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A special-education teacher on leave from her job at Leilehua High School pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to conspiring to distribute and possessing with the intent to distribute more than 200 grams of methamphetamine.
A man suspected of killing his wife in 2008 on Hawaii island has been indicted on a second-degree murder charge by a Hilo grand jury and was arrested Thursday.
Special-education students who exceed the state's cutoff age for services can continue to receive free public education while challenging that age limit, a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled Wednesday.
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. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week. The dates listed do not necessarily reflect the actual marriage, civil union or birth date, just when the information was filed. Marriage and civil union announcements do not represent all those filed, only those who consented to the release of the information.
In January, the Georgia Institute of Technology plans to offer a master's degree in computer science through massive open online courses for a fraction of the on-campus cost, a first for an elite institution. If it even approaches its goal of drawing thousands of students, it could signal a change to the landscape of higher education.
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An appeal filed in the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of a group challenging the state's 2012 reapportionment and redistricting plan as unconstitutional could be decided by the end of the year, an attorney for the plaintiffs says.
Advocates for state-funded preschool believe they will have to better explain why taxpayer money should go to private preschools for a constitutional amendment to pass in November 2014.
A Circuit Court jury will return Monday for deliberations in State Department special agent Christopher Deedy's murder trial after the prosecution and defense urged the jurors Thursday to consider the type of law enforcement officer they want in the community.
Federal judges weighing the appeal against Honolulu's rail project spent most of a pivotal court hearing Thursday questioning whether they even have jurisdiction to make a final ruling on the matter.
One hundred years ago Niels Bohr discovered the inner workings of atoms that finally convinced the scientific community of their existence after more than a century of discovery, denial and brilliant intuition.
At about 9 a.m. July 25, my daughter was leaving Kam Shopping Center when a man riding a bicycle appeared in front of her car and "acted" by falling off his bike, then ranted that she had hit him. In fact, she had not even moved her car, but he threatened to call police unless she paid him some money.
2 bodies found in remains of house fire • Home destroyed by early-morning blaze • Man sought in stabbing, robbery attempt • Pair of drownings strikes Oahu beaches • Woman injured by motorcycle
Schatz touts Army's Pohakuloa intentions • 11 saved from stricken vessel • Roof, PV work shutter library
A jury of eight men and four women who heard 20 days of testimony through more than a month will listen to closing arguments today before deliberating the fate of State Department special agent Christopher Deedy in the death of a Kailua man.
The nonprofit assigned to establish Hawaii’s new health insurance marketplace expects to enroll as many as 300,000 island residents, including 100,000 who are uninsured, by the end of next year.
A visitor from Germany was critically injured and lost her right arm in an apparent shark attack Wednesday afternoon at a Makena beach in South Maui.
The creditor and debtors of the bankrupt Hokulia luxury development on Hawaii island have come up with a reorganization plan they say will revive the long-stalled development and ensure the county gets $20 million to complete the Mamalahoa bypass road.