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Chimp makes brief escape from exhibit at the Honolulu Zoo

June 27, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Chimpanzees at the Honolulu Zoo were on lockdown until their keepers find out how one of the animals escaped. more »»

Feds mull petition to delist humpbacks

June 26, 2014 ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A petition filed by the state of Alaska to remove some North Pacific humpback whales from protection under the Endangered Species Act merits a closer look, federal officials said... more »»

Slom urges override of any veto on financial disclosures

June 26, 2014 HONOLULU — A Hawaii state senator is calling for lawmakers to override a potential veto by Gov. more »»

Rivals debate blame for Hawaii’s issues

June 25, 2014 HONOLULU — A debate between Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state Sen. David Ige on Tuesday revealed few major differences in their visions of Hawaii’s future. more »»

Native Hawaiians voice anger at federal officials

June 24, 2014 HONOLULU — Dozens of Native Hawaiian speakers expressed anger and mistrust with the federal government Monday during the first of a series of meetings that could lead to the group being recognized... more »»

Abercrombie signals that 10 potential bill vetoes on the way

June 24, 2014 HONOLULU — Gov. Neil Abercrombie notified the state Legislature that he intends to veto 10 bills passed during the 2014 session. more »»

Abercrombie signs 16 bills

June 21, 2014 HONOLULU — Gov. more »»

Hawaii educators paid to sit out investigations

June 20, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of Hawaii Department of Education employees are on paid leave pending investigations that can drag on for several year. more »»

GOP’s Aiona calls for creation of homeless court

June 19, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Duke Aiona said Monday that Hawaii should create special courts for the homeless, allowing people charged with public intoxication or sleeping in... more »»

Juvenile detention workers say conditions are unsafe

June 19, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Employees at a state juvenile detention facility in Kapolei complain that staffing shortages create unsafe working conditions. more »»

Foundations award UH scientists total of $40M

June 19, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — A private foundation is awarding two University of Hawaii scientists $40 million to research microscopic organisms in the ocean. more »»

School superintendent gets a raise

June 18, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — The state Board of Education is raising Superintendent Ka-thryn Matayoshi’s annual salary by one-third to $200,000 starting next month. Matayoshi had been earning $150,000 a year. more »»

Chicago, N.Y., Hawaii bid for Obama library

June 17, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — At least six locations in three states entered official bids by Monday’s deadline in an effort to house Barack Obama’s presidential library. more »»

Ex-police panel member pleads guilty in gambling

June 17, 2014 HONOLULU — A former member of the Kauai Police Commission on Monday admitted running an illegal sports gambling business that his attorney called “small time. more »»

China to bring 4 ships to Hawaii naval exercises

June 15, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — China plans to bring four ships to Hawaii this summer as its vessels participate in the world’s largest naval exercises for the first tim. more »»

Gabbard: Fire Hawaii VA director

June 14, 2014 HONOLULU — U.S. Rep. more »»

Feds: Drunk man punched flight attendant

June 14, 2014 HONOLULU — A drunken passenger assaulted a flight attendant while flying from Japan to Honolulu, federal prosecutors said. more »»

Hawaii makes changes to teacher evaluation system

June 14, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s Department of Education is making changes to teacher evaluations that have generated criticism from educators. more »»

NASA hopes to launch ‘flying saucer’

June 13, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA hopes to try again to launch a “flying saucer” into Earth’s atmosphere to test Mars mission technology after losing the chance because of bad weather, project managers said... more »»

Groups sue to cancel Big Isle GMO crop law

June 12, 2014 HILO (AP) — Hawaii County’s law restricting the use of genetically modified crops is the target of a lawsuit filed in federal court. more »»

 
 

 

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