NUEVA GERMANIA, Paraguay » The year was 1887 when two of the best-known German anti-Semites of the time put down stakes here in Paraguay's remote jungle with 14 German families screened for their racial purity.
Christopher Jay Aamodt • Jim Zentaro Arakawa • Ronald Jose Cabulong Bumanglag; and more
PHILADELPHIA » A Victorian-era dye factory is taking on a new role to help this city's troubled public school system attract and retain teachers.
SEOUL » When the order came last weekend to evacuate an industrial park in North Korea, Kwak Kyung-dock, a South Korean factory manager, said he was forced to flee with the suit on his back — and his car filled with so many boxes of the plastic machinery parts made at his factory that he had to tie several on the roof.
Rudolph James Brilhante • Lily Keala Calpito • Lily Kahele Mathias Aiwohi Chai; and more
The city Medical Examiner's Office is seeking the public's help to identify a man whose body was found on the reef off Sand Island by a kayaker Thursday morning.
Honolulu police explosives specialists responded to two more suspicious objects on different sides of the island Thursday, including what was determined to be "an incendiary device" near the Kahuku school complex.
U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa will emphasize leadership experience, and not the dying wish of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, in her Democratic primary challenge next year against U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz.
Honolulu rail officials reported a third-quarter turnaround Thursday on how much cash the massive project is collecting. They also offered a rosier forecast for how much its yearlong construction delay will cost.
Although the Legislature failed to pass bills this session to fund the state's watershed protection initiatives by collecting a fee imposed on nonrecyclable bags or increasing taxes on expensive real estate transactions, the Department of Land and Natural Resources said it is satisfied with the level of funding lawmakers did choose to provide.
An Iraq War veteran suffering the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder and a traumatic brain injury will have to spend three months in jail followed by three months of electronically monitored home confinement for using the identities of fellow Army veterans to claim their GI Bill benefits.
Touch screens are everywhere: smartphones, laptop screens, supermarket checkouts, restaurant tills, ATMs, airport check-in kiosks, museum information-booths and GPS devices, to name a few.
UH given $160,000 for language project • Donations aid outreach to abuse victims • HCC classes on agriculture start May 30
Teenager arrested in attack on officer • Suspect sought in Waikiki assault • Hilo residence goes up in flames • Traffic dispute on Highway 130 leads to assault
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The ground breaks today on a sweeping four-year modernization of Honolulu Airport, starting with a new maintenance building for Aloha Air Cargo.
Free-press advocates lamented the impending expiration of the state's news media "shield law," hailed nationally as a model for protection of news sources, and laid the blame squarely on Sen. Clayton Hee, the Senate's judiciary and labor chairman.
Former state Rep. Gil Riviere, who represented the North Shore in the House for one term before losing in the Republican primary last year, said he will switch political parties and become a Democrat as he tries to reclaim the seat next year.