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The Daniel K. Inouye Highway extension is making moves on two fronts.
State health officials said Wednesday they are monitoring a situation regarding a cruise ship that recently made stops in Hawaii and might have had passengers previously exposed to COVID-19, the recently identified coronavirus that has infected nearly 100,000 people worldwide since it was discovered in late December.
HONOLULU A Kauai councilman accused of leading a methamphetamine ring must be held without bail, a U.S. judge ruled Wednesday.
After decades of marriage, Andrea and Jerry Decker were still very much in love. In fact, the couple wouldve celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 6.
HONOLULU U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz said Wednesday Hawaii would receive at least $4.5 million in federal money to help it respond to the new coronavirus.
HONOLULU A woman was expected to be sent from Kauai to Idaho on Wednesday to face charges in the disappearance of her young son and teenage daughter.
HONOLULU Japan suspended its yearly funding for the Thirty Meter Telescope, citing an ongoing stalemate over its construction.
Hawaii County is suing an attorney representing former Council Chairman Dominic Yagong and former County Clerk Jamae Kawauchi in a 2012 defamation lawsuit filed by Elections Administrator Pat Nakamoto, saying the money Yagong and Kawauchi paid him rightfully belongs to the county.
A man accused of sexually assaulting a minor on the grounds of a South Kona public school has been deemed unfit to stand trial.
HONOLULU A proposal to create a new Hawaii state agency to build and renovate public schools is moving forward despite concerns the agency would be exempt from many legal safeguards.
PEARL CITY, Oahu Hawaii officials said Tuesday they are capable of testing 250 samples for the new coronavirus each week.
HONOLULU Molokai could become the first island in Hawaii where new short-term vacation rentals are banned and old ones are phased out.
Twenty-nine Big Island motorists were arrested for suspected drunken driving between Feb. 24 and Sunday. Five of the drivers were involved in a traffic crash.