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Evacuations ordered after heavy rains breach dam on Maui

HONOLULU (AP) — Heavy rains have breached a dam on the Hawaiian island of Maui, and and nearby residents in the community of Haiku are being evacuated, county officials said Monday. ...

Hawaii lawmakers considering nation's highest income tax

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii is considering overtaking California as the state with the highest income tax rate in the nation, under legislation slated for a vote this week. The Hawaii Sen...

Hawaii GOP official resigns after posting pro-QAnon tweets

A high-ranking official with the Hawaii Republican Party confirmed Monday that he resigned after posting a series of tweets about the QAnon conspiracy theory on the official party account, saying its ...

NTSB seeks flight instructor monitoring after deadly crash

HONOLULU (AP) — Federal safety investigators said Thursday that the pilot of a skydiving plane that crashed in 2019, killing all 11 people on board, had not received training to become a competent pil...

Lives Lost: Families find solace in memories and mementos

Long after the funeral or memorial, if one was even possible, and long after the condolence cards, the phone calls of support, there is simply the emptiness. That’s when the memories rush in. ...

Lava lake forms as Hawaii volcano erupts after 2-year break

HONOLULU (AP) — Lava was rising more than 3 feet (1 meter) per hour in the deep crater of a Hawaii volcano that began erupting over the weekend after a two-year break, scientists said Tuesday. ...

Hawaii's top court rejects complaint challenging Nov. 3 vote

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an elections complaint challenging the entirety of the Nov. 3 general election in the islands, clearing the way for the results of the sta...

Pearl Harbor ceremony to honor those killed in 1941 attack

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials were scheduled to gather in Pearl Harbor on Monday to remember those killed in the 1941 Japanese attack, though public health measures adopted because of the coronavirus pand...

Survivors remember Pearl Harbor at home this year amid virus

HONOLULU (AP) — Navy sailor Mickey Ganitch was getting ready to play in a Pearl Harbor football game as the sun came up on Dec. 7, 1941. Instead, he spent the morning — still wearing his football padd...

Test to allow Japanese visitors to bypass Hawaii quarantine

HONOLULU (AP) — Starting next week, Hawaii will begin allowing visitors from Japan to bypass the state's 14-day quarantine requirement if they test negative for COVID-19. But Japane...

Hawaii to allow travelers to skip quarantine with virus test

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Wednesday that starting Oct. 15, travelers arriving from out of state may bypass a 14-day quarantine requirement if they test negative for COVID-19. ...

AP EXCLUSIVE: US faces back-to-school laptop shortage

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Schools across the United States are facing shortages and long delays, of up to several months, in getting this year’s most crucial back-to-school supplies: the laptops and other ...

AP EXCLUSIVE: US faces back-to-school laptop shortage

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Schools across the United States are facing shortages and long delays, of up to several months, in getting this year’s most crucial back-to-school supplies: the laptops and other ...

Kahele wins Hawaii Democratic primary for Gabbard's seat

HONOLULU (AP) — State Sen. Kai Kahele has won the Democratic nomination to represent Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District in Saturday's primary election. The seat is currently held by...

Hurricane Douglas within 'razor thin' distance of Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Douglas came within “razor thin” distance of the Hawaiian Islands but spared the state the worst of the strong winds, storm surge and flooding officials had warned about. ...