This screen shot shows the home page Google.com. With the Winter Games underway Friday Feb. 7, 2014 in Sochi, Google Inc. quietly but vibrantly added its voice Thursday to the chorus of U.S. companies speaking out against Russia's law restricting gay-rights activities by updating its iconic search page logo to depict illustrations of athletes skiing, sledding, curling and skating against a rainbow-colored backdrop. (AP Photo/Google.com)

Google makes statement about Russian anti-gay law

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With the Winter Games underway in Sochi, Google Inc. quietly but vibrantly added its voice Thursday to the chorus of U.S. companies speaking out ag...…
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6.5M earthquake in Vanuatu, NO tsunami threat

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1 NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center Ewa Beach HI 10:50 p.m. Thu Feb 06 2014 To – Civil Defense in the State of Hawaii Subjec...…
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Oceanic services out due to fiber cut

Oceanic Time Warner Cable says a contractor accidentally cut a fiber cable Thursday afternoon, disrupting service to thousands of customers.…
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Drivers could use cell phones again

Using your cell phone while behind the wheel could become legal again if a bill making its way through the legislature is passed. But only in certain situations.…
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State wants help battling Little Fire Ants

The state is going to battle against the Little Fire Ant, but says it's a fight that cannot be won without your help. It's recruiting residents to stop the spread on Oahu and word is getting out. We've been getting calls in our newsroom about possible sightings of the stinging pest. …
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Hefty cost to fix ‘aloha’ crosswalks

On Tuesday, we told you about "aloha crosswalks" -- one in Hawaii Kai, the other in Kapolei. We wanted to know why it would cost thousands of dollars to fix what officials are calling acts of vandalism.…
Chief Louis Kealoha. Courtesy: Honolulu Police Department.

Chief Kealoha appointed to another term

Honolulu's top cop will remain in his position for another five years. The Honolulu Police Commission appointed Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha to a second, five-year term.…
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Man injured in Waikiki cooking accident

A cooking fire sent a man to the hospital on Thursday. Honolulu Fire Department officials say the 51-year-old man was on his balcony cooking with a wok on a gas burner.…
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Maui police: AMBER Alert was a test

The Maui Police Department says the AMBER Alert that aired on KHON2 and other television stations across the state for a missing child was only a test.…