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JERUSALEM » For Israel and Persian Gulf states like Saudi Arabia, President Barack Obama's historic telephone call with President Hasan Rouhani of Iran on Friday was the geopolitical equivalent of discovering your best friend flirting with your main rival.
A popular Puna park remains closed to visitors after a man who reportedly visited its swimming area contracted a flesh-eating bacteria in his leg, the director of Hawaii County's Department of Parks and Recreation said Friday.
Betty and Clarence "Sonny" Baugh visited their daughter, Nancy, in Hanalei for two months just prior to her apparent abduction on the early morning of June 2, 1979, and the killing of her boyfriend, Paul Featherman.
Hawaii island marijuana advocate Roger Christie pleaded guilty to a marijuana trafficking charge Friday and admitted he ran an operation that grew and distributed marijuana through his Hilo ministry.
Honolulu police tricked accused killer Jacob Le into falsely confessing to killing his best friend and failed to follow up on other leads, defense lawyer Lee Hayakawa told a state jury Friday in opening statements of Le's murder trial.
Five Hawaii post offices are on the chopping block in a U.S. Postal Service plan to cut costs. But those who object to the closures aren't just mailing in the opposition.
The threat of a federal government shutdown next week could hurt thousands of workers in Hawaii — pushing them off the job without pay indefinitely — and prevent thousands of daily visitors from enjoying the state's unique national parks.
Service honors first AJA killed in WWII • High school teacher can sue Kaiser in court • Report of man's rescue delayed for several days
Puna cyclist killed in collision with truck • 2 men charged in Kahuku goat theft
The trucking company responsible for dumping dredged material from the Hawaii Kai Marina onto a private agricultural property in Waianae likely will be denied a permit to keep it there and be required return it to East Honolulu or face escalating fines, a city official told members of the City Council Intergovernmental Affairs and Human Services Committee on Thursday.
Toting handmade signs to "Cool Our School," nearly 500 students from Campbell High School in Ewa Beach converged on the state Capitol with their teachers and principal Thursday to rally for air conditioning in the public schools.
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.
Lourdes Pitoy Antone Brown • Allison Larkin En Jin Char • Barbara June Ellersick • John Melvin Ferreira • Charles Noboru Fuchigami • Mae Setsuko Kawahara
Henry Enos Akau • Jerome Douglas Arnold • Maria Bosque Bajet; and more
AUSTIN, Texas » A new survey shows that Hispanics, the nation's largest minority group, have grown increasingly negative toward the Republican Party during the political battle over changing immigration law and lean surprisingly liberal on social issues like gay marriage — a combination of factors that presents a steep challenge for Republicans in trying to win back Hispanic voters.
A forensic pathologist testifying at a military hearing for a Marine accused of killing a prostitute in Hawaii says she was strangled. Forensic pathologist William Goodhue said Ivanice "Ivy" Harris, 29, died of asphyxiation, Hawaii News Now reported Thursday.
The state's intent to address health and environmental concerns tied to the use of pesticides and genetically modified crops is being met with caution by supporters of a bill that would impose regulations on large agricultural biotech companies on Kauai.
Kauai authorities are conducting a murder investigation after remains found last year were identified as those of a woman who vanished 34 years ago from her Hanalei home.
Hawaii island cannabis advocate Roger Christie will spend about another six months behind bars after pleading guilty today in his marijuana trafficking case, according to his lawyer.
A 28-year-old Waikiki man became the first in the state to be charged under a new state law that makes solicitation of a minor for prostitution a Class C felony, punishable by up to five years in prison. Prosecutors charged Manuel Maldonado on Thursday with two counts of solicitation of a minor.