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An additional five dozen Hawaii public school teachers have earned an advanced teaching credential this year, joining more than 100,000 teachers nationwide who have obtained the prestigious National Board certification, the state Department of Education announced Monday.
The agency overseeing Oahu's rail transit project "generally" followed federal rules in its spending of nearly $14 million on public outreach.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie asked the state Legislature on Monday to expand the state's construction budget to $2.6 billion next fiscal year, an aggressive $1.8 billion increase that would improve public infrastructure but also include money to preserve prime agricultural land in Central Oahu and conserve the unspoiled shoreline around Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore.
A 30-year-old man suspected of three rapes made his initial appearance in Honolulu District Court after he was charged in one of the cases over the weekend.
A big Air Force C-17 cargo jet flew over Mililani on Monday toward the Waianae Range, banked in a tight turn and came in for the first landing in at least a decade — or maybe ever — at Wheeler Army Airfield, officials said.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Maui County Wednesday alleging discrimination, saying it didn't hire a 45-year-old to be a police officer because of his age.
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ZAGHOUAN, Tunisia » Hayet Saadi says the trouble with her son Aymen began more than a year ago, when he was 16. He started attending the mosque five times a day, she said. Then he began talking of jihad, and of going to Syria to join the rebels fighting the government of President Bashar Assad. In March, he skipped his high school exams and left home.
The death penalty in the United States continued its pattern of broad decline in 2013, with experts attributing the drop to a critical shortage of drugs used for lethal injection; increasing public concern over judicial mistakes and the expense of capital cases; and a growing preference for life without parole.
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One of the first things the pilot in a fatal crash off Molokai did after being released from the hospital was climb into the cockpit of an airplane.
If you never figured Dr.Steven Minaglia for a double-crosser, clearly you were not paying attention. Where, pray tell, were you when Minaglia was swimming an hour and a half three mornings a week?
Xerox Hawaii donated $15,000 to Help, Understanding & Group Support through the company's charitable division, Xerox Foundation.
Male suspect arrested in robbery from car • Boy allegedly spotted at site of UH break-in • Video during argument prompts threat
Fast-growing trees targeted for removal • Staff training closes county agencies' host
"Margaritaville" may have had to move inside, but Sunday's "Kokua for the Philippines" fundraiser at the Hilton Hawaiian Village still managed to raise more than $1.7 million for victims of Typhoon Haiyan despite a last-minute change of venue.
Another shark attack last week makes an alarming 14 in Hawaii this year, two of them fatalities, prompting worldwide press coverage, including stories in such publications as National Geographic and Time exploring why the islands are experiencing a spike in attacks.
Denise Kaaa's Oahu home, which she bought new 13 years ago, has flooded so many times since then that she stopped counting. Mold and cracks along interior walls and other surfaces of her three-bedroom structure are visible.
After a day of close to perfect weather on Oahu's North Shore for the conclusion of the Billabong Pipeline Masters, world-renowned surfers joined anti-GMO activists Sunday for a rainy march down Kamehameha Highway in Haleiwa.