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He started surfing as a boy in the break off Waikiki. Nearly a month after his death, Montgomery "Buttons" Kaluhiokalani returned to where it all began.
State conservation officials were investigating a shark attack on a woman off Keawakapu Beach on Friday -- the seventh off Maui this year. The attack, reported to authorities at about 1:20 p.m. Friday, occurred in South Maui waters while the woman was snorkeling, according to initial reports from witnesses.
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Families should be able to apply in March for a slice of the $6 million in additional preschool subsidies state lawmakers approved earlier this year to help a set of children who will be too young to enter kindergarten next year.
A group of Hawaii lawmakers announced Wednesday the creation of a bipartisan caucus composed of county and state elected officials under age 40 that will work to improve government transparency and political involvement for young people.
Toy R Us in Pearlridge Center opened its doors Thursday earlier than ever, in keeping with a growing national holiday shopping trend. The national chain, which opened at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving last year, welcomed shoppers three hours earlier this year -- at 5 p.m.
More than 2,000 hungry people gathered Thursday at the Neal Blaisdell Center to ring in the holiday season with the Salvation Army's 43th annual Thanksgiving dinner.
Humane Society International has been on the ground in some of the hardest-hit areas since shortly after the storm struck to provide basic survival and medical needs for animals as well as to reunite people with lost pets, Inga Gibson, Hawaii state director for the Humane Society of the United States, said Tuesday.
Single mom Genna Nicholson is stretching her budget to pay the $700 a month needed to send her 4-year-old son, Cassius, to the Waikiki Community Center Preschool. "I used to be on state assistance. Now I don't qualify. My cost has gone up by about $100 a month.
The Coast Guard said one of its helicopters was hit by a green laser while flying in the vicinity of Waimanalo Bay on Saturday. It's the fifth laser incident within the last year involving Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point.
Surf on the state's north shores was expected to reach 10 to 15 feet Thursday night, peaking at 18 to 22 feet today.
QUESTION: Can something be done about the big beige boxes that Hawaiian Telcom is installing on phone poles all over Manoa? There's one on East Manoa Road, makai-bound before the triangle park; at Halelena Place and Oahu Avenue; and at Manoa Road, near Manoa School.