HONOLULU (AP) — Kauai County’s authority to regulate genetically modified crops and pesticides was the subject of arguments in a federal court hearing Wednesday in a lawsuit by four seed companies seeking to stop a new law from going into effect next month.
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HONOLULU (AP) — Matson Inc. will pay $10 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the company misapplied fuel surcharges on military household goods shipped between the mainland and Hawaii or Guam.
HONOLULU (AP) — Gov. Neil Abercrombie launched a radio ad Wednesday featuring President Barack Obama supporting the governor’s bid for re-election.
WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — The Maui Planning Commission approved work for a 10-acre expansion of the Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Nature Conservancy said it received a gift of South Kona forest land that has never been cleared or grazed.
HONOLULU (AP) — The state Department of Health is warning people to stay out of Palolo Stream, Ala Wai Canal, Magic Island and nearby Honolulu surf spots after a sewage spill.
HONOLULU (AP) — Federal wildlife officials recently proposed strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species in an effort to prevent them from being introduced into the wild.
HONOLULU (AP) — A pilot recently was arrested for flying an advertising banner over Oahu, escalating a dispute between the city fighting against the practice and a company that insists it has legal authority to do so.
HONOLULU (AP) — A former guard at the Halawa Correctional Facility pleaded guilty Tuesday to smuggling methamphetamine into the prison and accepting bribes.
LIHUE, Kauai (AP) — A Kauai man is suing the chairwoman of the state Public Utilities Commission, saying she damaged his property while illegally operating a bed and breakfast on the island’s north shore.
HONOLULU (AP) — The city of Honolulu suspended routine flight operations for police and fire helicopters after learning the company maintaining the aircraft is filing for bankruptcy and is no longer insured.
KAHULUI, Maui (AP) — Maui County is looking for a new home for its Division of Motor Vehicles and Licensing and some of its tax offices.
MAKAWAO, Maui (AP) — Haleakala National Park says a cultural practitioner will teach people how to make ti leaf lei this weekend.
HONOLULU — Lawyers for a former Hawaii-based soldier who avoided a death sentence for his 5-year-old daughter’s killing want him to consult with an appellate attorney before deciding whether to appeal his murder conviction.
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