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Ige may veto bill on aquarium fishing, among others

| | Jun 25 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige plans to veto a bill that would forbid issuing new aquarium fishing permits. The bill was supported by environmental groups who want to limit aquarium fishing to protect wildlife living around coral reefs.

  1. Posted: May 16 2017 - 10:09am

    HONOLULU (AP) — A chimpanzee is home safe after escaping from its exhibit Sunday at the Honolulu Zoo.

  2. Posted: May 13 2017 - 12:22pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — A developer whose permit has been stalled by Honolulu City Council is threatening to organize a boycott of Hawaii.

  3. | Posted: May 13 2017 - 12:05am

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A 17-foot python that had caused concern in a community north of Anchorage, Alaska, since it went missing two weeks ago has returned home.

  4. Posted: May 12 2017 - 12:39pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii health officials have announced that four new mumps infections are being treated, bringing this year’s total to 27 confirmed cases as of Thursday.

  5. | Posted: May 11 2017 - 9:06pm

    HONOLULU — A federal appeals court has upheld the Honolulu Police Department’s refusal to let a man who had been convicted of misdemeanor harassment own firearms.

  6. | Posted: May 11 2017 - 5:24pm

    Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin has joined a bipartisan plea by attorneys general nationwide to expand Medicaid investigative powers.

  7. | Posted: May 11 2017 - 4:14pm

    HONOLULU — A deaf Japanese tourist was illegally denied a sign-language interpreter while she was detained and interrogated after landing at the Honolulu International Airport, the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii said in a discrimination complaint.

  8. | Posted: May 11 2017 - 4:11pm

    NAVAL BASE GUAM — Multinational military drills on Guam designed to show support for the free passage of vessels in international waters amid concerns China may restrict access to the South China Sea have been indefinitely postponed after a French landing craft ran aground Friday.

  9. Posted: May 11 2017 - 3:59pm

    BOSTON (AP) — A group of 20 attorneys general, all Democrats, is calling for the appointment of an independent special counsel to continue the investigation into Russian interference in last year’s presidential election.

  10. Posted: May 11 2017 - 3:57pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — A plan to build luxury condominiums has been criticized by a Honolulu city councilor who questions whether the complex will help ease the city’s housing shortage.

  11. Posted: May 10 2017 - 9:42am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Additions to the Ko Olina Resort in Hawaii have been drawing more tourists to the location.

  12. Posted: May 10 2017 - 9:41am

    WAILUKU (AP) — Officials in the Maui city of Wailuku are considering banning polystyrene containers used by restaurants for takeout food with stiff fines for businesses that don’t comply.

  13. | Posted: May 9 2017 - 5:30pm

    HONOLULU — The criminal trial against a company accused of mishandling fireworks involved in a deadly 2011 Hawaii explosion is about reckless disregard for the law and safety, a federal prosecutor told jurors Tuesday.

  14. Posted: May 9 2017 - 10:45am

    WAILUKU (AP) — Kaanapali Golf Course on Maui’s west coast has announced it will be modernizing its facilities to remain competitive as a resort destination.

  15. | Posted: May 9 2017 - 10:43am

    HONOLULU (AP) — A bill requiring Hawaii child care providers to obtain liability insurance has passed its final reading in the House.