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Is Hawaii’s welfare as high as study claims?

Hawaii's minimum wage is $7.25 an hour, but according a report by a public policy research organization, Hawaii's welfare wage is more than four times that amount.…
A car pushed another car into a concrete barrier at Pearlridge Center on March 11, 2014.

Pearlridge parking structure built before safety code

A parking lot at Pearlridge Center remains open one day after a car nearly plunged over the edge. While police continue to investigate what happened, mall officials say the structure is safe.…
This Feb. 18, 2010 file photo shows television pitchman Kevin Trudeau talking with a member of his legal team at federal court in Chicago. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, John Kim)

US seeks 10-year term for TV pitchman Trudeau

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors seeking 10 years in prison for TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau for bilking consumers via widely broadcast infomercials say he’s an “...…
Julie Sparks and her family

UH law student named Hawaii’s 2014 Mother of Year

Julie Sparks, a mother of three, realtor and third-year student at the William S. Richardson School of Law at University of Hawaii at Manoa, has been named 2014 Hawaii Mother of the Year.…
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$310M computer chip settlement now open to Hawaii consumers

Hawaii consumers and businesses can now participate in a national class action settlement and file claims to recover overpayments resulting from a price-fixing conspiracy that increased the price of Dynamic Random Access Memory computer chips.…
Waimea Bay

Why no warning signs at Waimea Bay?

After the Department of Health issues a brown water advisory for Waimea Bay, there were no warning signs posted and beachgoers were not aware the bay may be infested with bacteria.…
Rendering of H&M's new flagship Hawaii store in Waikiki.

H&M to open first store in Hawaii this month

H&M will open its first location in the state of Hawaii on March 27 at noon. The flagship 31,000-square-foot store will be located in the Waikiki Business Plaza.…
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Police find vehicle in Waimalu hit-and-run

CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department have found the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run in Waimalu that left a man in critical condition.…
Photo of the wreckage after a Maui Air twin-engine “Piper PA 31″ crashed on Lanai on February 26, 2014.

NTSB releases preliminary report on Lanai crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a preliminary report on the deadly Lanai crash that took the lives of three people and left three others seri...…