A Northern California health worker who had cared for a patient with coronavirus hopped a plane to visit Hawaii, arriving yesterday. Today, after alerted by federal officials, state health officials tested the woman and found she does not have coronavirus.
Crack seed is one of Hawaiʻi's local charms. As a child, Honolulu resident Clayton Chang dreamed of owning his favorite neighborhood crack seed store. It's a dream that eventually came true -- along with a transformation to shave ice.
Schools across the United States are canceling trips abroad, preparing online lessons and even rethinking “perfect attendance” awards as they brace for the possibility that the new coronavirus could begin spreading in their communities.
Kauaʻi County Council member Arthur Brun pleaded not guilty Friday to 10 felony charges -- two with a maximum punishment of life in prison -- after he was arrested with 11 others by Kauaʻi police and federal agents as part of an islandwide drug sweep.
Honolulu's first responders are asking state lawmakers to pass a package of gun control bills that they say could prevent incidents like January's Diamond Head shooting that left two police officers dead.
Roughly 99 million Americans still do not have identification in compliance with a federal law set to take effect in October. More than half of Hawaii licenses and IDs are compliant, but for those on Oahu who haven't gotten the approved identifications, the wait for an appointment now stretches to about six weeks.
Counselors and extra security will be on hand at Mililani High School Tuesday, a day after two Oʻahu teenagers were apparently stabbed on campus and transported to an emergency room in serious condition.
State election officials are urging residents to pay attention to their mail in the coming months. The state elections office sent postcards last month to registered voters to confirm their addresses. But there's more information arriving as part of an effort to ensure the new vote-by-mail system goes smoothly.
Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz says the federal response to the coronavirus outbreak has fallen far short and he is working with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Japan embassy to see if that country can provide coronavirus test kits to Hawaii.
The Hawaiian monk seal population continues to grow, but researchers are increasingly concerned about a deadly disease that threatens the seals. Toxoplasmosis, a parasitic disease that is solely transmitted from cat feces, killed a seal last month and infected another.
HARTFORD, Conn. — Several states have begun picking up the tab for family planning services at clinics run by Planned Parenthood, which last year quit a $260 million federal funding program over a Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.