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State House Speaker Joseph Souki said Wednesday that a majority of House lawmakers supports gay marriage, but he wants to make certain the vote count is firm before informing Gov. Neil Abercrombie.
A young German woman died Wednesday, seven days after a shark attack that severed her right arm in the ocean off Maui.
University of Hawaii Board of Regents member Eric Martinson has resigned, a year before his term was set to expire.
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - With inviting beaches that run for miles along South Florida's shores, it is easy to put sand into the same category as turbo air-conditioning and a decent mojito - something ever present and easily taken for granted.
Linda Ballard, 61, uses the word "love" to describe her banking relationship, lauding the ease of cashing her bimonthly paycheck, the convenience of text alerts about her balance and the features on the platinum card that she was upgraded to in July.
The tumult roiling the Arab world had already severed the lifeline between the Palestinian militant group Hamas and two of its most important patrons, Iran and Syria.
The 80-year-old pilot of a motorized glider that crashed Oct. 7 in a pasture near Hawaii island’s Waimea-Kohala Airport told a National Transportation Safety Board investigator he believed operational error and not an engine malfunction caused the crash.
A federal task force agent was hurt Wednesday when he stepped on a booby trap while chasing a suspect through a Puna marijuana patch.
A Circuit Court jury will resume deliberations this morning in State Department special agent Christopher Deedy’s murder trial.
City Council members questioned the wisdom of plans by the administration to curtail some city services to make up for a projected $26 million shortfall in the recently adopted $1.8 billion operating budget.
When Ricky Nishizuka heard that a B-1B Lancer bomber crashed in southeastern Montana Monday, he didn't think it could possibly be his son Chad's plane.
Starting this fall, Hawaii drivers will likely have to pay a few dollars more to get their vehicles inspected for registration.
The University of Hawaii plans to spend up to $50,000 to hire a consultant to help with recruiting candidates to replace outgoing President M.R.C. Greenwood.
Pawnbrokers and secondhand dealers would need to file standardized electronic transaction reports into an online data system and meet other stricter regulations under two bills now going through the Honolulu City Council.
What is the situation with the old Alder Street Juvenile Detention Home? Talk about Japanese billionaire Genshiro Kawamoto not maintaining his properties, this is just as bad. It looks deserted and run-down.
One of the first inklings Sheriff Richard Stanek had that something was wrong came with a call from the mortgage company handling his refinancing.
There’s a “better than even” chance that an Army chaplain being considered for sainthood is buried in an unmarked grave at Hawaii’s National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, a senior Pentagon analyst said.
SAGAPONACK, N.Y. - Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton are renting a virtual Shangri-La in this lush, beachside paradise in the Hamptons. The $11 million mansion sprawls over 3.5 acres of prime real estate, with four fireplaces, six bedrooms, a heated pool and private path to the beach.