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The Coast Guard cutter Rush returned to Honolulu Harbor on Sunday from an 83-day deployment that included a counternarcotics mission and participation in the multinational maritime security exercise off Mexico, Coast Guard officials said.
Services for former Lt. Gov. Jean King will be held Saturday morning at Kawaiaha‘o Church. Visitation will be at 10 a.m., followed by services at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Hawaii Public Radio.
President Barack Obama and the first family eased into their annual island Christmas vacation Sunday by taking in a basketball game, the sport Obama often turns to to briefly escape the demands of politics and the White House.
The city is considering allowing members of the Oahu Pig Hunters Association to trap, capture and take the wild porcine creatures at Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden at no cost to taxpayers, Mayor Kirk Caldwell said Friday.
As a state judge, Ed Kubo has heard his share of shaggy-dog stories. This one was different. Since late September he has allowed an 8-year-old boxer named Athena to regularly attend sessions in Veterans Treatment Court, a program he oversees under the state Judiciary.
One of my favorite activities during visits to the Puget Sound area is starfish gazing. At the ferry docks I'm in awe of the orange, purple and red starfish sprawled on the pilings like so many ornaments, and at my husband's family cabin on Orcas Island, I'm the first to don rubber boots at low tide and splash out on a sea star trek.
First director chosen for climate center • Heavy showers saturate Maui • Hiker airlifted from beach • Analysis clears way for park
Cell chat leads to theft, weapons counts • Kalihi man held on kidnapping charge • Maui police seek help in finding woman • Kapiolani bar was set on fire, officials say
CAIRO » The police arrested the girls, interrogated them for hours and then strip-searched and detained them for 10 days. They were charged with serious crimes, including endangering national security, for what the authorities regarded as an act of subversion: passing out yellow balloons.
For first lady Michelle Obama, a joyous Christmas Eve tradition briefly ran up against the harsh realities of a world where all is not calm and bright.
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Using deep-sea corals collected north of Hawaii, California scientists have determined climate change has produced a long-term rise in nitrogen in the Pacific Ocean.
A vacationer of habit, President Barack Obama spent the first day of his Hawaiian holiday on the links at the Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course at Marine Corps Base Hawaii.
Federal authorities have broken up a crime ring that they say has been sending stolen motorcycles disguised as care packages to the Philippines for at least two years.
Given the time of year, International Market Place retailer House of Flys should be buzzing with holiday traffic. Instead, retail clerk Marissa Gullino stared pensively at a quiet cash register in a shop that was devoid of customers and surrounded by a sea of empty storefronts.
The U.S. Navy's successful sea-based ballistic missile defense is coming ashore in Hawaii, Romania and Poland with the goal of increasing protection from the high-flying threats.