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Ige may veto bill on aquarium fishing, among others

| | Jun 25 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige plans to veto a bill that would forbid issuing new aquarium fishing permits. The bill was supported by environmental groups who want to limit aquarium fishing to protect wildlife living around coral reefs.

  1. Posted: Jun 16 2017 - 5:17pm

    LIHUE, Kauai (AP) — A lawsuit alleges an agribusiness company broke Hawaii law by failing to conduct an environmental review before starting operations.

  2. Posted: Jun 16 2017 - 3:00pm

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — In what federal prosecutors characterized as an effort to dismantle a far-reaching outlaw biker gang with roots in Nevada and California, officials said Friday that 23 Vagos motorcycle club leaders, members or associates had been arrested in three states on charges including racketeering, murder, kidnapping, robbery and assault.

  3. | Posted: Jun 15 2017 - 8:50pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaii officials say an Army soldier is dead after he was run over by a fishing boat.

  4. Posted: Jun 14 2017 - 8:33pm

    HONOLULU — Honolulu police have matched some DNA profiles obtained from 180 recently processed rape kits with potential perpetrators in a national offender database — a development that they say could solve years-old crimes or prevent serial sex offenders from raping again.

  5. Posted: Jun 14 2017 - 8:55am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Authorities have identified the 42-year-old man and 7-year-old boy who were killed Tuesday in what is believed to be a murder-suicide.

  6. Posted: Jun 13 2017 - 9:19pm

    HONOLULU — Honolulu is taking steps to repair a 900-foot portion of a crumbling sea wall in a project that could cost the city anywhere from $1.8 million to $3.1 million.

  7. Posted: Jun 10 2017 - 10:10am

    WAILUKU (AP) — A pair of dogs with an out-of-state search-and-rescue team has been brought to Maui to help look for a woman who disappeared three years ago.

  8. Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 9:39pm

    LIHUE — An energy project on Kauai could set the island on a track to surpass the new goal of 70 percent energy generation from renewable resources by 2030.

  9. | Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 9:39pm

    HONOLULU — Medical marijuana dispensaries are beginning to open in Hawaii, but they’re not allowed to sell their products.

  10. | Posted: Jun 8 2017 - 9:51pm

    HONOLULU — Honolulu’s financially troubled rail transit project will be able to issue bonds to keep it afloat through the end of the year — a move that rail officials said was critical to keep construction from stopping.

  11. Posted: Jun 8 2017 - 8:11am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Fire Capt. David Jenkins says a wildfire on the north shore of Oahu will probably burn for a few days and could harm an endangered species.

  12. Posted: Jun 8 2017 - 8:04am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources will attempt to enrich water quality around Pearl Harbor by expanding its oyster-growing project.

  13. Posted: Jun 7 2017 - 10:43pm

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  15. | Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 9:03pm

    HONOLULU — A retired U.S. Navy commander in Hawaii charged in a growing corruption scandal pleaded guilty Tuesday to lying about his relationship with a Malaysian defense contractor known by the nickname “Fat Leonard.”