HONOLULU — State Sen. David Ige said his first priority if he is elected governor would be to submit a balanced budget and collect $450 million in unpaid taxes. Gov. Neil Abercrombie wants to prioritize affordable housing and smart growth.
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KANEOHE BAY, Oahu — Japan has been practicing storming beaches with the U.S. and other countries in Hawaii this month. The amphibious landing exercises, which are relatively new to Japan’s military, come as Tokyo tries to boost its ability to defend small islands it controls but China claims as its own.
LIHUE, Kauai — A dog attack killed a two-week old Hawaiian monk seal pup and injured four other seals on Kauai, federal authorities said Wednesday.
HONOLULU (AP) — A lawsuit saying Hawaii foster parents are underpaid is moving ahead despite a recent increase in state payments.
WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — A 57-year-old Maui man died after he was found unconscious beneath a large fallen tree.
HONOLULU (AP) — A 25-year-old Maui man died after falling from a trail on Kauai.
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s Democratic candidates for governor told voters Tuesday how they would improve health care, the economy and quality of life for seniors.
HONOLULU — Lawyers for a former child model accusing ‘X-Men’ director Bryan Singer of sex abuse said Tuesday they want to get off the case because their relationship with the accuser has deteriorated.
HONOLULU (AP) — A Japanese man received a three-month sentence Tuesday for a drunken altercation with flight attendants during a trip to Hawaii for his honeymoon.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A group of Air New Zealand passengers finally got airborne Tuesday after being stranded for three nights because of repeated delays from mechanical problems.
HONOLULU (AP) — Authorities say a 59-year-old Kahului man died in an apparent drowning in Kihei.
Honolulu faces robbery spree
HONOLULU (AP) — Oahu could become the first place in the United States to connect the energy harvested from ocean waves to a power grid.
Schatz keeps his ballot secret
HONOLULU (AP) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is investigating why a pilot whale was found dead near Hanalei on Kauai’s north shore.