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NAZARETH, Israel - Ramiz Jaraisi has been the mayor of this bustling Arab city in northern Israel for nearly 20 years. For 20 years before that, he served as deputy mayor.
NEW YORK - It is hard to know what would come as the bigger surprise to the rapper Christopher Wallace, better known as the Notorious B.I.G., or Biggie Smalls, or Big Poppa.
Suspect arrested in homeless man's death • Tourist drowns in waters off Kaanapali
Waikiki man accused of government theft • PTSA president charged with theft • Ceremony today at tech center to honor Inouye • Kin of woman killed in crash file lawsuit
A rare dolphin found dead on a remote Hawaii beach earlier this month swallowed five fish hooks, but they apparently didn't cause its death.
A federal judge sentenced retired Honolulu police Maj. Carlton Nishimura to eight months in jail Thursday for lying to the FBI and filing a false 2005 income tax return.
A 48-year-old felon who was arrested 21 years ago for taking a television cameraman hostage will be tried in December for allegedly trying to steal a car last month.
Board members overseeing the city's rail project Thursday approved its largest capital budget yet, clearing rail officials to sign $1.56 billion in contracts in the coming fiscal year to build the project.
The traffic death of a Honolulu police officer in September 2011 was the result of a "perfect storm of circumstances" and not negligence, the defendant's lawyer told a jury Thursday.
State Department of Health officials in the past week have identified five more cases of liver damage that could have been caused by consuming a dietary supplement — bringing the current total to 34.
Question: Can somebody look into a case of elder abuse? A man and his wife live in a filthy, dirty house because he feeds the pigeons all the time.
The University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine was awarded $18.4 million over five years to foster biomedical careers among students at the University of Hawaii-Hilo College of Pharmacy, Chaminade University, Hawaii Pacific University and UH community colleges.
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WESTFIELD, Mass. » The trustees of Westfield State University placed Evan Dobelle, the school's president, on paid administrative leave early Thursday after a marathon meeting to discuss criticism that he charged personal expenses on university credit cards and spent lavishly on foreign travel.
The University of Hawaii administration plans to ask the Board of Regents today to give the go-ahead on a proposed $27.5 million facility to house the congressional papers of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye.
The state will be able to help pay for an extra year of preschool for only a quarter of the estimated 5,000 4-year-olds who will be affected next year when junior kindergarten is eliminated at public schools and the state's higher age requirement for kindergarten takes effect.
After voting to reopen the government and avoid default Wednesday, Hawaii's congressional delegation said they were exasperated about how close the nation came to being unable to meet financial obligations and underscored the importance of moving forward.
A federal judge sentenced Honolulu personal injury lawyer Andrew Agard to 20 months in prison Tuesday for tax fraud.