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Investigators plan to move Hawaii helicopter crash wreckage

HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. investigators said Thursday they were waiting for weather to clear so they may send a recovery team to retrieve the wreckage of a tour helicopter that crashed last week into a rem...

Pearl Harbor vet’s interment to be last on sunken Arizona

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — On Dec. 7, 1941, then-21-year-old Lauren Bruner was the second-to-last man to escape the burning wreckage of the USS Arizona after a Japanese plane dropped a bomb that igni...

Monsanto pleads guilty to illegal pesticide use in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Agrochemicals company Monsanto on Thursday pleaded guilty to spraying a banned pesticide on research crops on the Hawaii island of Maui in 2014, prosecutors said. Mon...

Judge rules Hawaii may subpoena Airbnb over tax records

HONOLULU (AP) — A judge on Wednesday ruled Hawaii tax authorities may subpoena Airbnb for records of its hosts as part of an investigation into whether operators of vacation rentals have been paying t...

APNewsBreak: Airbnb agrees to provide host records to Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Airbnb Inc. is agreeing to provide Hawaii with records for many of its island hosts as the state tries to track down vacation rental operators who haven't been paying their taxes. ...

Large chunk of border wall funding diverted from tiny Guam

HONOLULU (AP) — President Donald Trump is raising a large chunk of the money for his border wall with Mexico by deferring several military construction projects slated for Guam, a strategic hub for U....

Mayor: Hawaiian leaders want to meet again on telescope

HONOLULU (AP) — The man tasked with trying to find a way out of an impasse over the construction of a giant telescope in Hawaii says he met with Native Hawaiian leaders. But the only issue they reache...

Hawaii telescope protests draw supporters to defend project

HONOLULU (AP) — A giant telescope planned for Hawaii's tallest mountain will enhance humanity's knowledge of the universe and bring quality, high-paying jobs, supporters said as protesters blocked con...

Telescope supporters tout benefits to humanity, Hawaii jobs

HONOLULU (AP) — Supporters of a giant telescope planned for Hawaii's tallest mountain say it will enhance humanity's knowledge of the universe and bring quality, high-paying jobs to Hawaii. ...

Hawaii governor asks local mayor to lead protester talks

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige is asking Hawaii County's mayor to lead efforts to find common ground with protesters blocking the construction of a giant telescope at the summit of the state's ...

Sanders supports protesters as telescope standoff continues

HONOLULU (AP) — Hundreds of protesters trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope on land some consider sacred continue to gather at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Friday, as Democ...

Giant Hawaii telescope to focus on big unknowns of universe

HONOLULU (AP) — Is there life on planets outside our solar system? How did stars and galaxies form in the earliest years of the universe? How do black holes shape galaxies? Scientist...

US military brings back remains from World War II battle

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. military has brought back the remains of more than 20 servicemen killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. An Air Force cargo plane flew the re...

Telescope viewing suspended as protesters block Hawaii road

HONOLULU (AP) — Astronomers have indefinitely stopped looking through 13 existing telescopes at the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii while protesters block the road downslope in an attempt to prevent the...

Hawaii law on prostitution convictions is 1st in nation

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii on Tuesday became the first state in the U.S. to remove a requirement that a person be a victim of sex trafficking to have a prostitution conviction erased. Le...