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Schatz easily retains Senate seat

November 5, 2014 HONOLULU — Democrat Brian Schatz easily won Hawaii’s U.S. Senate race Tuesday, retaining the seat he was appointed to after the 2012 death of longtime Sen. Daniel Inouy. more »»

High court upholds migrant health care cuts

November 5, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii could begin cutting some state-funded medical services for Micronesian migrants now that the U.S. more »»

‘A miracle’: Lava spares headstone in Hawaii cemetery

November 5, 2014 HONOLULU — As slow-moving lava approached a cemetery in a rural Hawaii town, Aiko Sato placed flowers at the headstone of the family plot she’s tended to over the years, thinking it would be the las... more »»

Gabbard called to help with lava flow

November 5, 2014 PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii congresswoman who is a captain in the Hawaii Army National Guard has been called to the Big Island, where she’ll help with a lava flow that’s threatening Pahoa. U.S. Rep. more »»

Final push for races too close to call in Hawaii

November 4, 2014 HONOLULU — President Barack Obama is trying to help Hawaii hold on to a Democratic seat in Congress with a recorded message the day before the election that asks voters to support state Rep. more »»

Hawaii DOE may put a hold on the test-based teacher rating system

November 4, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s Department of Education may delay using standardized test scores to make high-stakes personnel decisions after concerns were raised about fairness. more »»

Shark clamps onto Hawaii surfer’s hand

November 4, 2014 KAILUA-KONA (AP) — A Hawaii woman escaped a tiger shark attack with only some injuries to her fingers and hand after her friend punched the animal until it relented. more »»

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 »»

 
 
 

 

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