Sen. Will Espero held up a copy of HB 321 with Rep. Della Au Belatti, left, Monday after the conference committee approved the bill, which would establish medical marijuana dispensaries. The bill now goes to the full House and Senate for a final vote.
Ex-University of Hawaii basketball coach Gib Arnold was forced to seek an extension for replying to NCAA charges because UH "reneged" on an agreement to pay some of his legal bills, one of his attorneys says.
Noboru Kawamoto, 94, and his wife of 67 years, Elaine, 88, will continue to live in care homes miles apart in Windward Oahu after the state Legislature was unable to pass legislation to allow them to live in the same home.
The group that campaigned for a Maui ban on the cultivation of genetically modified organisms has appealed to a higher court in an attempt to free up the legal logjam that has prevented the law from going into effect.
Each Sunday, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week.
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Every May, the Hawaiian Islands experience the first of the two "overhead sun" days for the year.
This phenomenon is unique to the tropics; so, like seeing the Southern Cross, Hawaii is the only state where you can experience the overhead sun.