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Key members of Mayor Kirk Caldwell's Cabinet say they intend to provide by May 1 a rough draft of an action plan to deal with homelessness on Oahu.
On Monday, a caravan of nine intellectually and developmentally disabled clients, accompanied by several professional staff instructors, set out as they often do from Arc in Hawaii's Diamond Head Road offices to catch TheBus several blocks away, at Kahala Avenue.
Bail for 33-year-old Marlin Lavoie, who was charged with murder in connection with the death of his girlfriend on Molokai, was increased to $500,000 Friday because of his violent criminal history, according to Deputy Prosecutor Emlyn Higa.
A federal judge ordered former Camp Smith defense worker Benjamin Bishop to remain in custody pending trial Monday after reading a letter from the U.S. Pacific Command chief of staff and viewing some of the classified documents the FBI says it recovered from Bishop’s home.
A state Senate committee Monday approved resolutions requesting a task force study the social, economic and religious consequences of enacting marriage equality legislation in Hawaii as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear two landmark same-sex marriage cases.
Members of the City Council and Mayor Kirk Caldwell's administration promised to try again to come up with a plan for the Haiku Stairs that would appease both hikers and Kaneohe residents who say they're tired of unruly visitors and other trespassers.
State natural resources officials are asking a federal judge to overturn a Hawaii County ban on aerial hunting, at least when it is conducted by the state or its contractors.
Wol Sun Baek • Paul Exum Blakemore • Sayoko Doi • Lucy Lola Fielding • Charlene Dejionalyn Tuivale Fualaau • Janice Mitsue Kadooka • Fumiko Koike, and more
After 35 years of field research in the Serengeti plains, Craig Packer, director of the Lion Research Center at the University of Minnesota, has lost all patience with the romance of African wilderness.
The 921-foot cruise ship Pride of America is in the Pearl Harbor shipyard for two weeks for more than $30 million in renovation work, officials said.
A private garbage truck fatally injured an 88-year-old woman walking to her apartment at the Queen Emma Gardens condominium complex in Nuuanu on Monday morning.
We have noticed a small boat anchored off Magic Island that has not moved for weeks (possibly longer). There seems to be no activity onboard and the boat has not moved even during the recent windy and rough ocean weather.
Matthew Hayakawa would have you believe that he's just another shiftless 19-year-old who whiles away his days watching his beloved Oklahoma City Thunder on TV and playing "Call of Duty" until the wee hours.
Puna woman charged in knife attack • Collision leaves driver seriously injured • Man, 25, is hurt in apparent stabbing
Ex-LAPD officer pleads guilty in wife's death • Son gets jail for using dad's disability cash • Donors give DLNR a boat and funds to hire 6 people • Kayakers saved by Coast Guard off Valley Island
When roadwork doesn't get done, the effects aren't always obvious. Often it takes years for the cracks to appear, for the asphalt to crumble — for the damage to catch up to the neglect.
After a growing chorus of Honolulu motorists complained that thousands of potholes plaguing the streets were wrecking their cars, the city auditor's office decided to take a hard look at its roadwork practices.
Darrell Goo, vice president of operations for Grace Pacific Corp., has been with the company since 1992. The company is one of three contractors on Oahu bidding for city road repaving projects. He's never seen so much work out to bid for the city of Honolulu as there is right now.
Lawmakers have downgraded some of this year's unsuccessful education bills to resolutions encouraging public school officials to instead study or consider certain initiatives rather than make them with new laws.