The new Waipio Community Ohana voted to kill a senate bill establishing a temporary working group to help the state acquire lands in Waipio Valley during a meeting on Sunday.
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ABUJA, Nigeria — Suspected Islamic militants struck in the heart of Nigeria on Monday with a massive rush-hour bomb blast at a bus station that killed at least 72 people and wounded 164 in the deadliest attack ever on the nation’s capital.
HORLIVKA, Ukraine — The fuel is local, but the matches are Russian. That in a nutshell is how the insurgency threatening the survival of Ukraine as a unified state is increasingly unfolding.
In a nondescript building above Kuakini Highway sits the Children’s Justice Center of West Hawaii. Here, in rooms with hand-drawn pictures in thin frames and a two-way mirror on one wall, a forensic investigator interviews children who have been abused or otherwise victimized, or who have witnessed a crime.
For the past three and a half months, you’ve been working for Uncle Sam and his state counterpart. Let’s call her Auntie Aloha. Today, you start working for yourself.
The Rev. Minnie Halekulani Nahakuelua Elderts Kaawaloa, an ordained minister, master lauhala weaver and community matriarch, died Thursday at her Nanawale Estates home. She was 91.
Prosecutors have dropped two of the charges against a 32-year-old Hilo man on trial for allegedly shooting two police officers early last year.
The successful appeal of a Planning Department decision spurred Kona/Ka‘u Councilwoman Brenda Ford to craft a bill requiring a department representative to visit the site of proposed subdivisions.
The day after Super Typhoon Haiyan — one of the most powerful storms ever recorded — devastated the Philippines, the English Language Learners at Kealakehe Intermediate School pondered the heavy damage inflicted on the many islands in the archipelago nation and their uncertain future.
HONOLULU — Hawaii and the Indonesian island of Bali are becoming sister states.
HONOLULU — A bill that affects development in Honolulu’s urban core is touching off debate about the future of Hawaii and whether development will sprawl into rural areas or make the state’s most populous city more dense.
Transmission line upgrade causes partial lane closure
LIHUE, Kauai — The Kauai County Council has agreed to settle a civil rights lawsuit filed by one of its members, Councilman Tim Bynum.
HONOLULU — The Honolulu City Council is considering making it illegal to own a gambling machine, tightening rules that have led to arrests but no prosecutions.
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa — Public schools in American Samoa fully reopened Monday after some 3,000 students and teachers contracted pink eye, an outbreak that prompted tourism officials to warn cruise passengers heading to the group of islands in the South Pacific.