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Since 2007 a major moving company and an affiliate bilked the U.S. government out of millions by making false claims about the weight of belongings of military personnel shipped to and from Hawaii and other locations worldwide, according to a lawsuit filed by the U.S. attorney's office in Columbia, S.C.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie declared Tuesday that the state now stands on solid financial ground and is entering a new phase in which investments in early childhood education, a minimum wage increase, land conservation and tax relief for seniors are possible.
Oahu revelers may be able to light sparklers and fountains on New Year's Eve and Independence Day under a new proposal expected to be unveiled by two Honolulu City Council members today.
The owner of Ward Centers is preparing to open a public sales gallery soon for the first two of 22 planned condominium towers envisioned to transform 60 acres of Kakaako into a largely residential community called Ward Village. But one big, eye-popping detail will be missing among all the marketing materials.
In anticipation of enormous waves reaching heights of up to 50 feet, state and county officials Tuesday shut down beaches on Oahu's North Shore and the Waianae Coast through 6 a.m. Friday. Authorities shut down the Keawaula Beach section of Kaena Point State Park and Waimea Bay at 5:30 p.m.
Question: Mahalo to the owner of the building at Waialae and Koko Head avenues for promptly painting over graffiti that’s marred the top of the building many times over the years.
Shark guru to plead guilty over child porn • Water is safe, tests continue to show • Bicyclist killed in road accident ID'd as Hilo man • Help sought in locating father, baby
Dad driving truck fatally hits daughter, 2 • Victim in hospital as man held in stabbing
A senior Pearl Harbor shipyard manager says he was falsely accused of espionage, taken off the job in March and has not been paid since July — even though an investigation cleared him of the "foreign influence" allegations.
As astronomers scan the skies for Earth's twin, they are assembling a collection of wild worlds large and small. Most are too hot, cold or massive to support life as we know it. Some might harbor some of the more exotic life forms found on this planet, such as the crabs and tube worms that congregate at volcanic vents on the seafloor.
North Shore residents affected by coastal erosion braced themselves Monday for what could be the largest ocean swell in a decade.
A Hawaii Marine was crushed to death during training in California last March by a lost bulldozer driver who did not see the Marines sleeping in shallow foxholes in the darkness and ran over the 20-year-old, an investigation into his death found.
Retired sugar industry executive and former Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustee Donald Bruce Cataluna has died at the age of 77, leaving a legacy of service beyond the plantation.
A Hawaii man who pleaded guilty to falsely reporting a possible airplane hijacking was sentenced Thursday to a year and a half in federal prison.
WASHINGTON » A 3-year study by the Pentagon has concluded that U.S. intelligence agencies are "not yet organized or fully equipped" to detect when foreign powers are developing nuclear weapons or ramping up their existing arsenals.
MORTENSRUD, Norway » Lise and Kjetil Ulvestrand came to this town south of Oslo in 2005 for the space, the views, the forest and the cheaper rents.
BEIJING » Members of the Chinese elite, including some of the country's most politically connected figures, have set up a large number of offshore companies that allow them to conceal billions of dollars abroad, according to a new report released Wednesday by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, a Washington-based group that works with a number of news organizations around the world.
LONDON » For years, Europe has tried to set the global standard for climate-change regulation, creating tough rules on emissions, mandating more use of renewable energy sources and arguably sacrificing some economic growth in the name of saving the planet.
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A message from "Jane Doe" offering "a little help" popped up in the email accounts of first-year students at Kapiolani Community College's Radiologic Technology program, the only such program in the state.