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After years of falling enrollment, low test scores and an unfavorable reputation, a turnaround may be underway at Kaimuki High School.
Collectors, curiosity-seekers and even the mayor swarmed a mansion in Kahala to buy leftover "personal effects" of Japanese billionaire Genshiro Kawamoto at a daylong auction Saturday.
The internationally renowned architectural firm Pei Cobb Freed & Partners of New York City has been selected along with Honolulu-based Clifford Planning & Architecture to design the Daniel K. Inouye library at the University of Hawaii.
Later this week, Thanksgiving and Hanukkah, or Chanukah, are converging for the first time since 1888. And in the spirit of giving, organizers of this year's Hanukkah celebration at the Chabad Jewish Center plan to build a 5- to 7-foot menorah out of donated canned goods.
Straight people no longer have exclusive domain on paying alimony in Hawaii and the hammer-wielding comic book avenger Thor has a local wannabe as we "flASHback" on November news that amused and confused:
The astronomical story that is drawing the most attention this fall is Comet ISON. Comet ISON (official label: C/2012 S1) was discovered on Sept. 21, 2012, when it glowed at a feeble magnitude 18.
Moped crash sends driver to hospital • Burglary suspect is stalled, then arrested • Man pinned between cars is seriously hurt • Driver of truck that fell off cliff is identified • Keauhou harbor repairs aided by Oahu troops
Licenses and IDs can now fit longer names • Citizens Police Academy applicants sought • Trades council backs Martin's re-election
Having a feisty 6-year-old stepdaughter with asthma involves constant worry over her health and paying medical bills, but Jeremy Fortunato treasures the experience. "It's my 24-hour-a-day worry, to make sure she's all right," he said.
SAN FRANCISCO » If there was a tipping point, a moment that crystallized the anger building here toward the so-called technorati for driving up housing prices and threatening the city's bohemian identity, it came in response to a diatribe posted online in August by a young Internet entrepreneur.
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses, civil unions and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System
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Operators and supporters of performing arts schools are pushing city officials to allow music and dance institutions in Oahu's industrial-zoned properties where similar activities such as martial arts studios, health and fitness establishments, gymnasiums and gymnastic schools can now set up.
Kauai police arrested a man believed to be one of pop star Justin Bieber's security guards after he allegedly assaulted a man taking photos of Bieber at Shipwreck's Beach in Poipu.
Honolulu Board of Water Supply crews responded to two sinkholes Thursday night on Oahu: a large trench in Salt Lake and a smaller one in residential Maunawili that trapped a van.
It has been 20 years since Congress apologized on behalf of the United States for the 1893 overthrow of the Hawaii kingdom, but some Native Hawaiian activists are still waiting for the reconciliation promised along with the conciliatory words.
The already troubled Hawai'i Health Connector is heading into its most critical stage in the Obama administration's health care overhaul without permanent leadership.
Hawaii State Hospital officials responded to concerns over assaults and addressed the issue of training after a group of employees who suffered serious injuries from attacks by patients went public with their complaints.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie and University of Hawaii officials announced Friday that $5 from every football ticket sold until game time next week will go to the Filipino Community Center's typhoon disaster relief fund.