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Unity, empowerment and self-governance were again themes of this year's State of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs address, with special attention paid to the importance of preparing a new generation of Native Hawaiian leaders.
Another person has stepped forward to accuse Bishop Joseph Ferrario of sexual abuse. Troy Kealani Franks filed a lawsuit in state Circuit Court on Friday against the Roman Catholic Church in Hawaii, accusing the diocese of covering up Ferrario's history of sexually abusing young boys and failing to warn and protect others from him.
State health and education officials are investigating whether a spaghetti lunch served at a Waipahu school may have sickened about 40 students and two adults Tuesday afternoon.
The company that agreed to buy 12 city-owned housing projects warned Tuesday that Honolulu likely will have to forfeit at least $2.5 million in damages for jeopardizing the deal's financing.
The highly popular Japanese wooden toy kendama has been banned from Campbell High School over gambling concerns. A parent recently notified school officials that some students were losing their kendamas if they lost a game.
It was fitting that John Wilbur outlasted the marathon runners by a day. Then he made it through the entire football game.
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WASHINGTON » A presidential advisory committee charged with examining the operations of the National Security Agency has concluded that a program to collect data on every phone call made in the United States should continue, although under broad new restraints that would be designed to increase privacy protections, according to officials with knowledge of the report's contents.
Tobacco companies are pushing back against a worldwide rise in anti-smoking laws, using a little-noticed legal strategy to delay or block regulation.
Kapalama resident accused of man's death • Kapahulu bank suspect is at large • Masked robbers strike Kalihi game room
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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.