Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., right, holds up a passage from the Affordable Care Act concerning health care benefits for women as she tell reporters that House Republicans' fight against it is tantamount to a war against women, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate has the next move on must-do legislation required to keep the government open, and the Democratic-led chamber is expected to reject the latest effort from House Republicans to use a normally routine measure to attack President Barack Obama's signature health care law. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich, listens at left. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Blame game rife as Dems, GOP try to avert shutdown

Compromise elusive, Republicans and Democrats engaged in finger-pointing Monday just hours before the first government shutdown in 17 years, driven by an intractable budget dispute over President Barack Obama's signature health care law.…
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Kailua Satellite City Hall closes Monday

Monday is the last day the Kailua Satellite City Hall will be open. The city says it's one of the least crowded locations, averaging about 16 customers per hour.…
Punchbowl Cemetery

AJA veterans turn out for annual Joint Memorial Service

Dozens of Americans of Japanese Ancestry, or AJAs, turned out for the Oahu AJA Veterans Council's 8th annual Joint Memorial Service Sunday morning at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.…
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H-1 rehabilitation project continues

9:00 P.M. The state Department of Transportation is continuing the H-1 rehabilitation project tonight at 9:00 p.m. There will be a two-lane closure of H-1 Freeway heading ea...…
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Kauai County GMO bill passes out of committee

The Kauai County Council Committee on Economic Development & Intergovernmental Relations voted 4 to 1 to approve an amended Bill 2491 and pass is out of committee...…
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Maui firefighters battle brush fire in Kahului

Maui firefighters were called to a busy part of Kahului Saturday afternoon after a brush fire broke out. It came about 150 yards east of Kmart off Hana Highway and Dairy Road. …
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Hawaii may soon become hub for drones

Hawaii may soon become a hub for unmanned aerial vehicles or drones. A controversial program that both the state and military are pursuing. …
Vehicle Break-in and thefts on Ohana Street in Kailua

Windward Oahu residents fed up with rash of thefts

Kailua residents want answers after an increase of thefts in their neighborhood. They're concerned the thieves arrested for the crimes are not being punished enough. The Kailua Neighborhood Board invited Honolulu prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro to their next meeting to explain what's happening after thieves are arrested. …