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There have been no confirmed or suspected cases of the coronavirus in Hawaii, but the global outbreak is still a concern for state leaders.
A 27-year-old Pahoa man pleaded not guilty Monday to 27 charges resulting from a crime spree alleged to have taken place late last month.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. The Federal Communications Commission opened a window Monday for federally recognized tribes to apply for licenses that could help establish or expand internet access on their lands.
HONOLULU A homeless man is suing the Honolulu Police Department and the city after he says officers forced him to lick a urinal in a public restroom.
A new law that took effect Jan. 1 allows more veterans than ever privileges to military service exchanges, commissaries, and military recreational facilities such as golf courses, bowling alleys and movie theaters.
Discussion will turn to health and technology later this month at a town hall meeting about telehealth and broadband service in Puna.
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Although Hawaii Island, along with the rest of the state, has been voluntarily transitioning from walk-in voting to mail-in ballots over the past 20 years, the local chapter of the League of Women Voters is concerned some voters may be left behind in an election offering only two locations for on-site voting.
HONOLULU A whistleblower has told a Senate committee that a manager in the Federal Aviation Administrations Hawaii field office improperly let a helicopter tour company owner certify pilots for flight on behalf of the agency.
LIHUE, Kauai (AP) Hawaii received mixed grades on its efforts to reduce and prevent tobacco use last year amid concerns about worsening youth vaping, a report said.
HONOLULU (AP) Law enforcement officers from around the country gathered in Honolulu for a ceremony to honor one of two officers killed while responding to a call in which a suspect and his landlord died and nearby homes were leveled by fire.
State Attorney General Clare E. Connors has joined a group of 20 state attorneys general and New York City in a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from eliminating food assistance for almost 700,000 Americans.
State tourism officials said earlier this week that its too early to determine the impact the ongoing coronavirus outbreak will have on Hawaiis tourism industry.
In a courtroom wrought with emotion, the man responsible for the May 2019 traffic death of a Hawaii Fire Department captain was sentenced on Friday.