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Maui man sentenced in death of pregnant ex-girlfriend

| | Mar 24 2017 - 1:23pm | Comments

HONOLULU — A judge sentenced a man Friday to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the murder of his ex-girlfriend who disappeared while pregnant with his child on Maui.

  1. Posted: Feb 27 2017 - 10:36am

    WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — A man is suspected of biting off the fingertip of a mall security guard.

  2. | Posted: Feb 24 2017 - 1:26pm

    A 34-year-old Honolulu resident was indicted Thursday for first-degree electronic enticement of a child.

  3. Posted: Feb 23 2017 - 10:07am

    LIHUE, Kauai (AP) — A planned dairy farm in Hawaii has taken a step back by withdrawing parts of its application to allow more time for discussion of its likely environmental impact.

  4. Posted: Feb 23 2017 - 10:06am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu city leaders are considering expanding the reach of a law that bans people from sitting or lying down on certain public sidewalks.

  5. | Posted: Feb 23 2017 - 10:04am

    PAGO PAGO, American Samoa — American Samoa’s longest-serving non-voting delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives, Eni H. Faleomavaega, has died. He was 73.

  6. | Posted: Feb 22 2017 - 9:44pm

    HONOLULU — A man who taught English at a well-known chain of foreign language schools in Japan pleaded guilty Tuesday to defrauding his students out of more than $230,000.

  7. Posted: Feb 22 2017 - 9:44pm

    HONOLULU — The Army’s 25th Infantry Division says the death of a Hawaii soldier’s infant is under investigation.

  8. | Posted: Feb 22 2017 - 9:44pm

    HONOLULU — Lawmakers are considering a proposal with the potential to cripple the state’s commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation found foreign fishermen confined to boats and living in subpar conditions.

  9. | Posted: Feb 22 2017 - 9:55am

    VATICAN CITY — Vatican officials prosecuting Guam’s archbishop for alleged sex abuse have moved their investigation from the territory to Hawaii and now the mainland U.S. so they can interview potential witnesses.

  10. Posted: Feb 21 2017 - 9:43am

    LIHUE, Kauai (AP) — Only about 200 Hawaii classrooms have received air conditioning units as part of Gov. David Ige’s $100 million plan announced early last year to cool 1,000 classrooms.

  11. Posted: Feb 21 2017 - 9:42am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The state Department of Public Safety says a Maui inmate convicted of murder and arson in the death of his pregnant ex-girlfriend was caught with contraband in jail.

  12. Posted: Feb 20 2017 - 7:19pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — A fire that broke out at a U.S. Coast Guard housing facility along the southern shore of Oahu caused an estimated $270,000 in damage.

  13. Posted: Feb 20 2017 - 1:14pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — A man is dead after he breached security at Honolulu International Airport and stopped breathing, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported.

  14. | Posted: Feb 20 2017 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — After a major legislative deadline, the number of bills still alive in the Hawaii Legislature has dwindled. Proposals to boost the use of batteries for renewable energy and take parts of the federal Affordable Care Act into state law are survived. But the variety of unusual proposals to solving homelessness — from setting up sanctioned campgrounds to allowing people to live in driveways — had a mixed fate.

  15. | Posted: Feb 19 2017 - 12:05am

    SAN FRANCISCO — Satsuki Ina was born behind barbed wire in a prison camp during World War II, the daughter of U.S. citizens forced from their home without due process and locked up for years following Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor.