Cannon looks forward to flying home to the islands from Los Angeles to volunteer at two camps she attended as a child with cancer.
For 20 years Challenger Center Hawaii has been providing middle school students from across the state with the opportunity to experience simulated space missions, despite budget cuts two years ago that could have spelled the end for the learning center.
LA CRUZ DE HUANACAXTALE, Nayarit, Mexico » I'm back in Mexico, where for the past year I've moored my 37-foot ketch, Honu.
QUESTION: I read your column about the old Maluhia Cemetery in Kalihi and was wondering who owns and maintains the small cemetery next to Maemae Elementary School in Nuuanu. My husband’s ancestors are buried there, but we do not know who maintains or has records of this cemetery.
Drinking water safe despite tank's PCBs • Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Hilo • Crews search for missing man in Keaau forest
NEW YORK >> You probably knew this already, but there was a time when there were regular goat beauty pageants in Central Park.
NEW YORK >> The city's newest and tallest observation deck will offer an interactive immersion in all things New York as it shuttles visitors 102 floors into the sky and provides panoramic views of the city and beyond, from the harbor to Westchester County, Long Island, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
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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.