ホノルル市当局では、年末に使用する爆竹の購入許可証の発行を12月20日（金）まで行っており、市民に対し、希望者は早めに許可証を取得するよう呼びかけている。 ホノルル市では年末の爆竹使用に関し、大晦日の午後9時から翌午前1時までのみ楽しむことを許可しているほか、花火販売業者に対しては、12月26日（木）の午前12時から12月31日（火）の深夜12時までのみ販売することを許可している。なお、花火の購入許可証を提示すると、5,000発までの爆竹の購入が可能となっているものの、爆竹以外の打ち上げ花火等は全面的にオアフ島内で禁止されている。 ホノルル市では昨年、8,564枚の花火購入許可証が発行されており、今年は12月16日の時点で3,025枚の許可証が発行されている。
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Maui County Wednesday alleging discrimination, saying it didn't hire a 45-year-old to be a police officer because of his age.
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ZAGHOUAN, Tunisia » Hayet Saadi says the trouble with her son Aymen began more than a year ago, when he was 16. He started attending the mosque five times a day, she said. Then he began talking of jihad, and of going to Syria to join the rebels fighting the government of President Bashar Assad. In March, he skipped his high school exams and left home.
The death penalty in the United States continued its pattern of broad decline in 2013, with experts attributing the drop to a critical shortage of drugs used for lethal injection; increasing public concern over judicial mistakes and the expense of capital cases; and a growing preference for life without parole.
Herman Barboza • Mary Andrew Bomba • Michael Macabeo Cacho • Khanh Cong Doan • Ritsuko Fukuda; and more
One of the first things the pilot in a fatal crash off Molokai did after being released from the hospital was climb into the cockpit of an airplane.
If you never figured Dr.Steven Minaglia for a double-crosser, clearly you were not paying attention. Where, pray tell, were you when Minaglia was swimming an hour and a half three mornings a week?
Xerox Hawaii donated $15,000 to Help, Understanding & Group Support through the company's charitable division, Xerox Foundation.
Male suspect arrested in robbery from car • Boy allegedly spotted at site of UH break-in • Video during argument prompts threat
Fast-growing trees targeted for removal • Staff training closes county agencies' host
"Margaritaville" may have had to move inside, but Sunday's "Kokua for the Philippines" fundraiser at the Hilton Hawaiian Village still managed to raise more than $1.7 million for victims of Typhoon Haiyan despite a last-minute change of venue.
Another shark attack last week makes an alarming 14 in Hawaii this year, two of them fatalities, prompting worldwide press coverage, including stories in such publications as National Geographic and Time exploring why the islands are experiencing a spike in attacks.
Denise Kaaa's Oahu home, which she bought new 13 years ago, has flooded so many times since then that she stopped counting. Mold and cracks along interior walls and other surfaces of her three-bedroom structure are visible.
After a day of close to perfect weather on Oahu's North Shore for the conclusion of the Billabong Pipeline Masters, world-renowned surfers joined anti-GMO activists Sunday for a rainy march down Kamehameha Highway in Haleiwa.
The former captain of a Honolulu-based longline fishing vessel who admitted trying to sell 100 illegally harvested shark fins to a restaurant at the Ala Moana Hotel has been fined in federal court but faces further prosecution by the state — if he ever returns from Mexico.
A controversial sex education program that asks middle school students to define oral and anal sex will continue in the public schools.
A cold front brought heavy rain to Kauai and thunderstorms to Oahu on Sunday before heading for Molokai, Lanai and West Maui.
The medical examiner's office identified the 43-year-old Waipahu man shot and killed by police early Saturday morning as Victor Rivera.