The University of Hawaii responds to a review of its Maunakea Management Plan.
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The Hawaii Police Department reported 1,001 drunken driving arrests in 2020, down nearly 8% from 2019 when 1,085 motorists were nabbed for suspected DUI.
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The leaders of Hawaii’s Republican Party and Democratic Party issued a joint statement Wednesday calling for protesters at U.S. Capitol to “stand down.”
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s doctor shortage has worsened during the coronavirus pandemic, and experts say the chances of a rebound hinge on the state’s ability to help doctors stay in business.
Tuesday afternoon presented the perfect opportunity for keiki to skateboard to their heart’s content at Old Kona Airport Park in Kailua-Kona.
Mayor Mitch Roth’s pick for Public Works director squeaked through a sometimes tense confirmation hearing Tuesday after more than two hours of grilling by a split County Council panel.
HONOLULU — Officials said Tuesday they plan to have people make online reservations to receive the coronavirus vaccine in order to avoid crowding and long lines at distribution centers.
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources reported Tuesday it had presented a cease and desist order to a group claiming the authority of the Hawaiian Kingdom that set up camp in Hilo’s Wailoa State Recreation Area.
The architect of the Hawaiian Homes Commission’s proposed legislation to establish a state gaming commission and build a casino on a Department of Hawaiian Home Lands parcel in Kapolei, Oahu, on Monday said the bill is “an opportunity to have a conversation about a number of shortfalls the department faces.”
Another dozen Hawaii Island residents tested positive for COVID-19, increasing the island’s total case count to 1,938, state health officials reported Tuesday.
HONOLULU — Kauai plans to reopen to tourists after a halt forced by the coronavirus, but the economic recovery in the vital tourism industry could be slow.