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The Latest: Kilauea Eruption Update Video included

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A fight over royal property: who owns the heiress' home, the family or her previous employees? Video included

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A maid and a chauffeur who used to work for Hawaiian Heiress Abigail Kawananakoa are getting the royal boot. 

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'A New World' video game educating players on history of Hawaii Video included

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The group Kanae 'o kana created this game called He Ao Hou, or "A New World."

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Shooting in Aiea near Aloha E-Liquids, police still searching for suspect Video included

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Police are investigating an apparent shooting in Harbor Center. 

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Fire on top of Kaka'ako high rise has investigators searching for the cause Video included

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Investigators are looking into what started a fire Monday night on top of a Kaka'ako high rise.

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HFD extinguishes fire at a high rise on Queen street

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The Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) responded to a building fire located at 1001 Queen Street Monday night at 10:32 p.m.. The first HFD unit arrived at 10:35 p.m. to find a 40-story residential building with flames visible on the roof. Personnel established command, secured a water source, and commenced with firefighting operations to prevent further fire spread and extinguish the fire.  It was reported that the building is still under construction and no residents are oc... More>>

Apparent shooting in 'Aiea prompts police investigation

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Honolulu police are investigating an apparent shooting in 'Aiea.

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Big Island mayor back in hospital after heart attack

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Big Island Mayor Harry Kim is back in the hospital after suffering another heart attack Saturday.

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Maui woman mourned by family after dying during transplant surgery Video included

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Family and friends of Jessica Vares mourn her unexpected death. She was receiving her second liver transplant when she died.

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McCoy Withdraws Insanity Defense in Sex Trafficking Case

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Sex Trafficking suspect Isaiah McCoy notified federal court via another hand-written letter on Monday that he is not going through with his planned Insanity Defense. McCoy is representing himself, and is facing seven counts of Sex Trafficking. He is accused of forcing, threatening, and coercing young women into prostitution. Last Tuesday he submitted a letter written in pencil informing the court of his intent to use the Insanity Defense.  In Delaware, before moving to Hawaii...

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44-year-old man in serious condition after stabbing on Kuhio ave.

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A 44-year-old man is in serious condition after a stabbing that occurred on Kuhio avenue Monday night at 6:13 p.m. Emergency Medical Services treated serious injuries and transported the man to the hospital.   Island News will have the latest updates. ?

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Hiking dangers in the heat Video included

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        With summer-like weather upon us, the sweltering heat has hit some hikers hard.     

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Hawaii Island Humane Society receives $5,000 disaster relief grant

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The Hawaii Island Humane Society has received a $5,000 disaster grant from the Petfinder Foundation. The Petfinder Foundation disaster grant program is used to assist Petfinder members during hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, floods, earthquakes and other events that can devastate animal shelters and rescue groups. The disaster grants provide help when a natural or man-made disaster hits a community.   The Hawaii Island Humane ... More>>

Lanikai Pillbox Trail to close in June through the rest of the summer for upgrades

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Starting June 21st, the popular Lanikai Pillbox Trail is closing for two months for a facelift. 

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Maui hit and run victim identified Video included

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The man who died in a hit and run crash on Saturday has now identified as 36-year-old Joey Ruiz of Kahului.  Police say Ruiz was driving a moped on Puunene Avenue near the intersection of Airport Access Road when a car rear ended him, pushing Ruis and his moped along the the road for about a block. The woman riding behind Ruiz on the moped was ejected and taken to Maui Memorial Medical Center with serious injuries. Police closed the road for 9 hours after this crash.  Mau...

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Cats linked to the death of three more Hawaiian monk seals

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Cats are killing Hawaiian monk seals.

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Interactive lava map coverage shows a previously quiet fissure opening back up Video included

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New video from USGS showing fast-moving lava from fissure 8's vent. 

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Governments proposing graphic warning labels to help cut back on sugary drink habits Video included

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Sugary drinks.  Delicious.  And the definition of "added sugar," contributing to major health problems like obesity and diabetes. 

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Rat-sniffing dogs hired to help protect seabirds on Lehua Island Video included

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Two dogs are joining a state effort to remove rats from a seabird sanctuary.

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Mayor Kim recuperating at Hilo Medical Center after mild heart attack

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Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim has been resting at Hilo Medical Center after suffering  a mild heart attack early Saturday morning.

