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For first lady Michelle Obama, a joyous Christmas Eve tradition briefly ran up against the harsh realities of a world where all is not calm and bright.
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Using deep-sea corals collected north of Hawaii, California scientists have determined climate change has produced a long-term rise in nitrogen in the Pacific Ocean.
A vacationer of habit, President Barack Obama spent the first day of his Hawaiian holiday on the links at the Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course at Marine Corps Base Hawaii.
Federal authorities have broken up a crime ring that they say has been sending stolen motorcycles disguised as care packages to the Philippines for at least two years.
Given the time of year, International Market Place retailer House of Flys should be buzzing with holiday traffic. Instead, retail clerk Marissa Gullino stared pensively at a quiet cash register in a shop that was devoid of customers and surrounded by a sea of empty storefronts.
The U.S. Navy's successful sea-based ballistic missile defense is coming ashore in Hawaii, Romania and Poland with the goal of increasing protection from the high-flying threats.
The voices of the choir rose inside the cavernous Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa Saturday for the one voice that was missing: that of state Health Director Loretta Fuddy, who lent her soprano to the choir every Sunday.
The state Supreme Court has handed former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann the last thing he needs as he plots a political resurrection — a stinging reminder to voters of what they don't like about him.
Suspect sought in sexual assault at UH • 2 stabbing incidents under investigation • Man arrested after allegedly robbing store • Suspect faces multiple charges
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Huge waves came as an early Christmas present for experienced surfers and spectators on Oahu's north and west shores Friday. The high surf, which also wrapped around to Oahu's South Shore, kept lifeguards busy.
The city has issued 10,922 firecracker permits for New Year's Eve 2013, some 2,300 more than last year. Friday was the last day for Oahu residents to purchase the $25 permits that allow people to buy firecrackers.
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources is asking the public to steer clear of a Hawaiian monk seal pup that has been frequenting Oahu's South Shore.
A quiet but intense struggle over money and influence is roiling the Republican Party just as the 2014 election season is getting underway.