The "littoral combat ship" that was to make up one-sixth of the U.S. Navy fleet continues to be a work in progress as one of the vessels heads out from Pearl Harbor to take part in a "sink exercise" off Kauai during Rim of the Pacific war games. Story »
Honolulu City Council leaders say they now want to seriously consider scrapping plans to sell off the city's rental housing stock and instead resurrecting a full-fledged housing department that would oversee buildings and programs that assist the homeless and others who need affordable housing.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Tuesday announced that he had vetoed seven bills, including legislation that would have allowed crime victims to participate in restorative justice programs and would have clarified the line of succession for lieutenant governor.
Resignations over a new law requiring public disclosure of financial interests for members of various state boards and commission have forced the cancellation of at least three board meetings this week.
Each Sunday, the 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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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 »
Guests at Starwood Hawaii Hotels — including the Royal Hawaiian, Moana Surfrider, Sheraton Waikiki and Sheraton Maui — may choose to donate $1 for each night of their stay to the March of Dimes to fund research and programs to prevent premature birth and birth defects. The “Check in for Babies” program kicked off Sunday with a benefit at the Monarch Room in the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Jimmy Borges sang with the Citrus College Blue Note Swing Orchestra.
Had the horrific collision George Handgis survived back in 2012 left him with broken bones or a collapsed lung or — heaven forbid — even a serious spinal injury, perhaps it would be easier for people to understand. Story »
Question: I went to the City Square driver licensing and state ID office in May and June and waited in line at 5:30 a.m. both days. There were about 35 people ahead of me, and the lines got much longer. As soon as the door opened at 7:45 a.m., these people (who were not in line) cut in front of those patiently waiting in line. Story »
Former Gov. Ben Cayetano is using the attention he's getting as a victim of negative campaigning by Pacific Resource Partnership to fuel his own negative campaign against U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz.
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Caring For Keiki Dental Needs
Get involved. Introduce your child to the dentist early, beginning at age 1. The earlier the better. Most parents want to avoid traumatic dental experiences, but don’t wait for a toothache to happen. If so, your child will immediately associate pain with a visit to the dentist. Read More »