A new policy instituted by the Honolulu Board of Water Supply ensures that no customer will receive more than two consecutive bills based on estimated usage, Manager Ernest Lau told a City Council committee Wednesday.
It took police and prosecutors more than 24 years to identify and take to trial the person responsible for strangling 81-year-old Edith Skinner. It took a state jury less than a day of deliberation to find him guilty.
Like a moving jigsaw puzzle, the lava lake at the summit of Kilauea Volcano continues to glow and gurgle, while the Puu Oo vent is feeding a flow largely hidden from public view.
University of Hawaii athletic department is staring at the possibility of a $2 million deficit this fiscal year and may have to lay off some part-time and temporary workers, a Board of Regents committee was told Wednesday.
The University of Hawaii had to scale back its plans for sand volleyball practice courts on campus when the project unearthed pipes that nobody could account for, a Board of Regents committee was told Wednesday.
The Hawaii Regional Council of Carpenters is expected to announce today that the union will endorse U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz over U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate. The 6,300-member union is among the most politically influential private-sector labor organizations in the state.
Honolulu City Councilman Ikaika Anderson's bid for Hawaii's 1st Congressional District seat won the endorsement of the Hawaii Construction Alliance. Anderson is one of at least six candidates vying for the seat now held by U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, who is forgoing a re-election bid to run for the U.S. Senate.
オバマ大統領の母校である名門プナホウ・スクールで、毎年恒例のカーニバルが開催されており、多くの市民が会場を訪れている。 昨日、今日の2日間のみ開催される人気イベントの今年のテーマは「New York, New York. The Carnival that Never Sleeps」で、今日の午前11時から午後11時まで、学校敷地内に設置されたフードブースや乗り物アトラクションが楽しめる。
Republican lawmakers are assailing new exemptions from anti-terrorism laws the Obama administration issued this week for war zone refugees seeking to come to the United States, saying the rules are examples of unilateral action by President Barack Obama that weaken immigration security.
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WASHINGTON » The Democrats' plan to hold onto their narrow Senate majority goes by the name "Bannock Street project." It runs through 10 states, includes a $60 million investment and requires more than 4,000 paid staffers.
NEW YORK » Newly freed by the Russian authorities, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, one of two members of the punk band Pussy Riot jailed for their political activism, had a message for the crowd at a fundraising concert in Brooklyn on Wednesday.
Question: When will the repaving of Kalanianaole Highway from Ainakoa Avenue to Lunalilo Home Road start?
Highway crash kills motorist • Snorkeler dies on Maui beach
A 39-year-old Kailua-Kona man died in Hawaii County police custody Tuesday after he was hit with a Taser. Police said they used the electronic weapon in an attempt to subdue Randall Hatori.
Right-to-farm legislation is likely dead for this session after the chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee on Tuesday failed to get enough votes for a procedural move to keep the idea afloat.
The Department of Education will again review Pono Choices after complaints from a state House lawmaker and several parents that the sex education curriculum is medically inaccurate and not age-appropriate for middle-schoolers.
Rats have plagued the Waikiki area for decades, finding a pest paradise in sewer pipes, parks, fruit trees, aging infrastructure and dilapidated walk-ups. Budget cuts have let rats proliferate in the tourist mecca, much to residents' dismay.