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With just weeks left before venturing into the open ocean, voyaging canoes Hokule‘a and Hikianalia are making their trip's final preparations — and flexing their sails for the local public.
Hawaii lawmakers have passed a bill that will end an unusual exemption in state law that allowed police to have sex with prostitutes.
A defense mental health expert told the federal jury that found Naeem Williams guilty of capital murder that the former Schofield Barracks soldier suffers from a low IQ and impairment to the area of his brain that controls reasoning, planning and problem-solving.
Popular folk-pop musician Jack Johnson will perform Aug. 1 at the Waikiki Shell, his first hometown performance in two years.
Two Native Hawaiians are suing the state in an effort to ensure that the military is complying with the terms of its lease of ceded lands at Pohakuloa Training Area on Hawaii island.
Recording artist Dennis Kamakahi's hefty contributions to Hawaiian music range from work as a distinctive vocalist, slack-key guitarist, composer and record producer to efforts as teacher and mentor to younger artists.
The Honolulu Salary Commission voted 5-1 Tuesday to give the mayor, City Council members and most city department heads raises of 8 percent next year.
Uncertain about whether they have the votes, state House leaders have put off a decision on whether to finance $40 million in bond money for a conservation easement at Turtle Bay Resort until Thursday, the last day of session.
The state Senate voted Tuesday to confirm state Rep. Jessica Wooley as director of the state Office of Environmental Quality Control, finding the attorney and environmental advocate qualified and capable for the post.
Outrigger Enterprises Group plans to cap off its Waikiki Beach Project with another $100 million investment, which would add meeting space and a 350-foot hotel tower to the Outrigger Reef on the Beach.
Dr. William "Bill" M. Bolman, a well-respected expert on autism, pushed to raise awareness of the disorder and of the need for more treatment and insurance coverage for patients.
Question: I receive mail every month from Hawaii Energy telling me how much electricity I use compared with my neighbors.
U.S. Senate panel approves ‘Iolani grad as HUD deputy • Copter takes visitor to safety • Body identified as Hilo woman
The father of a 15-year-old boy who stowed away in a jetliner’s wheel well arrived in Hawaii on Tuesday from California.
Multiple news organizations are reporting that local entertainer Dennis Kamakahi has died at the age of 61. A Facebook entry attributed to Kamakahi's son David announced Kamakahi's death.
A bill that will allow voters to register at polling places on the same day they cast ballots was passed this session by legislators.
One of the inmates who recently went on a hunger strike to protest conditions at the Honolulu Federal Detention Center pleaded with a judge Wednesday to get him out of there.
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