The rise in their allowances compares with an average increase nationally of 5 percent
Housing allowances for military members will increase 14.7 percent on Oahu come Jan. 1 in one of the biggest jumps across the nation, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. That means an Army or Marine sergeant with dependents who received $2,256 a month this year will receive $2,709 next month. Story »
A study showing 30 to 40 percent of requests for private, nonemergency ambulance service are turned down in West Oahu has prompted a City Council member and the Emergency Services Department to support having a second private provider. Story »
The city has broken ground on a second digester at the Sand Island Wastewater Treatment Plant that Mayor Kirk Caldwell and other supporters say is necessary to expand the city's sewage capacity and clear the way for more housing on Oahu. Story »
An investigation into employment practices at the Myron B. Thompson Academy took a dramatic turn Monday when the state attorney general seized computers and more than 50 boxes of documents from the public charter school. Story »
There's no agreement on price yet, but more details have emerged about the state's proposal to pay the owner of Turtle Bay Resort to protect part -- but not all -- of the North Shore property from development. Story »
The best way to honor the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye is to build on his legacy of compassion, humility and public service, Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Hawaii's congressional delegation said Tuesday on the first anniversary of his death.
Honolulu lawyer Patricia Kim Park is the newest member of the influential state Judicial Selection Commission, which is reviewing applicants for an upcoming vacancy on the Hawaii Supreme Court.
An employee of a fast-food restaurant was charged with gambling-related offenses after police seized alleged gaming devices from the eatery.
Winnie Cheng was charged with possessing gambling devices and promoting gambling, according to the prosecutor's office. Both offenses are misdemeanors.
With the community's eyes soon to be sharply focused on Honolulu Hale for the Christmas season, it seems appropriate to write about this important historic building since, besides the holiday gaiety, what goes on inside it affects most of our daily lives. Story »
If you never figured Dr.Steven Minaglia for a double-crosser, clearly you were not paying attention.
Where, pray tell, were you when Minaglia was swimming an hour and a half three mornings a week? Story »
QUESTION: I flew on a direct flight between Honolulu and San Jose, Calif., on Hawaiian Airlines in September. I am trying to make reservations again for the same direct flight, but trips are unavailable. Story »
Straight people no longer have exclusive domain on paying alimony in Hawaii and the hammer-wielding comic book avenger Thor has a local wannabe as we "flASHback" on November news that amused and confused: Story »
The landscape is something we see every day. It is as familiar as a member of the family, yet we seldom think about how it got to be that way. The study of landscape and its formation is called geomorphology. Story »
The astronomical story that is drawing the most attention this fall is Comet ISON. Comet ISON (official label: C/2012 S1) was discovered on Sept. 21, 2012, when it glowed at a feeble magnitude 18. Story »
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