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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Humanitarian assistance and disaster relief are providing common ground for Southeast Asian defense ministers meeting with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel in Honolulu.
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.
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.
Man indicted after officer dragged by car • Fugitive from Alaska is nabbed on Maui
ハワイ農務省は、オアフ島のカイムキ地区、クニア地区、そしてカハルウ地区の3箇所で、外来種であるコキガエルを捕獲したと発表した。 コキガエルは、「コキー」という鋭い鳴き声を発するカエルで、ハワイ島では騒音問題などを引き起こしている。 農務省では、今後気温が上昇するにつれてカエルの活動も活発化するため、自宅周辺等でコキガエルの泣き声を確認した場合には、当局に連絡して欲しいと市民に対して協力を呼びかけている。
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Gabbard named to key military committee • Ticket hoarders hurt museums, critic says • $498,000 bail set for suspect in shooting • Big Isle woman allegedly uses stolen card
As of Monday, the deadline for signing up for Obamacare coverage, fewer than 8,000 Hawaii residents had successfully enrolled, among the lowest in the nation.
President Barack Obama and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Monday backed U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz in endorsements that could help influence undecided voters in Schatz's Democratic primary campaign against U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa.
A plainclothes officer was dragged 150 feet while fighting for control of a stolen car fleeing a McCully gas station last week as another officer pulled his gun but did not fire out of fear he might hit the policeman, according to court documents.
"I don't know that we're in a high school," remarked U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, who on Monday spent his last few hours in Hawaii at Waipahu High. "This is like graduate-level work."
Big changes are coming to the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command, the embattled Hawaii-based military organization that searches for, recovers and identifies missing American war dead around the globe.