Embattled University of Hawaii at Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple says he wants to continue working to improve accessibility for students and turn around budget troubles at UH's flagship campus despite an attempt to remove him from Manoa's top post.
Women Vote! — a political arm of EMILY's List — has bought more than $237,400 worth of television advertisements in Hawaii for U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, which will help the congresswoman offset the imbalance in ads backing U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz in the Democratic primary for Senate.
To address the threat of weapons of mass destruction, the Pacific Command will host a first-ever proliferation security initiative next week with Asia-Pacific partners. The exercise, Fortune Guard 2014, will run from Monday to Aug. 7 in Honolulu.
Nearly 1,000 voters cast ballots Monday on Oahu as walk-in absentee polling sites opened.
In all, 953 people cast ballots in the primary election at two walk-in sites on Oahu, said Glen Takahashi, elections administrator for the City and County of Honolulu.
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Of the six major lighthouses spotted around the islands, the Kilauea Lighthouse on the North Shore of Kauai is so popular that it draws a half-million visitors a year, which ranks it ninth among all visitor attractions across the state. Story »
Two abandoned houses were destroyed and a brush fire burned a quarter of an acre on Boxer Road near Saratoga Avenue in Kalaeloa on Monday afternoon, fire spokesman Capt. David Jenkins said. No one was injured, and no structures of value were threatened, Jenkins said. Police are conducting an arson investigation.
Question: I just got my absentee ballot for the primary election. There was a note that said I must choose a political party to which I belong, and once I choose a party, I cannot vote for any candidate outside that party or my vote will be voided. When was this ridiculous law passed? Story »
There has been increasing discussion about preparedness in STEM subjects. The focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics often drifts away from the central issues that subliminally affect all of us, specifically in mathematics. Story »
There are several remarkable sky events in August, including gatherings of Jupiter with Venus in the morning sky and of Mars and Saturn in the evening. We also have the return of the Perseids, one of the most reliable meteor shows. Story »
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