The medical school at the University of Hawaii held its first seminar on medical marijuana with a panel of doctors and lawyers discussing the drug and the regulations governing its use.
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A murder charge against a woman accused of deliberately driving off a cliff in Hawaii and killing her identical twin sister should be dismissed because prosecutors misled the grand jury that indicted her, a defense attorney said.
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The last time Naupaka Hanchett braved the Black Friday shopping crowds in Honolulu, she walked away with a black eye and wearing only one slipper after jockeying for the last deeply discounted wireless router on a store shelf.
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A state judge has put a freeze on two Oahu properties on which an accountant is accused of paying for mortgages and improvements using money she stole from a nonprofit organization that serves adults and children with physical and developmental...
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On Tuesday, Gov. David Ige held a press conference below the H-1 freeway viaduct and proclaimed the cleanup of the huge homeless encampment “complete.”
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E-commerce has been good to Hawaii’s air cargo industry over the last 15 years, but inbound and outbound air freight volumes are still lagging decade-old peaks, a new state report shows.
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Scientific evidence on the pros and cons of medical cannabis is limited, but interest is strong, judging by the sold-out turnout at the first symposium on the subject at the University of Hawaii Medical School.
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You could call it Thanksgiving if you wanted to, but a Thursday is still a Thursday to some, and Thomas Kuehe could easily have spent his alone in his Waipahu home as usual.
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Community members will have a chance to weigh in on a preliminary proposal to offer free bus service to military dependents who live a certain distance from their public schools.
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WAILUKU >> Attorneys have made their closing arguments in the case of a Hawaii resident accused of harassing two teenagers earlier this year at a McDonald’s.
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His statement didn't admit to groping or other inappropriate touching but acknowledged that some women felt that he had done something offensive during their encounters.
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HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released its fourth quarter 2017 Statistical and Economic Report Wednesday, which indicated Hawaii’s overall economic condition should remain stable into the next few years...
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KAILUA-KONA — The Kailua Village Design Commission Tuesday night deferred taking action on a new 14-building commercial center proposed for Kailua-Kona.
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KAILUA-KONA — Common sites across Hawaii County this Thanksgiving weekend will include tables full of food, grocery carts full discounted presents and DUI checkpoints scattered across several well-traversed Big Island roads.
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U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz and U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard have spoken out against plans by the Federal Communications Commission to dismantle net neutrality.
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The fishing vessel that ran aground just off pristine Kaimana Beach in Waikiki more than a month ago is being prepared for removal, possibly by the end of the month.
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The nine rail stations at the Ewa end of the city’s mass-transit line have been given Hawaiian names that experts say are reflective of ancient place names and legendary sites along the rail route.
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The Virginia-class submarine USS Illinois, 377 feet of high-tech underwater stealth, arrived at its new home port at Pearl Harbor on Wednesday to waiting families and a high demand for subs in the Asia-Pacific.
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Ewa Beach brothers Nicholas and Ryan Speights, ages 11 and 8, huddled together with about half a dozen strangers to play a board game while waiting in line for the once-a-year Black Friday deal on the latest 50-inch TVs.
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Continuing an annual tradition, today’s Kokua Line column is devoted to readers’ expressions of gratitude for care and kindness shown them by others. “Mahalo” items remind us all to notice the goodness in the world, and to appreciate it. Happy...
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An autopsy conducted Nov. 9, determined that a man who died Nov. 8, after being involved in a two-vehicle traffic collision in Ka’u near the 46-mile marker of the Mamalahoa Highway, route 11, died from his injuries sustained in the accident.
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Just more than a year after major flooding wreaked havoc on parts of the Iao Valley State Monument on Maui, state officials say the park is set to reopen on Wednesday – nearly a month ahead of schedule.
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11/22/2017
As the first residential tower in a proclaimed model 21st-century urban Honolulu community, the ultraluxury Waiea high-rise was supposed to be a showcase for Ward Village. Instead, it’s a blight on the reputation of the project’s developer, according to...
11/22/2017
Six investigators from the state Attorney General’s Office are looking into how killer Randall Saito escaped from the Hawaii State Hospital in Kaneohe on Nov. 12 and made his way to Maui and then California while officials at the psychiatric hospital...
11/22/2017
Prior to the highly publicized Nov. 12 escape of Hawaii State Hospital patient Randall Saito, acquitted of murder by reason of insanity, another patient under Department of Health custody disappeared, and he remains on the run.
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11/22/2017
It cost the state $516,000 to remove 180 homeless people, their belongings and trash from below the H-1 freeway viaduct last month in what Gov. David Ige described Tuesday as a “new approach” to addressing homeless encampments on state land.
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11/22/2017
During the week of Nov. 13-19, Hawaii Island police arrested 25 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21.
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11/21/2017
David Cassidy became an instant  teen heartthrob as Keith Partridge on "The Partridge Family," which ran from 1971 to 1974, and while singing on tour, with his concerts selling out in major venues like Madison Square Garden.
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11/21/2017
Tens of thousands of Hawaii shoppers will brave big crowds and long lines for what's become a holiday tradition: The Black Friday shopping blitz (that now starts as early as Thanksgiving Day for some).
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11/21/2017
KAILUA-KONA — After submitting his guilty plea in May, prosecutors are looking at whether the former University of Nations CFO violated an additional felony offense.
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11/21/2017
The Homeland Security Department said conditions in Haiti have improved significantly, so the benefit will be extended one last time - until July 2019 - to give Haitians time to prepare to return home.
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11/21/2017
In the series finale of our 360 video series, "Life on Mars," the six crew members living in isolation for a NASA-funded research study exit their habitat in Hawaii after eight months. Follow their return from Mars-like conditions and how they adjust to...
11/5/2017