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Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle said he had no intention of leaving his job even as top state education officials voiced dismay Friday over reports he spent lavishly while traveling on school business and used university credit cards for personal expenses.
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I go frequently to Ala Moana Beach. Recently there’s a person who throws out a long line with a lot of hooks into the water by Magic Island, where we all swim, to fish for oama. I’ve heard some people got snagged by the hooks.
What ever happened to the same-sex marriage lawsuit filed in federal court in December 2011 by a couple after the state refused to issue them a marriage license?
Paauilo resident is ID'd as victim of drowning • Man charged in attack on officers • Kauai man found dead in California
Maryland man identified as snorkeler who perished • Pearl City fisherman drowned, Medical Examiner's Office says • Kailua-Kona robbery suspect will make court appearance
The man who police said confessed to starting the fire that burned an 18th-floor apartment on University Avenue on Sept. 10 waited in the burning unit to ambush anybody who tried to enter, said Scott Spallina, deputy city prosecutor.
The man whose dismembered body was discovered in the brush off a Waipio road on Sunday has been identified by the Medical Examiner's Office as Alexis Gonzales.
State, federal and local agencies have created a command post near the site of last week's massive molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor to help better respond to the disaster, officials announced Tuesday.
Hawaii County police Monday arrested a 30-year-old man, one of three suspects in a Puna home invasion robbery in July.
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As the favorite to succeed Ben Bernanke to lead the Federal Reserve, Janet L. Yellen faces no shortage of hurdles. The first would be to win confirmation from the Senate — an obstacle that doomed the previous front-runner for the job, Lawrence H. Summers.
WASHINGTON » Only two weeks after Washington and the nation were debating a unilateral military strike on Syria that was also intended as a forceful warning to Iran about its nuclear program, President Barack Obama finds himself at the opening stages of two unexpected diplomatic initiatives with America's biggest adversaries in the Middle East, each fraught with opportunity and danger.
HOLDING her naturalization certificate delicately with both hands, Dr. Sujata Bhatia couldn't hold back the tears Tuesday.
U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, two of the youngest members of Congress, are forming a new bipartisan Future Caucus.
The state attorney general's office has defended the state's open primary as constitutional, arguing that even if it places a burden on political parties, that burden is justified because of the state's interest in removing barriers to voting, protecting voter privacy and supporting a vibrant multiparty system.
The Department of Education's six assistant superintendents will see their six-figure salaries go up an average 3.6 percent while the deputy superintendent will see a 16.6 percent boost under raises approved by the Board of Education on Tuesday.
A tiny folded paper crane will be unveiled at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center on Saturday, carrying with it the enormous weight of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack, the two atom bombs that were dropped on Japan ending World War II, and a fervent hope for peace.