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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 3 2017 - 3:54pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — Officials say a Hawaiian Airlines jet carrying 130 people was forced this week to avoid a small plane that was taking off without clearance.

  2. | Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 3:51pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — A New York City couple has pleaded guilty to charges of illegally injecting women in Honolulu with wrinkle-reducing drugs similar to Botox.

  3. Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 10:21am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Honolulu Police Department says it will ask the City Council to approve a $250,000 severance payment for outgoing police Chief Louis Kealoha, who is the target of a federal investigation involving allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption.

  4. Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 10:20am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Two Hawaii teachers have been honored with a prestigious national award that comes with a $25,000 prize.

  5. | Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 10:16am

    HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK — Well before dawn each morning, throngs of tourists from around the world make their way to Maui’s tallest peak, a dormant volcano, to see what Mark Twain called the “sublimest spectacle” he ever witnessed.

  6. Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 10:15am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Investigators have released new details about the deaths of at least 15 federally protected seabirds at a Hawaii nature reserve.

  7. | Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 10:14am

    HONOLULU — Prosecutors who failed to secure a murder conviction after two trials are unjustly trying to get any conviction against a federal agent who shot and killed a man in a Waikiki fast-food restaurant, the agent’s lawyer argued before the Hawaii Supreme Court Thursday.

  8. Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 10:12am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The state’s economist says a slight decline in the number of seats on flights to Hawaii will likely slow tourism industry growth.

  9. | Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 10:11am

    LIHUE — Hawaii’s tourism industry established new records in total visitor spending and visitor arrivals in 2016, according to preliminary year-end statistics released Monday by the Hawaii Tourism Authority. This marked the fifth straight year of record growth in both categories.

  10. | Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 10:09am

    HONOLULU — A Republican lawmaker in deep-blue Hawaii is considering switching parties to become a Democrat after she was pressured to give up her leadership role for criticizing President Donald Trump.

  11. Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 10:06am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu officials have dismissed a case against an Uber driver accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl he picked up in Honolulu.

  12. Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 10:05am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hearings notices for two Hawaii Senate committees will be posted in English and Hawaiian.

  13. | Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 10:04am

    HONOLULU — In a modest church building in urban Honolulu, mother Mona Aliksa waited to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.

  14. Posted: Jan 30 2017 - 10:04am

    HONOLULU (AP) — A woman who died in a suspected drunken driving crash on Oahu has been identified as a 25-year-old stand-up paddle surfer.

  15. Posted: Jan 30 2017 - 10:04am

    LIHUE, Kauai (AP) — The University of Hawaii is working with state leaders to secure $2.5 million to implement a scholarship program for community college students in need.