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Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System.
The state Department of Transportation director is leaving to return to the University of Hawaii, where he will help guide efforts to catch up on the Manoa campus' maintenance and repair backlog, officials say.
Maui County has reached a settlement with a part-time county employee who accused the county of unlawfully interfering with a Facebook page he had established to track the comings and goings of a Maui Police Department traffic officer.
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A Canadian citizen who sold a semiautomatic rifle to undercover police while living illegally in the United States was sentenced in federal court Friday to one year in jail.
The long-accepted understanding of Oahu's geology is turned on its head with a new report from the University of Hawaii that a third major volcano contributed to the island's formation.
In a surprising and somewhat awkward turn of events, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees on Friday rescinded a letter requesting an opinion on whether the Hawaiian kingdom still exists.
U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, concerned about Hawaii's low voter turnout, is sending out voter registration forms to more than 76,500 residents who are not registered for the August primary.
A new study using crystals as a time capsule of sorts for information about the early formation of magma is giving scientists a better understanding as to what causes different eruption types at Kilauea volcano.
Joel Lonzaga, a 44-year-old from Kaneohe, was charged Friday with second-degree attempted murder for allegedly setting his gasoline-soaked drinking buddy on fire.
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A Hawaii island oral and cosmetic surgeon with 27 formal complaints — including a man's death and a woman in a coma — is no longer allowed to practice in the state.
At the start of World War II, about 2,000 Hawaii people of Japanese ancestry were incarcerated, with Honouliuli Gulch becoming the largest and longest-used confinement site in the territory.
An animal rights group is raising objections to a performing bear show scheduled to run for three weeks at the upcoming 50th State Fair.
The 44-year-old Kaneohe man who allegedly set his gasoline-soaked drinking buddy on fire Wednesday has a history of anger management problems and violence, according to court records.
A group of concerned state lawmakers has called together advocates for people with disabilities to increase public awareness of the services health care providers are obligated to provide patients who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf and blind.
The city is cracking down on what it says are illegal houselike buildings in a remote agricultural subdivision in the foothills of Kunia where residences are prohibited.
You're a Japanese male and you have some crazy notion about wanting to be taller. Better think again. A Honolulu-based research study published this week found a connection between short height and longer life in men of Japanese ancestry.
A Molokai man convicted of $2.5 million in investment fraud in Washington state in 2005 pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to defrauding a woman of $45,000 that was used for personal expenses, an Internet girlfriend and an online strategy game.