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The Department of Veterans Affairs said it plans "to further notify the public" of available in-ground grave sites at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl after veterans groups said they were never told about an unprecedented number of open burial spots.
Lawmakers are considering a bill that would ask voters whether the state Constitution should be amended to require the Judicial Selection Commission to publicly disclose lists of judicial nominees it sends to the governor or chief justice for consideration and final approval.
State Rep. Cindy Evans hopes a package of five hunting bills being introducing at the state Capitol this session will strengthen and unite the hunting community at a time when conflicts between land conservation and hunting are growing.
Five public middle schools have been awarded state grants totaling about $194,000 to expand after-school activities as part of a pilot program launched by the Lieutenant Governor's Office.
Zip Mobile problems snarl morning traffic • Gas leak closes Costco, other businesses
Man arrested in fatal stabbing released • Moped rider killed in accident identified • Check forger gets prison time • Man is accused of theft, forgery
A rezoning plan for the "Live Work Play ‘Aiea" mixed-used development project at the former Kam Drive-In in Aiea received positive testimony before the City Council Zoning and Planning Committee on Thursday but will have to wait a month to advance.
The state's bipartisan Keiki Caucus on Thursday announced a package of bills it plans to support this session, including measures that would help fund after-school programs and amend Hawaii's sex education law.
A 71-year-old Waipahu man is in police custody, suspected of being one of two men involved in an argument Sunday that ended with the death of a third man.
Officials with the Neal Blaisdell Center, the state Office of Consumer Protection and the promoter of two upcoming Bruno Mars concerts are warning the public to think twice before buying what are likely bogus tickets from third-party online dealers who are selling them now.
Tributes on Oahu in honor of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will again culminate with the 26th annual parade and unity rally on Monday. But added to this year's commemorations is a new event on Saturday: the Emancipation Freedom Walk/Run.
SALT LAKE CITY » "Mitt," the documentary about Mitt Romney's failed quest for the presidency, begins on Christmas Eve 2006, with Romney, his wife, Ann, and their five sons sitting in their Park City house, weighing the pros and cons of a Romney candidacy.
SKILLMAN, N.J. » The only hint that something is different inside millions of bottles of Johnson's Baby Shampoo arriving on store shelves are two words: "Improved Formula."
WASHINGTON » He offered to explain the intricacies of the federal budget. She reminded him that she had majored in math. From the moment they knew they would be colleagues, representing the same state, it was clear the relationship would not be a great one.
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The 22-year-old mother who reported finding an abandoned baby at Sandy Beach last year and later admitted that she is the baby's mother said she panicked because she hadn't told her family she was pregnant.
Five homeless men have been killed on Honolulu streets in the past six months, prompting concern from the state's homeless coordinator about the dangers facing many who live without shelter.
Federal and local officials say Honolulu's tap water is safe to drink, although test results confirmed Thursday that a 12 million-gallon Navy jet fuel tank leaked in the vicinity of five wells.
High-surf warnings continue today for the North Shore, with waves up to 35 feet. "Surf conditions could be dangerous and damaging," said National Weather Service forecaster Vladimir Ryshko.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell's attempt to make a bus advertising plan acceptable to critics is failing to win over the nonprofit group raising the loudest objections.