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Hawaii officials want to deploy a wasp throughout the state to combat another type of wasp that threatens a species of native trees.
Hawaii County Civil Defense reports a handful of West Hawaii beaches are closed Thursday due to rough ocean conditions and/or debris cleanup.
Scheduled training at Pohakuloa Training Area resumes Jan. 21 with helicopter gunnery and marksmanship work, the U.S. Army announced Wednesday. The day and night training includes the use of small arms and rocket munitions. The training is anticipated to last through Jan. 28.
HONOLULU Hawaiian Telcom painted over an unauthorized mural on one of its buildings by renowned marine artist Robert Wyland.
HILO The finder of a dog tag, lost on a French battlefield during World War II, is searching now for the family of the Hilo man it once belonged to.
The U.S. Coast Guard and Navy medevaced on Wednesday a 69-year-old man from the cruise ship Grand Princess as the ship sailed some 210 miles northwest of Hilo.
HONOLULU The remote and rugged terrain on the Hawaiian island of Kauai where a sightseeing helicopter crashed, killing all seven people aboard, could make it difficult or even impossible to piece together what led to the wreck.
HONOLULU The Hawaii state auditor suspended an audit of limited liability companies owned by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs after the board of trustees denied full access to the minutes of its meetings.
HONOLULU As 2020 dawns on Maunakea, the fate of the Thirty Meter Telescope seems less certain now than it did a decade ago when the billion-dollar-plus project was first proposed.
The islands war against albizia will continue into the new year as the Big Island Invasive Species Committee prepares to clear the trees from a street in Pahoa.