By Kelly Cohen | 09/15/14 04:06 PM
The Barack Obama Foundation issued a request for proposals Monday to the University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, Columbia University and the University of Hawaii, all of which submitted their qualifications to host the future Obama Presidential Library earlier this year.
09/11/14 05:01 AM
HONOLULU (AP) — The Honolulu City Council approved several measures Wednesday aimed at moving homeless people out of tourist hotspots in Hawaii, including one that bans sitting and lying down on sidewalks in the popular Waikiki area. But a separate push to prevent homeless people from resting...
09/09/14 11:32 AM
HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) – A single mother of an autistic child has filed a class action lawsuit against the State of Hawaii Department of Human Services and for allegedly ignoring federal Medicaid rules. Suzanne Egan, whose child J.E. is a severely autistic 5-year-old, and the Hawaii...
09/05/14 09:15 PM
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from one of the world's most active volcanos is creeping slowly but steadily through cracks in the earth toward a rural subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island. Scientists warn that if the lava flow from Kilauea continues on its path, it could reach a small patch of homes in...
08/29/14 10:00 PM
HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is hoping a federal judge in Hawaii approves $2.4 million in settlements for hundreds of Thai workers. The agency held a court-ordered news conference in Honolulu Friday clarifying that the settlements with four Hawaii farms...
08/29/14 09:30 PM
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii has about four times as many vacation rentals for travelers than the state's tourism agency previously believed. A new study indicates there are about 26,500 houses and condominiums being rented on a short-term basis around the state, Hawaii Tourism Authority Vice...
08/28/14 07:45 PM
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii tourism officials said Thursday they were tempering their expectations, but they still anticipate continued growth for the state's biggest industry. The Hawaii Tourism Authority expects 8.2 million visitors to come to the islands this year, followed by 8.4 million next...
By Paul Bedard | 08/12/14 12:19 PM
The official White House blog has yet to mention that President Obama is on vacation, now in its fourth day.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/11/14 03:28 PM
The Hawaii democratic senate primary election is still too close to call days after holding the vote.Â
By Steve Doty | 08/11/14 08:33 AM
The Democratic primary for Hawaii's Senate seat remains too close to call following Saturday's primary. Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hi. leads Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, D-Hi. by a narrow margin, but because of Tropical Storm Iselle, many voters will now vote by absentee ballot. The race may not be decided...
08/10/14 09:25 AM
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie was unseated in a stunning primary-election defeat Saturday after a fellow Democrat, state Sen. David Ige, easily coasted to victory on his promise to bring a less combative leadership style in a race that divided Democrats.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/09/14 07:20 PM
Hawaii’s Democratic Senate primary, the most competitive for the party this year, promised to be a knock-out fight — but it was nearly also a natural disaster.
By Paul Bedard | 08/07/14 09:43 AM
First duffer Barack Obama is nearing 200 days golfing during his presidency and could make that mark during his upcoming 16-day vacation to Martha's Vineyard, Mass.
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