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A trial date has been set for former state Rep. Roland Sagum III, accused of stealing rocks from a heiau on Kauai.
City prosecutors charged a 22-year-old prison detainee with first-degree murder in the beating death of another inmate at Oahu Community Correctional Center on Saturday.
Hawaii’s hotel industry kicked off 2013 in record-setting fashion, reaching new highs for average room rates and total revenue.
The USS Freedom, an aluminum-and-steel warship that will chart the Navy's future in the shallows where shipping and people are prevalent, pulled into Pearl Harbor on Monday on its way to history as the first ship in its class to head to Singapore on rotational deployments.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., would seem to be just the kind of promising politician his party needs at this stage: a telegenic, 35-year-old former Air Force pilot, close to members of the House leadership and an effective campaigner who won easily in both 2010 and 2012.
Almost a year after the Chinese human rights advocate Chen Guangcheng made an audacious escape from detention in his home village, his family there remains under surveillance and his jailed nephew has said he was beaten and warned by officials not to challenge his conviction, Chen and his older brother said.
Following up on comments at last week's memorial for two slain Santa Cruz police officers, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is calling for the release of the accused killer's court-martial records.
Felipa Butac Aguinaldo • Hartwell Alexander Akioka • Benancio Antoque Jr. • Wallace Edwin Botelho • Henry C.H. Chu • Francis Seichi Futagawa • June Shizue Inouye • Nam Hyon Kim • Harriet Y. Kusunoki, and more
The United States government is buying enough of a new smallpox medicine to treat 2 million people in the event of a bioterrorism attack, and took delivery of the first shipment of it last week.
Pity poor Lea DiMarchi. For four years now the love-addled lass has chased fickle Demetrius only to be overshadowed by her supposed friend Hermia, fought over by the aforementioned Demetrius and a magically demented Lysander, and subjected to the mischievous enchantments of the sprite Puck.
Reports of armed teen shut down schools • Degree program accommodates full-time jobs • Renovations made to Kauai water source
Woman and police officer hurt in crash • Pedestrian hit by car is seriously injured • Teen arrested for alleged BB gun threat
Thousands of Schofield Barracks soldiers who have been hard at training for months for a pair of deployments to Afghanistan might not go, officials say.
Along with hockey sticks, canoe paddles should be included in the Transportation Security Administration's list of approved carry-on items on flights, local paddlers argue.
The Army two-star general who this summer will assume command of all special operations forces from the Middle East to Pakistan still likes to call Honolulu home.
The state agency charged with enforcing and protecting collective bargaining rights says its "skeleton crew and bare-bones budget" hamstring its ability to rule on dozens of labor complaints filed each year by public and private employees and their unions.
Mediation brings people together face to face to sort out disputes with the help of a neutral party, but Hawaii's geography can make it tough to get everyone in one room.
An Oahu Community Correctional Center inmate died and his cellmate was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder Saturday afternoon after a fight broke out between the two men, police said.