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Cal Kawamoto, who served in the state Senate for a decade and was instrumental in establishing Hawaii’s Plantation Village, died on Sunday after suffering a heart attack earlier this month. He was 73.
Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha announced the promotions of 27 officers Wednesday, including a new assistant chief.
A man and his teenage son who had been living in a tent on a King Street sidewalk packed their possessions in four duffel bags Wednesday to be ready when the city shuts down the Pawaa In-Ha Park sometime today.
A Marine charged with murdering a prostitute is seen in surveillance video meeting the woman in Waikiki, holding hands with her and kissing her in a hotel elevator the last day she was seen alive, officials said.
The new owners of Tesoro Corp.'s Kapolei oil refinery say they are poised to take advantage of a boom in North American crude supplies that could allow the facility to ramp up its production of gasoline, jet fuel and other products.
I read the story in Monday’s issue about how those pre-moistened bathroom wipes are clogging the sewers across the mainland and wonder, has this been a problem for Honolulu?
Whatever happened to that tiny alien wasp that began attacking native wiliwili trees in 2005? At the time there were dire predictions about the state's wiliwili trees being wiped out.
2 more suspects arrested in goat theft • Bicyclist, 13, hit by vehicle in Ewa Beach • Woman charged with credit card fraud • Police search for kayaker lost in Hilo waters
Probe focuses on Kaiser High principal • Bicycling proponent seeks Council seat • Rental car facility wins OK on Maui
It was a sunset marked by star power, a singing boy band and thousands of screaming fans of "Hawaii Five-0." For the fourth year, the cast of the state's most celebrated TV show dressed up to walk a red carpet on the sand and say mahalo to fans who had come to see the crime drama's Sunset on the Beach premiere.
Roy K. Arashiro • Cynthia Marie Black • Viola Kanakaole Chung-Hoon Chaffin; and more
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Keal Pontin hopes all 23 of his Boer goats are still alive, particularly his family's beloved pet Kiwi, a 21⁄2-year-old white female — now that a man suspected of stealing the goats was arrested Tuesday.
Hawaii island cannabis advocate Roger Christie is scheduled to plead guilty Friday to marijuana trafficking, charges that have kept him behind bars for more than three years awaiting trial.
A proposal to ask Oahu voters whether they want to give the City Council oversight of the Honolulu Board of Water Supply's budget was shelved Tuesday by a key Council committee.
Honolulu Community College has taken action to address concerns raised by an accrediting committee that put the campus on a "warning" status earlier this year, its chancellor says.
Seventeen Hawaii inmates are accused by federal prosecutors of running a prison gang that bribed personnel, distributed drugs and assaulted other inmates.
Federal environmental regulators are teaming with state health officials to investigate whether Matson, the shipping company that has taken responsibility for the Honolulu Harbor molasses spill, committed any violations that helped cause the disaster.
Despite a significant increase in life expectancy in recent decades, Native Hawaiians still have shorter life spans than other Hawaii residents, and a higher proportion suffer from diabetes, heart disease and obesity.
I recently purchased a fish sandwich from the McDonald’s Palolo. It cost $4.19, which I thought was quite expensive. I did not remember paying that much at other McDonald’s locations. Sure enough, the same sandwich at the Kahala McDonald’s was $2.99.