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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 »»

State / In Brief

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 »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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