A comprehensive health report was presented to state lawmakers Tuesday. The John A. Burns School of Medicine and its community partners looked at the health and well-being of Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders.
Should e-cigarettes be treated the same as tobacco products when it comes to where they can be used, and even how they’re advertised? Hawaii’s Attorney General is joining the push to make that happen.
Due to renovations, The Department of Planning and Permitting’s Kapolei Hale Building Permit Center will close temporarily beginning September 30.
A man who made national headlines when he took a news cameraman hostage 21 years ago is back behind bars.
A major prison gang has been busted. A federal indictment named more than one dozen members of the Uso family gang. It accuses them of running a crime ring from behind bars — everything from dealing drugs to stealing thousands of dollars from the IRS to fund their operation.
A former Big Island police officer convicted of murder is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday for another parole hearing.
An award-winning teenage filmmaker is getting ready to showcase his latest creation at the Hawaii International Film Festival next month.
Blanche Pope Elementary, Nuuanu Elementary, and Waikiki Elementary schools have been named 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools for their outstanding performance and improvement efforts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top scientists from a variety of fields say they are about as certain that global warming is a real, man-made threat… More »
As it enters its 33rd year, the Hawaii International Film Festival takes time this year to look back and celebrate 100 years of movies being filmed in Hawaii.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An animal training center inspired by canine rescue work on 9/11 is graduating its first class of working dogs.
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The Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations announced Monday that the state has been awarded a $1,769,095 National Emergency Grant to expand the service capacity of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Dislocated Worker training and employment program.
Emphasizing the need for immediate regulatory oversight of electronic cigarettes also known as e-cigarettes, Attorney General David Louie urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) to place restrictions on the advertising and ingredients of the popular, highly-addictive product, and to prohibit its sale to minors.
BOSTON (AP) — Forty attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday urging the agency to meet its… More »
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says security forces have finally defeated a small group of terrorists after four days in fighting at a Nairobi mall.
An Oahu Community Correctional Center inmate who escaped from a work furlough program last week has been arrested.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday welcomed the new Iranian government’s pursuit of a “more moderate course,” saying it should offer the basis for a breakthrough on Iran’s nuclear impasse with the United Nations and the U.S. He signaled a willingness to directly engage Iran’s leaders, tasking Secretary of State John Kerry with pursuing that diplomacy with Tehran.
Honolulu police say there has been a rise in bank account takeovers. Criminals are sending emails, pretending to be from your bank to get your money. But how can you tell if an email is a fraud or not? There are red flags to look for.