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The Hawaii Supreme Court has vacated the conviction of a man accused of vandalizing the statue of King Kamehameha the Great on the Hilo Bayfront during the Labor Day 2015 weekend.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo is seeking from the Legislature this year funds for eight full-time equivalent positions and operating funds to support educational and cultural programming at Halepohaku, the Maunakea Visitor Information Station and Imiloa Astronomy Center.
HONOLULU A panel of Hawaii lawmakers on Monday passed a resolution calling for the governor to convene a Native Hawaiian reconciliation commission, a step that comes after protests blocking the construction of one of the worlds largest telescopes.
As children born after the release of the iPhone enter their teens, more and more studies suggest that too much screen time is harmful for developing children even as kids are spending more time on their phones than ever.
Police have identified the 31-year-old North Kohala man who died after his motorcycle sideswiped a pickup truck early this morning on Queen Kaahumanu Highway (Route 19) in North Kona as Ira Michael De Mattos.
Responders are working to re-float and move the 63-foot fishing vessel Midway Island, which is currently aground north of Hilo.
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.