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Democrats seek unity after dramatic races

August 11, 2014 HONOLULU — Hawaii’s Democratic Unity Breakfast the morning after the primary election is traditionally a time for candidates to set aside their differences and coalesce against the Republican... more »»

Pasha Hawaii’s newest ship launched in Miss.

August 11, 2014 PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — VT Halter Marine’s shipyard in Pascagoula has launched its largest ship yet — the 692-foot carrier “Marjorie . more »»

Rescue launched for sailors caught in hurricane

August 11, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — A rescue effort was launched Sunday to reach three people aboard a sailboat that got caught in Hurricane Julio about 400 miles northeast of Oahu. more »»

Takai gets Democratic nomination for House

August 10, 2014 HONOLULU — State Rep. Mark Takai on Saturday emerged from a crowded field of seven candidates to win the Democratic nomination to represent urban Honolulu in the U.S. Congress. Takai had 4. more »»

Alzheimer’s plan developed

August 6, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii has created a plan to address Alzheimer’s disease and dementia that includes a goal to prevent both conditions by 2025. more »»

Complaint against Hawaii County candidate too late

August 3, 2014 HILO (AP) — The Hawaii County clerk won’t evaluate a complaint that a council candidate isn’t qualified to represent the Puna district because she claimed a homeowner’s property tax exemption on a... more »»

Fish collector faces count in scuba scuffle

August 2, 2014 KAILUA-KONA (AP) — A Hawaii fish collector has been charged with terroristic threatening for pulling the air-supply regulator out of the mouth of an anti-aquarium-industry activist while they were... more »»

Health, elderly and economy topics of candidates’ debate

July 30, 2014 HONOLULU — Hawaii’s Democratic candidates for governor told voters on Tuesday how they would improve health care, the economy and quality of life for seniors. Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state Sen. more »»

Suspect eyed in other robberies

July 28, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police have arrested a 26-year-old homeless man for allegedly robbing a restaurant in Waipahu. more »»

OHA delays efforts at nation-building

July 26, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is delaying its government-building process by six months, hoping to involve more people in the process of rebuilding a Hawaiian nation. more »»

Ex-police officer pleads guilty in extortion case

July 25, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — A former Honolulu police officer has pleaded guilty to trying to extort $15,000 from the owners of a local hostess bar. more »»

Disclosures won’t begin until 2015, ethics panel says

July 25, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — The financial information of up to 150 public officials serving on state boards and commissions will not be made public until next year. more »»

Honolulu suspends police, fire helicopter operations

July 23, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — The city of Honolulu has suspended routine flight operations for police and fire helicopters after learning that the company maintaining the aircraft is filing for bankruptcy and is... more »»

Hawaii surveying female vets

July 21, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Office of Veterans Services is surveying women veterans to determine how to better meet their needs. more »»

Hiring freeze at UH-Manoa

July 19, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — The University of Hawaii-Manoa is implementing a hiring freeze to reduce spending by $10 million. Hawaii News Now reports that as many as 70 positions will go unfilled this year. more »»

Hanabusa, Schatz spar over pay, pensions

July 17, 2014 HONOLULU — Seniors living on a fixed income were contrasted with lawmakers taking big pay raises in a debate between U.S. Senate hopefuls. U.S. Rep. more »»

Anybody Home?

July 14, 2014 ALOFI, Niue — It was a school once, but there are no children here anymore. more »»

Speakers question wisdom of downsizing Aloha Stadium

July 14, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Eight speakers commented Thursday on proposals for a new Aloha Stadium, and most said the state should not limit itself to a new facility with fewer seats. more »»

3 appointed to state land board

July 14, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Gov. Neil Abercrombie has appointed three members to the seven-member Board of Land and Natural Resources. more »»

Groundbreaking could come this year for Thirty Meter Telescope

July 12, 2014 HILO (AP) — A consortium hoping to build a new optical telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit tentatively plans to break ground in October. more »»

 
 

 

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