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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.
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.
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.
HONOLULU State health officials are now monitoring 26 people who have been in China in the last 14 days for coronavirus.
HONOLULU A panel of 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.
HONOLULU A former Army medic stationed in Hawaii was sentenced Monday to 35 years in prison Monday for the 2014 stabbing of his wife in a case involving porn, sex charges and a love triangle.
HONOLULU The state House of Representatives has deferred action on a bill that would have expanded police powers to search for firearms without obtaining a warrant.
HONOLULU A former Army medic stationed in Hawaii is expected to be sentenced to about 30 years in prison Monday in the 2014 stabbing of his wife in a case involving porn, sex charges and a love triangle.
Hawaii Island police are asking for the publics help in identifying the person responsible for allegedly vandalizing on Dec. 5, 2019, the Cooper Center in Volcano.
Responders are working to refloat and move the 63-foot fishing vessel, Midway Island, currently aground off Hilo.
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 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.