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RACINE, Minn. » John Ackerman has been called a tree hugger and a kook by two landowners and a devil worshipper by a local town board member. He has been accused of land snatching and gold prospecting. Others see him as an explorer and a fierce protector of an underground wilderness.
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LIHUE, Kauai » A postcard sent 106 years ago from Kauai has made it back to the island. The Garden Island reports Florida author and historian Ginger Pedersen spotted the card Aug. 10 at a postcard show.
Scientists have developed a more accurate way of measuring populations of opihi, a Hawaii delicacy and fixture of first-birthday baby luau and graduation parties in the islands.
A 20-year-old man is the first on Oahu to be charged under a new state law that makes threatening someone using a dangerous instrument or simulated firearm a felony.
The University of Hawaii Foundation raised $66.3 million during the 2012-13 fiscal year, which ended June 30, down slightly from last year's fundraising totals.
Tearful relatives of Big Island murder victim Daysha Aiona-Aka pleaded Thursday with the Hawaii Paroling Authority to keep her killer’s minimum sentence at 100 years.
The Navy’s 285 ships may drop to 257 in 2020 under ongoing sequestration.
To register a child for school, the state Board of Education requires a utility bill bearing the last name of the child. It will not accept a state ID or driver’s license.
The Hawaii Forest Industry Association has received a grant from the Hawaii Tourism Authority for the Honolulu Zoo Children’s Discovery Forest. The $75,000 grant is part of HTA’s Natural Resources Program through its partnership with the Hawai‘i Community Foundation July 9 .
Woman arrested in fatal Puna stabbing • Maui crash sends 2 victims to hospital • Korean tourist injured in bike accident • Suspects in robbery picked up in sweep
Schoolchildren offered free flu shots • Raise in fees for dog licenses clears panel • Council spurns bingo proposal
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.