The Queen’s Medical Center late Wednesday said it is evaluating a patient for possible symptoms that may be consistent with Ebola.
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HONOLULU — Hawaii veterans who served in the U.S. military will be able to have that distinction included on their driver’s licenses and state identification cards.
HONOLULU — U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is recognizing three Hawaii schools for academic excellence or for making progress in closing achievement gaps among students.
HAGATNA, Guam — Guam businesses are looking forward to an economic boost when the USS George Washington aircraft carrier visits the island.
HONOLULU — The driver of a pickup died Wednesday when her truck went over a guardrail on the H-1 Freeway near Waimalu and rolled down a 40-foot embankment.
WAILUKU — A Maui County official is expressing reservations about the local utility company’s plans to reduce customer electric bills.
PEARL HARBOR — State and federal authorities next week will bless a new mobile crane that will allow for the establishment of an alternate port at Pearl Harbor if Honolulu Harbor were ever rendered inoperable.
HONOLULU — The former soldier suing Burger King because he swallowed needles in a sandwich said he didn’t return to Hawaii for a settlement conference because he had to work and his lawyers say the corporation hasn’t taken negotiations seriously.
The Department of Human Services has been awarded a federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program bonus of $915,580 for the most improved Program Access Index for fiscal year 2013. This is the second consecutive year, and third time overall, that Hawaii has been recognized for its program improvements.
HONOLULU — A tiny wasp that attacks harmful Mediterranean fruit flies could be released in Hawaii.
HONOLULU — The number of tourists to Hawaii declined 1.3 percent last month from the same period last year to more than 730,000.
HONOLULU — The Honolulu Police Department has concluded there’s no criminal case against one of its sergeants who was investigated for domestic violence because of an incident with his girlfriend that was caught by a restaurant’s surveillance cameras.
HONOLULU — A chemistry professor at the University of Hawaii is suing the school, claiming it breached a condition attached to a $1.2 million grant it accepted for an astrochemistry laboratory.
HONOLULU — Attorneys are trying to reach about 1,800 young adults who would be eligible for free educational services that the Hawaii Department of Education failed to provide when they were students.
Centuries before Captain James Cook explored the South Pacific, Polynesian seafarers in canoes crossed vast swaths of water to colonize lonely islands from Samoa and New Zealand all the way to Hawaii. But how they managed such a feat remains something of a mystery.