Three large pieces of lumber, perhaps tsunami debris from Japan, have washed up on Windward Oahu over the past several days.
A state judge threw out the felony verdict jurors reached in the trial of a motorist they found guilty of injuring a Honolulu police officer at a traffic stop, but left in place the jury's misdemeanor guilty verdict in the death of another officer at the same traffic stop.
The debate on Hawaii's gay marriage bill spilled into the state Capitol courtyard Wednesday, where several hundred passionate demonstrators tensely squared off as House members drew closer to a final vote on the measure.
The state House voted late Wednesday to move forward with a marriage equality bill after a day of drama and emotion where lawmakers plowed through numerous procedural motions and amendments that would have postponed action or significantly amended the bill to expand a religious exemption.
Hawaii's newest immigrants will get a better shot at pursuing the American dream by visiting one of four Immigrant Resource Centers the state is opening.
State Senate President Donna Mercado Kim officially jumped into the 2014 1st Congressional District race on Wednesday, immediately positioning herself as the most experienced and, arguably, the best known among what is now a field of six.
The U.S. Army in the Pacific said it is exploring a new deployment concept for exercises and engagements with foreign nations that would have rotational forces travel from exercise to exercise to exercise for months at a time.
オアフ島ワイキキのシェラトン・プリンセス・カイウラニ・ホテルが、大規模な改修工事を行う予定であることが明らかになった。 今回発表された工事計画によると、来年夏着工予定の改修工事には、約3年間、5億ドルの経費が投じられ、現在ホテルが保有している260の客室のリノベーションのほか、高さ350フィート未満の新しいタワーの建設が予定されている。 なお来夏着工予定の改修工事に伴い、同ホテルは来年8月1日より一時的に閉館する見込みとなっている。
ハワイ州の臨時議会で審議が続いている同性同士の結婚を認める同性婚の合法化問題で、ハワイ州下院本会議は昨夜10時過ぎ、同法案に対する3度目となる投票を行い、賛成30票、反対19票、棄権2票で、同法案を承認した。 今回下院で承認された法案では、12月3日より同性同士の結婚を認めるとしているものの、教会などの宗教関連施設が宗教上の理由で同性婚カップルの挙式等を拒否する事ができるなど、様々な免責事項が設けられている。 同法案は3連休明けとなる来週火曜日にも上院での差し戻し審議と投票が行われ、上院で承認された場合には最終案としてニール・アバクロンビー知事に送られ、州知事の承認と署名を経て本格施行となる。
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KAILUA-KONA » The University of Hawaii is asking state officials to extend leases that allow telescopes on Mauna Kea for another 45 years, through 2078. West Hawaii Today reported Thursday that the state Board of Land and Natural Resources plans to consider the request Friday in Honolulu.
David Seal, an alleged child molester who escaped four years ago from Hawaii State Hospital in Kaneohe, was arrested Tuesday on Hawaii island for allegedly killing his Puna neighbor and high school friend.
Question: I know they had football games probably Friday and Saturday nights, but why are the lights at Aloha Stadium still on, all day from Saturday night, Sunday day and night, Monday day and night. And they’re still on Tuesday morning. Where is our tax money going? I think it’s very careless that they leave their lights on.
Copper theft blacks out traffic cameras • 2 structures damaged by separate fires
Preschool teacher accused in sex assault • School closed after water pipe damaged • Project set to stabilize rocks at Hanauma; and more
Long-standing problems with the state's beverage container recycling program continue to result in overpayments of millions of taxpayer dollars, exposing the operation to abuse and possible fraud and undermining its financial viability, according to a new state audit.
An exhaustive 3 1/2-day search concluded Tuesday for 18-year-old Farrington High School senior Dayne Ortiz, who disappeared after his kayak overturned off a Mokuleia beach at about 6 p.m. Saturday.
The state Senate approved $7.3 million in emergency funding Tuesday to sustain two rural Kauai hospitals through spring. The Senate passed House Bill 3, unamended, to help keep the Hawaii Health Systems Corp. Kauai regional health care system afloat.
The state House is preparing to take a critical procedural vote today on a bill that would allow same-sex couples to marry but would expand a religious exemption.