After years of waiting, construction plans for the Thirty Meter Telescope will soon be put to use.
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It serves as the northern gateway to Hilo’s bayfront, one of East Hawaii’s great “wahi pana,” or celebrated locations.
A 46-year-old Mountain View man on federal probation for marijuana distribution is suing the U.S. District Court Probation Office and three probation officers in an effort to gain access to medical marijuana or Marinol.
CHICAGO (AP) — Fast food workers say they’re prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers will discuss the future of the effort that has spread to dozens of cities in less than two years.
Ex-WWE champ catches burglar
Honolulu faces robbery spree
Zucchini bread is fine and all, but when you’re staring down a mountain of summer abundance, how much of it can you really eat?
From the Portland, Ore., airport, a short walk to the Tri-Met MAX rail depot is a great way to see the town. The tickets can be purchased from the vending machine and are only $2 for senior citizens for an all-day pass. No one checks if you purchased a ticket because it’s on an honor system, but most folks are pretty honest and buy tickets.
Watermelon is one of those foods you really don’t need to overthink.
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
SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) — Panicky residents in an eastern Ukrainian town fled their homes Monday carrying a few possessions in plastic bags and small suitcases as shells exploded in the distance, fighting that also prevented an international police team from reaching the area where the Malaysia Airlines plane was downed.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Signaling an escalation of Israel’s Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a “prolonged” war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighborhoods to leave their homes and head immediately for Gaza City.
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat veterans and make it easier to fire executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
WASHINGTON — Medicare’s financial future is looking brighter despite a growing wave of baby boomers reaching retirement.