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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Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald has appointed Henry T. Nakamoto as judge of the District Family Court of the Third Circuit (County of Hawaii).
A 23-year-old Waimea woman has been charged with eight felonies in connection with a stolen checkbook.
Each Saturday, the Tribune-Herald is publishing a photo from the Lyman Museum’s John Howard Pierce Photography Collection. The museum is seeking help identifying the people and places in the photos, most of which are from the 1950s and ’60s. Those with information about the subjects in the photos can contact Miki Bulos at 935-5021 (once the message starts, press 5) or via email at email@example.com . THIS PHOTO (NO. 168) was taken in May, but the museum is not sure of what year.
HONOLULU — When Piilani Smith was diagnosed with infertility at the doctor’s office and chose to pursue fertility treatment, she was shocked by what she learned.
If the county moves ahead with the purchase of more than 1,200 acres of Ka‘u coastline, as the County Council’s Finance Committee recommended Tuesday, it will create the largest beach park in the state, Lehua Lopez-Mau said.
“The whistling man leaves these,” Abraham Sadegh points to a hand-written note torn from a thick, yellowed chunk of cardboard.
Four years of my professional life were spent working in hospice. Director of bereavement and pastoral care. Simply put, four of the best years of my life. Creative, energizing and a daily learning curve. A downer? Absolutely not! Quite the opposite. More hopeful, inspirational, meaningful.
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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.