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.
The head of Hawaii's police officers union said he is standing by his opposition to the same-sex marriage bill and other comments he made before a legislative committee Monday despite the charge by a gay Honolulu police officer who said the actions cast a shadow over the Police Department's integrity when dealing with the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.
The contractor responsible for the troubled Hawaii Health Connector website is the same company the state hired 14 years ago to build a tax collection system that state officials say has never worked properly.
A pedestrian spotted a live 21/2-foot-long boa constrictor on a Nuuanu Avenue sidewalk Tuesday morning.The nonvenomous rainbow boa constrictor was seen on the sidewalk in front of the Kukui Plaza condominium at about 7 a.m., captured and turned over to police, the state Agriculture Department said.
A new administrator is poised to take over the embattled State Historic Preservation Division. The news comes four months after the division's previous head stepped down, following repeated criticisms by federal officials of how the division was run.
Question: I recently renewed my safety check on my van and was told that all stickers and decals on the front and rear windshields, excluding military stickers but including parking passes, are illegal and must be removed in order to receive my safety check. What are the rules regarding this? Is it the same for cars, trucks and vans?
ハワイが舞台のCBSの人気テレビドラマ「ハワイFive-O」で主演俳優のアレックス･オローリンが、女性向け護身術クラスのインストラクターを行うことが明らかになった。 11月16日（土）と17日（日）に、オアフ島モイリイリ地区にある「イーゲンズ・フィット・ボディ・ブートキャンプ」で行われる護身術クラスでは、アレックス･オローリンと、彼が師事しているハワイ州出身の格闘家であるイーゲン井上氏がインストラクターを務める。 なお、90分間行われる護身術クラスの参加料金はひとり$90で、参加費はすべてカピオラニ・メディカル・センターへ寄付される。
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But for millions of poor Americans who rely on food stamps, reductions that began this month present awful choices. One gallon of milk for the kids instead of two. No fresh broccoli for dinner or snacks to take to school. Weeks of grits and margarine for breakfast.
WASHINGTON » At nearly every critical juncture, the Senate bill that passed Thursday banning workplace discrimination because of gender identity and sexual orientation has had an unconventional and powerful ally.
ATLANTA, Ga. >> Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and a state lawmaker from Atlanta, said Thursday he plans to run for governor of Georgia next year.
Asteroid strikes similar in size to the explosion over Russia in February may be 10 times more likely than previously thought, according to a paper published in the journal Nature.
Man arrested after Puna stabbing death • Coast Guard seeks owner of kayak
Paraglider is injured in hard landing • Inmate fails to return from work furlough • UH students alerted to possible gunman
More than all the football championships he's won as a player and coach, more than his career achievements, Edward "Skippa" Diaz holds most dear his years at Palama Settlement, which gave him a second home that shaped his character.
A former public school secretary who admitted stealing more than $68,000 from Pearl Ridge Elementary will have to serve nearly two more years of probation for forgery and theft.