Army ordnance disposal experts removed a bomblike object Friday night that prompted the closure of part of Hapuna Beach State Park in West Hawaii.
A bang stick, or underwater firearm, sold primarily as protection against sharks and other underwater predators, was confiscated this week at an island airport, the Transportation Security Administration reported.
Federal authorities believe a man who was arrested last week for allegedly importing 176 pounds of marijuana from California had already received more than 400 pounds worth $1.5 million.
In a move to limit building permit applications that are never picked up and paid for, the city Department of Planning and Permitting will begin charging a plan review fee for certain permit applications beginning Monday.
A Hawaiian monk seal whose carcass was found on a beach on Kauai's west end Monday died of natural causes, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa said a $638 billion defense bill approved by the House on Friday includes a provision to name the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies.
An Army officer who worked for U.S. Pacific Command was found guilty Friday by a military jury of illegally possessing and passing classified national defense information, an Army official said.
The Harold K.L. Castle Foundation is giving grants totaling $372,324 to six community organizations, including a partnership between the Waimanalo Health Center and a public elementary school, to provide dental services to Waimanalo children.
Tax collections exceed state expectations • UH student found dead in dorm identified • Farmer to scan crops from sky • Pump station work scheduled
Help needed to find sex assault suspect • Burglary suspect faces multiple charges • Makaha woman held in attack on man • Man charged in rock-throwing incident
Rail officials are considering doubling the capacity of Oahu's future passenger trains to accommodate more people per stop — but the proposal would also halve the number of trains planned for the line.
Immigrant families from Asia, a relatively high rate of interracial marriage and the fact that many white people who move to the islands are retirees are likely factors behind Hawaii leading the nation, by far, in the portion of residents of Asian ancestry, a population expert says.
An Army officer who worked for U.S. Pacific Command is on trial in Hawaii, accused of illegally possessing and passing classified national defense information, the Army revealed Thursday.
A former Waianae public charter school clerk pleaded not guilty in Circuit Court on Thursday to felony charges that she stole $19,750 from the school.
A 58-year-old Waianae man pleaded guilty Thursday to making a phone call to an FBI operator to falsely claim that a passenger on a flight from Kona to Seattle was dangerous and might hijack the plane.
The state Department of Education failed to provide a Maui special-needs student with a free appropriate public education when it excluded the boy's father from participating in a meeting that changed the student's school placement for the first time in six years, a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled Thursday.
Gusty tradewinds are dying down, but high-surf and small-craft advisories remain in effect. Forecasters also say the trades are blowing in scattered showers, which are expected to linger through today.
The City Council on June 5 recognized two longtime volunteers with the Hanauma Bay Education Program: Jean Carr and Larry Winnik. • More awards and recognitions