In their final face-to-face encounters before the Democratic primary, Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state Sen. David Ige on Tuesday quarreled over taxes, preschool and leadership style but did not identify any new policy differences that might help voters choose between them.
University of Hawaii President David Lassner apologized Tuesday that a reported attempt by him to remove UH-Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple has become "a public spectacle."
Hawaii foster parents this month received their first pay raise since 1990, but the increase is far from enough for those who filed a class-action lawsuit claiming foster parents are underpaid. "It's still woefully inadequate," Honolulu attorney Paul Alston said Tuesday.
When I moved back to Honolulu from Kailua a decade ago, I complained about the dearth of breakfast nooks -- save for old-fashioned pancake houses -- on this side of the island.
It's bound to happen: You're away at college on the mainland, and a friend invites you to visit her home for a few days. Wonderful. You'll get to see how others live and get out of the dorm.
Howard Dashefsky will make his return to KHON-TV as anchor of the 9 p.m. weekday newscast that will debut on Monday, Sept. 8.
The recent sale of Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikiki's largest shopping complex, totaled $696.5 million, according to Hawaii Information Service.