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Newswatch

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Rising revenues lead to bigger 2015 budget • Falling tree puts 2 in hospital

911 Report

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Man faces 20 years for abuse • Man doused with gas, torched

Mililani schoolkids receive preview of Johnson's summer show at Shell

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
A gym full of wide-eyed kids clapped along as Jack Johnson put on a three-song concert for Mililani Ike Elementary School on Wednesday.

Video shows teen stowaway wandering on airport tarmac

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
The state Department of Transportation on Tuesday released security video from Kahu­lui Airport that shows the Cali­for­nia teenage stowaway dropping down from a Hawaiian Airlines jet's wheel well after surviving a more than five-hour flight.

State ramps up its fight against coral disease

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Armed with mounting evidence that the disease attacking Kauai's coral reefs is spreading, state aquatic officials Tuesday said they're stepping up their response to the problem.

Attempt to help rider led to zip line death

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Patricia Rabellizsa was trying to help a rider who was traveling at a high rate of speed on a zip line Thursday morning when a series of events occurred that led to her death.

UH candidate's military past prompts protest by students

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Retired Lt. Gen. Frank Wiercinski's decades-long military career was top of mind for students who protested a forum where he made his first public appearance Tuesday night as one of two finalists vying to be the next president of the University of Hawaii.

Kokua Line: School recycling bins halted over lower use, rising costs

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
Question: Which schools have recycling bins for newspapers, glass and plastic bottles? Last month several were closed. Are there any left on Oahu?

Newswatch

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
Activist beaten during investigation • Warnings posted after shark spotted • Nose gear collapses as plane lands • Man to serve probation in church thefts

911 Report

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
3 arrested on multiple gaming charges • Shark spotted off Haleiwa beach

Prosecutor vows to curb gambling

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
After three years of investigation, city Prosecutor Keith Kane­shiro said he's not through in his pursuit of alleged gambling with sweepstakes machines.

Housing policy jams UH faculty

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
An estimated 160 University of Hawaii faculty members will likely vacate university housing under a revised policy that enforces time limits on rental leases.

Senators cheer Native Hawaiian voter list

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
State senators expressed excitement Monday for the future of Native Hawaiian nation-building now that a commission has compiled a list of potentially eligible voters.

15 new vehicles added to aging Handi-Van fleet

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
It's been three years since new Handi-Vans joined the city's aging fleet of paratransit vehicles, but transit officials hope that a spate of new vans just now starting to arrive on Oahu will help improve the service amid ongoing complaints.

Kaleikini pleads not guilty to DUI

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
Entertainer Danny Ka­lei­kini pleaded not guilty to a drunken driving charge, but his attorney said they will not fight the charge.

U.S. sues Hawaii DOT over alleged sexual discrimination

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
The U.S. Justice Department is suing the state on behalf of a former Hawaii Department of Transportation Airports Division employee, alleging that state officials fired her after she filed several complaints of job-related sexual harassment and pressed unsuccessfully for those officials to take proper action.

Lanai plane crash victim's sister sues

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
The sister of one of two Maui County Planning Department employees who died in a plane crash on Lanai in February is suing the airline, the company that owns the crashed aircraft and the estate of the pilot, who also died in the crash.

Ex-manager of credit union pleads guilty to embezzlement

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
The former manager of the credit union for employees, family members and retirees of the company that operates TheBus pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court to charges that she doctored the books on loan and Visa credit card accounts for herself, family members and an associate and stole a sport utility vehicle that a member had turned in for repossession.

St. Francis Healthcare plans cuts to services

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
Seven years after unloading its two acute-care hospitals, St. Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii is cutting services again to keep its business afloat.

Preservation fund faces budget threat

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 04:46
LIHUE » Kauai County Council members, facing a budget crunch, have advanced a bill that would cut funds for preserving natural spaces.