WAILUKU » A former Maui police sergeant was sentenced Wednesday to a one-year jail term on a charge of molesting a teenage girl.
Media sources in Asia reported that a Chinese Navy spy ship has recently been placed near Hawaii in response to the continuing U.S. naval presence in the South China Sea and recent drills with Japan and South Korea.
A plan to ask Oahu voters if they want to take away the Honolulu Board of Water Supply's ability to recover "back payments" from customers who are undercharged gained preliminary approval from the City Council's Executive Matters and Legal Affairs Committee on Tuesday.
The University of Hawaii did not select an executive search firm Tuesday as planned to help with recruiting presidential candidates but said it will ask three finalist firms to make in-person presentations over the next two weeks.
Expecting gay couples in Hawaii to travel to other states to marry in order to obtain federal tax benefits would impose a "heavy burden" and create an inequality compared to other married couples, state Attorney General David Louie has told state lawmakers.
Wildlife protection officials added 15 imperiled species to the federal endangered list Tuesday for Hawaii, where native plants and animals are among the most vulnerable to extinction in the nation.
Honolulu police shot a 35-year-old burglary suspect who fled from police, entered an Aiea home, assaulted a resident and tried to flee in a pickup truck, striking and injuring officers. Police said the suspected burglar was in serious but stable condition with injuries to his upper torso after the shooting.
A public hearing will be held Friday as part of the special legislative session to deal with a bill seeking an emergency appropriation to keep two Kauai rural hospitals afloat. House Bill 3 requests $7.3 million in stopgap funding to sustain Hawaii Health Systems Corp.'s Kauai regional health care system through next spring.
Unexploded ordnance dredged from Pearl Harbor will be detonated and destroyed today and possibly Thursday, the Navy said. "At no time will the public be at risk," Navy Region Hawaii Environmental Program Director Aaron Poentis said in a news release
A 21-year-old Kapaa man who asked to serve time behind bars rather than take part in a probation program for his involvement with a 2010 theft case was sentenced to a five-year prison term Tuesday in Kauai Circuit Court.
A Honolulu Police Department lieutenant arrested for driving under the influence of an intoxicant in March will go on trial Jan. 13. Lt. Colin Wong, a 27-year HPD veteran, was arrested on March 30 near the Modern Honolulu hotel after he allegedly hit a parked car.
QUESTION: I read the Oct. 16 Kokua Line, giving the nomenclature for street designations, with interest. A "lane" is described as "a narrow and short roadway without curbs or sidewalks."
1 injured in medical copter's hard landing • 2 suspects charged in Kauai man's death • California woman hurt in paddleboard fall • Moped crash victim was Wailuku man
Woman found in dumpster identified • Man accused of 11 years of sex assaults • Arrest made in year-old assault case • Suspect charged in Kapahulu robbery
ハワイ州議会で討議が進められている同性婚の合法化問題で、同法案に対する意見を議会で述べたいと希望する数千人の市民が公聴会に参加した。 下院のカール・ローズ議員は「公聴会開催日の深夜12時までに、公聴会で証言を行いたいと希望する市民5,181名が登録を行ったほか、約15,000名の市民が同法案に対する意見書を提出しています」と語った。 なお、昨日の公聴会では約1,000名が意見陳述を行っている。
カウアイ島のバーバード・カバルホ市長は昨日、カウアイ島内で長期にわたって討議が行われてきたGMO（遺伝子組み合え作物）に関する法案に対する拒否権を発動した。 今回市長が拒否権を発動した法案は、島内で使用されている農薬の情報開示義務のほか、学校や病院、住宅街の近くに緩衝地帯を設置することを定めているもので、カバルホ市長は拒否権の発動の理由として「市長として、法的な問題や書類の不備がある同法案を承認するわけにはいかなかった」としている。 なお、カウアイ郡議会では今後1ヶ月にわたって市長が発動した拒否権と同法案に関する討議が行われる予定で、議会で5票の賛成票が集まった場合には、市長の拒否権が無効となる。
Charles Nance, Dean Wright and Julie Tyrrell are getting dropped — forced out of their existing health insurance plans — and landing smack in the middle of the uproar over President Barack Obama's health care law.
SAN FRANCISCO » Google has spent months and millions of dollars encrypting email, search queries and other information flowing among its data centers worldwide. Facebook's chief executive said at a conference this fall that the government "blew it."