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Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Army convoys will add to traffic • Reforestation project is set for reserve area • Bail reduced for man who shoved visitor

Train manufacturer settles dispute with Dutch railway

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
The company building the train cars for Oahu's elevated rail line has agreed to a deal worth some $172 million to buy back the high-speed cars it built for Dutch railway operators.

ACLU fights state over preschool tuition aid

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii is suing the state, arguing a child care assistance program that provides preschool tuition subsidies for low-income families violates the state and U.S. constitutions by providing public funds for religious observations and teachings.

Court OKs migrant health care cuts

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled Tuesday that the state can resume offering fewer health care benefits to Micronesian migrants than those given other Medicaid recipients.

Beating-death victim confronted teenage suspect, witnesses say

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Two companions of an 18-year-old Kalihi man charged with killing a 38-year-old Ewa Beach man said the suspect kicked the victim in the chest, knocking him to the ground, after the victim blocked their car, yelled and swore at them and threw punches at the suspect, according to court documents.

Williams says life with girl started off well

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem J. Williams said when his 5-year-old daughter soiled herself a week or so after arriving in Hawaii from South Caro­lina, he considered it an accident and didn't think of it as a big deal.

State officially establishes day to honor St. Marianne Cope

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Gov. Neil Abercrombie made it official Tuesday: Jan. 23 will be known as Saint Marianne Cope Day in Hawaii. Abercrombie held a ceremony in his chambers at the Capitol to sign House Bill 2539, which he said was a moving opportunity.

Partnering on disasters, climate will top ASEAN talks, Hagel says

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Humanitarian assistance and disaster relief are providing common ground for Southeast Asian defense ministers meeting with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel in Hono­lulu.

Islands warned of sea hazards after Chilean quake

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Hawaii scientists and emergency personnel kept watch on a tsunami generated by a magnitude-8.2 earthquake off Chile on Tuesday, the anniversary of the 1946 tsunami that devastated Hilo.

Kokua Line: Queen's Surf Beach name linked to monarch's request

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Question: The beach on the former Queen's Surf site is sometimes referred to by the news media as Queen's Surf Beach and at other times as Queen's Beach.

911 Report

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Man indicted after officer dragged by car • Fugitive from Alaska is nabbed on Maui