Editor's Note: Dasani is one of more than 22,000 homeless children in New York City. The began following her in September 2012, when she was 11 years old and living at the Auburn Family Residence in Brooklyn. Her last name is being withheld to protect her identity.
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MIAMI » After two months of false starts, error messages and pleas for patience from the once-hobbled federal online health care exchange, Karen Egozi, the chief executive of the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida, watched Monday as counselors navigated the website's pages with relative ease.
Reymunda Apana • George Mitsuo Arakaki • Alfred Berdon • Feliciana Salacup Bolosan • Boyson Kaimilani Brown Sr. • Leroy Paul Fry • Gilbert W.N. Goo • Lysander Agatep Guzman • Michie Henna • James Charles Holland • Veronica Ibera • and more
A hui of North Shore community members gathered near Laniakea Beach on Sunday to protest the state Department of Transportation's proposal to stop traffic snarls and safety problems in the area by blocking off access to a strip of land along Kamehameha Highway that beachgoers use as a parking lot.
An unprecedented era of undersea mining deep in the Pacific Ocean is poised to begin, University of Hawaii researchers say, and they aim to help protect the region's biodiversity once that mining starts.
A scientific study says humpback whales in the North Pacific should be looked at as at least five distinct populations, rather than just a single species undergoing recovery.
Some environmentalists and farmers on Maui appear poised for a conflict on a bill to add more regulations on those using pesticides commercially, including businesses involved in producing genetically modified organisms.
For the past decade, Waimanalo homeowner Tom Grande has battled the city to try to get a large mound of fill material removed from the hillside just above his residence and in the middle of a dam inundation zone.
U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Hawaii Democrat, will be the keynote speaker at Hawaii Pacific University's graduation ceremonies Dec. 18.
QUESTION: I flew on a direct flight between Honolulu and San Jose, Calif., on Hawaiian Airlines in September. I am trying to make reservations again for the same direct flight, but trips are unavailable.
In the past when someone mentioned Niihau shell lei, I wondered why the shells that washed up on Niihau beaches were special. Couldn't a person find similar shells on other island beaches? Which snail species grew the shells? Are people still making the intricate lei?
Suspicious fires hit Big Island • UH-Hilo to teach tsunami prep
UH to offer master's degree in geoscience • Forest burns as Kilauea lava flow persists • Suspicious fires hit Big Island • UH-Hilo to teach tsunami prep
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DETROIT » Kevyn D. Orr, the man who must now revive Detroit, commutes each week from Maryland to a cavernous old office building here that seems to dare him to succeed - the former headquarters of a company, itself recently in bankruptcy, that once sold more than half of America's cars - General Motors.
After repeated eradication efforts, Christy Martin now calls the weed Arundo donax the "zombie plant" — a giant reed that has clogged waterways in the southern United States and threatens to do the same to Hawaii streams.
The newest member of the University of Hawaii's Board of Regents has given up his position on the influential state commission that screens candidates for judgeships. Gov. Neil Abercrombie named Honolulu attorney Jeffrey Portnoy to the university's 15-member governing board last month.
As the helicopter descended beneath a thick band of clouds, conservation worker Michael Ade scanned the horizon of a dense native Hawaiian forest, looking for an old base camp where he and another worker would spend several days eradicating the latest alien plant invader — a pampas grass called Cortaderia jubata.
On Dec. 7, 1941, Staff Sgt. Alvis Taylor, an 18-year-old Army medic stationed at Schofield Barracks, literally plunged into the horror of war when he jumped into the waters of Pearl Harbor to retrieve the dead and dying.