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HONOLULU — Hawaii on Tuesday became the first state in the U.S. to remove a requirement that a person be a victim of sex trafficking to have a prostitution conviction erased.
Police said Tuesday a man who died after being struck Friday by a pickup truck will be added to the years traffic fatality totals, but another who died in May of a heart attack that resulted in a single-vehicle crash will be subtracted.
Through the years, the Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation has donated ATVs, lifeguard PA systems, jaws of life, Billy Pugh nets and all kinds of other life-saving equipment.
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A 19-year-old Hilo man faces numerous charges after he allegedly led police officers on a chase at first, in a stolen car, and later, on foot.
With drums, dance, laughs and lei, dozens gathered Tuesday morning at the University of Hawaii at Hilo for kipaepae ceremonies to celebrate the arrival of new Chancellor Bonnie Irwin and bid farewell to Interim Chancellor Marcia Sakai.
State Rep. Joy San Buenaventura of Puna said Tuesday civil assets forfeiture reform legislation she sponsored is in response to “innocent people whose property was seized because of legalized theft by the government.”
HONOLULU — The names of the last two victims of a deadly skydiving plane crash June 21 that killed 11 people on Oahu were identified Tuesday by the Honolulu medical examiner.
HONOLULU — A defense attorney appointed to represent former Honolulu deputy prosecutor Katherine Kealoha filed a motion Tuesday to part ways with her client.
During the week of June 24-30, Hawaii Island police arrested 14 motorists for DUI. Five of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident.
UPDATED: It remains unclear whether the uptick of Mauna Loa activity is connected with the Kilauea eruption, said HVO scientist-in-chief Tina Neal.
A decades-old dispute about $150 million in home loans for Native Hawaiians captured the attention of two Hawaii County council members, who sponsored a nonbinding resolution supporting Gov. David Ige’s attempts to bring Bank of America back to the bargaining table.
A Kailua-Kona cancer patient in May became the second individual in Hawaii to take a drug — prescribed under the state’s newly implemented medical aid-in-dying law — to end his life.
Almost a year after the end of liquid lava in lower Puna, Leilani Estates continues to wrestle with packs of tourists attracted to the vestiges of last year’s Kilauea eruption.
Because of climate change, Hawaii’s wildfire season, previously confined to the summer months, is now year-round — which means the islands likely will see more wildfires.
Police are searching for a 17-year-old girl who was reported as a runaway, missing from the Papaaloa area since June 24.
Police say a 53-year-old Waimea man died early Saturday morning after being run over by a pickup truck Friday night in the parking lot of Parker Ranch Center.
A brief look at other stories from throughout the state.
The second named tropical cyclone in the 2019 Pacific hurricane season is now the second hurricane, as well.
On a recent sunny morning at the University of Hawaii at Hilos Pacific Aquaculture and Coastal Resources Center in Keaukaha, research manager Daniel Wilkie showed off a spat of small but growing oysters, each not much bigger than a pebble.
Fisheries officers from Kosrae, Micronesia, recently toured the University of Hawaii at Hilos Pacific Aquaculture and Coastal Resources Center to learn more about aquaculture efforts in Hawaii.