With just minutes to spare before an internal deadline, state House and Senate negotiators Friday reluctantly agreed to allow private redevelopment projects on up to three public-school sites over the next five years.
A new University of Hawaii program is receiving a grant worth nearly half a million dollars to help Native Hawaiians participate in decision-making about environmental and social issues.
Sketch of sex assault suspect is released • Motorcycle accident sends man to hospital • Second person is charged in burglary • Fire destroys Big Isle home
Cancer foundation warns of phone scam • Overnight work to shut airport • Gun registration hours extended
This was Honolulu police officer Stephen Keogh's second birth in eight months. No, the single 39-year-old motorcycle cop doesn't have any children of his own, but on Thursday he helped deliver a baby girl on the H-1 freeway. His first delivery was Aug. 31.
A bomb scare halted operations at state Circuit Court, closed roads and shuttered area businesses for nearly five hours Thursday as police investigated a suspicious package that turned out to be harmless.
Citing a lack of funds, lawmakers Thursday killed a proposed tax credit that would have helped teachers offset their out-of-pocket classroom expenses.
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MILWAUKEE » Glowing bacteria in the tiny Hawaiian bobtail squid may shed new light on the role bacteria play in the human body to synchronize daily tasks such as sleeping and eating, and keeping the immune system healthy, research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison suggests.
KABUL, Afghanistan » It is always hard to gauge what diplomats really think unless one of their cables ends up on WikiLeaks, but every once in a while the barriers fall and a bit of truth slips into public view.
EAST LANSING, Mich. » At first he thought it was a deer, perhaps the big-antlered buck he had seen before and hoped to bag someday.
The Hawaii Growth Initiative, which would encourage entrepreneurs who might help diversify the state's economy, received a $6 million vote of confidence Thursday.
State lawmakers Thursday agreed to make permanent a law that offers journalists limited protection from having to disclose confidential sources in court, but bloggers and other nontraditional journalists would be excluded.
Consumers may soon be able to obtain low-cost loans to install solar and other alternative energy systems and then repay the loans through the savings on their electrical bills.
A generous state tax credit that helped fuel the growth of solar but led to accusations of abuse would be reconfigured under a compromise pending before state lawmakers today.
Fans — and even people who don't normally care about football — will buzz for another 24 hours about the fake-girlfriend hoax and its repercussions on his football career. But what likely dropped Te'o out of the first round had little to do with the tabloid-ready story.