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Native Hawaiians Arrested During Protests Over Massive Telescope
The $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope set to be built atop Hawaii's tallest peak has been the subject of controversy for a decade.
Hawaii Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession
Gov. David Ige (D) declined to veto legislation that decriminalizes up to three grams of marijuana. The law will take effect in January 2020.
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Man Wears Blackface And Gives Racist Rant In Court Before Road Rage Sentencing
“The reason why I’m like this is because I prepared myself to play my part in your kangaroo court, treating me like a black man," Mark Char told the judge.
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Hawaii Adds Third Gender Option For State-Issued IDs
Gov. David Ige signed into law three bills that strengthened LGBTQ rights in the state, including one that added gender "X" to state IDs and driver's licenses.
9 Die In Crash Of Skydiving Plane In Hawaii
Authorities said there were no survivors after the twin-engine King Air plane crashed Friday night near Dillingham Airfield on Oahu’s North Shore.
Hawaii Allows Controversial Telescope Project To Continue On Sacred Peak
By Caleb Jones, Associated Press
The Thirty Meter Telescope, set to be the largest in the world, will be built on Mauna Kea despite years of protests and a Supreme Court battle.
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Man Accidentally Brings Snake In Backpack On Plane From Florida To Hawaii
The non-venomous southern black racer snake was about a foot in length.
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States Sue Pharmacy Company Behind OxyContin Amid Opioid Crisis
California, Maine, Hawaii and the District of Columbia are accusing Purdue Pharma of helping fuel the rise in drug overdoses linked to opioids.
Rescued Hawaii Hiker Apologizes For 'Irresponsibility': 'I Was Naive'
Amanda Eller was found alive in a Maui forest after vanishing for more than two weeks in May.
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Maui Shark Victim Identified As Retired Optometrist Thomas Smiley
He "was in the wrong place at the wrong time doing something in a place he loved," said a friend.
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YouTuber’s Video Sparks ‘Cliff Wife’ Memorial Day Weekend Meme
A vlogger's video about his wife falling from a trail in Hawaii became this weekend's most unexpected viral meme.
Maui Hiker Who Went Missing For Weeks Details Harrowing Survival Story
Amanda Eller, who was found alive Friday after vanishing for more than two weeks, recalled the moment she decided to keep going.
Maui Hiker Who Vanished 2 Weeks Ago Found Alive
Amanda Eller went missing on May 8 in Makawao Forest Reserve where she suffered an injury and became lost for 16 days.
Search For Missing Maui Hiker Amanda Eller Enters Day 6
The yoga instructor and physical therapist was last seen in Hawaii's Makawao Forest Reserve on May 8.
Baggage Handler's Dance Moves Are Taking Off On The Tarmac
Luu Vailuu is making air travel more fun on the ground.
Viola Davis Skydives For First Time, 'Tackling My Fears And Freedom'
The Oscar-winning actress took the plunge in Hawaii and called the experience "awesome."
Hawaii Could Be The First State To Ban Most Plastics In Restaurants
Local businesses worry the strict policies would force them to close shop.
Supreme Court Dismisses Hawaii Bed And Breakfast That Rejected Lesbian Couple
By Lawrence Hurley, Reuters
Justices refused to hear an appeal by Phyllis Young, who runs Honolulu's Aloha Bed & Breakfast.
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Homelessness In Hawaii Is A Crisis. Climate Change Could Make It Worse.
The housing market is chewing up and spitting out thousands of migrants.
Snow Hits Parts Of Hawaii For The First Time Ever
For the first time ever, one Hawaii state park saw snow on its grounds.
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Key West Bans Popular Sunscreen To Protect Coral Reef
Hawaii also banned the sale and distribution of similar sunscreens, which contain chemicals that lead to coral bleaching.
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Hawaiian Airlines Flight Returns to LAX 3 Times
Flight 33, bound for Maui, was forced to return to the California airport following a series of "unrelated faults," an airlines spokesman said.
Tulsi Gabbard Apologizes For Past Anti-LGBTQ Comments
In a video posted to YouTube, the 2020 presidential contender said her views have changed.
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Massive Great White Shark Takes Lunch Break In Oahu As Divers Watch In Awe
Some consider Deep Blue to be one of the biggest great white sharks ever filmed.
Hawaii Congressman Claims He's An 'Asian Trapped In A White Body'
Rep. Ed Case (D-Hawaii) made the remark an event celebrating the Asian-American and Pacific Islander members of Congress.
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Tulsi Gabbard's 'Evolution' On LGBTQ Rights Isn't Convincing
It's part of why her candidacy is dead in the water.
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