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Scientists hope court setback doesn’t stop giant telescope

December 13, 2015 HONOLULU — Scientists involved in Hawaii astronomy have a message for the builders of a giant telescope planned for a mountain held sacred by Native Hawaiians: Hang in there. more »»

HPD officer’s use of baton in arrest under review again

December 12, 2015 HONOLULU (AP) — Prosecutors are again looking into the case of a Honolulu police officer who can be seen on video repeatedly hitting a man with a baton before arresting him. more »»

Cubmaster and Scout honored for rushing to aid in Osprey crash

December 12, 2015 HONOLULU (AP) — The National Boy Scouts of America is honoring an Oahu cubmaster and an 8-year-old Cub Scout for their help during a deadly Osprey crash in May. more »»

Alumni fighting relocation of nuns

December 11, 2015 HONOLULU (AP) — St. Francis School alumni are protesting the forced relocation of two dozen nuns who have lived in a convent at the Manoa school campus for decades. The S. more »»

U.S. successfully tests NATO missile defenses off Hawaii

December 11, 2015 HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. military says it has shot down a missile off Hawaii in a test of a missile defense system designed to protect NATO forces in Europe from attack. more »»

Mother guilty of assaulting her child

December 9, 2015 HONOLULU — A Hawaii mother was convicted Tuesday of assaulting her 15-month-old daughter during a May flight from Anchorage, Alaska to Honolulu. more »»

Bodyboarder rescues surfer at Oahu’s Pipeline surf spot

December 9, 2015 HONOLULU — A bodyboarder said Tuesday he thought a professional surfer he pulled from the water at Hawaii’s Pipeline surf spot was dead. more »»

Survivors return to Pearl Harbor for 74th anniversary

December 8, 2015 PEARL HARBOR — A few dozen elderly men who survived the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor 74 years ago gathered Monday at the site to remember fellow servicemen who didn’t make it. The U.S. more »»

Aloha Petroleum to pay $650,000 fine for tank violations

December 8, 2015 HILO (AP) — Aloha Petroleum has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle Clean Air and Clean Water acts violations at its Hilo East bulk fuel storage terminal and to install spill containment at its fuel... more »»

Number of dengue cases rises

December 8, 2015 HONOLULU (AP) — The dengue fever outbreak on the Big Island continues to grow. The state Department of Health said Monday that the number of confirmed cases has reached 139. more »»

Memorial service at Pearl Harbor moved

December 7, 2015 HONOLULU (AP) — The National Park Service and the U.S. Navy plan to hold a joint memorial service today to mark the 74th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. more »»

CDC official praises response to dengue

December 6, 2015 KAILUA-KONA (AP) — A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official said that Big Island officials are identifying most cases of dengue fever in a timely manner. more »»

State / In Brief

December 5, 2015 Dengue outbreak reaches 136 cases HONOLULU — Hawaii Department of Health officials said that there are 136 confirmed cases of dengue fever on the Big Island. more »»

Telescope opponents: Construction equipment needs to be removed

December 4, 2015 HONOLULU — Opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope want construction equipment and vehicles removed from Mauna Kea now that the Hawaii Supreme Court has invalidated the project’s permit. more »»

State Supreme Court invalidates telescope permit

December 3, 2015 HONOLULU — A long-awaited Hawaii Supreme Court ruling Wednesday invalidating a construction permit for what would be one of the world’s largest telescopes represents a major setback for the $1. more »»

Supreme Court upholds voting injunction

December 3, 2015 HONOLULU — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked votes from being counted in a unique election that’s considered a major step toward self-governance for Native Hawaiian. more »»

State turning shed into shelter near former camp

December 2, 2015 HONOLULU — Hawaii officials are turning a maintenance shed into a temporary homeless shelter for families near a former homeless encampment that was one of the largest in the nation. Gov. more »»

Corgi ends up at HNL instead of Mississippi

December 2, 2015 HONOLULU (AP) — A dog bound for its new owner in Mississippi ended up in Honolulu instea. more »»

Public’s help needed to stop dengue fever spread

December 1, 2015 HONOLULU — The number of people in Hawaii infected by dengue fever continued to rise, and officials asked the public to help limit the spread of the virus. more »»

Hilo nonprofit reports theft

December 1, 2015 HILO (AP) — Police are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment from a Hilo nonprofit organization that employs adults with disabilities. more »»

 
 
 

 

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