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Hawaii could mark another first in the nation by increasing the minimum age to 25 to purchase tobacco and electronic smoking devices.
HONOLULU Hawaii lawmakers on Tuesday unveiled several measures to prevent gun violence and boost mental health care weeks after a Honolulu resident fatally shot two police officers, started a fire that burned down several homes, and killed his landlord and himself.
A 63-foot motor-sailing vessel apparently grounded Monday evening near Ale Alea Point in Hilo.
HONOLULU Hawaii libraries could accommodate early learning classrooms under a state legislative proposal to expand childcare services, officials have said.
HONOLULU Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has announced the cancellation of plans to renovate the Neal S. Blaisdell Center due to financial concerns.
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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.
Hawaii District Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting units will take part in fire training exercises this week at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole.
HONOLULU Hawaii has only a modest healthcare system and cant be a hub for accommodating people potentially exposed to the rapidly spreading new virus that emerged in China in recent months, Lt. Gov. Josh Green said Monday.
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.
An abundance of mother/calf humpback whale pairs observed in and around Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary has prompted NOAA to urge ocean users to be mindful of the mammals when traversing the water.
A Kailua-Kona man is facing a host of charges stemming from a theft of mail incident.
HONOLULU The number of students caught bringing projectile weapons, ranging from guns to slingshots, to Hawaii public schools has dropped to the lowest level in 10 years, according to a new report.
WAILUKU Maui surpassed 3 million annual visitors for the first time since the The Hawaii Tourism Authority began keeping records, a new report said.
The U.S. Geological Surveys Hawaiian Volcano Observatory recorded a magnitude-4.2 earthquake beneath Kilauea Volcanos south flank on Sunday ev
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