HONOLULU — The federal government will conduct an investigation of Hawaii’s troubled health exchange after a request from the state Senate’s lone Republican.
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HONOLULU — Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie was invited to speak at the state Democratic convention in May, but his primary opponent David Ige was not, which has left the state senator feeling slighted.
HONOLULU — Turtle Bay Resort is agreeing to protect more than 660 acres of land on Oahu’s North Shore in a deal reached with the state, county and a nonprofit organization.
LOS ANGELES — A man who claims he was sexually abused by “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer said Thursday that he reported the molestation to authorities at the time, and he does not know why charges were never pursued.
HONOLULU — Hawaii has agreed to settle three lawsuits from parents who said their special-needs children were abused by workers at an elementary school.
LIHUE, Kauai — A Kapaa woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in a child sexual abuse case, months after pleading no contest to charges.
KAHULUI, Maui — The state’s last remaining sugar company has been researching alternatives to burning leaves off its sugar cane crop before harvest.
People with new tattoos and body piercings, as well as some cancer survivors, may now be eligible to donate blood in Hawaii, Blood Bank of Hawaii officials announced this week. They said thanks to changes in medical research and technology, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration determined these new requirements to be safe for both donors and patients. These changes will help expand the population’s donor pool and better meet hospitals’ needs.
HONOLULU — Hawaii House members put forward a new minimum wage plan Thursday that would allow most employers in the state to take a longer time to increase wages.
HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers in both chambers agree that legal permission for police to have sex with prostitutes should end.
HONOLULU — U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard will join a group of congressional leaders on a trip to Asia to strengthen alliances in the region.
HONOLULU — An award-winning jazz band from Honokaa High School is touring Oahu this month.
HONOLULU — A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii.
LIHUE, Kauai — Kauai County officials have revealed plans to overhaul the Lihue Civic Center, making it more walkable and bringing in more offices.
WAILUKU, Maui — A Maui County official wants to raise millions of dollars for water system improvements by targeting waterlines, pumps and reservoirs to supply water to drought-plagued Upcountry residents, ranchers and farmers.