Some 50,000 intermediate and high school students at public schools statewide will start taking a four-hour college-prep test beginning Tuesday.
Time is running out on a proposal that would increase the state's minimum wage starting in 2014. Lawmakers appear to agree on policy but still need to work out details if they hope to strike a deal before key deadlines this week.
The city is offering $1.6 million in grants to qualified nonprofit organizations for programs that will serve economically and/or socially disadvantaged people or support public programs in the arts, culture, economic development or the environment.
The U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcanic Observatory reported "vigorous lava flow" activity from Kilauea's Puu Oo crater over the weekend.
米ギャラップ社が発表した最新の世論調査結果で、ハワイ州は全米でもっともストレスフリーな州であることが明らかになった。 日常生活でストレスを感じる事があると答えたハワイ州住民の割合は32.1%で、ハワイ州は2008年より過去5年間にわたって、全米でもっとも日常的ストレスを感じると答えた住民の割合が少ない州となっている。 一方、もっとも日常生活でストレスを感じていると答えた住民の割合が多かったのはウェスト・バージニア州の47.1%で、そのほかにストレスを感じると答えた住民の割合の多かった州は、ケンタッキー州、ユタ州などだった。
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WASHINGTON » Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, asked President Barack Obama's administration for a little favor last month. Send our new interior secretary this spring to discuss a long-simmering dispute over construction of a road through a wildlife refuge, Begich asked in a letter. The administration said yes.
The first time Jayme DeSantos appeared in Family Court, she got so mad she threw her chair.
Screwing up her courage, Lee Kekua went from store to store, politely asking to speak to the manager and leaving a photo of her 17-year-old son.
We crossed the equator on Day 20. It was a joyful event for my two crew members and me on our 2,700-mile voyage from Mexico to the Marquesas aboard my 37-foot sailboat, Honu.
Question: I believe showing proof of principal residence is an additional requirement when renewing one’s driver’s license. Can you direct me to a list of acceptable documents for this?
Suspect charged in Kalihi stabbing death • Man arrested following Waikiki shooting • Homeless man is suspected in break-in
OHA gives $8M in grants to 32 groups • Road reopens after water main repairs • Kauai, Niihau warned of risk for flash floods; and more
An endangered native shrub found naturally on a plot of Navy land at the old Barbers Point Naval Air Station and nowhere else on the planet is at the center of a stalled land swap involving the Navy, state and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The Polynesian Voyaging Society has received sponsorship of travel costs worth $1 million, bolstering plans for a four-year worldwide voyage focusing on educational opportunities, conservation research, cultural exchange and peace.
Pet owners dismayed by Hawaii's lack of pet-friendly rental units could soon see an increase in lease agreements that allow animals to reside with their owners — if they pay.
Negotiating teams for three Hawaii Government Employees Association bargaining units have reached tentative agreements with state and county government employers for the contract period beginning July 1 and ending June 30, 2015.
The Public Land Development Corp. may soon be history, but state lawmakers are moving toward an agreement on legislation that would encourage redevelopment projects on underused public school land.