A study of drug abuse nationwide says overdose deaths in Hawaii increased 68 percent between 1999 and 2010, to 10.9 deaths per 100,000 residents.
It's long been known that schoolchildren in the U.S. haven't measured well educationally when compared with international peers. Now, results of a new test show adults don't, either.
Few youth in Hawaii, especially those from Asian countries, are taking advantage of the reprieve from deportation offered to unauthorized immigrants brought to America as children.
BOUNCE houses dotted the state Capitol lawn, dancers gyrated in the Capitol courtyard and makeshift tennis courts occupied Punchbowl Street.
The owner of a local company accused by the state Office of Consumer Protection of engaging in illegal foreclosure "rescue" services is maintaining her innocence and plans to file a motion this week asking a judge to reconsider a preliminary injunction that ordered her to cease offering services.
The state is releasing $3.85 million to build a long-awaited ambulance facility in Waipio and more than $4.2 million for other priority projects at hospitals around the state, acting Gov. Shan Tsutsui's office announced today.
Haze gray and underway they're not. These old Navy ships are parked, and some are getting as pink as a tourist in the sun. Yes, pink ships in the Navy, and no, not for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
University of Hawaii researchers are looking for volunteers to act as crew members for a new series of space exploration studies scheduled to take place in an isolated research dome on Mauna Loa.
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What was your favorite part of the trip?" my husband asked after we left our 37-foot ketch Honu in a Tahitian marina and flew home.
A Waipahu man escaped from a burning car he crashed early Sunday morning in Waikele, only to be arrested shortly thereafter.
Coast Guard asks for help finding sailor • Rail station designs up for discussion • Insurance exchange is on Capitol agenda; and more
More than a year after a botched concert promotion left the University of Hawaii athletic department in turmoil and introduced “Wonder Blunder” to the local lexicon, superstar performer Stevie Wonder finally played a concert in Hawaii Saturday — signed, sealed and delivered by billionaire Larry Ellison for a private audience of Oracle employees.
ハワイ州当局は、オアフ島中央部のワイピオ地区に、最新の救急医療センターの建設を計画中であると発表。すでに385万ドルの経費が計上されていることを明らかにした。 ホノルル市のカーク・コールドウェル市長は「市民の安全と健康を維持する事は当局にとっても重要な任務で、島中央地区周辺の住民に必要な医療サービス等を提供するためにも、最新の救急医療センターは必要です」と語っている。 ワイピオ地区には2008年より救急医療サービスの施設があり、1日約14件の緊急通報に対応しているものの、新施設の完成によって、より重要で必要性の高い様々な医療関連サービスが提供されるようになると見込まれている。
While Detroit has preoccupied Americans with its record-breaking municipal bankruptcy, another public finance meltdown on a potentially greater scale has been developing off most Americans' radar screens, in Puerto Rico.
LOS ANGELES - He is Jewish. He is Latino. He can break dance and play jazz piano. He speaks nearly impeccable Spanish. He has talked longingly about growing his own vegetables and maybe even raising his own chickens. He lives on this city's hip east side.
Lyka Camille Marcelo Alegado • Yukio Ayabe • Larry Richard Buck; and more