Updated at 10:50 a.m., January 18, 2001 BREAKING NEWS Attorney general charges former state senator in theft case
Embattled former state senator Marshall Ige turned himself in this morning to authorities after a criminal complaint was filed against him that charges theft, attempt to evade or defeat taxes, money laundering and extortion.
Posted at 1:20 p.m., January 18, 2001 Police detective pleads guilty to taking funds A retired police detective will serve no prison time on charges he went on unauthorized Big Island police extraditions, sometimes bringing along his wife or a son, and often while on the clock with the Honolulu Police Department.
Hawaiians seek allies to protect benefits
Despite calls for support from hundreds of Hawaiian language-immersion students and educators who fear the loss of native entitlements, lawmakers were largely silent on the issue of how to defend the state's shaky "social contract" with Hawaiians.
Lawmakers convene today for what could be one of the most contentious sessions in recent years. Check out where legislators stand on the key issues, then make your voice heard. Contact lawmakers, join a discussion on what you want lawmakers to accomplish this year or start a petition on issues that matter to you.
Hawai'i routs Penn State after slow start
The UH men's volleyball team went deep into the night before finally putting away Penn State, 24-30, 30-17, 30-22, 30-21, in the first round of the Outrigger Hotels Invitational. The Warriors had a slow start with seven service errors in the first game.
BancWest profits jump 15.8 percent
BancWest Corp. yesterday said fourth-quarter profits surged 15.8 percent, helped by solid growth in its Mainland consumer banking business and an improving Hawai'i economy.