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With his troops anxious for a way forward, Speaker John A. Boehner opened a closed-door meeting of House Republicans on Friday morning with a recitation of letters from local schoolchildren on how they deal with stress.
"I think I can take President Obama one on one in basketball," Bhutan's newly elected prime minister said recently in an interview. "I've got some special moves."
Enrollment at Hawaii’s public schools is up by 1.1 percent over last school year, an increase of about 2,000 students, according to figures released Tuesday by the Department of Education.
Plans for a five-tower condominium complex at the former site of the Kam Drive-In Theater in Aiea won a favorable recommendation by a 7-0 vote of the Honolulu Planning Commission on Wednesday,
Prosecutors in a Washington State county have dismissed charges against a Maui public school teacher accused of taking photos of a nude girl to spare her from having to testify in court.
The operators of the Safe Haven, a facility for homeless individuals with mental illnesses, are looking for a new home because they have to vacate the site across from Kukui Plaza by the summer.
Professional and scientific government workers have reached a tentative agreement with the state on a new four-year contract that includes roughly 11 percent pay raises and step adjustments.
Honolulu's pothole-plagued roads have improved in recent years but local drivers still pay a heavy toll in car-repair costs to use them, a D.C.-based transportation research group found.
Whatever happened to the promoters of the failed Stevie Wonder concert, who scammed the University of Hawaii out of $200,000?
The Hawaii National Guard is postponing this weekend’s regularly scheduled monthly training for nearly 5,000 soldiers and airmen due to the federal government shutdown.
The University of Hawaii's Manoa campus plans to toughen its anti-smoking policy starting Jan. 1 with a total ban on tobacco products and electronic cigarettes — a move that would make it the first tobacco-free college campus in the state.
Concerns are mounting that Hawaii’s economy — so dependent of tourism and the military — could suffer setbacks if the standoff between President Barack Obama and House Republican leaders is not resolved promptly so that federal employees can get back to work, attractions can reopen and services return to the status quo.
Juvenile assault and drug-related arrests on Oahu declined during the 2009-2010 school year when Hawaii furloughed teachers and canceled classes on 17 Fridays to save money during the economic downturn, a University of Hawaii economist said Thursday.
HILO » A bill aimed at prohibiting enhanced geothermal power systems has received initial support from the Hawaii County Council.
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I've been traveling through the H-3 freeway’s Harano Tunnels ever since they opened and not once have I seen the digital message board reminding drivers to use their headlights while traveling in the tunnel.
Maui tourist killed in fall onto rocks • Couple sought for questioning in assault • Suspect charged in theft of cellphone • Attack on neighbors leads to arrest • Man accused of stealing truck at airport • Son sentenced for taking dad's credit cards
Postal carrier blames ‘stupidity' for thefts • Son sentenced for taking dad's credit cards
With house break-ins and auto thefts seemingly on the rise in Kailua, residents are searching for answers to the problem and hoping City Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro can offer some help.