As Congress scrambled Tuesday for a way out of the budget conundrum, the government shutdown continued to take away millions from Hawaii's economy and negatively affect military engagement in the Asia-Pacific region.
Several states with gay marriage laws have religious exemptions that apply to public accommodations, a step Hawaii lawmakers drafting a bill for special session are reluctant to take.
Executive assistant Julie Ann Kam said she was happy when her boss, second-generation car dealer Alan Pflueger, told her in 2005 to prepare a company check for him to sign to pay for her corrective eye surgery.
State and county officials will meet today to discuss possible solutions to the severe erosion that has exposed a large concrete foundation below Waikiki's Kuhio Beach.
The state's public school system wants about $40 million in additional operating funds for next year that would help boost teaching staff at most schools and another $25 million in capital funds to start cooling classrooms with air conditioning.
The state Board of Education will seek a $100,000 increase of the salary cap lawmakers placed on the school superintendent position back in 2001.
Question: What agency has control over naming new streets in Hawaii? Are there specific criteria it uses? Also, is there a way to find the Hawaiian translation of a particular street?
The Medical Examiner's office has identified the victims of three accidents. Keoni Keawemauhili, 26, of Waianae died of multiple blunt force injuries when the car he was driving near Honokai Hale on Friday night clipped a black Mercedes sedan driven by a 40-year-old Kapolei woman, crossed over the median and broadsided a town-bound truck driven by a 50-year-old man.
Shutdown takes governor to Washington • Alleged gambling devices are confiscated • FDA advises against VERSA-1 supplement; and more
Beware the hours between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. today, says the National Weather Service.
The state Department of Agriculture wants to fill several positions in its pesticides branch, including jobs for inspectors that were eliminated because of budget shortfalls.
The girlfriend of a 26-year-old local musician told police he tried to strangle her twice before attempting to stab her in the neck and stomach last week, but his knife hit her knee instead, according to a police affidavit filed in Honolulu District Court.
ホノルル市当局は昨夜、砂浜の砂の量が減少する海岸浸食が深刻化しているとされるワイキキビーチの一部で、砂の補充プロジェクトを実施した。 昨夜の砂の補充プロジェクトは午後7時30分過ぎからスタートし、ブルドーザーなどの重機によって、ビーチ沿いに建つのホノルル警察署ステーション近くの砂浜の砂が海岸浸食の影響が指摘されているフラ・ハラウ・ステージ近くの区画まで移送された。 なお当局関係者は、今日の午前中に砂が補充された区間の調査を実施し、さらなる砂の補充が必要とされた場合には、今夜にも新たな砂の補充が行われる可能性があるとしている。
NEW YORK » A medical researcher from Columbia University, Dr. Perry Hudson, made the skid row alcoholics in lower Manhattan an offer: If they agreed to surgical biopsies of their prostates, they would get a clean bed and three square meals for a few days, plus free medical care and treatment if they had prostate cancer.
Two people from California accused of human trafficking were sentenced to probation for promoting prostitution Monday after prosecutors said the woman they brought to Oahu was not forced to travel here or to work as a prostitute.
State coastal lands officials Monday reached out to Sunset Beach residents threatened by such severe shore erosion that it has left their homes dangerously close to the edge of a newly carved 20-foot cliff.
The Hawaii Health Connector expects to launch its online marketplace for health insurance policies today, two weeks after failing to meet its original Oct. 1 start date.
Sections of the former Barbers Point Naval Air Station are returning to the "wild, wild West" vandalism and lawless days that followed the base closing in 1999, a local historian and preservationist charges.