Fewer pests found in tree containers • 2 female nene killed by drivers on Haleakala • Girl’s injury leads to arrest of police officer
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A 14-year-old Typhoon Haiyan survivor, whose seven family members died after water quickly flooded their first-floor motel room in the Philippines, said he held onto a water tank for about an hour before he was rescued.
A child was seriously injured when a school bus carrying 40 Kapolei Elementary School first-graders was struck by a Jeep on Moanalua Freeway westbound around noon Tuesday, officials said.
A labor arbitration panel has reached a draft contract with the union that represents 2,000 firefighters statewide, although details are not expected to be made public until the end of the month.
The City Council Public Safety and Economic Development Committee on Tuesday shelved a bill that would ban people from lying down on sidewalks — a measure that opponents said would criminalize homelessness.
State Rep. Tom Brower is packing away the sledgehammer he has used through the past few weeks to wreck stolen and abandoned shopping carts homeless people use to carry their belongings.
The state attorney general is conducting a theft investigation of teachers and staff at the Myron B. Thompson Academy who may have been paid improperly for compensatory time, chief investigator Dan Hanagami told a state judge Tuesday.
Russell Kokubun, director of the state Department of Agriculture, is retiring at the end of the year. The former Hawaii island state senator and county councilman said he will return to his family farm in Volcano. His wife, Anne, an administrator for the state Department of Education, also plans to retire.
Question: I visit several different public libraries during the week after work and have noticed many tables with pairs of adults and young children, some are families doing homework and some are not.
Kayak tour firm hit on leader training • Agency halts burning of diet supplements
Youth facility escapee is back in custody • Brush fire burns at Schofield training range
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ハワイ島議会は、島内でタバコ製品を購入できる最低年齢を、現在の18歳から21歳に引き上げるとする新法案を可決した。 今回可決された新法案では、ハワイ島内でタバコや葉巻、電子タバコなどの喫煙製品を購入できる最低年齢を21歳とし、喫煙製品を販売する業者が同法案に違反した場合には罰金$500を科すとするもので、ハワイ島のビリー・ケオニ市長が同法案を承認、署名すれば、来年7月1日より施行となる。 なお、タバコ製品が購入できる最低年齢は21歳となるものの、喫煙ができる法廷年齢は従来どおりの18歳となっている。
A Hawaii island woman is suing two companies who made and sold a dietary supplement that was pulled from shelves as state health officials investigate links to cases of hepatitis and liver failure.
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As part of the Aloha for Philippines effort, all 11 member banks of the Hawaii Bankers Association are now accepting donations for Typhoon Haiyan victims at 300 branch locations statewide.
The state Department of Health today is dropping off $250,000 worth of voluntarily forfeited OxyELITE Pro products at the HPOWER waste-to-energy plant in Campbell Industrial Park to be destroyed amid an investigation that has linked the dietary supplement to multiple cases of liver damage and acute hepatitis in the isles and around the country.