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Good Morning Konishiki! Video included

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HONOLULU - Salevaa Atisanoe "Konishiki" will be performing at the Blue Note on Wednesday June 20th 6:30PM - 9PM. Konishiki and his wife graced Good Morning Hawaii with song and dance on this mele Monday. This year Konishiki's children show makes 16 years this year that runs five days a week two times a day. A busy man with a radio show every year, 13 CD's, four books. This Hawaiian-born Japanese-Samoan former sumo wrestler continues to give back to his community and in... More>>

Big Island graduates get this Morning's Shakas Video included

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HAWAII - A celebration of accomplishments for Big Island graduates. The "Akamai Workforce Initiative" is a program that offers local college students internships in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics "STEM". An "Akamai Hana Hou" event was held in Hilo over the weekend. Intern alumni participated in mock interviews, resume workshops, and a job fair with local stem industry companies. The director Lisa Hunter said, "the g... More>>

The suspect in Kalihi stabbing is set to plea today Video included

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KALIHI - 28-year-old Lance Moaila is charged with first degree attempted assault and terroristic threatening. The stabbing happened back on June 4th on Pu'uhale Road near Hart Street. Te victim was taken to the hospital in serious condition an Moaila was later arrested at a nearby illegal game-room. More>>

HNL hooks up with new company connecting travelers to free Wi-Fi

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Free unlimited Wi-Fi now available throughout the Daniel K Inouye International Airport, with new coverage in Terminals 1 & 2, all thanks to Boingo Wireless and the Hawaii Department of Transportation. 

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Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

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Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds.

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Your cell phone will soon share it's location with officials Video included

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Your iPhone will soon be able to share your exact location data with 911.

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This fast food chain is choosing paper over plastic Video included

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McDonald's says it will start testing alternatives to plastic straws at some of its American locations later this year. 

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Maui hit-and-run kills father, results in one arrest

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Police say 36-year-old Joey Ruiz of Kahului died after a car rear ended him then pushed him and his moped about a block. It happened on Puunene Avenue near the intersection of Airport Access Road. The woman riding behind Ruiz on the moped was ejected and taken to Maui Memorial Medical Center with serious injuries. Police closed the road for nine hours after this crash.  Marianne Viernes was one of the first one the scene after the crash. She ran up to comfort Ruiz. "... More>>

Canoe controversy as owners question state's evictions Video included

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The state says it's going to impound canoes and catamarans that are illegally stored at Lanikai Beach. It tagged about 100 for removal. Canoes are considered to be part of Hawaiian history, and they've been part of the landscape at Lanikai Beach for generations, but on Friday, notices to vacate have been taped on. 

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Summer family fun at KIDS FIRST! film festival

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The University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Outreach College presents the 12th Annual KIDS FIRST! Film Festival on 4 consecutive Sundays, June 24 and July 1, 8, and 15 at the UH Manoa Art Auditorium. Film screenings The free screenings are comprised of award-winning international shorts; new episodes of the television series, Molang; the interactive, animated and live-action film, Shimajiro and the Rainbow Oasis; and a special closing event with writer/director Dan Chuba presenting hi... More>>

Big Island Mayor Reflects on Lava Flow Video included

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Hundreds of Big island residents have lost homes to the lava flows of this eruption. For some, more than just their house is gone, but prized possessions, even a part of their history. Like many others, Mayor Harry Kim lost a home when the flows overran Kapoho on their way to the ocean. But for him, the loss of his home pales in comparison to the loss of Kapoho itself. (harry kim/big island mayor  z drive--> paul big island--> mayor kim@5:42) "I bought that in 1971, c...

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New tax credit to health professionals who train Video included

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Starting January, volunteer health professors can get tax credit for training future doctors, nurses, and pharmacists.  More than 12-hundred physicians in Hawaii also volunteer as medical professors - also known as "preceptors." They donate their time to train students at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, allowing future doctors to learn first-hand from experienced doctors while “on the job.” A new law signed last week allows prec... More>>

Motorcyclist in serious condition after auto accident

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A motorcyclist is being treated for multiple serious injuries after an accident at the intersection of Namur Rd. and Salt Lake Blvd. on Sunday morning. 

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Six hikers treated, five airlifted to safety Video included

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Paramedics spent a lot of time at Diamond Head helping injured hikers on Sunday. Honolulu Emergency Medical Services says it treated six people, all in separate incidents, Sunday morning between 9 and 11 o'clock. Firefighters had to airlift five of those people off the hike. Paramedics only took one person, a 17 year old girl, to the hospital in serious but stable condition. The other patients ages ranged from 10 to 60 years old. EMS says heat and dehydration were factors...

