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Credit union buys naming rights for Aloha Stadium field

August 28, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — The field at Aloha Stadium has been renamed after a credit union purchased a three-year deal for the naming rights. more »»

Native birds, extinct in the wild, to be released

August 28, 2016 HILO (AP) — A dozen birds native to Hawaii will be released in November to end over a decade of extinction in the wild for the species. more »»

Oahu woman wins $10.7M off penny slots in Las Vegas

August 28, 2016 LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Hawaii woman has won more than $10 million playing the penny slots in Las Vegas. The Wynn Las Vegas said the unidentified woman from Oahu won a total payout of $10,777,27. more »»

President creates the world’s largest marine protected area

August 27, 2016 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday expanded a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating a safe zone for tuna, sea turtles and thousands of other species in what will be the... more »»

New Marine leader vows to keep up allies’ work

August 27, 2016 KANEOHE BAY, Oahu — The U.S. more »»

Zika screening expanded to all U.S. blood centers

August 27, 2016 WASHINGTON — The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation’s blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus. more »»

State has record $1 billion surplus

August 26, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii has ended last fiscal year with a record-setting $1 billion general treasury cash surplus, which could impact contract negotiations as the state begins bargaining with public... more »»

Over 1,600 absentee primary ballots arrive by mail late statewide

August 21, 2016 HILO (AP) — A county official wants people to mail absentee ballots earlier after more than 1,600 arrived late statewide. more »»

NASA’s lost payload carried Hawaii students’ project

August 20, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — A project that took Hawaii students a year to create was part of the payload of a suborbital rocket carrying student experiments into the atmosphere that NASA says it has lost. more »»

Honolulu law puts regulations on Uber and Lyft

August 20, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell is allowing a bill placing stricter regulations on ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to become law. more »»

Tests confirm hepatitis A in scallops from the Philippines

August 19, 2016 HONOLULU — U.S. Food and Drug Administration tests found hepatitis A in scallops from the Philippines, which have been identified as the likely source of an outbreak of the virus in Hawai. more »»

Takai remembered for service, strength

August 19, 2016 HONOLULU — Friends and colleagues remembered the late U.S. Rep. more »»

Crocs, Waikiki resort sued over boy’s escalator injuries

August 19, 2016 HONOLULU — A Texas couple is suing footwear maker Crocs and a Waikiki resort after its 2-year-old son’s foot got caught in an escalator while the family was in Hawaii for an oral surgeon convention. more »»

Lava cascades into sea in vivid display

August 18, 2016 VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK — For the first time in three years, lava from a volcano on the Big Island has crept down miles of mountainside and is dripping into the Pacific Ocean — where it’s creating... more »»

On-time performance improves for June

August 18, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines were running on time more often in June than they did last summer and travelers seemed to be finding less to complain abou. more »»

Settlement will push state to remove language barriers in public housing

August 17, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s public housing agency has agreed to take steps to remove language barriers for tenants after a Micronesian family that speaks little English almost got evicted when they... more »»

Pro-telescope group: Don’t close door to educational benefits

August 17, 2016 HONOLULU — Building a giant telescope atop Mauna Kea will come with educational opportunities that Hawaii shouldn’t close the door to, the president of a Native Hawaiian group that supports the... more »»

Federal appeals court upholds Hawaii’s open primary

August 16, 2016 HONOLULU — A federal appeals court is upholding an earlier decision to support the way Hawaii holds its primary elections, rejecting the Democratic Party’s desire to exclude non-Democrats from... more »»

UH president plans to also serve as interim Manoa chancellor

August 15, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — University of Hawaii’s president is looking to expand his duties to become chancellor of the university’s Manoa campus, a position that hasn’t been permanently filled for two years. more »»

Honolulu mayor race heads to runoff

August 15, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — A runoff election will decide Honolulu’s mayoral race after the incumbent and challenger did not garner the majority vote needed to win. Mayor Kirk Caldwell came in first place at 44. more »»



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