More Hawaii Articles

  • Obama narrows library search

    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.

  • Honolulu to move homeless people from tourist hubs

    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...

  • Plaintiffs claim Hawaii Department of Human Services ignored Medicaid rules

    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...

  • A look at Hawaii volcano sending lava toward homes

    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...

  • EEOC holds court-ordered Honolulu news conference

    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...

  • Hawaii tourism study finds more vacation rentals

    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...

  • Hawaii tourism officials expect slower growth

    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...

  • White House blog omits Obama vacation for 4 straight days

    The official White House blog has yet to mention that President Obama is on vacation, now in its fourth day.

  • Hawaii democratic senate primary still too close to call

    The Hawaii democratic senate primary election is still too close to call days after holding the vote. 

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for Aug. 11

    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...

  • Hawaii governor unseated in Democratic primary

    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.

  • Hawaii Senate primary dodges storms, but political tempest lies ahead

    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.

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