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These two dogs are helping eradicate an invasive species Video included

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Two dogs are joining a state effort to remove rats from a seabird sanctuary.  These two Border Terriers, Henry and Reese, are sniffing out rats on Lehua Island. When they find them, humans can go in and lay bait. Scientists say the rats prey on seabird chicks and eat the native plants. The state started this eradication effort last summer, and say they're seeing more albatross than before.  "Ecologically speaking it still looks really good," said Mele Khalsa of I... More>>

Vehicle fire produces large billows of smoke on H1 freeway Video included

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A large vehicle fire occurred on the H1 freeway and Waimalu exit heading Eastbound Sunday afternoon. Honolulu Fire Department responded to the fire, the cause of which is still under investigation. Island News will have the latest updates.

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5.3 magnitude earthquake shakes Kilauea summit, no tsunami threat

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A 5.3 magnitude earthquake struck Kilauea summit just before 6:30 a.m. Sunday morning. The quake was associated with an ash explosion from Halema’uma’u crater, and was not strong enough to generate a tsunami. The plume extended to about 5,000 feet above sea level and drifted southwest with possible ashfall at downwind locations.

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Man taken to hospital after car crash on H2 Video included

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A 23-year-old man is in the hospital after crashing head-on, on the H2 freeway Sunday morning. Emergency medical services says he was going south on the H2 in Wahiawa just before 3 a.m. when he hit another driver near the exit for Wheeler Army Airfield. He's in serious condition. The 26-year-old woman driving the other car, was treated at the scene.  

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Tensions high for Bruno Mars' second concert ticket sales Video included

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Tensions continued to build Saturday at Aloha Stadium as fans battled out the final stretch of scoring Bruno Mars tickets. Some fans expressing frustration and anxiety, while others couldn’t contain their excitement after waiting out the final.  "4 days…I’m hot, tired and I’d like to go home and sleep now.” Said fan Malcolm Ahlo. Some questioned why others were able to purchase tickets online, before the expected 10:00 a.m. sales began. L...

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Suspect charged in ex-sportscaster's death Video included

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Fifty-eight-year-old Mark Coleman is charged with manslaughter on Saturday in connection with the death of former Honolulu sportscaster John Noland. Coleman is accused of beating John Noland last weekend in Chinatown. The former TV anchor was found unconscious at around 1:40 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, on Maunakea Street. He remained in a coma at the hospital until he died Friday night. Police report no items were taken from Noland, but believe robbery wa...

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Marcus Mariota meets fans Video included

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A favorite hometown athlete is in town this weekend for a meet-and-greet with fans! Hundreds lined up to meet Tennessee Titan quarterback Marcus Mariota today. This is one of four Walmarts on Oahu he's going to. Each group was allowed to take one photo with him. He's going back to the mainland soon for the start of football season and wanted to take the time to thank his supporters. 

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Saturday's explosive event at Halemaumau Crater Video included

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Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports an explosive event at Halemaumau Crater at 10:22 Saturday morning. The explosion had the energy of a 5.3 magnitude earthquake. Fissure 8 in the lower East Rift Zone remains very active with 170 foot tall lava fountains, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory says. This activity means volcanic gas emissions remain very high. Winds are expected to continue to bring vog to the central, southern and western parts of Hawaii Island. Due to the hazardous...

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Neighbors protest "monster home" in Manoa Video included

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Residents of Manoa Valley are saying the hundred-year-old, 7 bedroom former residence of Dr George Straub on Paty Drive has been converted into 6 illegal rentals. Dale Gilmartin who lives next door calls it a monster home because of its size and the number of people living in it. "There are between 12 and 20 people living there including a person operating a used car dealership," said Gilmartin. She says she found ads on Craiglist renting out 6 different sect... More>>

Bruno Mars ticket issues prompt state's advice for consumers

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In view of the high demand for tickets to the Bruno Mars November concerts at Aloha stadium and resulting consumer frustration, the State of Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) provides the following statement. “Time and time again consumers are being left out in the cold when trying to purchase tickets to concerts and sporting events in high demand. It’s against the law to use computer software to game the system. If we obtain evidence that bots or other illegal m...

