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Air Force Lt. Gen. Lori J. Robinson has been nominated to be the new commanding general of Pacific Air Forces, which would make her the first U.S. female four-star commander of combat forces, the Pentagon announced last week.
Just ahead of lightning and thunder, two women ended a grueling 61-day voyage in a rowboat across the Pacific on Saturday night, setting two world records.
Junior Jorju probably didn't realize it, but the odds were against him when he took off from Maui Community Correctional Center on the night of July 12, midway through a two-week jail sentence.
Question: Early one morning my daughter was in her car in the Ewa District Court parking lot, waiting to pick up some forms.
When marine biologists talk about boring worms, they don't mean uninteresting fish bait. They're referring to worms that bore into hard surfaces.
Isle newspaper begins publishing online • Visitor from Texas dies on snorkeling trip • Traffic deaths and DUI arrests fall on Big Island; and more
Fire destroys abandoned Maili house • Alleged burglars discovered by residents
The former head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said a proposed global treaty could significantly reduce black-market fishing.
It was about 20 years in the making, but the Aiea Public Library finally has a new home where the old Aiea Sugar Mill once stood.
The ex-boyfriend of a Maui woman who was five months pregnant when she disappeared pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a murder charge in her death.
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Ed Lynch, managing editor/news, at 529-4758.
Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui is unlikely to appear at any public forums or debates with his top Democratic challenger, state Sen. Clayton Hee, before the Aug. 9 primary election due to scheduling conflicts.
A petition calling for the regulation of the use of pesticides and growth of genetically modified crops on Kauai could face its demise at an upcoming meeting.
The captain of a Honolulu-ported fishing vessel admitted Friday in federal court that he was sleeping as his boat sailed over the high seas with no one at the helm.
When Kauai resident Michael Stollaire drove up to the Hawaii Children's Discovery Center with his wife and toddler, he was startled by the tent city of homeless people that greeted him.
As the largest animals on Earth, great whales play a role in maintaining Hawaii's ecosystems by bringing in nutrients from their migrations.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie, haunted politically by an unpopular pension tax proposal, has sought to assure seniors he will not support taxes on pensions or senior benefits if re-elected.
Back in the 1990s when the Internet's impact on news began to be felt, media critic Jon Katz accused newspapers of what he called "raging old-fartism."
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week.
Victim of car crash ID'd as Waialua man • Alleged driver of stolen car is charged • Isles under flash flood watch until Monday