Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses, civil unions and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health’s Vital Statistics System. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week.
Chanting "Let the people decide," dozens of opponents of gay marriage held a news conference at the state Capitol on Friday urging state lawmakers to put the issue before voters through a constitutional amendment.
Hawaii is the only state in the nation that has failed to make medical plan prices available on its health insurance exchange, despite being one of the first to embrace President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.
Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui announced Friday that the state has imposed a temporary hiring freeze on some state departments in response to the partial shutdown of the federal government. Tsutsui described the hiring freeze as a short-term measure to minimize the shutdown's impact.
A state judge sentenced (de)Occupy Honolulu protester Madori Rumpungworn to 30 days in jail Friday for getting in the way of city crews enforcing the stored-property ordinance at Thomas Square last year.
A 26-year-old local musician who has a history of assault was arrested early Friday morning for allegedly stabbing his live-in girlfriend with an 8-inch butter knife.
The Hawaii Government Employees Association's professional and scientific workers have ratified a new four-year contract with 11 percent pay raises and step adjustments.
Circuit Judge Karen Ahn has formally opposed the media's request for a court order prohibiting her from holding closed court sessions in the Christopher Deedy murder case without first giving the public a chance to object, clearing the way for the Hawaii Supreme Court to rule.
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WASHINGTON » As the government shutdown dragged on, Sen. Susan Collins of Maine was spending another weekend on Capitol Hill, staring at C-SPAN on her Senate office television as one colleague after another came to the floor to rail about the shuttered government.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska » Despite the federal government's partial government shutdown, Americans have a full team of scientists tracking every possibility for an earthquake-triggered tsunami. The nation's two tsunami warning centers remain fully staffed and operating in Alaska and Hawaii.
LIHUE » People who fish in the ocean surrounding the privately owned island of Niihau are concerned that area may be included in the Hawaiian Island Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary.
Declaring they will no longer suffer in silence, the parents of the man who was shot and killed by federal agent Christopher Deedy two years ago blasted city prosecutors Friday for breaking promises and botching the case that ended up in a mistrial.
A federal grand jury subpoenaed Matson Inc. this week for documents linked to the massive molasses spill that killed thousands of fish, coral and other marine life last month in Honolulu Harbor and Keehi Lagoon, new public filings show.
A federal judge sentenced second-generation car dealer Alan Pflueger to 15 months in prison Friday for failing to report as income hundreds of thousands of dollars in personal expenses he paid with company money.
Rough landing injures Dillingham sky diver • Health officials looking into 29 liver cases • Utility workers find remains at Kauai hotel • New Kauai managing director picked
Sex offender from Utah caught on Kauai • Collision injures police officer and driver • Gun goes off during Ahuimanu Park fight • Fatal crash shuts multiple Farrington lanes • Suspect wanted in robbery in Kahuku
The city could have collected more than $1.8 million had it done a better job of following tax procedures, such as keeping assessments updated and accurate and toughening enforcement of historic-property dedication requirements, a report this week from city Auditor Edwin Young concluded.