HONOLULU — Hawaii tourism officials said Thursday they were tempering their expectations, but they still anticipate continued growth for the state’s biggest industry.
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HONOLULU — A 24-year-old Waianae man who drove the wrong way on the H-2 freeway and crashed head-on into another motorist has been sentenced to four years of probation.
Five months ago, Michael Kaha signed in as the Wheelabrator representative at a pre-bid conference for a waste-to-energy incinerator in Hawaii County. Last week, he was named to a newly created position as the county’s deputy solid waste division chief.
Police will investigate a complaint alleging Hawaii County Council District 5 candidate Tiffany Edwards Hunt committed voter fraud by registering to vote from her husband’s surf shop in Pahoa rather than her home in Hawaiian Acres during the 2012 election.
A federal jury convicted Kali Lotoaiki Laulea, 33, of Kailua-Kona on several drug counts following a five-day trial in U.S. District Court in Honolulu, federal officials said Wednesday.
The National Park Service is stressing the importance of a “margin of safety” for its ecosystems, while acknowledging there is no evidence that current water pumping practices pose an immediate threat to the Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park.
While all but a relative handful of electrical customers have been restored service after Tropical Storm Iselle, about 1,600 Hawaiian Telcom customers remain without landline telephone and/or Internet service.
Hawaii’s largest health insurance provider is teaming up with a bestselling author to help communities here get healthier.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. government is protecting 20 types of colorful coral by putting them on the list of threatened species, partly because of climate change.
HONOLULU — State regulators in Hawaii are considering limits on stand-up paddleboards off certain beaches on Oahu’s south shore to resolve disputes with surfers.
GENEVA — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are known now, the World Health Organization said Thursday as the United States announced plans to test an experimental Ebola vaccine.
OMAHA, Neb. — Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show “Cops” as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities said Wednesday.
HONOLULU — A pilot accused of flying aerial banners over Oahu will face a jury trial.
Hawaii Electric Light Co. is proposing to boost its use of renewable energy sources by 2030, providing for 92 percent of the Big Island’s energy needs, but would also require customers with rooftop solar to pay more than they do now.
BEIRUT — The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new images emerged of mass killings, including masked militants shooting kneeling men after the capture of a strategic air base in Syria.