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Community organizations plan to wage a battle against a project with proposed large residential units that they contend will spoil the view of a ridgeline north of Kauai's Hanalei River.
State Rep. Denny Coffman announced Monday that he will resign from office later this month for family reasons. Coffman, whose wife died earlier this year, said his daughter faces a medical issue. The state House said in a statement that his resignation is effective Dec. 20.
A Hungarian lunar rover is walking about on the powdery flanks of Mauna Kea with its stereoscopic cameras focused on terrain ahead, a 2015 mission to the moon and the $40 million Google Lunar XPRIZE.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell and the City Council are locked in a dispute that could end up costing the city as much as $121 million if a proposed sale of 12 city-owned housing projects to a private contractor doesn't go through.
Director Cameron Crowe ("Jerry Maguire," "Almost Famous") is trying to wrap his Hawaii-based film but has run into a casting snag for one of his final scenes: He needs about 200 background extras who could pass for East Indians.
It's that time of year again: time to stand in line at the post office to ship holiday goodies all over the world. Although there will be no extended hours of operation at any of Hawaii's post offices for this year's holiday shipping season, the U.S. Postal Service says there are ways for customers to beat the wait.
Saint Louis School is looking to reinvest in its academic and campus needs now that its alumni association has agreed to back a financial plan to ease the school's debt burden.
La Pietra School senior Angela Assante earned a top composite score of 36 on a recent ACT test, the school announced. On average, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT test earn the top score, the school said in a press release.
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BANGKOK » When Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's former high school teachers learned she had become Thailand's first female prime minister, they were concerned.
WASHINGTON » History says President Barack Obama should brace for another round of midterm election losses next year — and be grateful for the opportunity.
WAILUKU » Developers are reviving a plan for a Central Maui housing development that would include 450 multifamily units, retail and office space, and a 15-acre park.
BEIJING » Officials at one of China's most respected universities have reportedly fired an outspoken legal scholar for advocating free speech and for repeatedly calling on the government to abide by its own constitution.
KABUL, Afghanistan » The impasse over a long-term security deal with the United States has not only raised concerns about the future of the Afghan security forces but also put an instant and alarming drag on the Afghan business climate, already suffering as Western forces have pulled out.
The FBI says it was able to identify the thief who stole brand-new Apple iPads from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration by tracking down the people who used the machines to make purchases from iTunes.
You wonder: How did Toshi Watabayashi become a master mahjong teacher? He tells you: His golf game bit the dust. There's a bit more to it than that, but that's as good a starting point as any. And, as Watabayashi teaches, patient effort is all it takes to get what you're after.
Woman gets prison term for Ponzi scheme • Ex-councilman chosen as county clerk • Memorial book open for Mandela tributes
Worker struck by truck at shipping pier • Homeless man's body found in ditch • Woman pinned against wall by vehicle • Park bathrooms will be closed