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BY DAVID KRAVETS --A federal judge is allowing a negligence lawsuit to proceed against the publisher of the online virtual-world game Lineage II, amid allegations that a Hawaii man became so addicted he is “unable to function independently in usual daily activities such as getting up, getting dressed, bathing...
The Hawaii State Attorney General's Office will hold 2 forfeiture auctions to sell seized property that was used in criminal activity. All persons who intend to bid must fill out The Bidders Registration Form and register prior to the commencement of the auction and must present identification with a picture...
HONOLULU – Governor Linda Lingle today released the names of candidates provided to her by the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i to fill two vacant State Senate seats that were created by the resignation of Robert Bunda (Senate District 22) and Gary Hooser (Senate District 7) last month. According to a...
Fresno State, Nevada leave WAC future in jeopardy BY ILYA PINCHUK -- The tables have turned for the Western Athletic Conference. Less than a week ago, the WAC was in good shape. Brigham Young University was on the verge of joining, and word was the Mountain West Conference was...
Big Island police are reminding the public about the Police Department's 24-hour hotlines that citizens can call to provide anonymous information about "ice" and other illegal drugs. The hotline phone numbers are 329-"ZERO-ICE"(329-0423) in Kona and 934-"VICE" (934-8423) in Hilo. While police are making progress in fighting the war on...
BY DEBORAH WARD – With notebooks and binoculars in hand, dozens of wildlife biologists and volunteers will take to Hawai‘i’s wetlands on Wednesday, August 18, for statewide bi-annual waterbird surveys. Over 250 wetland sites where native and migratory waterbirds are known to gather, including marshes, reservoirs, golf course canals, prawn...
HONOLULU — The State Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) has released the 2009 edition of the State of Hawai‘i Data Book at http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt. The state’s Data Book is the most comprehensive statistical book about Hawai‘i in a single compilation.  It covers a broad range of statistical information...