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Governor goes on vacation

Gov. David Ige left Hawaii Tuesday for a five-day vacation to Washington state, where two of his children attend college. Read More

Sansei Restaurant to relocate in Kihei

Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar plans to close its Kihei Town Center restaurant and move a mile away to Kukui Mall next year, owner DK Restaurants has announced. Read More

Hawaii scholarship recipients, donors are recognized

Donors who awarded over $6 million in scholarships and more than 350 of the recipients gathered Saturday at Pomaikai Ballrooms at Dole Cannery for the annual Hawaii Community Foundation Scholarship Breakfast. Read More

Millionth Biki Hawaii rider to win Tokyo fare

Bikeshare Hawaii, which runs the Biki bikeshare in Honolulu, says it is poised to log its millionth ride soon. Read More

Firefighter to be remembered at Hilo event

A firefighter procession to honor Capt. Brian Hughes of the Arrowhead Interagency Hotshots is planned for Sunday in Hilo. Read More

Forum to focus on immigration

Lt. Gov. Doug Chin, a U.S. congressional candidate, will address controversial immigration policies with several speakers at a public forum from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Harris United Methodist Church, 20 N. Vineyard Blvd. Read More

Hurricane Hector enters central Pacific

Hurricane Hector was expected to cross into the central Pacific basin Sunday night and continue moving west near 14 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. Read More

Hawaii among 19 states opposing online plans for 3D-printed guns

More states are suing the Trump administration to dissolve a settlement it reached with a company that wants to post instructions online for making 3D-printed firearms that are hard to trace and detect. Read More

Charges dropped in former isle man’s death

Charges including involuntary manslaughter were dropped Thursday against a former Las Vegas police officer accused of using an unapproved chokehold in the death of an unarmed man following a chase out of a casino last year. Read More

Services scheduled for slain Big Island officer

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday for Hawaii County police officer Bronson Kaimana Wei Mun Kaliloa, who was shot and killed last month during a traffic stop. Read More

Weekend rule does apply to tax appeals

If the deadline to file an appeal to Honolulu property tax assessment falls on the weekend or a holiday, the appeals may be filed on the next business day, the Hawaii Supreme Court said in an opinion handed down Friday. Read More

Message sign installation will close portion of Moanalua Freeway

The westbound H-201 Moanalua Freeway at the Puuloa Road overpass will be closed during overnight hours starting Tuesday for installation of a new electronic message sign. Read More

Waianae DMV adds Saturday hours

Starting this week, the Waianae Driver Licensing Center will be open 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Read More

Attempted murder defendant pleads guilty to assault

A man who plowed his car into a group of teenagers at a house party in Ewa Beach in 2016 pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree assault and attempted assault in a plea deal with the state. Read More

Video of mother, baby seal available

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Tuesday released a “pupdate,” or video update of Hawaiian monk seal Rocky and her new pup on Kauai. Read More

Motor Vehicle Safety Office to relocate to Waimalu

The state Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Safety Office will be closed July 30 and reopen 7:45 a.m. the next day at its new location, 98-339 Ponohana Place in Aiea. Read More

Waikiki sidewalk improvements commence Monday

Waikiki traffic is going to get a little worse starting Monday as the city kicks off another phase of its sidewalk improvement project. Read More

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