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Hawaii visitor spending, traveler numbers up in February

Added: 29.03.2017 20:51 | 2 views | 0 comments

HONOLULU (AP) - The Hawaii Tourism Authority says average daily spending by visitors jumped 11.5 percent last month compared to the year before.
The state agency said Wednesday spending by travelers topped $47.8 million per day in February.
For the entire month, visitor spending rose 7.7 percent. But a comparison ...


US judge to hear arguments on longer block to travel ban

Added: 29.03.2017 7:31 | 6 views | 0 comments

HONOLULU (AP) - A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban planned to hear arguments Wednesday on whether to extend his order until the state's lawsuit works its way through the courts.
But even if U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson does not issue a ...


Military digging up WWI battle remains from Hawaii cemetery

Added: 28.03.2017 22:46 | 17 views | 0 comments

HONOLULU (AP) - Military and Veterans Affairs officials are digging up the remains of dozens of unidentified Marines and sailors killed on a remote atoll in the Pacific during one of World War II's bloodiest battles.
The 94 servicemen were killed in the Battle of Tarawa in 1943 and buried ...


Honolulu homeowners starting to offer up dwellings for rent

Added: 28.03.2017 10:59 | 17 views | 0 comments

HONOLULU (AP) - A year and a half after Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed the city's accessory dwelling unit into law, nearly 150 applications have been approved for permits allowing homeowners to have the units on their property.
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports ( city officials hope the 2015 law enabling ...

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Hawaii debates progressive taxes, Oahu ferry, green fuel

Added: 26.03.2017 20:16 | 19 views | 0 comments

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii lawmakers are exploring progressive taxes, green fuel and a potential Oahu ferry route in the upcoming week at the Legislature.
One bill would raise taxes for wealthier people while giving tax credits to those with lower incomes. Lawmakers in the Senate Committee on Ways and Means ...


Police arrest man in connection with fatal Honolulu stabbing

Added: 26.03.2017 18:49 | 4 views | 0 comments

HONOLULU (AP) - Police say one man has died and another was injured in a stabbing attack in Honolulu.
An Emergency Medical Services report says paramedics treated a stabbing victim who was about 20 years old shortly after 2 a.m. on Saturday. The man was taken to a hospital in ...


Man rescued after boat catches fire off Hawaii coast

Added: 26.03.2017 18:00 | 9 views | 0 comments

HONOLULU (AP) - A Honolulu man has been rescued after his powerboat caught fire off the coast of Oahu.
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports ( ) that federal, state and county officials responded to the scene in Kaneohe Bay on Saturday. The boat sent up a thick plume of black smoke ...


Officials reopen Hawaii beach after suspicious item examined

Added: 26.03.2017 5:01 | 2 views | 0 comments

Honolulu police have reopened a popular beach that was evacuated after the discovery of a suspicious item in the water that turned out to be a flare, Hawaii News Now reports.


The Latest: Judge: Murder sentence affected by lack of body

Added: 26.03.2017 0:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of man in the murder of his ex-girlfriend who disappeared while pregnant with his child (all times local):

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Police evacuate popular beach to investigate possible bomb

Added: 25.03.2017 21:51 | 13 views | 0 comments

HANAUMA BAY, Hawaii (AP) - Honolulu police say a popular beach has been evacuated as officers and bomb squad officials respond to the discovery of what could be a bomb, Hawaii News Now reports.
The news service says that hundreds were asked to leave Hanauma Bay beach after a suspicious ...


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