The new Waipio Community Ohana voted to kill a senate bill establishing a temporary working group to help the state acquire lands in Waipio Valley during a meeting on Sunday.
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BOSTON — Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow from the loss of innocent victims with pride about the city’s resilience in the face of a terror attack.
KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at an airport, beginning what the president called an “anti-terrorist operation” to try to restore authority over the restive region.
LAGOS, Nigeria — Suspected Muslim extremists kidnapped about 100 girls Tuesday from a school in northeastern Nigeria, less than a day after militants bombed a bus station and killed 75 people in the capital — a surge of violence that raised new doubts about the military’s ability to contain an Islamic uprising.
Nonprofit groups allowed to join Kauai law defense
After much anticipation, the Hawaii Wildlife Center Retail Store is now open for business.
The 24th annual Hawaii International Tropical Fruit Conference will be staged Sept. 12-14 on Maui, and will continue Sept. 15-19 with daylong mini-sessions on Molokai, Oahu, Kauai and the Big Island, in Hilo and Kona.
The Hawaii Museums Association annual membership meeting and conference — “Museums 20/20: Vision &Visitors” — is slated for 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the Manoa Grand Ballroom at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii in Honolulu.
An informational meeting for Boy Scouts of America’s Explorer Program is set for 5:30-6:30 p.m. today at the Hawaii Fire Department Training Room directly behind the Central Fire Station in Hilo, 466 Kinoole St.
Police are renewing their request for information about a 25-year-old man considered armed and dangerous.
Pua Ha‘aheo will debut its new line of fine art pieces, including the ‘Ohe Collection of hairpicks, at the 2014 Merrie Monarch Invitational Hawaiian Arts Fair at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium during Merrie Monarch week.
Ikaika Dombrigues, a Native Hawaiian kahuna lapa‘au — healer, high priest, la‘au lapa‘au, spiritual counselor, lomilomi ha ha, ho‘oponopono and maiola master — embarks on an islandwide journey providing community la‘au lapa‘au, lomilomi and ho‘oponopono workshops beginning Saturday in Hilo.
The Honolulu Theatre for Youth will present “Peter Rabbit and the Garden,” a special stage production of the Peter Rabbit story, at five Neighbor Island public libraries from April 17-May 6. The Friends of the Library of Hawaii is sponsoring these free programs.