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August 22, 2014 Ige withdraws from debate over a video HONOLULU — Hawaii’s Democratic candidate for governor has pulled out of the first debate of the general election because of a disagreement with the forum’s... more »»

ACLU files suit over election amid storm

August 22, 2014 HONOLULU — The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii has asked the state’s top court to allow voters affected by Tropical Storm Iselle to cast ballots in the primary election. more »»

Big Island senator questions results of election

August 20, 2014 HONOLULU — A state senator on Tuesday questioned the results of a Hawaii County Council race, saying voters were disenfranchised when damage from Tropical Storm Isellee kept them from getting to... more »»

More than $80K donated for relief

August 20, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Organizations say they have raised more than $80,000 in donations for tropical storm relief efforts on the Big Island. more »»

Nearly 2K still without power after wind, rain

August 19, 2014 PUNA, Hawaii (AP) — Officials say that about 1,900 customers in Puna of Hawaii Electric Light Co. are still without electricity as a result of Tropical Storm Isell. more »»

Hawaii planning board seeks to revisit set of homeless bills

August 19, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — A Honolulu planning board plans to revisit a set of bills that would ban sitting and lying down on sidewalks in Waikiki at the urging of the visitor industry. more »»

Copper thieves target a prominent Hilo building

August 19, 2014 HILO (AP) — Copper thieves stole several thousand dollars worth of pipe from the outside of Hilo’s Wainaku Executive Center, an upscale event venue that once was headquarters for C. Brewer & Co. more »»

Plane, ship to be named for Inouye

August 18, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — A military cargo jet will be named after the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye. more »»

State / In Brief

August 16, 2014 Bail at $250K for suspect in stabbings HONOLULU — Hawaii prosecutors say a 39-year-old man stabbed three people Sunday morning after claiming that their conversation was keeping his wife awake. more »»

Big Isle voters will decide Senate primary

August 15, 2014 HILO— More than 8,000 voters in a rural storm-hit area of Hawaii have the power today to end a dramatic U.S. Senate primary, electing their replacement for the late U.S. Sen. more »»

Vandal damages Hilo ice plant after storm

August 15, 2014 HILO (AP) — Vandalism knocked out an ice factory in Hilo just as demand soared after Tropical Storm Iselle. more »»

Jury acquits agent of murder in ’11 shooting

August 15, 2014 HONOLULU — A jury on Thursday acquitted a federal agent of murder in his second trial for the 2011 shooting death of a man at a Hawaii fast-food restaurant, but they couldn’t reach a verdict on othe... more »»

Hanabusa: Delay makeup primary

August 14, 2014 HONOLULU — Rep. more »»

Election is Friday, but do voters know it?

August 13, 2014 HILO — Remote Hawaii precincts that were closed after a tropical storm clobbered the area will hold balloting Friday, but it’s unclear how thousands of voters will find out in time to cast ballots. more »»

Big Island’s storm victims likely to decide Senate race

August 12, 2014 HILO — Robert Gavel was too busy Monday helping a crew repair a home savaged by Tropical Storm Iselle to consider that his hard-hit community on Hawaii’s Big Island would likely decide who would... more »»

Tropical weather shook up the islands

August 11, 2014 HONOLULU — Sunshine and blue skies returned to parts of Hawaii on Sunday after days of heavy rain and gusting winds brought by Tropical Storm Iselle, the first to make landfall in more than two... more »»

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 »»

 
 
 

 

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