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Japanese-American soldiers who fought in the Pacific and Europe during World War II will be honored over the next six weeks in a special Congressional Gold Medal exhibit and series of panel discussions beginning Saturday at Bishop Museum.
Hawaii’s longline fishing industry could lose the right to fish for tuna in a large swath of ocean south of the islands under new federal rules limiting the number of accidental catches that kill or seriously injure false killer whales.
Whatever happened with the National Children’s Study announced in October 2010 that would follow more than 1,000 Oahu newborns and soon-to-be-borns until age 21 to study how environmental and genetic influences affect American children?
Why was Essex Road closed near the golf course and cars prevented from getting to White Plains Beach? That road was opened for years and provided people with an easy access to the beach.
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For decades, it has been one of the most politically charged questions in U.S. history: What did Franklin D. Roosevelt do — or, more to the point, not do — in response to the Holocaust?
WASHINGTON » A fresh feud over federal judgeships has again begun to agitate the Senate, with Republicans so far blocking President Barack Obama from filling any of the four vacancies on the nation's most prestigious and important appeals court.
Man charged in 2 attempts of sex assault • Kailua-Kona bust nets 8 arrests, drugs
Search ends for man swept out to sea • Young to head Hawaii island food bank
The state House and Senate on Tuesday endorsed a new state-funded preschool initiative, a loan program that may help consumers afford solar-energy devices, an increase of the minimum wage and an unemployment insurance tax break for businesses.
Hawaii is still trying to get up to speed on spending its $75 million Race to the Top grant. As of Feb. 1, school officials say, the state has spent about $27 million — or 36 percent of the award — on sweeping reforms it pledged to achieve by next year.
Michael Madoff was in Honolulu on Tuesday to hear his lawyers plead with a federal judge to let his lawsuit involving the death of his son be resolved in Hawaii.
The city ramped up pressure on supporters of the (de)Occupy Honolulu movement Tuesday afternoon, tagging 15 of their tents, chairs, tables, pallets, signs and other items placed on the sidewalk on the makai side of Thomas Square.
Turtle Bay Resort is open to negotiating with the state to protect land around the North Shore landmark from development.
Former state Rep. Roland Sagum III has been charged with allegedly taking rocks from a 15-acre archaeological preserve in Poipu, Kauai, in 2011.
U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa and U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono introduced bills Tuesday that would reunite Filipino World War II veterans with their families, many of whom live in the Philippines.
The Hawaii Supreme Court is seeking comments on a proposed rule that would allow the public, members of the media and lawyers to use laptops, cellphones and other electronic devices in state courtrooms.
The deployment of a Navy ship out of Pearl Harbor was put on hold last week because of budget uncertainties that threaten to undermine the "rebalance" of U.S. forces, the head of U.S. Pacific Command told lawmakers.
When the 120 students of Lanakila Baptist Intermediate and High School gathered for a service in memory of Haruki "Harry" Tokita less than 12 hours after his death Tuesday morning, there was hardly a dry eye in the chapel, said the Rev. Steven Wygle, head of the school.
Sen. Rand Paul's intention was to highlight his misgivings about how drones are used. He ended up enmeshing his fellow Republicans in a broader debate over national security that scrambled the politics of left and right.