Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 64 million Americans will increase 1.7 percent in 2015, the Social Security Administration announced today.
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HONOLULU — The state Department of Education says it needs $19 million in emergency funding from the state Legislature to cover shortfalls in its school lunch and bus transportation programs.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii Super PAC is facing a complaint that it failed to report spending more than $86,000 on fliers in the 2012 elections.
The June 27 lava flow advanced 100 yards between Tuesday and Wednesday and a narrow finger that was advancing along the south edge of the June 27 lava flow has now become the leading edge of the flow, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports.
The Hawaii Department of Education anticipates requesting an additional $159 million from the state during the next legislative session to cover expenditures in fiscal years 2016 and 2017.
Construction of the Chain of Craters alternate route will speed up Friday as bulldozers begin making a path over a wall of lava rock covering the road in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
DETROIT — The U.S. government is telling 3 million more car owners to get their air bags repaired immediately, but its message has generated some confusion about which cars are actually affected.
HONOLULU — The state Board of Education is giving Hawaii’s public schools superintendent an “exceeds expectations” rating for the current year.
LIHUE — A former Department of Land and Natural Resources enforcement manager was arraigned Tuesday on 30 counts of sexual assault.
The Mauna Kea Access Road reopened Tuesday afternoon, the Mauna Kea Weather Center said.
HONOLULU — A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling quietly ended a last-ditch court fight against a Hawaii law allowing same-sex marriage.
ST. LOUIS — Michael Brown’s official autopsy shows the 18-year-old was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle with the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot him, two experts said in a published report Wednesday.
A 39-year-old Pahoa man will be extradited to Carson City, Nev., to face child pornography possession charges.
Proponents of a state constitutional amendment to allow farmers, ranchers and owners of other agricultural endeavors to request special purpose revenue bonds say the measure won’t cost taxpayers any money.
With rakes, paintbrushes, brooms and trowels, nearly 50 volunteers spent Tuesday sprucing up the welcome center and surrounding areas at Hawaii Island Humane Society’s Animal Community Center in Keauhou Mauka.