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Obama: We never take U.S. troops for granted

December 26, 2015 KANEOHE, Oahu — In a Christmas Day gesture of gratitude, President Barack Obama told U.S. troops that “we never take for granted” what they do to keep Americans safe and fre. more »»

Gov. Ige extends emergency homelessness declaration

December 25, 2015 HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige on Thursday extended an emergency proclamation to deal with Hawaii’s homelessness crisis. more »»

Fungus killing tree critical to Hawaii’s native forests

December 24, 2015 HONOLULU — A newly discovered fungus is killing a tree that’s critical to Hawaii’s water supply, endangered native birds and Hawaiian cultural traditions like hula. more »»

Motion argues canceled Native Hawaiian election flouts high court

December 23, 2015 HONOLULU — Opponents of a now-canceled election are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop efforts to send all of the candidates to a convention for Native Hawaiian self-governance. more »»

Honolulu measure would treat ride-hailing services like taxis

December 22, 2015 HONOLULU (AP) — Two Honolulu council members want ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to operate more like taxi companies. The city bill includes a variety of changes. more »»

Obamas hike, eat dinner

December 21, 2015 KAILUA, Oahu (AP) — President Barack Obama and his family spent Sunday hiking on Oahu before having dinner at a Waikiki restaurant. more »»

Kona airport space center to close at end of March

December 20, 2015 KAILUA-KONA (AP) — The space center inside the Kona International Airport honoring the life of an astronaut who died in the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster is closing its doors next year. more »»

Obamas arrive on Oahu

December 20, 2015 PEARL HARBOR — After a somber start to his vacation, President Barack Obama arrived on Oahu early Saturday to celebrate Christmas and ring in his final year as president. more »»

Application leads visitors on walk back to air raid

December 20, 2015 HONOLULU — It’s a case of aging USS Arizona survivor — of which there are now only seven — meeting 21st-century technology. more »»

Nuns thankful to remain at Oahu convent for now

December 19, 2015 HONOLULU (AP) — Nuns who were ordered to move from the Manoa convent they had been living in for decades will be able to stay there a little longer. more »»

Captain lost track of ship that hit memorial dock

December 19, 2015 HONOLULU — A hospital ship struck the dock of the USS Arizona Memorial in May after the pilot and ship’s captain lost track of where the ship was going as it was leaving Pearl Harbor, according to a... more »»

Telescope equipment coming down from Mauna Kea

December 17, 2015 HONOLULU — Construction equipment and vehicles that have sat idle since protesters blocked crews from building a giant telescope are being removed from a mountain that’s considered sacred to some... more »»

Organizers cancel Native Hawaiian election after court rules

December 16, 2015 HONOLULU — A unique election considered a major step toward self-governance for Native Hawaiians was terminated Tuesday because of litigation challenging the process that could take years to resolv. more »»

Airlines on-time results some of best in 2 decades

December 16, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s leading airlines posted one of their best-ever monthly on-time performances in October, the third straight month where more than 80 percent of flights arrived... more »»

Hawaii senior airman dies after collapsing at Guam military base

December 16, 2015 HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Obamas to vacation on Oahu

December 15, 2015 HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama and his family are scheduled to begin their Hawaii vacation at the end of this week. more »»

State/In Brief

December 15, 2015 Kauai police to begin wearing body cameras LIHUE — The Kauai Police Department will be the first in Hawaii to outfit its officers with body cameras when it starts using the devices this week. more »»

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 »»

 
 
 

 

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