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Honolulu fire officials are trying to determine the origin of an early morning brush fire that charred 40 acres of state land in Maili and came within 100 feet of homes Friday.
Now that the tussle over the shrouding of a public mural has been resolved and the artwork is back on display at the Hawai‘i Convention Center, those involved say the case holds lessons for the community.
Suspect in cabdriver stabbing rode moped • Second man arrested in home invasion • Boy, 14, accused of assaulting older teen • Man faces charges for hitting car with bat • Police seek inmate who fled work furlough
HILO » Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi plans to implement the recommendations of a panel on geothermal power, including a proposal that the county commission a study on the public health effects of the state's only geothermal power plant.
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WASHINGTON » At the climax of each of the fiscal crises that have paralyzed the nation's capital since the Republican landslide of 2010, Sen. Mitch McConnell, the wily Kentuckian who leads the Senate Republicans, has stepped in to untangle the seemingly hopeless knots threatening the economy.
Four miles from the White House, Army specialists are digging very cautiously into an empty lot where a brick house once stood in one of the district's toniest neighborhoods, on the edge of the American University campus.
Big Isle library adds 19 hours to schedule • Former professor warns Maui on future growth
A lot more vehicles will soon fill up spaces at the mostly vacant, 410-stall parking garage on South Street that some have criticized as a symbol of government waste and inefficiency.
A state judge ordered a new trial Wednesday for a man whom a jury found guilty last month of multiple crimes in connection with an armed home-invasion robbery because the jurors were exposed to inadmissible information during their deliberations.
Officials with both the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the state Department of Land and Natural Resources say they are looking into possible violations tied to the transport of material dredged from the Hawaii Kai Marina to a property in Waianae this summer.
More than a year after Oahu's largest brush fire charred the valleys of Waianae and Lualualei, a community organization continues to explore ways to rebuild its program to promote self-sustainability and family wellness among Hawaiians.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki will be among the guest speakers this weekend at the 35th National Guard Association of the United States convention in Honolulu.
Plans for a "Free the Mural: Stop the Censorship" protest this weekend have been dropped after the state agreed to remove a black curtain shrouding the "Forgotten Inheritance" mural at the Hawai‘i Convention Center.
Honolulu, federal and Army wildland firefighters battled a large brush fire Thursday that started as a test of the Army's ability to control just such a blaze and quickly spread.
Hawaii residents could pay as little as $120 per month for medical coverage on the new state-based health insurance exchange set up as part of the federal health care reform law known as Obamacare.
On Sept. 12, 2012, you wrote about the sandwich board signs put up on public property by different churches, specifically New Hope Windward and Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay. New Hope never stopped putting signs out along highway medians and sidewalks, and to this day, every Saturday and Sunday, the signs are there.
Vacant-house fire damages 2 other homes • Suspect charged with biting police officer • Damage from truck fire is limited to cab
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