Native Hawaiians are the most under-reported ethnic group in the United States, but the Census Bureau is laying the groundwork for what officials hope will be a more accurate count in 2010.
The Lingle administration and the Hawaii Government Employees Association yesterday submitted their final written proposals to an arbitration panel as the state continues to seek new contracts with its public-worker unions.
Felicia downgraded to a tropical depression. As a precaution, a tropical storm watch remains in effect for Oahu and for all of Maui County, which includes the islands of Maui, Kahoolawe, lanai, and Molokai.
The value of the state of Hawaii Employees' Retirement System pension fund plummeted 18.7 percent in fiscal 2009, due largely to the global recession and despite a more than $695 million gain in the fourth quarter.
The University of Hawaii at Manoa could be considered next year in the annual Princeton Review college guidebooks that rate America's top party schools and other aspects of college life -- good and bad -- from information generated by student surveys.
Police seek masked Makiki robber - Honolulu police detectives are looking for a man who robbed a person earlier this month in an apartment building in Makiki.