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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.
QUESTION: I was driving on Ala Oli Street into Foster Village and came to the roundabout at Haloa Drive. My car had entered the roundabout when an imposing Lincoln Navigator approached.
Atoms were ancient Greek philosophers' answer to the question, What happens if you could take a piece of matter and cut it in half, then again, halving it until it was reduced to the smallest possible size?
Sewage backup forces Hanauma to close • Pair burned by power lines • Injured tiger is euthanized
Moped rider dies after crash • Man is found dead after fall • Collision sends pair to hospital • Soldier charged with robbery
State House Speaker Joseph Souki on Wednesday called for bold shifts in tax policy, urging the state to give the counties a greater share of hotel room tax revenue, collect taxes on Internet commerce and impose a pension tax on wealthy seniors.
The University of Hawaii told lawmakers Tuesday it needs $33.5 million to replenish tuition revenues that have been used to cover salary restorations and increases in a six-year faculty contract. In return, the university promises to dedicate about half of the money to debt service on revenue bonds to start tackling the university's massive repair backlog.