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A 25-year-old woman who killed a friend in a drunken-driving crash in 2010 was sentenced by a state judge Wednesday to 10 years in prison.
Housing a juvenile at the Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility costs the state $199,320 a year — more than four times as much as boarding and tuition at the elite Hawaii Preparatory Academy on the Big Island.
A state judge sentenced convicted killer Toby Stangel to three consecutive life prison terms with the possibility of parole Wednesday for killing one motorist and attempting to kill two others during an early morning shooting spree on Oahu roadways two years ago.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie has named two people to the Hawaiian Homes Commission, filling two of three vacancies on the nine-member panel that oversees the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.
Whatever happened to Gary Modafferi, the prominent Honolulu defense attorney and former deputy prosecutor who pleaded guilty in 1998 to distributing crystal methamphetamine and three years ago was reauthorized to practice law in Hawaii?
After 31⁄2 years, the pedestrian crossing flags placed at three crosswalks on Pali Highway have been removed by the state Department of Transportation.
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The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to break ground around November on a project to put in 7,000 more columbarium "niches" for cremated remains at Punchbowl cemetery.
A woman who lost her arm in a Maui shark attack kept repeating that she was going to die, the California high school teacher who jumped into the water to save her said Friday.
About 300 former crew members of the battleship-turned-museum USS Intrepid returned to the vessel Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of its commissioning during the height of World War II.
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A shark, possibly 10 to 12 feet long, bit a drifting kiteboard Tuesday afternoon at Kaa Point near Kanaha Beach Park in Kahului, Maui Ocean Safety officials said.
A benefit will be held Sunday to help a 19-year-old Kaneohe man with medical expenses tied to injuries he suffered in a shark attack off the Leeward Coast.
A former teacher at the private, all-girls Sacred Hearts Academy sexually assaulted a 15-year-old student on two occasions, according to an indictment an Oahu grand jury returned Tuesday.
Advocates for immigration reform will bring half a birthday cake Thursday to the local offices of U.S. Reps. Colleen Hanabusa and Tulsi Gabbard, marking the anniversary of a federal policy offering undocumented youth a reprieve from deportation.
Longs Drug Stores will no longer sell nail polish remover to shoppers under age 18, and will scan the driver's licenses of adults each time they purchase the acetone-based product, Longs personnel said Tuesday.
A Hawaii scientist has found a fly species whose bulging middle legs bear a resemblance to the spinach-fueled forearms of the cartoon sailor Popeye.