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US Navy to drain Hawaii tank system blamed for tainted water

HONOLULU (AP) — After initially resisting, the U.S. Navy will comply with Hawaii's order to remove fuel from a massive underground storage tank facility near Pearl Harbor blamed for contaminating drin...

US agencies investigate Navy fuel leak's effect on civilians

HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. public health officials on Tuesday began investigating how civilians have been affected by the leakage of petroleum into Pearl Harbor's tap water from a Navy fuel storage facility...

Hawaii upholds order requiring Navy to drain fuel tanks

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's Department of Health on Monday upheld the governor's order requiring the Navy to drain massive World War II-era fuel tanks after oil leaking from the aging facility contaminat...

Trump endorsement of Alaska governor comes with a catch

Former President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would endorse Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy for reelection, but only if the governor doesn't back U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski's bid to return to the Senate. ...

US Navy commissions Pearl Harbor-based USS Daniel Inouye

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — The U.S. Navy on Wednesday commissioned the USS Daniel Inouye, named after the long-serving U.S. senator from Hawaii and decorated World War II veteran. I...

US Navy commissions Pearl Harbor-based USS Daniel Inouye

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — The U.S. Navy on Wednesday commissioned the USS Daniel Inouye, named after the long-serving U.S. senator from Hawaii and decorated World War II veteran. I...

Pearl Harbor survivors gather on 80th anniversary of attack

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — A few dozen survivors of Pearl Harbor and other veterans gathered Tuesday at the site of the bombing 80 years ago to remember those killed in the attack by Japan that launc...

Navy halts use of fuel storage complex above Hawaii aquifer

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AP) — The U.S. Navy announced Monday that it has suspended use of a massive World War II-era fuel storage complex above a Hawaii aquifer that supplies nearly 20...

101-year-old returns to Pearl Harbor to remember those lost

HONOLULU (AP) — When Japanese bombs began falling on Pearl Harbor, U.S. Navy Seaman 1st Class David Russell first sought refuge below deck on the USS Oklahoma. But a split-second dec...

Fuel in tap water alarms Pearl Harbor military families

HONOLULU (AP) — Cheri Burness' dog was the first to signal something was wrong with their tap water. He stopped drinking it two weeks ago. Then Burness started feeling stomach cramps. Her 12-year-old ...

Hawaii: Petroleum detected in tap water near Pearl Harbor

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii State Department of Health said Wednesday a laboratory has detected petroleum product in a water sample from an elementary school near Pearl Harbor amid heightened concerns ...

Hawaii groups want US to shut down military fuel tanks

HONOLULU (AP) — Citing threats to Honolulu's drinking water, the Sierra Club of Hawaii and other groups on Wednesday called on President Joe Biden and military leaders to shut down tanks that provide ...

Anti-telescope protesters oppose US attorney pick for Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Some Native Hawaiians are objecting to President Joe Biden’s choice for U.S. attorney in the 50th state, saying Clare Connors treated dozens of elders like criminals when her office pr...

Hawaii's governor welcomes travelers as COVID counts drop

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations have declined to the point where the islands are ready to welcome travelers once again, the governor said Tuesday. ...

Panel tackles issue of missing, slain Native Hawaiian women

HONOLULU (AP) — At first, he was just a boyfriend. He gave Ashley Maha'a gifts and attention. But then he gave her drugs and became controlling and abusive. He would punish her for breaking ambiguous,...