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Former Honolulu sportscaster is dead after he was beaten into a coma Video included

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Police arrested  58-year-old Mark Coleman on suspicion of attempted murder for the beating that left former Honolulu sportscaster John Noland in a coma. Noland was found unresponsive on Maunakea Street in Chinatown at about 1:40 in the morning on June 9, with head injuries. "The male was actually involved in an  altercation where he was struck several times and fell down and hit his head," said Honolulu Police Department Acting Major Walter Ozeki.  ...

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Beautiful survivor: Kupono Kahapea Video included

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Not all superheroes wear capes and fight bad guys, Kupono Kahapea fought his battles in a hospital gown. 

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The wait to score Bruno Mars concert tickets gets heated at Aloha Stadium Video included

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After camping out for days about 750 people were allowed into Aloha Stadium this morning hoping to get one step closer to scoring Bruno Mars tickets.  

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Second fatal pedestrian incident along a freeway in two days Video included

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A woman wandering on the H-2 was hit by a truck and killed near the Wilikina Drive on-ramp. 

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60-year-old man dies in pedestrian accident in Kaaawa Video included

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Island News has updates on the fatal pedestrian incident near Kualoa Ranch that left one man dead and three others in serious condition. 

The incident took place around 12:40 a.m. Friday morning on Kamehameha highway. 

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Bernard Carvalho to sign emergency permitting bill Video included

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Mayor Bernard Carvalho hopes to speed up recovery in Kauai after record rainfall back in April. Mayor Carvalho says he plans to sign county bill 2713 into law next week which will expedite the permit process. It would wave fees for flood victims with homestead, residential, or agricultural lands. The bill would only be in effect for sixty days but it will lay the groundwork for permanent regulations in the future. More>>

Ask the Doctors: Ekahi Well Care Video included

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Fifty percent of adults here in Hawaii are either diabetic or pre-diabetic. That is about 150,000 people in our state with diabetes. Ekahi Well Care's team focuses on helping participants better manage diabetes. Island News sat down with Program Director Robert Walker who explains how Ekahi Well Care does this.   

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Aloha Friday weather forecast and surf!

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A taste of your Aloha Friday weather forecast, plus surf!

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Mariota to visit four Oahu Walmart stores before returning to the mainland

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Hawaii's Marcus Mariota, is scheduled for brief in-store appearances at four Oahu Walmart stores before returning to the mainland for the start of football season.   Locations include the Kapolei, Pearl City, Honolulu, and Mililani Walmart stores. Fans who would like to meet the Heisman winner may begin lining up in each store four hours prior to the start of the events. A limited number of wristbands will be distributed, allowing fans to meet Mariota. One photo allowed ... More>>

The Aloha Stadium has reached capacity for eager Bruno Mars fans

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Hundreds of eager Bruno Mars fans gathered outside the Aloha Stadium Friday morning waiting to get in line for a chance to see the highly anticipated second Bruno Mars concert with opening acts The Green and Common Kings. Fans were not officially able to stand in line until 8:00 a.m. Friday June 15th, but that didn't stop them from lining up ahead of time to increase their chances of getting coveted tickets to the show. Island News was at Aloha Stadium this morning and was told... More>>

Mayor Harry Kim taken to the emergency room, diagnosed with relapse of pneumonia

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Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim was taken to the emergency room early Friday morning where he was diagnosed with a relapse of pneumonia.

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Ukulele sensation Taimane is Playing for Change and releases a new music video Video included

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HAWAII - Ukulele sensation strums us into the weekend on Good Morning Hawaii and talks about her new album.  The musician Taimane recently headlined a concert at Hilo Palace Theater where the full house included many who have been severely impacted by the recent lava activity. She continues to share her love for music and nature releasing a new album last week that took almost three years to create. When asked in an interview what her vision for the album was she said, "the...

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Oprah strikes deal with Apple as new Hollywood content wars heat up

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Apple has signed Oprah Winfrey to a multiyear deal for new original programs.

