Is there any requirement for telephone service providers to provide a dial tone to be able to access 911 service? I don't need regular phone service, but would like to be able to make a 911 call in an emergency. Hawaiian Telcom advises that I have to pay for phone service to get the dial tone to call 911.
Few things illustrate the changes in our society during my lifetime better than the two breakout stars, a generation apart, from Walt Disney's "The Mickey Mouse Club."
UH PR campaign wins national acclaim • Worker accidentally slides down ridge • Iron posts, cable valued at $6,200 stolen from farm • Washington man dies on Maui while swimming
4月11日午前、オアフ島の主要道路であるH1フリーウェイに小型の犬が侵入し、犬を救出するためにH1フリーウェイ上り線の交通が一時的に制限される騒ぎとなった。 犬の侵入騒ぎは午前のラッシュアワー時に発生。侵入した犬は小型のチワワ種で、最終的にホノルル警察のオートバイ部隊の警察官が救助し、動物愛護協会のハワイ・ヒューマン・ソサエティーによって保護されている。 なお、警察が犬の救出作業を行うため、H1の東側車線を走行していた車両が10分以上にわたって停止することとなった。
Low-lying atolls in the Pacific Ocean will likely be inundated by seawater sooner than previously anticipated as the planet warms, a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey suggests.
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HOUSTON » As school districts across the country consider placing more police officers in schools, youth advocates and judges are raising alarm about what they have seen in the schools where officers are already stationed.
NEW YORK » Cheon H. Park ran a company that had begun to prosper on government contracts, but he had bigger ambitions. So he tore down his shabby headquarters on a quiet street in Flushing, Queens, and replaced it with a lavish three-story building.
A veteran rescue swimmer has been charged with desertion after he disappeared for three months and triggered a massive search, the Coast Guard said Wednesday.
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Surfers find woman's body in ocean • Blaze breaks out at Mauna Kea Fairways • Woman steals shopper's cash, police say
A state jury has found a Hawaii Kai woman guilty of persuading an elderly widow to sell her home and taking most of the $600,000 in proceeds.
State senators, fretting over transparency, want to give the public more time to digest a bill that was supposed to be about the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission but was radically altered to also apply to geothermal development.
Traffic signal adjustments at two of Waikiki's most congested intersections might make life easier for local drivers who cringe at navigating through the tourist-heavy district amid throngs of pedestrians.
The Hawaii Medical Service Association has asked to increase health insurance premiums on small businesses July 1 by an average 8.5 percent, its largest rate increase in four years.
Smoking is no longer legal at major East Honolulu beaches and parks under a bill signed Monday by Mayor Kirk Caldwell.
Sarah Jenkins looked no farther than her own backyard when deciding on a science fair project she felt would make a difference in her community.
A 37-year-old man sought since December for allegedly throwing a Japanese visitor from a cliff apparently wanted to turn himself in when arrested Saturday, Kauai County officials said Monday.