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Last weekend I flew to Papeete because I left my sailboat Honu here in October to sit out the southern hurricane season. That being over now, it's time to pack the boat with brie and baguettes, cast off the mooring lines and sail on.
An 18-year-old Kalihi man suspected of fatally beating a 38-year-old man in Ewa Beach a week ago is in police custody, Honolulu police said.
Visitation canceled at prisons again • Odor closes Lihue Walmart • Board suspends well project
In a lawsuit filed this month, Close Construction accused HCDA of breach of contract and not acting in good faith and is seeking at least $596,900 in damages due to the alleged infractions.
Eight-year-old Kayla Kim smiled as she rolled paint onto the wall of the Kawananakoa Middle School's cafeteria near the Pali Highway during a community cleanup organized by employees of First Hawaiian Bank.
Donors linked to contractors, developers and landowners involved with the increasingly controversial rebuilding of Kakaako have contributed more than $680,000 since 2009 to Gov. Neil Abercrombie's two gubernatorial campaigns, according to a Honolulu Star-Advertiser analysis of state data.
Pairing Ruggero Leoncavallo's "Pagliacci" with Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana" was a stroke of genius. The world had become so used to "Cav & Pag" that audiences had stopped thinking about either work in any depth.
Officials are proposing to update Kauai's existing policies on shoreline construction limits to reflect the latest scientific data on coastal erosion.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will convene the first-ever U.S.-hosted meeting of ASEAN defense ministers Tuesday to Thursday, devoting a substantial amount of time in Hawaii to the Asia region that has grown economically and militarily in importance.
A Hawaii inmate who authorities say is a high-ranking member of the prison gang USO Family has agreed to plead guilty to racketeering conspiracy.
The regional director of the National Labor Relations Board who issued a controversial ruling last week giving a group of Northwestern University football players the right to unionize says he would not have been in the position to make that decision if it wasn't for his time living in Hawaii.
The National Weather Service said the strong low aloft combined with ample moisture would continue to produce heavy rain and thunderstorms, and the related threat of flash flooding, through Sunday morning.
It's still not clear what initially caused the 2010 sinking of the Majestic Blue, a distant-water tuna boat that went down in waters 3 miles deep and 101 miles off the coast of Fiji, killing the ship's American captain and its South Korean chief engineer.
It was hard to tell sometimes if we were talking about law and order or the birds and the bees as we "flASHback" on the month's news that amused and confused.
The Hawaiian islands are perfectly situated to see all of the total lunar eclipse on April 14, a celestial event that runs from roughly 8 to 11:30 p.m. In addition, Mars reaches its brightest point in the past eight years.
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.
Rising stream strands 3 hikers • Blaze engulfs empty house
Three people were hurt, one critically, during a motorcycle ride on Kunia Road on Saturday, emergency responders said.
University of Hawaii oceanographers will be launching a new robot into deep water off Oahu's coast to study the impact of chemical weapons leaking mustard agent.
A Hawaii Senate committee advanced a potential state law Friday that gave safe-harbor protections to underage victims of prostitution, toughened penalties for their clients and removed an exemption that gave police officers the latitude to have sex with prostitutes during their investigations.