Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell is growing increasingly impatient with delays in the city's rail project, citing holdups in awarding the final phase of the system's construction contract and work along Dillingham Boulevard.
A panel of Hawaii lawmakers on Monday passed a resolution calling for the governor to convene a Native Hawaiian reconciliation commission, a step that comes after protests blocking the construction of one of the world's largest telescopes.
HONOLULU — Growing up in American Samoa, Filipo Ilaoa's neighbors were his cousins on a plot of land full of banana and breadfruit trees shared by his extended family and overseen by a chief elected by his relatives.
State lawmakers have recognized the need for affordable child care in the state, so much so that they’ve made it a part of a joint-legislative package negotiated by the governor and House and Senate leaders.
A sick Hawaiian monk seal under the care of wildlife scientists suffering from a parasitic infection often spread via feral cat feces has been showing signs of improvement this week, according to officials.
The Kaiser Foundation’s Health Plan and Hospitals has a new president. He’s been on the job for a few months now, and his early priorities include improving care. Part of reaching that goal includes finding more doctors.
A bill making its way through the Hawaiʻi State Legislature aims to prohibit the attorney general from investigating a nonprofit that helped raise funds for opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope planned for Mauna Kea.
LIHUE, Hawaii — The pilot in the December crash of a Hawaii sightseeing helicopter that killed him and six passengers previously lost his professional license for a year because of drug use, officials said.
The Honolulu medical examiner has identified the second set of remains at the scene of the fatal Diamond Head-area shooting and fire as Jerry Hanel. Police say Hanel shot and killed two police officers last month as they responded to a 911 call.
Two asylum seekers from China remain at the federal detention center Wednesday after they were taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on arriving at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.
Hawaii has only a modest healthcare system and can’t be a hub for accommodating people potentially exposed to the rapidly spreading new virus that emerged in China in recent months, Lt. Gov. Josh Green said Monday.
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell is suspending the Neal S. Blaisdell Center renovation project, citing the uncertainty over the financing and timing of the elevated rail project and the coming switch in city administrations.