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Response to deadly Oahu fire criticized by union leader

| | Sep 24 2017 - 7:08pm | Comments

HONOLULU — The leader of Hawaii’s firefighter union has criticized the Honolulu Fire Department’s response to the apartment building fire in July that killed three people and left scores of apartments in the 36-story complex uninhabitable.

  1. | Posted: Aug 6 2017 - 11:00pm

    HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Public Safety has temporarily reassigned the longtime administrator of the parole system pending the outcome of an internal investigation.

  2. | Posted: Aug 3 2017 - 9:37pm

    HONOLULU — Six arrests were made when protesters tried to block an equipment convoy for a solar telescope being built on Haleakala mountain held sacred by some Native Hawaiians.

  3. Posted: Aug 3 2017 - 9:39am

    WAILUKU (AP) — A shortage of bus drivers on Maui has forced state officials to suspend bus rides for students at three schools and limit rides for students at one school.

  4. Posted: Aug 3 2017 - 9:38am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s two largest health insurers have filed to raise insurance rates next year.

  5. | Posted: Aug 3 2017 - 8:59am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii is building its first public fueling station for hydrogen vehicles, which will enable the state to begin selling cars that only emit water vapor.

  6. Posted: Aug 2 2017 - 9:45am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Federal prosecutors won’t pursue a new trial against a Hawaii mother whose conviction for assaulting her 15-month-old daughter on a flight from Alaska was overturned.

  7. Posted: Aug 2 2017 - 9:44am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Officials say a deadly fire in a Honolulu high-rise apartment building caused an estimated $100 million or more in damage.

  8. | Posted: Aug 2 2017 - 9:42am

    HONOLULU— A Native Hawaiian fisherman is asking an environmental court to stop Hawaii officials from issuing commercial fishing licenses to those who aren’t legally admitted into the United States.

  9. Posted: Aug 2 2017 - 9:40am

    HONOLULU (AP) — A Honolulu street performer is asking the public to help reunite him with a stolen wheelchair that is crucial to his livelihood.

  10. Posted: Aug 2 2017 - 9:39am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has approved a contract to build the largest solar farm connected to a battery system in the state.

  11. Posted: Aug 1 2017 - 9:52am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The state Department of Public Safety has announced that eight inmates at a Hawaii correctional center have mumps.

  12. | Posted: Aug 1 2017 - 9:51am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The troubled Honolulu Rail project will have a permanent executive director.

  13. Posted: Jul 31 2017 - 9:03pm

    WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — Invasive algae species could overtake the island of Molokai’s south shore if action is not taken to stop it, officials said.

  14. | Posted: Jul 31 2017 - 9:02pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — The owner of a small plane in a deadly Hawaii crash said there were no mechanical issues when he rented it to the pilot.

  15. | Posted: Jul 30 2017 - 11:47pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has approved three solar projects that have the combined capacity to power more than 17,900 homes on Oahu.