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Question: I went to the Hawaii Kai Satellite City Hall and found they needed more proof of identification for my driver’s license renewal. Last year a credit card with a photo on it was sufficient. Why wouldn’t a passport suffice?
Research vessel runs aground near Maalaea • 2 lost hikers, dog rescued from Iao Valley
Arson suspected in highrise blaze • Family displaced as fire wrecks apartment • Death of man, 75, investigated as neglect • Body of snorkeler found near Napili Point
Two City Council committees held separate special meetings Monday to push out two resolutions that would allow construction of the city's $5.26 billion rail project to restart as early as Monday.
Castle & Cooke Homes' large-scale and controversial Koa Ridge project between Waipio and Mililani will be the subject of a special meeting of the City Council Zoning and Planning Committee on Thursday night.
City prosecutors will ask the Hawaii Supreme Court to review a recent state appeals court ruling that overturned an attempted murder conviction and ordered a new trial for a man accused of beating his wife with a hammer.
A former Waipahu elementary school principal pleaded not guilty to record-tampering charges in Ewa District Court on Monday.
Yum Brands, the owner of KFC, wants cheaper chicken wings, rumps and other assorted poultry parts. Ocean Spray wants an easing of pesticide regulations. DuPont wants greater protection of trade secrets.
Clifford Wesley Harrell • Florence Yaeko Hirakawa • Peggy Shizuko Hiraki; and more
After months of quietly simmering tension, officials from the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development have begun publicly airing their grievances about the special inspector general for Afghan reconstruction, the government watchdog charged with auditing their work here.
After several years of record high enrollment, the number of students at the University of Hawaii's 10-campus system dropped this fall to 59,288, echoing an overall national decline in college attendance in 2012.
A Kauai County Council committee clashed Monday with representatives of seed companies over the disclosure of the types and use of pesticides.
A pair of overnight H-1 freeway closures later this month will kick off a massive, nearly yearlong project to repair and repave the state's most heavily used highway through the heart of Honolulu, state officials announced Monday.
Saying he believes the votes are there to pass a bill to legalize gay marriage, Gov. Neil Abercrombie is calling the Legislature into a special session next month.
A planned charter school that will serve the Windward Native Hawaiian community with a ocean voyaging curriculum has been awarded a $125,000 grant from the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation.
According to the Hawaiian Humane Society, Kailua Beach is a “dog-friendly beach.” However, I was approached recently by a Honolulu police officer who said I was violating the law because I had my dog with me as I was walking through the park to get to the beach.
She never saw it coming. A sophomore fullback on last season's Pac-Five girls varsity soccer team, Dayna Sur was patrolling the area in front of the Wolfpack goal when a player from the other team took a chance on a hard shot in traffic.
Accident puts Ewa Beach man in hospital • Surfer dies of injuries after fall from board • Small brush fire shuts down Kalanianaole • Maui driver hospitalized after car crash
Acoba picked for judicial excellence award • Work on Kauai might cause lane shutdowns • Repair of leaks will close part of Maui road