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Lava stalls short of town’s main road

November 2, 2014 HONOLULU — Lava that has been creeping toward a small town on the Big Island has stalled just before reaching the town’s main road, officials said Saturday. more »»

Repeal of Kauai’s GMO law proposed

November 2, 2014 LIHUE (AP) — Two Kauai County Council members are proposing legislation to repeal a new law regulating pesticides and genetically modified crops. more »»

Djou, Takai in tight race for U.S. House

November 2, 2014 HONOLULU — In left-leaning Hawaii, the home state of President Barack Obama, Democrats are in danger of losing a seat in the U.S. Hous. more »»

2 arrested as people flock to witness Hawaii lava flow

November 1, 2014 PAHOA, Hawaii — Two Hawaii residents have been arrested for trespassing to see lava, police said Friday amid growing interest from people eager to witness the slow-moving flow. more »»

Kilauea lava 100 feet from Big Island home

October 30, 2014 PAHOA, Hawaii — Rain fell Wednesday on a red-hot river of lava as it threatened to consume its first home on its slow advance into a rural Hawaii town. more »»

Creeping lava advances closer to Pahoa homes

October 29, 2014 PAHOA, Hawaii — After weeks of slow, stop-and-go movement, a river of asphalt-black lava was less than the length of a football field from homes in a Big Island community Tuesday. more »»

Falling coconut injures Oahu lifeguard

October 28, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — A Honolulu lifeguard is recovering from a head injury after he was struck by a falling coconut at Hanauma Bay. more »»

Election officials preparing for threat from lava

October 27, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Officials are hoping to avoid disruptions in next month’s elections from an advancing lava flow in a mostly rural region on the Big Island of Hawaii. more »»

Matson pleads in Honolulu molasses mishap

October 25, 2014 HONOLULU — A shipping company pleaded guilty Friday to criminal charges from a 233,000-gallon molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor, but a federal judge said he wants to examine the legality of $600,000... more »»

Stolen medals returned to family

October 25, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Military medals stolen from the family of a Hawaii Army National Guard soldier killed in Afghanistan have been returned. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Friday that Sgt. more »»

Lava creeps toward road on Big Island

October 25, 2014 HONOLULU — A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii’s Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts this week, frustrating some residents but giving... more »»

DOE seeking $19 million from state

October 23, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — The state Department of Education needs $19 million in emergency funding from the state Legislature to cover shortfalls in its school lunch and bus transportation programs, officials... more »»

Superintendent given rating of ‘exceeds expectations’

October 23, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — The state Board of Education is giving Hawaii’s public schools superintendent an “exceeds expectations” rating for the current year. more »»

Hawaii gay marriage lawsuit declared moot

October 22, 2014 HONOLULU — A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling quietly ended a last-ditch court fight against a Hawaii law allowing same-sex marriage. more »»

Flooding overwhelms sewage plant

October 22, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — The largest amount of damage caused by Hurricane Ana as it passed Honolulu was underground, according to Mayor Kirk Caldwell. more »»

State / In Brief

October 18, 2014 Target missile tracked during test KEKAHA, Kauai — The military says it successfully detected and tracked a medium-range missile target during a test off Hawaii. more »»

Pflueger sentenced to seven months for fatal dam breach

October 16, 2014 HONOLULU — A retired car dealer has been sentenced to seven months in prison and five years of probation for a dam breach in Hawaii that swept seven people to their deaths in 2006. more »»

Storm Ana heading for Hawaii, expected to strengthen

October 15, 2014 HONOLULU — Tropical Storm Ana is forecast to strengthen to a hurricane this week as it moves toward the southern edge of Hawaii’s Big Island, which was hit by a destructive tropical storm two months... more »»

Governor hopefuls debate energy

October 15, 2014 HONOLULU — Hawaii has the highest energy costs in the nation, and easing the pain on the state’s residential consumers was a recurring theme Tuesday in a gubernatorial forum. more »»

Tropical system may strengthen, strike Big Island

October 14, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — A tropical depression is on track to become a hurricane and could hit Hawaii’s Big Island this week. more »»



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