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Local News - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
Legislators grill hospital chief • UH college set to honor pair • Obstacles delay Big Isle's reuse of waste water; and more

911 Report

Local News - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
Man killed in fall from truck identified • Boy injured at bicycle motocross track • Suspect charged with threatening, abuse

Feds praise city's homeless plan

Local News - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
U.S. Assistant Housing Secretary Mark Johnston applauded Mayor Kirk Caldwell's $22 million Housing First plan, calling it a major commitment to provide permanent shelter for those in need.

Tackling children's dental woes in Hawaii

Local News - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
Nine-year-old Dante Ladines clambered into the mobile dentist chair set up in the multipurpose room at Kalihi Elementary School, put on a pair of sunglasses under the bright light and opened his mouth.

16,000 soldiers added to the Pacific

Local News - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
The Army's presence in the Pacific has grown to 106,000 active-duty soldiers from about 90,000, a nearly 18 percent increase, as the service re-balances in the region while planning drastic cuts elsewhere, officials said.

Kailua pair sent to hospital after blaze damages house

Local News - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
A fire ripped through the roof and walls of a rented single-family home in the Enchanted Lake area Tuesday.

Infection led to girl's death, doctor testifies

Local News - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
A second defense medical expert gave jurors in the capital murder trial of former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem Williams yet another theory of how Williams' 5-year-old daughter, Talia, died.

Legislators OK $2.75 minimum wage rise

Local News - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
The state House on Tuesday approved a minimum wage increase, and there were new signs that the state Senate might accept the House draft rather than force conference committee negotiations that could endanger a pay raise for low-income workers.

$10.7M awarded to isle programs

Local News - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
Federal housing officials have renewed $10.7 million in grants for 38 Hawaii homeless housing and service programs through the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Continuum of Care Program.

Kumu shared love for hula and life through decades of teaching

Local News - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
Renowned kumu hula Leilani Alama died Friday at St. Francis Hospice in Ewa, surrounded by family and friends.

Kokua Line: Ala Wai Canal is no place to swim

Local News - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
Question: Now that work is done on the Ala Wai Canal, I see more people fishing, etc., I wonder about the water's quality. Is it safe to eat the fish or to go in the canal?