Honolulu’s long-anticipated bike-share rental system went live Wednesday, starting with a blessing at the state Capitol for the distinctive turquoise bicycles.
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Expect Honolulu’s driver’s licensing and state identification card processing functions to remain out of service until Friday, but motor vehicle registration operations to be back to normal starting today, city officials said Wednesday.
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The House Armed Serv­ices Committee approved a defense amendment Wednesday that would safeguard continued missile testing on Kauai and assess the effectiveness of a new medium-range radar before taking additional steps to protect Hawaii from North Korean...
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A Maui police sergeant says he took part in a scheme with another officer and a third person to bribe a witness who accused the other officer of stealing $1,800 from him.
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Police evacuated three floors of a residential building in Kakaako late Tuesday after gunshots were fired inside an apartment, splintering wood that caused minor injuries to a woman and child in a nearby unit.
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A Honolulu City Council committee on Wednesday advanced a new plastic-bag ban proposal that stakeholders from both the small business and environmental communities promise to support.
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John Williams McGrath, a pioneer in resort development and golf course design who worked with Laurance Rockefeller to develop the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel in Kohala, died in Honolulu on Tuesday at the age of 87.
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Question: Can anyone turn their property into dog parks? Where I live, an old house was demolished and the property turned into a dog park. Some time later, another house (same block, but makai) was destroyed and another dog park set up. This one is a...
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Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim won honorable mention in the 2017 Mayors’ Climate Protection Awards for the county’s wind-powered water pumping facility, designed to minimize threats to endangered bats and seabirds.
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After 36 years in business, an Oahu smoking accessories shop is shutting down on Wednesday. Greg Azus, the owner of Hawaii's Natural High, renewed his lease ...
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A jury returned a verdict in favor of a Native Hawaiian family in a case involving a Hawaii land management and real estate brokerage firm's attempt to quiet title a 3.4-acre kuleana parcel in Kauaula Valley in Lahaina.
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The city-sponsored Bikeshare Hawaii program gets underway today — minus about 10 docking stations within Kapiolani Park because of a dispute over whether they should be allowed there.
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Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park has reopened Puu Puai Overlook after a six-month closure that allowed a pair of endangered Hawaiian geese to raise their gosling, the park announced Monday.
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U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono’s surgery to remove part of her rib Tuesday was successful, and she is in recovery, according to staff from her office. The operation was the second of two surgeries planned since Hirono was diagnosed with stage 4 kidney cancer...
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A failed attempt by the city Tuesday to marry a new computer mainframe with 40-year-old software will cause a third consecutive day of delays for people on all islands who need driver’s licenses and vehicle registrations.
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In 2008 the happiest ride in the “Happiest Place on Earth” was shut down for renovations. The canals that carry visitors through Disneyland’s “It’s a Small World” were made deeper because riders had gotten heavier over the years and there were so many...
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Question: I was wondering whether there’s a city ordinance for the use of leaf blowers. We were driving by an apartment complex in Waipahu, and the maintenance worker was blowing his leaves from the sidewalk and onto the streets. There were several other...
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A celebration of life for John Martin Pahinui will be held Monday at the Hawaiian Memorial Chapel. Visitation is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with services from 11 a.m. to noon.
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The small plane that crashed Dec. 30 off Molokai, killing three people, could have been hit by downdrafts, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
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University of Hawaii President David Lassner’s six-figure salary last year ranked at the low end of pay for public university leaders, according to a new report released Tuesday night by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
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West Hawaii Today The ones with staying power, those long time, successful college football coaches who find ways to build creativity and growth in their modest programs, are always the ones with an extra awareness of the world around them. These coaches...
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A spokesman for the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says she has hired a lawyer as federal investigators examine a real estate deal involving a Vermont college she once ran.
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