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A Marine who admitted killing a prostitute in his Waikiki hotel room last year was found guilty Thursday of "murder while engaging in an inherently dangerous act," a crime punishable by a maximum of life in prison without the possibility of parole, the Marine Corps said.
Isaiah Pu-Akima, 17, was wrapping up a pig-hunting trip Thursday when the vehicle he was driving went off Hana Highway in Honomanu in East Maui and plunged 300 feet, exploding into flames, according to his Hana High School volleyball coach, Manuel Oliveira.
A state judge has granted probation to a 28-year-old man so he can continue drug rehabilitation and repay the nearly $32,000 he stole to maintain his addiction.
The state Department of Education supports the annual 4.5 percent raises an arbitration panel awarded to principals and other educational officers earlier this week, according to a statement released Wednesday by the department.
Giving victims of childhood sexual abuse more time to seek justice, state lawmakers agreed Thursday on a bill that would extend a unique window to file lawsuits for another two years and include the state and counties among the potentially liable.
A bill to ramp up penalties for sex traffickers and to prohibit police from engaging in sexual penetration during prostitution investigations passed in a joint House-Senate conference committee Thursday, along with a bill that would criminalize so-called "revenge porn."
State House Speaker Joseph Souki suggested Thursday evening that the decision on whether the state should spend $40 million to preserve land near Turtle Bay Resort could wait until next session.
The City Council Transportation Committee is moving forward with plans to audit the Handi-Van program. But the committee also agreed to a request to delay the start of the audit to allow the impact of planned improvements to be assessed.
H.K. Bruss Keppeler, 77, an attorney known for his dedication to preserving Hawaiian culture, heritage and way of life, died April 12 in Honolulu. For many years Keppeler worked with U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka's staff on the Akaka Bill.
For a second consecutive year, the rail project's top executive will receive a $35,000 bonus. The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation board voted unanimously Thursday to approve the bonus for Dan Grabauskas.
Dee Jay Mailer, who just retired as chief executive officer of Kamehameha Schools, was named Thursday to serve on the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Question: How often is the Ala Wai Canal dredged? Does the pollution get cleaned up by this procedure?
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Coqui frogs caught in Waikiki, Kalihi Valley • Kalani leads isle public schools in ranking • Trail is state’s, Maui jury rules • Man is charged in $45,000 scam
Copper stolen from Hawaiian Telcom poles • Crash kills driver on H-1 freeway • Pedestrian dies after being hit by car
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When the Polynesian Voyaging Society's two double-hulled canoes embark on their unprecedented worldwide sail next month, they aim to spread a message to protect what the group has dubbed "Island Earth."