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August 14, 2016 State orders ship to leave harbor HONOLULU — A 138-year-old sailing ship that has been moored in Honolulu Harbor for more than 50 years has been ordered to set sail for a new destination. more »»

Waitlist opened for Section 8 vouchers

August 11, 2016 HONOLULU — People struggling to find housing in high-cost Hawaii will be able to apply for Section 8 housing assistance for the first time in a decade. more »»

Army missile defense commander appointed

August 8, 2016 FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii (AP) — The U.. more »»

Supreme Court may hear dispute between Kauai mayor, police chief

August 8, 2016 LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — The Kauai County Council has decided to spend up to $15,000 in taxpayer money on special counsel to represent the police commission should a legal battle against the mayor go to... more »»

Basin to get $20M in improvements

August 8, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — A $20 million improvement plan is moving forward at Kewalo Basin. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports Howard Hughes Corp. more »»

State / In Brief

August 4, 2016 Hepatitis A cases multiply to 135 HONOLULU — The number of people sickened by an outbreak of hepatitis A now tops 100. more »»

Drone technology aids whale research in islands

August 1, 2016 HONOLULU — Federal researchers returning from a 30-day expedition to study whales and dolphins around the Hawaiian Islands said they are looking for clues to help sustain healthy populations of the... more »»

Blood Bank of Hawaii to boost Zika testing

August 1, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — Officials with the Blood Bank of Hawaii said that they are launching a new screening procedure for donations to ensure all blood is free of the Zika virus. more »»

Thousands rush to see Kilauea lava flow into ocean

July 30, 2016 HILO — The lava flow from Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano vent has attracted thousands of visitors since it began oozing down in May and finally reached the ocean this week. more »»

Sushi worker among 93 hepatitis A cases

July 28, 2016 HONOLULU — An outbreak of hepatitis A has grown to 93 cases, including an infected sushi restaurant worker who might have exposed diners, the state Department of Health said Tuesday. more »»

Hawaii Delegates in Philly

July 26, 2016 First Photo: Jaren McCartney (from left), Heather Murakami and Flo Kong Kee decorate the Hawaii state sign before the start of the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, on... more »»

Fishermen meet tuna quota early again

July 25, 2016 HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii’s longline fisheries in the central Pacific have reached their bigeye tuna quota much earlier than expected for the second year in a row. more »»

Small quake hits Big Island

July 24, 2016 A 4.3-magnitude earthquake shook the Big Island at 9:16 p.m. Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. more »»

Hawaiian expands interisland fleet by 2

July 24, 2016 Hawaiian Airlines has added two B717 aircraft to its fleet of jets flying interisland, the airline announced Thursday. more »»

State / In Brief

July 23, 2016 Big Island police shoot, kill man PAHOA, Hawaii — The Hawaii Police Department said that one of its officers shot and killed a man in Puna. more »»

HECO, NextEra walk away from merger plans

July 19, 2016 HONOLULU — Hawaii’s largest utility and Florida-based NextEra Energy are walking away from their plans to merge, following months of hearings and deliberations on what would have been one of the... more »»

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July 18, 2016 Hawaiian jet makes emergency landing TOKYO — A runway was closed at one of Tokyo’s main airports today after a Hawaiian Airlines jet punctured its tires while making an emergency landing, forcing th... more »»

New state law makes urn theft a felony

July 16, 2016 PEARL CITY, Oahu — For decades, Lisa Wond visited the above-ground gravesites of relatives on Oah. more »»

Gov. Ige vetoes online lodging tax legislation

July 14, 2016 HONOLULU — Hawaii Gov. more »»

New law lets nurses certify medical marijuana patients

July 12, 2016 HONOLULU — Hawaii patients have more options to gain access to medical marijuana now that nurses can certify people for use of the drug, a change advocates say was needed because there’s a shortage... more »»



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