City and County of Honolulu

City closing Pawaa In-Ha Park for scheduled maintenance

The Department of Parks & Recreation will close the park from Thursday, September 26 to Wednesday, October 9 for tree trimming, grass cutting, aerating, fertilizing, and other routine maintenance.…
FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, file photo, U.S. Postal Service letter carrier, Jamesa Euler, delivers mail, in Atlanta. The financially struggling Postal Service said Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, it is seeking a 3-cent increase in the cost of mailing a letter, bringing the price of a first-class stamp to 49 cents. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

USPS seeks increase in cost of stamps, to 49 cents

WASHINGTON (AP) — It soon could cost 49 cents to mail a letter. The postal Board of Governors said Wednesday it wants to raise the price of a first-class stamp by 3 cents, c...…
A sheet of uncut $100 bills is inspected during the printing process at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Western Currency Facility in Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. The federal printing facility is making the new-look colorful bills that include new security features in advance of the Oct. 8 circulation date. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

New $100 bill has ink well, more color, 3-D

Photo gallery of new $100 bills FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A glitzier, high-tech version of America’s $100 bill is rolling off the presses and headed for wal...…
Honolulu Police Major Robert Green promoted to assistant chief

New HPD assistant chief announced, 27 officers promoted

Major Robert Green was promoted to the rank of assistant chief and will command the Regional Patrol Bureau comprised of District 2 (Wahiawa), District 3 (Pearl City), District 4 (Kailua-Kaneohe-Kahuku), and District 8 (Kapolei-Waianae). …
Laniakea - Kamehameha Highway traffic

State to host meeting on Laniakea traffic problems

The state Department of Transportation will meet with a community task force Wednesday night at Haleiwa Elementary School to go over a plan to ease traffic in Laniakea on Oahu's North Shore. …
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Cosmopolitan Las Vegas to open new theater

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Las Vegas Strip's newest concert space is opening its doors just before the new year with a performance by pop star Bruno Mars…
Kahuku Stolen Goats

Arrest made in Kahuku goat theft

Help from the North Shore community has led to the arrest of a Waialua man in connection with the theft of 23 goats.…
e-cigarettes

Hawaii’s AG joins push to regulate e-cigarette use

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.…
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Local prison gang indicted for racketeering

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.…