There is no doubt that Hawaii has to deal with a deep budget hole, but the numbers might not be quite as devastating as thought just a few days ago.
With the possibility of mass layoffs darkening the mood, two public worker unions and a state negotiator will meet meet this morning to talk about plans to furlough state workers.
Students in Hawaii's public schools will head back to their classrooms as early as July 30 and finish school May 26 under a new calendar that shortens winter and spring breaks to lengthen summer vacation.
Hawaii's biggest identity theft case started in May 2008 as a simple report of second-degree forgery.
Hawaii County is spending at least $41.5 million on an affordable housing project that wasn't supposed to cost taxpayers a dime.
An attorney filed a civil lawsuit against the Hawaii County Council Friday in the Circuit Court, claiming the council violated the state's Sunshine Law.
There were so many homes scheduled for Friday's foreclosure auction that John Andersen started getting lost as he scanned through the list while trying to keep up with the auctioneer.