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HONOLULU Two officials with the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness are in Honolulu to share a message with more than 220 mayors from across the United States that progress can be made, even in high-cost housing markets like Hawaii.
LIHUE Police on the Hawaii island of Kauai investigated allegations officers were involved in cheating on a proficiency test and covering it up, a report said.
Inside island’s hydrogen future: Researchers at Rogers’ Puu Waawaa ranch explore top energy solutions
PUU WAAWAA Tucked among the old-time paniolo ranches in North Kona is a cutting-edge ranch of a different kind.
HONOLULU Two U.S. marshals led a former Honolulu prosecutor out of a courtroom Friday when a U.S. judge ordered her detained after a jury found her guilty of conspiracy and he expressed concern that she could try to obstruct justice before being sentenced.
HILO Astronomers are now able to pinpoint the origin of cosmic radio waves over billions of light years thanks in part to W. M. Keck Observatory on Maunakea.
KAUPULEHU Gov. David Ige on Friday spoke of efforts to improve educational opportunities and workforce development throughout the state with increased access to pre-K and early college programs for Hawaiis youth.
KEALAKEKUA At lunch time on Monday, staff and visitors at Kona Community Hospital were lining up with their trays inside Ginger Cafe.
HILO The county Salary Commission is considering bonuses as one way to attract quality candidates to head county departments.
HONOLULU A jury found a former Honolulu prosecutor and her now-retired police chief husband guilty in a plot to frame a relative to silence him from revealing fraud that financed their lavish lifestyle, a case that shook the top levels of law enforcement.
HONOLULU U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard again issued her dire warning of a new war looming in the Middle East during her first national prime-time debate with nine of the other Democratic presidential candidates on Wednesday, and her campaign issued a bulletin criticizing the format of the forum even before it was over.
KEALAKEKUA Brian Lee Smith was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole on Wednesday for second-degree murder in the 2018 shooting death of Thomas Ballesteros Jr.
NORTH KOHALA Big Island Police are investigating a domestic violence incident which occurred in North Kohala.
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