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Kauai Plane Crash Victims Identified

Autopsies were conducted and county officials released the names of the five deceased.

Kaneshiro Files For Re-Election

Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro says he wants another four years so he can continue to focus on issues, such as domestic violence, elder abuse and cybercrime.

No Martin Mayoral Decision Yet

The Honolulu City Council chair says he will decide before the June 7 filing deadline.

4 Vie For Democratic Party Chair

The candidates will compete at the state convention in Waikiki this weekend to replace Stephanie Ohigashi.

HART Has Bigger Problems Than Utilities

The agency is struggling to figure out how to build a 20-mile commuter rail line as costs continue to soar.

Ethics Investigation Ends In Penalty

Failure to report real property interests results in $300 administrative penalty for Sen. Josh Green.

Who Raised Money During Session?

Dozens of members of the state House and Senate, that’s who, from Rep. Henry Aquino to Rep. Justin Woodson

Analysts: NextEra Deal Less Likely

Bloomberg analysts says the uphill battle in Hawaii may make the Florida-based company walk away from the $4.3 billion merger.

More Rail? Public Meeting Tonight

HART meeting Tuesday evening will address rail construction in the city center, and utility relocation.

Isle Counties Move ‘Steadily Forward’

A UHERO report says prospects “remain good for the next few years,” with new visitors, restored jobs and growing incomes. But challenges remain, too.

Study: Tuna Fishers Could Save Sharks

Researchers found that cliques within the Hawaii-based fishing industry don’t share information with each other.

An App For Planned Parenthood

The reproductive health care organization offers video visits to folks in Hawaii, Alaska, Idaho, Minnesota and Washington State.

 

5 Die In Fiery Kauai Plane Crash

UPDATED. Names of the dead have not been released, but they were part of a skydiving tour.

Kim Coco Iwamoto For Senate

The former Hawaii Board of Education member is running for Suzanne Chun Oakland’s open seat.

Hawaii Worst State To Make A Living

A new survey ranks us dead last when it comes to things like wages, tax rates and cost of living.

Lesbians Win $80K Over HPD Arrest

The couple filed a lawsuit that alleged Honolulu police officer Bobby Harrison got upset after he saw the women kissing in the aisles of a North Shore grocery store.

Housing Funds For Native Hawaiians

The U.S. Senate approves a bill that appropriates $5 million for Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grants, Sen. Brian Schatz announces.

Obama Honors Hawaii’s Takai

The White House issued a statement Friday noting the congressman’s military and legislative service