State House Speaker Joseph Souki has rejected a request by House Republicans to remove Rep. Cynthia Thielen, the only Republican who supports same-sex marriage, from the House Judiciary Committee.
Disabled seniors Claudy Pierce and Franklin Fishler are scrambling to find low-income housing since the Waikiki rental that they could barely afford was sold to a Japanese buyer.
Gary Bradley and his partner, Paul Perry, tied the knot just after midnight on Jan. 1, 2012, when the state's civil unions law took effect.
Two weeks ago, several readers emailed me news stories about a snorkeler finding a dead, 18-foot-long oarfish near Santa Catalina Island, Calif. The woman and 15 helpers dragged the enormous fish to the island's beach for others to see and researchers to study.
From our condo, I can see the Reef Runway, which has been closed for a long time. I have tried to find out online what they are doing but can’t find anything. We just went to the mainland and took off on another runway.
Water drops keep Schofield fire in check • Police continue pursuit of OCCC inmate
Kaneshiro gets top law enforcement award • Global sailor arrives in Hilo • Forms available for deer hunting
ハワイ島コナ空港で昨日午後5時過ぎ、医療用のヘリコプターが硬着陸する事故が発生した。 当局関係者によると、昨日硬着陸したのはAS350型のヘリコプターで、同機に搭乗していた2名のうち1名が背中の痛みを訴えたために病院に搬送されたとしている。 なお、今回の硬着陸によって機体はかなりのダメージを受けており、今後、連邦航空局などによる事故原因の究明が行われる。
Samuel Akaka III • Savusa Tauileva Amate • Darlene Antolin-Arcamo; and more
U.S. Army wildland fire crews continued Saturday to fight a stubborn brush fire that has burned for five days at a training range in the mountains of Schofield Barracks.
Scientists suspect that a 55-foot sperm whale spotted off Windward Oahu a few days ago had been dead for several weeks before workers dragged it onto Heeia Kea Pier in Kaneohe on Friday and towed it off in pieces Saturday to a landfill.
The Hawaiian Humane Society would retain control over the 2.5-acre Moiliili site it has called home for decades under a new $1-a-year lease agreement before the Honolulu City Council. The deal would last 55 years.
The Episcopal Diocese of Hawai‘i on Saturday voted to encourage the state Legislature to pass marriage equality, the largest denomination to announce its support of an issue that has divided people of faith.
Confusion about who has jurisdiction over Native Hawaiian homesteads throughout the state has led to inconsistencies in the delivery of county services — a problem that shortchanges mainly Oahu homesteaders.
Three years ago, when Neil Abercrombie was running for governor, former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann tried to bait him into a corner on gay marriage.
A retired University of Hawaii at Manoa astronomer whose research laid the foundation for much of what the world knows about the birth and early development of stars, died earlier this month at age 93.
The astronomical story that is drawing the most attention in November is Comet ISON, discovered on Sept. 21, 2012.