Motorist accused of striking pair with car • Woman hospitalized after vehicle hits her • Man pleads not guilty in fatal stabbing • Suspect is arrested in alleged knife threat
Replacing Hawaii's largest jail, Oahu Community Correctional Center, with a larger one in West Oahu is one of 10 proposals being considering to help alleviate a crisis of inmate overcrowding.
1990年代に閉館していたラナイ島のラナイ劇場の再開発が進められており、今年度末までに新しい劇場が開館する予定となっている。 二棟の施設からなるラナイ劇場は、完成時には60名まで収容できる小型のシアターと、100名分の座席を有する大型のシアターとなる予定で、シアターには最新のデジタル音響システムなどが導入されるほか、二棟のシアターの中間には、1930年代のラナイ島の様子を再現したアーチ型の入り口やドーマー窓を有するチケットオフィスや売店も建設される予定となっている。 ラナイ島は2012年6月に島の大部分をオラクル社の最高経営責任者であるラリー・エリソン氏が3億ドルで購入。現在、エリソン氏が数百万ドルを投じての再開発計画を進めている。
State House and Senate leaders have reached an understanding on raising the minimum wage to $10 an hour by January 2018 and expanding a tip credit to 75 cents, but an influential state senator wants a debate over the tip credit before signing off on the agreement.
Crimes such as pumping pool water into the ocean and dumping trash on roadsides would be prosecuted better if Hawaii establishes an environmental court, advocates and regulators told state lawmakers this week.
NIHONMATSU, Japan » As Japan confronts troubling economic data and memories of its stagnant "lost generation," the country's government is offering a little something to take the edge off: a bottle or two of sake.
In New Mexico, a photographer declined to take pictures of a lesbian couple's commitment ceremony. In Washington state, a florist would not provide flowers for a same-sex wedding. And in Colorado, a baker refused to make a cake for a party marking the wedding of two men.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s proposal to raise or begin charging fees for more than 40 permits and services tied to land use hit a snag at what was expected to be a final vote at a City Council meeting on Wednesday.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell's plan to begin charging Oahu property owners $10 a month for trash pickup cleared its first hurdle Wednesday but appears to have a long way to go before it becomes law.
What's old is new again for the 25th Infantry Division. With the Iraq War over, Afghanistan rapidly winding down and a refocus on the Pacific underway, "Tropic Lightning" Division is returning to its jungle-fighting past to sharpen skills eroded during a decade of fighting in the Middle East.
The Institute for Human Services is holding a private blessing Thursday for a house serving as a small emergency shelter for homeless veterans in Kalihi Valley.
State House leaders hope to meet privately with state Rep. Faye Hanohano to discuss how the chamber should respond to several complaints about her conduct.
Former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann said Wednesday that he would seriously consider running for governor as an independent if his allies collect enough signatures to get certified as a new Hawaii Independent Party.
More than 150 Aiea-area residents overwhelmed a state Department of Land and Natural Resources public hearing Wednesday evening to share their views, which were heavily negative, about a zip line business proposed for a forested area just beyond a Waimalu residential neighborhood.
Question: I recently was on the H-3 Freeway, Kaneohe-bound, at 4:49 p.m., and in the right lane a huge truck was going 35 mph in a 60 mph zone.
VA to back loans despite water catchment • Cliff plunge kills driver of tractor • Maui chancellor retiring in fall
With two new decisive court wins, Oahu's rail transit project is poised to take shape along the island's southern coast without more roadblocks from its staunchest opponents.