More Hawaii Articles

  • Arbitrator awards raises to Hawaii principals

    HONOLULU (AP) — About 850 principals, vice principals and other education officials at the school and district level are getting raises. The Honolulu Star-Advertisers reports (http://is.gd/7tXOpS) an arbitration panel has awarded 4.5 percent annual pay raises to the Department of Education...

  • Groups, companies settle Maui water dispute

    HONOLULU (AP) — Native Hawaiian and environmental groups have settled a decadelong dispute with Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar and Wailuku Water Co. over the diversion of water from four Maui streams, officials said Monday. The settlement will restore water flow to all four Na Wai Eha streams in...

  • Hawaii considers mandated autism care coverage

    HONOLULU (AP) — For Gerilyn Pinnow, every dollar that goes to treat her son's autism is one less she's able to save for her daughter's college education. That choice is one reason Pinnow and other parents are pushing the Hawaii Legislature to pass a bill that would require insurance companies...

  • Disabled Maui man, Delta Air Lines settle claim

    HONOLULU (AP) — A partially paralyzed Maui man who claimed airline workers forced him to crawl on and off flights in 2012 has settled his lawsuit against Delta Air Lines, his lawyer said Monday. Baraka Kanaan sued Delta last year after he claimed the airline didn't provide him a wheelchair or...

  • FAA: Hawaiian didn't inspect plane properly

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says Hawaiian Airlines went eight years without properly inspecting certain components of one of its planes used for commercial flights. The FAA said Monday it is suggesting a fine of nearly $548,000 for the Honolulu-based airline. Airline...

  • Group opposes Kauai dairy farm plan

    LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A group of biologists and residents is opposing plans for a dairy farm on Kauai, claiming the project is moving forward without proper permits and will have harmful environmental impacts. In a letter to the county earlier this month, the group urged the Department of...

  • House Democrats vow to make Ryan budget 'defining issue'

    Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel vowed to make Rep. Paul Ryan's budget proposal "the defining issue in the midterm elections." Israel panned the House Budget Committee chairman's plan, which would cut federal spending by $5.1 trillion over 10 years in part by...

  • Obama endorses Brian Schatz in Hawaii Senate primary

    President Obama endorsed Sen. Brian Schatz in Hawaii's Democratic primary on Monday, calling him the “right choice to continue delivering for Hawaii.” The rare endorsement from Obama, who has often stayed away from contentious Democratic primary fights, will likely boost Schatz in his...

  • Hawaiians protest name of 'Hula' STD info app

    HONOLULU (AP) — The founder of a sexually transmitted disease information app called "Hula" says he doesn't plan to change the name but now understands why the term "getting lei'd" is culturally insensitive. CEO Ramin Bastani told The Associated Press on Wednesday that his Los Angeles-based...

  • Mele Kalikimaka: $11.8m for just two Obama Christmas vacations

    Hawaiian vacations are getting pricy. Just ask the First Family — and the American taxpayer. With inflation jumping the cost of flying Air Force One, the price of President Obama's 17-day family vacation to Hawaii last Christmas was $7,781,361.30 -- and that doesn't even include rent, rooms...

  • Senator seeks Hawaii health exchange information

    HONOLULU — State Sen. Sam Slom is asking the state to provide information on more than $200 million in federal grants it received to set up Hawaii's health insurance marketplace. Slom sent a letter to the Department of Health seeking copies of grant applications and other documents. He...

  • Hawaii Rep. Colleen Hanabusa: Age should not be part of Senate race

    HONOLULU -- Rep. Colleen Hanabusa of Hawaii says the way her competitor's allies have made age an issue in her run for Senate is insulting to voters. Hanabusa is running against Sen. Brian Schatz for the seat that opened when Sen. Daniel Inouye died in 2012. Schatz was appointed to the seat by...

  • Video: Cory Booker says he 'drove to Hawaii' as a teenager

    During the all-night Senate speech about climate change, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., said he drove to Hawaii as a teenager.



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