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In a surprise to even her peers, Patricia McManaman, head of the state Department of Human Services, is stepping down due to personal reasons, the state announced Friday.
State Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustees have asked its chief executive officer to draft a letter urging Gov. Neil Abercrombie to use his powers to prohibit the taking of aquatic life within three miles of Niihau by non-Niihau residents.
Commissioners with the city's liquor control agency must do a better job of scrutinizing and vetting candidates in this latest attempt to fill the agency's administrator position, said Honolulu city Councilman Ron Menor.
An 85-year-old man hit by a car in Ewa Beach on Nov. 8 died Thursday at the Queen's Medical Center. The Honolulu Medical Examiner's office identified the man as James N. Gresham of Kaneohe.
Coach pleads no contest to striking youth • Man accused of robbing acquaintance
Hawaii could see more micro apartments, housing for seniors, and rental properties if bills that lawmakers approved in committee Wednesday become law.
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The Internet behemoths Google and Facebook have proved they can still attract users and advertisers as their traffic shifts from desktops to mobile devices.
NEW YORK » The cabbies huddled beside space heaters in the break room of a garage in Queens, playing a Ghanaian version of checkers before their shifts were to begin.
Lying to police who are investigating a crime would become at least a misdemeanor under a bill Hawaii lawmakers are advancing. Honolulu police officers told members of the House Public Safety Committee on Thursday that they support the measure because witnesses who mislead police can hamper investigations and can get innocent people thrown in jail.
BANGKOK » For their newscast last week, the hosts of "Shallow News in Depth" invited three dancers dressed in the style of the ancient Thai royal court to offer a musical tribute to the head of Thailand's army: a gesture of appreciation for his apparent refusal to launch a coup.
Man arrested in alleged armed robbery • Body is found floating in Ala Wai harbor • Suspects sought in theft of koa wood
As China's military grows by leaps and bounds, its Jin-class ballistic missile submarines are set to deploy in 2014 with the capability for the first time of a nuclear strike on Hawaii, Alaska and possibly the western U.S. from East Asian waters, a U.S. senior intelligence officer on China testified recently.
Police and federal agents this week arrested two men believed to be tied to a weapons trafficking ring run by career criminal Nicolas Nakano. That makes seven arrests tied to Nakano, authorities said.
Oahu's housing market in January posted modest increases in sales volume and median prices compared with the same month last year, extending relatively strong growth into a potentially third straight year.
State lawmakers Thursday announced the formation of a caucus that aims to support the development of Hawaii’s aerospace sector and foster the potential for a burgeoning drone industry.
A day after being reappointed to a second five-year term, Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha said the department will continue the fight against legalizing marijuana and gambling.
Curtis Crabbe, who has a Department of Hawaiian Home Lands homestead lease on Molokai, hopes a controversial privacy bill involving DHHL lessees meets the same fate in the House as it did in the Senate.
A 26-year-old former female inmate at Kauai Community Correctional Center has filed a federal lawsuit charging that she was "repeatedly humiliated, harassed and sexually abused" by the prison warden in what she described as "sexual shamings" in front of male inmates.