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Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa meets with government agencies on the Big Island today Video included

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HAWAII - US Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa is on the Big Island today. She will meet with government agencies involved in the disaster response. Congresswoman will also speak at the Hawaii Floriculture and Nursery Association's Disaster Emergency Resource meeting. This week, she will be sending a letter to the Chairman of the House Natural Resources asking for a hearing on volcano hazards. Wrtiing, she foresees the  US geological survey having an increased role in Hawa... More>>

Morning Shakas: A Hawaiian designer creates a dress for an actress Video included

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NEW YORK - A Hawaiian designer creates a stunning dress for actress Sigourney Weaver and he gets this morning's shakas. Mana'ola Yap designed the intricate teal gown for Weaver to wear at the New York Botanical Garden's Conservatory Ball. The theme of the event was "Celebrate Hawaii" and featured native Hawaiian plants and the "Georgia o' Keeffe's visions of Hawaii" exhibit.  Manaola Yap also debuted an exclusive couture collection at the ball. More>>

Teen reels in 400-pound Marlin Video included

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SOUTH CAROLINA - One teenager has quite a fishy story to tell, literally. A 16-year-old Junior Angler caught a marlin that weighed 400.4 pounds. This fish barely made it because the minimum eligibility for a big blue is 400-pounds even. The boat "Rare Breed" from South Carolina brought it in, the second boat to do so from the Palmetto state. The Junior Angler, E.J. Nettle said, "I don't even know, I don't even know what to say to that, I was expected a crazy ... More>>

U.S. Senate passes new bill with millions to protect monk seals, turtles and coral reefs Video included

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Hawaii is getting millions of dollars to help protect coral reefs and sea life. 

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Survivors of past Hawaii lava recall despair and opportunity

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A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has destroyed more than 600 homes since it began spraying lava out of a vent on a residential street last month.    

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Judge sends Paul Manafort to jail, pending trial Video included

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will await his trial for foreign lobbying charges from jail.

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Fatal crash closes all southbound lanes of H-2 from Wahiawa off-ramp to the Wilikina Drive on-ramp

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Heads up for drivers.  A fatal crash has closed all southbound lanes on the H-2 at the Wahiawa off-ramp to the Wilikina Drive on-ramp and Kamehameha Highway. Drivers are advised to use Kamehameha Highway. For the latest details tune into Good Morning Hawaii. More>>

One Leilani Estates resident has no cell service for the past two weeks Video included

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Fissure 8 is still shooting lava fountains nearly 200 ft into the air at time.

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Crafting a king: City commissioned statue of Kamehameha III to be completed ahead of La Ho’iho’i Ea Video included

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Amid the dust and grime of a California foundry sits the likeness of King Kamehameha III, Kauikeaouli. 

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One man saved after free diving incident returns to Queens Medical Center for work

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An Oahu man shares an inspirational story about overcoming a near death experience after blacking out while free diving, being rushed to Queen’s Medical Center where he was saved and now, works as a doctor himself. 

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Cast of Jurassic World spoke out about coincidence between movie and Big Island lava eruption Video included

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Part of the movie was filmed on Oahu.

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Combating crime in Chinatown Video included

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Former Governor Neil Abercrombie is working with the city, the neighborhood board, and other groups to stem the tide of what they say is an increase of crime in Chinatown. As he walks to his office on King Street today, he says chose that particular side of the road for his safety. "One of the reasons I crossed the street was, I wanted to avoid the woman who was raving," he says, emphasizing that it's simply that sometimes, those "lost souls" can be...

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Blood Bank of Hawaii looking for more donors Video included

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Today is World Blood Donor Day and the Blood Bank of Hawaii is especially looking for more donors right now. 

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Individual assistance for Big Island residents approved by Pres. Trump

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President Donald Trump gave the go-ahead for those impacted by the Kilauea Eruptions to receive individual assistance in federal relief funds.

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Sigourney Weaver turning heads wearing local designer Manaola's gown

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Sigourney Weaver donned a custom-made gown made by local designer Manaola Yap to the New York Botanical Garden's Conservatory Ball, with the theme Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii. 

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Interactive eruption coverage: a standing wave of lava captured Video included

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Fountaining from fissure eight is still reaching as high as 200 feet high, and continues to flow through Kapoho Bay and into the ocean.

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Residents try to find a new normal living next to an erupting volcano Video included

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In Pahoa, the plume from Fisher eight remains very active pumping out a lot of lava sending it down to the ocean.

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Hawaii is the first state to ban pesticides with chlorpyrifos Video included

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Governor David Ige signed a law Wednesday, banning the use of pesticides containing chlorpyrifos.

