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Obama plans to create world’s largest marine protected area

| | Aug 26 2016 - 10:23am | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says that President Barack Obama will expand a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the world’s largest marine protected area.

  1. Posted: Aug 17 2016 - 4:04pm

    STAMFORD, N.Y. (AP) — A woman from Hawaii who had been accused of killing her twin sister after their vehicle plunged off a Maui cliff was arrested in upstate New York on drunken driving charges.

  2. Posted: Aug 17 2016 - 3:55pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii state Department of Health has identified 38 new cases of hepatitis A in the islands, bringing the total sickened by the outbreak to over 200.

  3. | Posted: Aug 17 2016 - 3:54pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii authorities are urging diners to be aware of the risks of eating raw and undercooked food after they traced a hepatitis A outbreak to frozen scallops served raw at a sushi restaurant chain.

  4. Posted: Aug 17 2016 - 3:51pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — Prosecutors argued Tuesday that an Oahu man delivered the fatal blow that killed his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter two years ago.

  5. | Posted: Aug 16 2016 - 3:17pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — As a Native Hawaiian living in modern Hawaii, one of the times Shad Kane truly felt connected to his ancestors was when he traveled to a remote, 140,000-square-mile area of the Pacific where islands, atolls, islets and coral reefs make up a federally protected marine monument.

  6. Posted: Aug 16 2016 - 3:02pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s public housing agency has agreed to take steps to remove language barriers for tenants after a Micronesian family that speaks little English almost got evicted when they didn’t understand the legal proceedings against them.

  7. | Posted: Aug 16 2016 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — A federal appeals court is upholding an earlier decision to support the way Hawaii holds its primary elections, rejecting the Democratic Party’s desire to exclude non-Democrats from advancing candidates to the general election.

  8. | Posted: Aug 16 2016 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — A runoff election will decide Honolulu’s mayoral race after the incumbent and challenger did not garner the majority vote needed to win.

  9. Posted: Aug 12 2016 - 1:20pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — University of Hawaii’s president is looking to expand his duties to become chancellor of the university’s Manoa campus, a position that hasn’t been permanently filled for two years.

  10. Posted: Aug 12 2016 - 1:19pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige and United Public Workers have settled a dispute over union contracts as Kaiser Foundation Hospitals takes control of state hospitals in Maui County.

  11. Posted: Aug 12 2016 - 1:18pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — The state Department of Human Services is going to have a new leader.

  12. | Posted: Aug 12 2016 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Supreme Court has ruled that a Honolulu prisoner serving a five-year sentence on an escape charge should be set free.

  13. | Posted: Aug 12 2016 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The director of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies plans to step down at the end of his current term.

  14. | Posted: Aug 11 2016 - 3:19pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa didn’t want to leave Washington when she gave up her House seat to run for the Senate two years ago.

  15. | Posted: Aug 10 2016 - 8:49pm

    HONOLULU — People struggling to find housing in high-cost Hawaii will be able to apply for Section 8 housing assistance for the first time in a decade.