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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 An Oahu legislator has proposed an expansion of the states law allowing residents to use deadly force to defend themselves at their homes and businesses.
HONOLULU Hawaii lawmakers seeking to increase affordable child care in the state face a debate over the qualifications for providers.
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.
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.
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.
HONOLULU State health officials are now monitoring 26 people who have been in China in the last 14 days for coronavirus.
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.
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 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.
Police are hoping the public can help them identify a man wanted for questioning in connection with a reported robbery in early January in lower Puna.