HONOLULU — The Hawaii Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit seeking to allow voters on the storm-damaged Big Island to vote, the Associated Press reported.
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Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Wednesday announced the nominations of Brandon Ahakuelo, Kent Hiranaga and Arnold Wong to the state Land Use Commission, effective immediately. All are interim appointments subject to state Senate approval.
HONOLULU — State regulators in Hawaii are considering limits on stand-up paddleboards off certain beaches on Oahu’s south shore to resolve disputes with surfers.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. government is protecting 20 types of colorful coral by putting them on the list of threatened species, partly because of climate change.
HONOLULU — A pilot accused of flying aerial banners over Oahu will face a jury trial.
HONOLULU — A University of Hawaii report is warning the state’s tourism industry to start preparing now for the effects of climate change.
HONOLULU — Hawaii tourism officials are releasing their goals for the state’s biggest industry this year and next year.
HONOLULU — The number of visitors to Hawaii rose 2.5 percent last month from the same period last year, to more than 772,000.
KAPOLEI, Oahu — Hawaii can stimulate its economy and generate jobs without raising taxes, the state’s gubernatorial candidates said in a forum Tuesday.
HAGATNA, Guam — Guam is hosting the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for arguments for the first time in 12 years.
HONOLULU — A Honolulu woman is pleading guilty to vandalizing Iolani Palace after she kicked the front door of the historic building earlier this year.
HONOLULU — A 43-year-old man suspected of knocking down a police officer with a car while fleeing has been charged with terroristic threatening, attempted assault and assault of a police officer.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii chapter of the American Red Cross is recruiting disaster volunteers.
HONOLULU — The Honolulu City Council’s Public Safety and Economic Development Committee has advanced a bill to raise the legal smoking age to 21.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Attorney General’s Office in a court filing has asked the state Supreme Court to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the primary election.