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Who here is an entrepreneur, or will be in the future? Jim Marggraff asked a small group of students gathered after school last Thursday at Waiakea High School.
Hawaii could mark another first in the nation by increasing the minimum age to 25 to purchase tobacco and electronic smoking devices.
Twenty-five years ago, a voyaging canoe that calls Hawaii Island home set sail on her maiden voyage to Tahiti.
HONOLULU (AP) Hawaii state legislators have preliminarily approved a bill that would create a commission to address issues concerning the LGBTQ community.
A decision by the states Intermediate Court of Appeals sends a Hilo charter schools special permit application to develop a campus in Kaumana back to the Windward Planning Commission, where the request was denied in 2014.
A pair of bills introduced this legislative session by state senators from Oahu seeks harsher penalties for parents, spectators and athletes who assault or terrorize sports officials such as referees, umpires and coaches.
Time is ticking for a bill to secure funding for an ambulance to be stationed at Makalei Fire Station, and it doesnt look like it has a promising future.
A Utah couple that defrauded a Kona manufacturer of bottled water marketed in Japan were sentenced this week in U.S. District Court in Honolulu.
A jury trial for a woman accused of murder in the 2017 death of a 3-year-old Waimea boy has been continued again.
LIHUE, Kauai A pilot who was flying a sightseeing helicopter that crashed in Hawaii in December had his license revoked for marijuana use in 2010.
Dolores Baquiran, 77, of Paauilo, formerly of Aiea, Oahu, died Dec. 25 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she was a Kaimuki High School alum and member of Waimea Seniors Club. Visitation 8:30-9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary Mauka Chapel on Oahu. Funeral service at 9:30 a.m. Burial at 11 a.m. Survived by husband, Inocencio Baquiran; sons, Inocencio Baquiran Jr., David Baquiran, Lawrence (Debbie) Baquiran and Calvin (Jill) Baquiran; daughters, Christina Baquiran and Frances (Grant) Teruya; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary.
A proposed AT&T cellphone tower to be built in Kurtistown generated public outcry Thursday after the telecommunications company apparently failed to provide proper notice to nearby residents.