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The federal government has started sending out furlough notices that may affect tens of thousands of workers in Hawaii as a result of sequestration.
A two-year investigation ended with the dismantling of an elaborate underground bunker used to grow marijuana in Glenwood and the arrest of two people.
The day before Reeva Steenkamp died, she was getting ready to give a speech on a subject that she had known firsthand and that is endemic in South Africa: violence against women.
A few days after Gov. Rick Scott of Florida endorsed Medicaid expansion, a U-turn so sharply executed that it flabbergasted his supporters, the head of a local Tea Party group typed up a "breakup note."
The state treasury has gotten itself out of a $1 billion investment pickle.
Results were inclusive from a necropsy to determine what caused the death of a humpback whale calf that washed ashore on the Waianae Coast.
Rescue personnel will resume the search today for a man who was swept into the ocean Monday on Kauai's North Shore by a powerful wave.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell and supporters of the (de)Occupy Honolulu movement agree on at least one thing: The trees in Thomas Square should be trimmed and other park improvements made.
U.S. District Judge Leslie E. Kobayashi says the sweepstakes machines that police seized from six Oahu arcades in September appear to be gambling devices prohibited under state law.
Do you know who is behind the mailing of a postcard saying “2013 Medicare Update”? Are they crooks or legitimate people? We received the unsolicited postcard that requested our name, birth date and phone number on one side.
There are those for whom a program like the Rehab Hospital of the Pacific's Cardiac REHAB offers the right combination of structure, incentive and encouragement to ensure that the slow, difficult work of recovering from a serious heart condition doesn't become overwhelming.
Suspect, 36, is arrested in Kalihi killing • Woman who died in motorcycle crash ID'd
Pot classified incorrectly, lawyer argues • Senate vote today on protection for celebs • Define ‘dancing’ for rule’s sake, bill would urge
After years of cuts, the state is gradually restoring adult mental health services and looking to streamline operations in an effort to rebuild a safety net that advocates say is failing too many.
Juanita Brown Kawamoto has been advocating for state regulation of genetically modified food for years, and she said supporters got their first big break last week when the House Finance Committee passed a bill that would require imported genetically modified produce to carry labels.
The Honolulu Board of Water Supply plans to spend an estimated $9.5 million on a 30-year master plan that will include an investigation of how climate change could affect the island's water resources and delivery system.
A woman died after the motorcycle she was driving struck a car as it turned into a driveway in Makiki on Sunday afternoon, police said.
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs and the Aina Haina Community Association are asking the city to stop grading work on property in Aina Haina owned by developer Jeff Stone until an archaeological inventory survey is conducted.
A comet discovered two years ago by the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope on Haleakala will likely be visible to the naked eye in Hawaii through this month.