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Hawaii lawmakers used to hearing about potential conflicts

| | Dec 11 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers are used to hearing the criticism that they often vote in their own interests. Most work outside jobs, and bills often come up that could benefit their sources of income.

  1. | Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 4:45pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — The two people who died in a plane crash on Molokai have been identified.

  2. | Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 8:42pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — Two people have died in a plane crash on Molokai, a Hawaiian island located between Oahu and Maui, fire officials said.

  3. | Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers are used to hearing the criticism that they often vote in their own interests. Most work outside jobs, and bills often come up that could benefit their sources of income.

  4. | Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — A commercial fishing vessel carrying foreign workers that ran aground and later burned and leaked fuel just off the beaches of Waikiki was towed out to sea Thursday and sunk by a team of salvage workers.

  5. | Posted: Nov 22 2017 - 8:56pm

    HONOLULU — The $700 billion defense policy bill just passed by Congress states that North Korea nuclear and missile tests “constitute a grave and imminent threat” to Asia-Pacific security and calls for expansion of radar systems and a “sequenced approach” to the defense of Hawaii.

  6. | Posted: Nov 21 2017 - 4:37pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — Salvage crews worked this past weekend to remove steel sheets from the 79-foot (24-meter) commercial fishing boat that ran aground Oct. 10 off the coast of Waikiki.

  7. | Posted: Nov 21 2017 - 4:36pm

    WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii retailers and the marketing director of Maui’s most popular shopping mall are hoping residents shop at local stores this holiday season rather than online.

  8. | Posted: Nov 20 2017 - 9:50pm

    HONOLULU — The executive director of the state Office of Consumer Protection urges Hawaii consumers who purchased Island Air travel tickets to seek refunds from their credit or debit card providers.

  9. | Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 9:58pm

    HONOLULU — Citing recent mass shootings in Las Vegas and Sutherland Springs, Texas, a group of state senators is urging President Donald Trump and congressional leaders to pass “commonsense gun safety laws” to “keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people.”

  10. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 5:24pm

    FRENCH CAMP, Calif. — A man who acknowledges killing a woman nearly 40 years ago said Friday that he is surprised he was able to walk out of a Hawaii psychiatric hospital and make it to California before being captured.

  11. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 10:21am

    HONOLULU — The Honolulu City Council is considering restricting large homes in residential neighborhoods.

  12. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — Bankruptcy Judge Robert Faris told Island Air employees Wednesday there are no assurances they will receive their final paycheck.

  13. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:02pm

    HONOLULU — A Hawaii psychiatric patient who acknowledges killing a woman nearly four decades ago said Thursday he escaped from his hospital and flew to California to prove he could live responsibly in the community.

  14. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 5:36pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaiian Airlines said Thursday that longtime CEO Mark Dunkerley will retire in March and be replaced by the airline’s chief commercial officer, Peter Ingram.

  15. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 4:09pm

    HONOLULU — In the latest revelation in a corruption investigation involving Honolulu’s former police chief and his wife, an electrician testified that Deputy Prosecutor Katherine Kealoha lied to get his speeding ticket dismissed in exchange for his work.