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The Grenache king is having an event, he'll bring the drinks Video included

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HONOLULU - Winemaker and entrepreneur Mikael Sigouin is in studio to talk about the Kaena Winemaker Dinner at Hy's Steak house on June 25th.  In an interview we asked Sigouin what inspired him to become a winemaker, "I'm exactly what I never knew i wanted to be. I honor my tutu for making me the man i am today. Growing up in the kitchen with tutu heightened my senses for taste and smell. She bestowed on me intuition and taught my how to follow it. Growing up in the restaura... More>>

Climate change worries scientists Video included

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A new study has scientists worried that Antarctica is melting faster than ever before. They found that in the last five years, it's melted three times faster than it did in previous years. Three trillion tons of ice has disappeared since 1992. To get an idea of how much water that is, it's enough to put the entire state of Texas under 13 feet of water. Globally, it's raised our oceans about three-tenths of an inch. Experts say, under natural conditions, we shouldn't be losing that ... More>>

Another threat for Guatemalan residents Video included

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Guatemalan authorities are warning residents of yet another threat, the Pacaya volcano. Experts detected explosions and lava flow that could impact surrounding communities. Officials are also restricting the area to tourists. This as Guatemala's Fuego volcano continues to register volcanic activity. At least 110 people died as a result of that eruption. More>>

A taste of Hawaii in Washington DC Video included

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WASHINGTON DC -  Last night Washington DC got a taste of Hawaii as  local lawmakers celebrated the 5th annual Taste of Hawaii on Capital hill. Hawaii US Senator Mazie Hirono and the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce put the event together bringing together local business leaders and politicians. It was a record turnout last night with nearly 2-thousand people. More>>

$10,000 for 10,000 pounds of clothes collected Video included

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The Locations Foundation is collecting clothes for local kids and families in need. The eight annual clothing-drive and the fourth year they're asking for public support. They will match public support one dollar per every pound of clothing collected. They say the clothes go a long way to helping homeless families get back on their feet, "we really do look for interview clothing so homeless folks can re-enter the job market, get stable income and out of the cycle of homelessness... More>>

Police now writing citations to those found lying down at bus stops Video included

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Starting Thursday, it is illegal to lie down at designated bus stops.

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Vog concerns? Voice them at the community meeting tonight Video included

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The state health department is holding a community meeting to talk about vog and ash coming from Halema'uma'u. 

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Hilo woman vs. Hawaii: case filed after 9-year-old's death Video included

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A woman is taking the state to court for the death of her a 9-year-old niece. 

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Police need your help: missing work furlough inmate Video included

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Honolulu Police are looking for a missing work furlough inmate.

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Woman reportedly walking on freeway found dead near Houghtailing Street Video included

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A woman reportedly walking on the H-1 Freeway was found dead early Thursday morning.

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Backdoor Shootout surf competition might be back on Video included

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Da Hui O He'e Nalu says it is moving forward with planning next year's Backdoor Shootout. 

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Website aims to provide displaced lava evacuees with housing Video included

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Kokua.Alohaliving.com is a housing website set up specifically for Big Island evacuees who have lost their homes to lava. 

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Hawaii mayor wants to relocate those displaced outside zones one or two Video included

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While hundreds of homes have been destroyed during this current eruption, it is not the only time natural disasters have claimed homes. 

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Fans started camping out for tickets to second Bruno Mars concert Video included

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It's the line before the line. 

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Game changer in race for lieutenant governor: Kim Coco endorsed by Local 5 Video included

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Kim Coco Iwamoto lands a major endorsement in the race for lieutenant governor. 

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Longest serving head of school in Hawaii is stepping down Video included

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Sister Joan of Arc Souza is leaving Saint Francis School in Manoa after she was asked by the school's overseers in New York to retire.

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"Jump Rock" jumper in critical condition

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Ocean Safety Lifeguards revived a 28-year-old man at Waimea Bay at around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

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Hawaii says aloha to 92 new citizens from almost two dozen different countries Video included

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The U.S. just gained 92 new citizens in Hawaii Wednesday.

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Lava map breakdown: ash plume sent 8,000 ft from summit crater Video included

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Over a month now, and the lava flow continues. 

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Wellness Wednesday features Ilima Sexton Video included

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HONOLULU - She's small, but she's a big deal. Ilima Sexton and her group Rascals were just seen on World of Dance Tuesday night she said dancing gets your body moving and your heart pumping so it's good exercise. This week for Wellness Wednesday we feature this little star who has been dancing since she was six and teaches Hyper Squad in Waipahu on Mondays at 4:30PM. Ilimas said, "dancing is fun, it's so much fun that you turn on the music and you starting moving and you a... More>>

Animal rescue and assessment on the Big Island top priority for these two groups

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Big Island critters are getting the attention that many have asked for. 

