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Ex-soldier undecided on murder-conviction appeal

HONOLULU — Lawyers for a former Hawaii-based soldier who avoided a death sentence for his 5-year-old daughter’s death want him to consult with an appellate attorney before deciding whether to appeal his murder conviction.

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Prosecutor: Defendant planned deadly Guam rampage

HAGATNA, Guam — A man on trial for murder knew exactly what he was doing when he went on a deadly crash and stabbing rampage in Guam that killed three Japanese tourists and injured 11 others, a prosecutor said in his closing argument Wednesday.

Company gets new name after protests by Hawaiians

HONOLULU — A company aiming to provide easier access to sexually transmitted disease test results and other medical records announced a new name on Wednesday after facing protests by Native Hawaiians for using the word hula.