WAILUKU — A group backed by biotech companies raised more than $7.9 million to fight a Maui ballot initiative calling for a moratorium on genetically modified organisms.
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Nine-year-old Billy Hanson, whom the FBI reported kidnapped by his father earlier this month, has been located on the island country of Niue in the South Pacific.
HONOLULU — A Japanese deputy mayor visiting Hawaii to establish a sister-cities relationship with Honolulu died after he was pulled from waters off popular Waikiki Beach.
HONOLULU — A federal magistrate judge says a retired soldier suing Burger King for swallowing needles in a sandwich should pay nearly $8,500 in attorneys’ fees and costs to the defendants for not showing up at a settlement conference.
HONOLULU The Hawaii Department of Health will try to track down the source of pollution that an environmental group detected in a Kauai stream.
HONOLULU — A man suspected of stealing a car that had a toddler inside is in Honolulu police custody.
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate has received enough small contributions to qualify for matching funds from the state.
LIHUE — Kauai County is studying whether food waste can be used to generate renewable natural gas to power buses and other county vehicles.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is fining the owners and operators of a Maui zipline course the maximum amount allowed for the death of a new employee who fell from a platform while at work in May 2014.
HONOLULU — An airline passenger flying out of Maui checked in with a weapon not often seen in baggage — the barrel of a cannon.
Oahu resident Kevin Lam pleaded guilty to eight charges of operating a commercial fishing vessel in a grossly negligent manner on Friday and received a sentence of one-year probation and 60 hours of community service from Magistrate Judge Barry M. Kurren.
HONOLULU — A 32-year-old driver suspected of striking three pedestrians in Haleiwa has been taken into custody.
WAILUKU — An autopsy has been ordered for an 80-year-old Washington state man who died after he was pulled from waters off a beach in Maui.
HONOLULU — A Honolulu lifeguard is recovering from a head injury after he was struck by a falling coconut at Hanauma Bay.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard says a container ship has rescued three people from a disabled 32-foot sailboat adrift nearly 800 miles west of the California-Oregon border.