A City Council committee last week deferred a bill that would require periodic inspections and mandatory corrective action for unsafe conditions at commercial buildings, condominiums and apartments three stories or higher — a measure introduced in the...
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The state Department of Land and Natural Resources has increased rents on nearly 300 month-to-month land permits by as much as 27 percent to account for its failure to adjust prices for years despite a 2005 board policy calling for regular...
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U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has pledged to forgo campaign contributions from political action committees, commonly known as PACs, joining just a handful of other members of Congress who have recently rejected the money from special interest groups.
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Entering a room at Hawaii’s Plantation Village in Waipahu takes visitors back to a time of war and fear. A model Japanese bomber plane hangs from the ceiling, and next to it is a replica guard watchtower and interrogation tent. There are processing...
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Crew members aboard the Hokule‘a performed a traditional awa ceremony on Friday to mark the canoe’s traverse over the equator on its way back to Hawaii.
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Rail officials this week struggled to explain why they filed an eminent domain lawsuit against the island’s lone blood supplier but then told city leaders the next day that they didn’t have an update on the matter.
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A Medal of Honor-decorated Vietnam veteran and the Hawaii Army National Guard deputy commander will deliver remarks Sunday at the annual Memorial Day Weekend at the War Memorial Natatorium in Waikiki.
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The much-anticipated onset of the highest tides in more than a century spurred a flurry of precautionary activity along coastal areas in the state but so far no serious damage or disruption.
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BRAMPTON ISLAND, GREAT BARRIER REEF MARINE PARK >> For the past few days, I’ve been choosing walking over snorkeling. That might seem a poor choice given where we’re sailing. This week, however, the new moon has brought spring tides, and here off the...
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Mayor Kirk Caldwell vetoed bills Friday that block the transfer of Thomas Square to the Department of Enterprise Services from the Department of Parks and Recreation and expand the city’s controversial sit-lie ban, citing legal and other...
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A Maui woman who has been found guilty of third-degree assault of a 17-month-old boy has not shown up to serve her jail sentence and has skipped her trial for another assault charge.
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A 41-year-old man charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of his 42-year-old wife at their Makiki apartment pleaded not guilty Friday.
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A federal judge Friday dismissed two felony charges against a local explosives disposal company and its owner in a criminal case stemming from the Waikele fireworks explosion that killed five employees on April 8, 2011.
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Eleven people were arrested in Napali Coast State Wilderness Park this week, bringing the number of people busted on the Kalalau Trail for illegally entering the park to 28 this month and more than 200 over the past two years.
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Faced with a 74 percent increase in Wahiawa’s homeless count, 20 organizations and handfuls of volunteers converged there Friday to try to coax the homeless out of their encampments and connect them with a range of help, from food to health care.
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After a successful, monthlong pilot project in April, a Kalihi Valley neighborhood will be designated Oahu’s first residential Restricted Parking Zone effective June 1, city officials announced Friday.
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The calculations looked good when buying my first single-family home more than a decade ago. I had considered the mortgage payments, property taxes, fees, insurance and even the future upgrades I wanted to make.
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With North Korea's nuclear missile threat in mind, Pentagon officials are planning a missile defense test next week that for the first time will use an intercontinental-range missile as a target.
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Prosecutors say a Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1984 killing of a toddler and who faces new charges in the 1981 death of an infant is suspected of killing as many as 60 young children around that time.
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Police records obtained by Hawaii News Now on Friday indicate a Makiki man told police investigators that he had stabbed his wife during an altercation on Tuesday night at their apartment on Young Street.
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The Washington Post reports that Russia's ambassador to the U.S. has told his superiors that he and Jared Kushner discussed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin in December.
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Coastal residents and businesses are gearing up for the peak of the 'king tides' expected today. And the man accused of stabbing his wife to death in Makiki appears in court.
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5/26/2017
The sand on Siesta Beach on Florida’s Gulf Coast — fine as powdered sugar, a pure, sparkling white and soft as a kitten’s fur comprised of 99 percent pure crushed quartz — beat out Kapalua Bay Beach on Maui as the best beach in America.
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5/26/2017
Hawaii public schools starting this fall will no longer be ranked against each other on how well their students perform on standardized tests and other academic benchmarks.
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Shocked over the stabbing death of Meriam Carcamo, her only son, Mark Rizan, recalled how she enjoyed hiking and how she was always there for him and loved ones.
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5/26/2017
The king tides are rolling in, and elevated water levels could peak this afternoon at around 4:30 p.m. Plus, details on which of Hawaii's chief executives brought home the biggest paycheck last year.
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5/25/2017
The ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee says the panel will be issuing subpoenas to get former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russian activities during the 2016 election.
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