An airsoft gun was confiscated on campus from a Kailua Intermediate School student on Tuesday, according to a letter from school administration sent home to parents on Wednesday.
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The mystery of a dangerous concrete block that appeared on the shoreline of Waimea Bay has been solved. And a multi-million dollar project to secure the slopes of Diamond Head begins in Waikiki.
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The Honolulu Police Department has recently ended its one-year contract with a public relations firm with a new department-wide communications plan that seeks to address the agency's public perception problems.
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Military and Veterans Affairs officials are digging up the remains of dozens of unidentified Marines and sailors killed on a remote atoll in the Pacific during one of World War II's bloodiest battles.
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The president of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association says she has taken steps to ensure the group's members are aware of their rights as farmers and immigrant laborers after receiving reports of activity in the area by Immigration and Customs...
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As we age, we meet new challenges in maintaining health. One of these is maintaining a good immune system, which becomes increasingly important with each decade of life.
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When planning a trip, especially abroad, it’s as important to think about medical requirements as it is packing the proper wardrobe. Dr. Johnnie Yates, medical director of travel medicine for Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, offers these tips.
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A gene associated with longevity shifted into high gear in mice fed a diet rich in astaxanthin, a pigment and antioxidant, holding out promise of a possible anti-aging therapy for humans, University of Hawaii medical school researchers announced...
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Visitors viewing the lava flow on the Big Island from a vessel will be required to maintain more than a 980-foot distance from its entry point in the ocean.
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More than 100 concerned citizens have asked Gov. David Ige to reject a list of nominees sent to him by the City Council for filling two board seats on a state agency regulating development in Kakaako, following an unusual selection process last...
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Several dozen people attended a public hearing held Tuesday on proposed changes to rules for producing affordable housing in Kakaako, but the state board contemplating the overhaul wasn’t there to listen.
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Demand for the Waikiki Community Center’s preschool has grown so much that the nonprofit is closing its longtime thrift store next month to allow its keiki program to expand.
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Military and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs officials are digging up the remains of 94 unidentified Marines and sailors killed on a remote atoll in the Pacific during one of World War II’s bloodiest battles.
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A group of Kapolei residents and officials are pushing for several short- and long-term measures in an effort to step up pedestrian safety along a stretch of Kamaaha Avenue where they say speeding, poor lighting and other unsafe conditions pose a...
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As Col. John Bates is free-falling from an altitude of 14,000 feet, he is overcome by a sense of peace and focus that is unlike anything else he’s experienced.
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Police closed a roadway for three hours Tuesday in Kaneohe after a caller said he had placed fuel cans that might blow up at a health center near Windward Community College.
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Large-scale Hawaii sugar cane farming ceased in December after 181 years with the closure of a Maui plantation that once was among more than 150 in the islands. But deep in a Windward Oahu valley, a vestige of the industry remains deeply rooted.
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In some of her first and sharpest political comments since her presidential loss, Hillary Clinton criticized the country's new leaders on everything from health care to a shortage of women in top positions.
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The U.S. Coast Guard established a restricted zone around Hawaii Island's Kamokuna ocean entry on Tuesday, a move designed to increase spectator safety but one that has angered tour operators that frequent the area.
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Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is rehabbing from a broken right leg suffered in December, but that hasn’t stopped him from helping underprivileged youths in the three communities he’s been a part of during his football career.
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The Honolulu City Council on Wednesday approved payment of up to $10,000 to a private law firm to represent former Police Chief Louis Ke­aloha in yet another lawsuit against both him and the city.
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A $900,000 settlement for the family of an elderly woman struck and killed by a Honolulu garbage truck in 2013 was approved Wednesday by the Honolulu City Council.
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A just-ended, one-year contract with a downtown public relations firm netted the Honolulu Police Department about a dozen training classes for top HPD officials, a departmentwide communications plan and a customized, seven-page “crafting your message”...
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The chairwoman of the Hawaiian Homes Commission is asking federal authorities whether the state’s long-standing and exclusive agreement with embattled telecommunications provider Sandwich Isles Communications Inc. might run afoul of federal law.
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One year out from the time Thirty Meter Telescope officials are insisting that construction must begin, the TMT International Observatory board is making the case for why a mountain in the Canary Islands will be an “excellent” alternative site for the...
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Security cameras aimed at deterring vandals have been installed at the city’s Kaiaka Bay Beach Park in Haleiwa as part of a recently completed $337,000 repair and renovation project for the comfort station and other areas there.
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A hard landing by a tour helicopter with seven people onboard on Maui in 2014 was caused by a bad pressure fitting on the engine, apparently worn down from repeated loosening and tightening during required maintenance, the National Transportation and...
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KITV Honolulu Hawaii lawmakers defeat a bill allowing terminally ill patients to end their own lives. The action comes after decades of debate, which culminated in hours of testimony Thursday morning. After more than three hours of debate from more than...
3/23/2017
New York Times Not until 2017 has Hawaii held for me even a vague temptation. The 50th state has always seemed to me a meretricious luxury product whose visitors bring happiness with them in the form of money. I am not constitutionally geared for...
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