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New dean hired for UH’s College of Education

Professor Nathan Murata has been tapped to take over as dean of the College of Education at the University of Hawaii at Manoa on Jan. 1, replacing Donald B. Young, who is retiring. Read More
Updated on  November 22, 2017 at 12:28 am

Julianne Chu is crowned Miss Hawaii USA

Updated on  November 21, 2017 at 12:06 am
A dream long in the making came true Sunday when Julianne Chu was named Miss Hawaii USA 2018 at the Hawai‘i Convention Center. It was the fifth time she had run for the title. Her persistence paid off. Read More

Man found guilty in girlfriend’s stabbing death

A state jury deliberated for just three hours Friday before finding Fred Silva III guilty of murder in the 2015 stabbing death of his girlfriend at a homeless camp in Nanakuli. Read More

Tuberculosis case at Maui school prompts testing

The state health department has notified parents of students and staff at Lihikai Elementary School on Maui of possible exposure to tuberculosis. Read More
Updated on  November 16, 2017 at 10:44 pm

Hawaiian Humane Society board names new CEO

The Hawaiian Humane Society board of directors Wednesday named Lisa Fowler as the nonprofit organization’s new president and chief executive officer. Read More
Updated on  November 15, 2017 at 10:10 pm

Court names new lawyers for Kealohas

The federal court has named the lawyers who will represent former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his deputy prosecutor wife, Katherine, against charges that they obstructed justice, lied to investigators and committed bank fraud and identity theft. Read More
Updated on  November 14, 2017 at 10:03 pm

17 graduate from Maui/Molokai Drug Court

The Maui/Molokai Drug Court held its 61st graduation ceremony Thursday, with 17 participants completing the final steps of their intensive court-based treatment. Read More
Updated on  November 13, 2017 at 8:35 pm

UH to get $1.7M for agricultural programs

The University of Hawaii will receive more than $1.7 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to support its agriculture and sustainability education programs. Read More
Updated on  November 11, 2017 at 10:12 pm

2 senators to discuss N. Korean missile threat

Two state senators plan a town hall meeting in Kapolei on Monday to discuss the North Korean nuclear missile threat. Read More
Updated on  November 11, 2017 at 12:16 am

Kauai hospital unveils high-tech training lab

A new simulation lab at Kauai’s Wilcox Medical Center features high-tech training dummies to be used as educational tools for nurses. Read More
Updated on  November 9, 2017 at 11:06 pm

Biki station moved from Maunakea Street

Bikeshare Hawaii announced that its crew moved the Biki station on Maunakea and North King streets to an intersection fronting the Arts at Marks Garage in Chinatown on Wednesday morning. Read More
Updated on  November 8, 2017 at 11:24 pm

Civil lawsuit against Kealohas on hold

A civil lawsuit against a former Honolulu police chief and his wife is on hold as a criminal case against them proceeds. Read More
Updated on  November 7, 2017 at 10:28 pm

King tides return this morning and Wednesday

This morning and Wednesday morning will mark a return of so-called king tides to local shores, raising water levels about 5 inches above normal and possibly higher in December and January, according to climate scientists. Read More
Updated on  November 6, 2017 at 10:05 pm

Public input sought for street safety program

The city is seeking community input for its Complete Streets program through an interactive website, survey and eight sit-down sessions Nov. 13-17. Read More
Updated on  November 5, 2017 at 9:51 pm

Paving work near airport gets underway Monday

A repaving project is scheduled to begin on various streets near the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport starting Monday, according to city officials. Read More
Updated on  November 4, 2017 at 9:51 pm

November discounts available to Biki riders

Updated on  November 4, 2017 at 12:44 pm
Biki, Honolulu’s bike-share program, began its “Biki Buys” promotion for November on Wednesday. Read More

All-State Marching Band invited to Rose Parade

Updated on  November 1, 2017 at 10:22 pm
The Hawaii All-State Marching Band (Na Koa Ali‘i) has been invited to the 2019 Tournament of Roses parade. Read More

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