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The 57 traffic fatalities recorded on Oahu's streets and highways in 2013 equaled the number of people killed on the road in 2012, the Honolulu Police Department reported Thursday.
Three-year-old Finley Puleo Boyle is nearing the end of her short life, in the arms of her mother at Hospice Hawaii's facility in Kailua, after suffering massive, permanent brain damage a month ago, allegedly during a visit to the dentist.
Carbon is undoubtedly the most important chemical element on Earth. It is the element of life, the source of most of the world's energy, the basis of plastics, and the major industrial pollutant in the atmosphere.
WASHINGTON » Shortly before leaving the Capitol for the holiday recess, Senate Democrats gathered behind closed doors to lay out an agenda for 2014. When the majority leader, Harry Reid, exhorted colleagues to "deal with the issue of income inequality," the talk took a spiritual turn.
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QUESTION: After a couple of years of not going to the beach, I decided to take a friend visiting from California to Sans Souci Beach Park, between the New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel and the Waikiki Natatorium.
Rodeo to benefit Make-a-Wish Foundation • Drifting kayak is reunited with its owner • Kauai hearings to cover Council reorganization • Legislative priorities topic of Maui session
Father in pool incident dies • Woman held in Kapaa stabbing
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The state appeals court has upheld a ruling that the state must pay nearly $1 million to a Halawa prison inmate who claimed that the medical staff failed to properly treat an infection that left him infertile.
A fire caused by a stove burner left on in the kitchen destroyed a Palolo Valley home on New Year's Eve. At about 9:40 p.m., firefighters responded to a blaze at a three-bedroom, single-family home on the 2000 block of 10th Avenue.
Honolulu's first responders reported they were not as busy during this week's New Year's celebration compared with last year's New Year's revelry. The Honolulu Fire Department was dispatched to 284 calls during the New Year's celebration compared with 322 calls last year.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday morning sent a tweet touting the benefits for his signature federal health care law and, along with first lady Michelle Obama, wished a "speedy recovery" to former first lady Barbara Bush, who was hospitalized with a respiratory-related problem.
The punishing surf has apparently diminished on the North Shore for now, allowing beleaguered Rocky Point homeowners to take temporary actions to fortify their wave-eroded properties.
Roads encircling Diamond Head and the route along the rugged and pristine Ka Iwi coastline are now designated as Hawaii Scenic Byways.
A new vendor Wednesday began handling all police-initiated vehicle tows on Oahu, and today marks the first rush-hour period in which illegally parked cars will be hauled away under the new contract.
A quiet evening for Tiffany Wilson and Herb Laybon turned into a whirlwind of a night with the birth of their baby boy, the first born on Oahu this year. At 1:03 a.m., Wilson gave birth to Noah Immanuel Laybon at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center and Clinic.
BOSTON » When Massachusetts finally gave in after decades of resistance and decided two years ago to legalize casino gambling, it seemed a relatively easy way to fill the state's recession-battered coffers.