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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.
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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
U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard said she will vote against any resolution that authorizes U.S. force in Syria. Gabbard outlined her stance in a written statement late Sunday after a week of committee hearings and a series of classified briefings with top Obama administration officials.
Lying down on Oahu's public sidewalks would be banned except in certain circumstances under a bill introduced by a Honolulu City Council member last week.
In the 1980s, Harold Macmillan, the former English prime minister, was informed by someone that a historic British estate called Cliveden House had been turned into a hotel. “But my dear boy,” Macmillan is said to have replied, “it always has been.”
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There are many routes to a cooking career. Not so long ago, military and prison kitchens were reliable sources of line cooks for American restaurants. Now the siren song of reality television lures many recruits to kitchens and culinary schools.
A deputy attorney general told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday that the Justice Department had begun working with Treasury officials and financial regulators to clarify how it legally deals with banks and other businesses that serve marijuana dispensaries and growers in states that have legalized the drug for medical or recreational use.