Christie Higuchi said her life changed for the better that October day in 2012 when social workers walked up to her on a Chinatown street and handed her the keys to her studio.
Honolulu City Councilman Joey Manahan announced Friday that he will run for the 1st Congressional District seat this fall, joining a crowded field that already includes two Council colleagues and one of his former mentors.
Thirteen finalists have been nominated to fill four seats on the University of Hawaii's Board of Regents, including the Honolulu seat held by Chairman John Holzman. Holzman's term, and those of three others on the 15-member board, expires June 30.
All of a sudden it's been two months since the last shark attack, a modest break from a two-year period in which Hawaii averaged a remarkable one shark attack per month. Is it safe to go back in the water?
State House Speaker Joseph Souki apologized Friday for the behavior of Rep. Faye Hanohano and said a special committee investigating her conduct could have a recommendation within days.
Volunteers searching for a pregnant, 27-year-old missing Maui woman on Thursday discovered a sweater and skirt belonging to her. Carly "Charli" Scott's sisters identified the clothes found in the Peahi area as hers, said Pat Mulligan, a partner with Morey Inc., which is assisting in the search.
Man charged with kidnapping • Witness helps nab suspect • Causes of death of 2 tourists will be probed • Kihei home fire does $450,000 in damage
Court upholds $4M fine against Pflueger • H-1, Pali ramps to be closed for 2 Sundays
The Oahu rail transit system's maintenance-storage facility will undergo a redesign to upgrade the track operations there -- a $4.25 million decision by project officials that scraps many of the original blueprints for how that facility was to work.
オアフ島ワイキキのホノルル動物園に、ペルーから4歳の雌のナマケモノ「ハリエット」が到着。ホノルル動物園で長年にわたって飼育されている雄のナマケモノ「クアンドー」とのカップリングが行われた。 ホノルル動物園関係者は「長い期間にわたってクアンドーのパートナーを探していましたが、やっと彼のガールフレンドを迎え入れることが出来ました」と語っている。 なお、ナマケモノはお互いの存在を確認し受け入れるまでに時間がかかるため、ハリエットとクアンドーが本当のカップルとなるには、まだまだ時間がかかるとみられている。
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Its frisky four strings are the sound of Elvis' "Blue Hawaii," of Tiny Tim tiptoeing through the tulips and lately, beyond all reason, of a popular "Bohemian Rhapsody" cover.
Oahu residents can now see in person a life-size mock-up of the 80 rail cars being designed for the island's planned transit system. Rail officials joined Honolulu City Council members to unveil the model Thursday at Kapolei Hale, where it will remain on display during regular business hours through April.
Several hundred apartment, condominium and townhouse complexes and nonprofits would be charged for city garbage pickup under a proposal made this week by the administration using a fee schedule that's based on how many dumpsters they use.
A fourth seed company has joined a lawsuit against Kauai County that attempts to block implementation of a new law regulating pesticide use and the farming of genetically modified crops.
A 58-year-old woman who continued to collect her father's state of Hawaii disability payments 21 years after he died was sentenced Thursday to 21 months in federal prison.
Five months after a worker fell 50 feet from a Punchbowl apartment building, a Kalihi construction company has been fined $63,250 for failing to provide adequate safeguards.