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Fashion Sense: Love the one you're with...your body Video included

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Love the one you're with...your body. Dress for success by learning your body type, Valerie Joseph said,  Today we celebrated our 20th segment of Fashion Sense.  WooHoo!  So, I wanted to bring back my three favorite hacks we've shared.    HACK  #1: RIBBON AS ZIPPER PULL (props: ribbon roll) Let's face it Lindsey, zipping up your own dress can sometimes be challenging.  Here's a quick hack.   •    All you need is a...

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The 80-ton transformer was delayed, but it's now on the move

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UPDATE - Due to an earlier concrete spill on the H-1 Freeway, the planned transportation of an eighty-ton transformer was delayed. According to Hawaiian Electric Crews the transformer has just left its Ewa Nui substation in Kapolei to the Pukele substation in Palolo Valley. Drivers should expect delays, arrival time is expected to be at 2PM. Because of the weight of the load, the vehicle has to travel at most 15 mph on the roadway, and about five mph across bridges. More>>

A concrete spill shut down multiple lanes on the freeway

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WAIKELE - Clean-up crews continue to work between Kunia and Waikele on-ramps after a concrete block fell off of a cement truck this morning around 7:45AM. Three left lanes added heavy traffic to the usual east-bound morning commute so the zipper lane remains open for use including single-occupant vehicles. The clean-up is estimated to be finished by 12PM. Expect delays and drive with caution. More>>

Expect delays along H-1 as an 80 ton transformer makes it's way across town

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The Hawaiian Electric Company is moving an eighty ton transformer from its Ewa Nui substation in Kapolei to the Pukele substation in Palolo Valley. 

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Fed raises interest rates and signals faster hikes on the way

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 Interest rates are going up again. 

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Love triangle gone wrong: Man involved in shooting on Maui appears in court Video included

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A Maui man accused of shooting another man back in May, is set to be in court Wednesday. 

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Costly tree house charred on Kauai Video included

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The Kauai Fire Department releases a photo of a tree house fire in Wainiha. 

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Downed pole on Kapahulu Avenue

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KAPAHULU - Makai (beach) bound lanes are closed between Kamuela Avenue and Hunter Street. A downed pole, light fixture and wires are across the road due to an earlier accident. Expect delays and drive with caution. An alternate route could be Palani Avenue onto Date Street and returning to Kapahulu Avenue.

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Expert weighs in on Trump-Kim nuclear summit agreement

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President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed an agreement to work towards denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula, during Monday's historic summit.   

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NOAA investigating death of Hawaiian monk seal on Molokai

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is investigating the death of a Hawaiian monk seal found on the North Shore of Molokai. The seal was found dead back on May 31st and the examination by NOAA that followed showed the juvenile female died from major injuries inflicted by a human. "The monk seals that are unfortunatley killed in this way impact the recovery of the species, because they are potentially females that would have grown up to give birth to pups of their ow... More>>

HECO is transporting an eighty ton transformer

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Hawaiian Electric Company is transporting an eighty-ton transformer from its Ewa Nui substation in Kapolei to the Pukele Substation in Palolo Valley between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m Wednesday. The weight of the load requires the "Transport Vehicle" to travel about ten to five per-hour on roadways, and five miles per hour across bridges.  The public is advised to expect traffic delays.  More>>

Siren tests will be conducted Wednesday

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The "Hawaii Emergency Management Agency" and the City and Council of Honolulu will be conducting siren tests between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday. The locations of the siren tests are Aolewa Place, Lagoon Drive near the airport, and at Waimanalo Beach Park. Honolulu's new sirens are part of a statewide modernization project. More>>

Aging Well: Former Army Sgt. says lessons from military guide his life Video included

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A man who stared death in the face more than once says it gave him a new lease on life. 92-year-old Domingo Los Banos carries his experiences from World War II though today. He says it's a big part of why he's Aging Well.    In 1945, 19-year-old US Army Sgt. Domingo Los Banos was fighting in World War II. "I was a scout and I was in the Philippines, a member of the First Filipino Infantry Regiment," he says.   Los Banos says he was nearly killed...

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