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A $2.16 billion operating budget for the coming 2014 fiscal year approved by the City Council on Wednesday is the largest ever for Honolulu.
A private detective firm has been hired by Mayor Kirk Caldwell's administration to help city officials with an internal review into an $8 million federal grant issued to a controversial nonprofit company.
A U.S. Marine sergeant has been arrested in the killing of a prostitute. Nathaniel L. Cosby was arrested by Honolulu police on suspicion of second-degree murder in the killing of Ivanice "Ivy" Harris.
A woman who scammed $22,000 from a 73-year-old Pauoa man last year paid back the money Wednesday in state court as part of a plea deal to avoid additional jail time.
Fresh off his trip to Europe, the city's top rail executive said Wednesday that the operators of driverless transit systems similar to the one slated for Oahu are pleased with their trains' performance.
The Kauai National Wildlife Refuge Complex will fence off a 7-acre area to protect native coastal plants and birds, including endangered nene geese, and moli, or Laysan albatross.
Alaska natives and American Indians, groups recognized by the federal government as indigenous people with the right to self-determination, reaffirmed support for Hawaii officials' efforts to gain similar status for Native Hawaiians as congressional delegations from both states met Tuesday to discuss ways to continue working together for the mutual benefit of the only two noncontiguous states.
Whatever happened to plans to renovate the old Fisherman’s Wharf in Kakaako?
A space research program that uses a simulated Martian base on the slopes of Mauna Loa has received a $1.2 million grant from NASA.
High surf combined with summer school break and thousands of visitors contributed to a high number of rescues along Oahu's South Shore Wednesday, city Ocean Safety Division officials said.
Work area inspections and renewed emphasis on prevention are some of the initiatives that the U.S. Army Pacific is taking to combat sexual assaults.
Does a restaurant need a liquor license if it advertises “bring your own beer?”
Veteran is new sheriff in town • County leaders' annual meeting set for Kauai • Water service likely to be restored today
Trio on the loose after robbery, kidnapping • Suspect hits victim with wooden object
People can tell the city how they feel about the appeals process for the city's new sidewalk nuisance ordinance at a hearing today in Kapolei. A hearing officer will receive spoken testimony from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the first-floor conference room of Kapolei Hale, 1000 Ulu Ohia St.
The Honolulu City Council will consider today whether the top nonprofit employees overseeing the city's TheBus and TheHandi-Van services should be subject to the same ethics training, ethics policies and civil penalties as city employees.
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After years of threats, federal housing officials are demanding that the city return $8 million in grant money issued to the controversial Helemano nonprofit group Opportunities and Resources Inc. Anuenue Hale.