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Documents reveal sea burials for 13 USS Indianapolis sailors

HONOLULU (AP) — Navy Seaman 2nd Class George David Payne was just 17 years old when a Japanese submarine torpedoed his ship in the last weeks of World War II, sinking the vessel and killing him along ...

On remote US territories, abortion hurdles mount without Roe

HONOLULU (AP) — Women from the remote U.S. territories of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands will likely have to travel farther than other Americans to terminate a pregnancy if the Supreme Court ov...

Hawaii Legislature passes bill raising minimum wage to $18

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers passed legislation Tuesday that would hike the state's minimum wage to $18 an hour by 2028, potentially the highest in the nation. Advocates say the...

US military drops appeal of Hawaii order to drain fuel tanks

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday dropped its appeals of a Hawaii order requiring it to remove fuel from a massive military fuel storage facility that leaked petroleum into the Navy's wate...

Birth of endangered Hawaiian monk seal caught on camera

HONOLULU (AP) — Images of a Hawaiian monk seal being born on an Oahu beach have been captured on camera. An employee of the state Department of Land and Natural Resources shot video...

Hawaii says water in Pearl Harbor homes is safe to drink

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Health said Friday that the tap water in all residential areas served by the Navy's Pearl Harbor water system is safe to drink, more than three months after a ...

Hawaii to lift COVID-19 travel quarantine rules this month

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii plans to lift its COVID-19 quarantine requirement for travelers this month, meaning that starting on March 26 those arriving from other places in the U.S. won't have to show pro...

US Navy contractor names 4 killed in Hawaii helicopter crash

HONOLULU (AP) — A civilian contractor working for the U.S. Navy on Wednesday disclosed the names of four employees killed when their helicopter crashed on the Hawaii island of Kauai. ...

Hawaii House speaker favors tough penalties to deter bribery

HONOLULU (AP) — The speaker of Hawaii's House of Representatives said Wednesday he supports stronger ethics laws and penalties to prevent bribery at the Legislature after federal prosecutors this week...

Prosecutors: 2 Hawaii lawmakers took bribes to steer bills

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii state senator and a state representative took bribes including envelopes of cash, Las Vegas hotel rooms and New Orleans casino chips in exchange for shaping legislation that w...

Spending bill has $403M for leaky Hawaii fuel tank facility

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii members of Congress said Monday a spending bill that must pass to avoid a government shutdown includes $403 million to address the crisis caused by the leaking of petroleum from...

US military faces crisis in Hawaii after leak poisons water

HONOLULU (AP) — A giant U.S. government fuel storage installation hidden inside a mountain ridge overlooking Pearl Harbor has provided fuel to military ships and planes crisscrossing the Pacific Ocean...

US Navy appeals Hawaii order to drain military fuel tanks

HONOLULU (AP) — Attorneys for the U.S. Navy on Wednesday appealed Hawaii's order that it drain massive tanks that store fuel in the hills above Pearl Harbor, saying the state wrongly concluded the tan...

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...