In the mid-1990s, military officials became concerned that inadequate and poor-quality housing was undermining the quality of life for service members.
Lawmakers are fast-tracking legislation that would make kindergarten mandatory for 5-year-olds in hopes of giving the state time to run a public education campaign about the change before the school year ends next month.
The odds are looking good that sweepstakes gaming machines will be outlawed on Oahu after a Honolulu City Council committee Tuesday endorsed a proposed ordinance.
State authorities have reached tentative settlements with Dr. John D. Stover to resolve 11 of the 12 complaints filed against him for his medical and dental work.
I'd been waiting for Grondin to open as soon as I heard about it in December, and it's been worth the wait for such tapas-style dishes as a ceviche ($13) of Kauai shrimp with the heat of serrano peppers, and pulpo ($15), marinated octopus tossed with onion, olives, roasted red pepper and chilies, or fried plantain chips.
She's second on Florida State's career home run list and in the top 10 all-time in hits, doubles, RBIs and stolen bases. She leads the Atlantic Coast Conference in triples and runs scored and is the starting center fielder on a team that is 44-6 and ranked sixth in the country.
Hawaii's Carissa Moore repeated as champion of the Rip Curl Women's Pro Bells Beach on Wednesday in Australia. Moore edged Tyler Wright of Australia 16.23 to 15.77 in the final of the ASP Women's World Championship Tour contest.