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BEIRUT » To the starving residents and rebel fighters in the bitterly contested suburbs of Damascus, the offer from the Syrian government can be tempting enough to overcome their deep mistrust.
Charles J. Aruda • Lolita Kareth Bittinger • Evelyn Takeko Brand • Dominga Labang Castillo • Roger William Costa; and more
Hawaii-born pop superstar Bruno Mars will return home to Oahu for shows in April, according to a post on his website announcing his 2014 "Moonshine Jungle Tour" concert dates.
Question: Could you clarify the state Department of Education's policy on smoking on public school campuses? I was at Aliiolani Elementary School attending a craft fair and noticed a few people smoking electronic cigarettes on campus.
Ocean swell due today for 5 islands • Policy on use of county vehicles criticized • Inmate escapes, is re-arrested, on Hawaii island • Work to startat Lydgate Beach
Driver is arrested in collision that killed 3 • Apartment fire does $100,000 in damage
City Councilwoman Carol Fukunaga is pressing the administration to install public restrooms downtown and in Chinatown, saying businesses, residents and visitors are growing frustrated at more homeless people using the area as their toilet.
Pearl Harbor will be getting a fourth new Virginia-class attack submarine this summer, bringing a crew of more than 130 and a $10 million payroll to Hawaii, U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa said Monday.
Halawa Correctional Facility guard James "Kimo" Sanders III pleaded not guilty Monday to charges related to smuggling methamphetamine into the prison and bribery.
A 39-year-old Ewa Beach man Monday pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a head-on collision that occurred 14 months ago while he was allegedly driving the wrong way on the H-2 freeway.
The 680-acre Palmyra Atoll, comprising about 50 isolated islets halfway between Hawaii and American Samoa, is best known as the site where a San Diego yachting couple met with foul play in the 1970s, a real-life murder mystery recounted in "And the Sea Will Tell," a best-selling book and TV miniseries.
A Honolulu District Court judge delayed trial again for a police officer charged with driving under the influence of an intoxicant after a motor vehicle crash in Waikiki.
LIHUE » A retired car dealer's medical ailment is delaying his sentencing for a Kauai dam breach that swept seven people to their deaths in 2006. James Pflueger told the Garden Island newspaper a leg condition is preventing him from traveling from Honolulu to Kauai for the sentencing, which was scheduled for next week.
CAIRO >> One is setting a standard for dialogue and democracy that is the envy of the Arab world. The other has become a study in the risks of revolution, on a violent path that seems to lead only in circles.
WASHINGTON >> Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor whose leaks of secret documents set off a national and global debate about government spying, is joining the board of a nonprofit organization co-founded by Daniel Ellsberg, the well-known leaker of the Pentagon Papers during the Vietnam War.
Kimiyo Asai • Celestino Pascual Bayang • Randymae H. Chung • Amby Cruz • Grace Sui San Dang; and more
The brother of state Health Director Loretta Fuddy said his sister had no heart problems or pre-existing conditions that would have contributed to her death following a December plane crash off Molokai.
There's no accounting for chemistry. How else might we explain the fact that the charming Chihuahua-terrier soon to be known as Bingo had been twice returned to the Hawaiian Humane Society before prospective pop No. 3 Jorge Molestina walked in the door.
Question: When will they complete the roadwork on Waialae Avenue? It seems like they tear it up more than they repair it, and now it's like driving across a lava field complete with skylights (potholes) that swallow your wheels and throw your car out of alignment — and worse.