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State Rep. Jessica Wooley's nomination as director of the state Office of Environmental Quality Control could get derailed after several senators objected to her confirmation.
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He was young, displaced and frustrated, and he wanted nothing more than to reunite with his mother in their native Africa.
Inadequate parking lot lighting is prompting the city to stop holding night events at Hanauma Bay Education Center. Friends of Hanauma Bay meetings and a lecture series about the ocean will be moved to daytime hours or another location.
HILO » If there's one halau that can capture the attention of spectators seated for marathon hours at Edith Kanaka‘ole Multi-Purpose Stadium, it's kumu hula Mark Keali‘i Ho‘omalu's Academy of Hawaiian Arts.
The landowner for a Kunia agriculture development where more than 20 houselike structures have been constructed despite a ban on dwellings urged the city in October to inspect some of the larger properties.
A 32-year-old Hilo man, who led police on a chase in January 2013 after shooting two officers, faces life without the possibility of parole when he is sentenced June 20.
All five naked-eye planets are visible; the islands experience the first of the two "overhead sun" days of the year; moon conditions are good for one of the lesser-known meteor showers; and we say goodbye to Orion and the other great winter constellations.
And the quote of the month … from Foster Botanical Garden's Scot Mitamura on the corpse flower's stink: "It takes so much energy to produce the scent. The scent comes out in pulses and it also heats up."Kind of like the closing days of the Legislature.
Bills to promote the ukulele die • Visits again canceled at OCCC • Funds OK'd for UH-Hilo school • County attorney to join Hilo firm
Kalihi man charged in attempted robbery • Driver arrested in alleged attack on crowd
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses, civil unions and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System.
Workers unloading a shipping container at a Keaau store on Hawaii island discovered a 2-foot-long brown gopher snake, the state Department of Agriculture announced in a news release issued Friday afternoon.
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Ed Lynch, managing editor/ news, at 529-4758.
More than 100 canoe and surfboard businesses statewide are now expected to pay at least $200 a month in concession fees under administrative rules approved Friday by the state Board of Land and Natural Resources.
The state Legislature for a second year in a row has scaled down Gov. Neil Abercrombie's push to expand early-childhood education, funding only half of what the administration had sought for various preschool proposals.
Hawaii's lowest-paid workers could soon get a raise after state House and Senate negotiators agreed Friday to gradually increase the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by January 2018.
HILO » Ke‘alohilani Tara Eliga Serrao, who won the title of Miss Aloha Hula on Thursday night at the 51st Merrie Monarch Festival, is not a person of many words.
The state Office of Hawaiian Affairs was denied in its bid to develop residential towers on a couple of large parcels in Kakaako on Friday after House leaders in the Legislature dramatically altered a bill sought by OHA and then rejected that draft, citing a lack of support from the agency.