Lunar eclipse draws crowd to a Waikiki viewing event
Lunar eclipse draws crowd to a Waikiki viewing event

Did you get to see the super blood wolf moon on Sunday night? About 100 people stopped by the Royal Hawaiian Center to check out the total lunar eclipse. At this free event, there were two LITEBOX Telescopes that magnified the moon so it was 60 times larger than what the naked eye sees. This photo from Nick Bradley at LITEBOX is what you see with the telescope. The next total lunar eclipse is May 26, 2021.

Hundreds of customers left without a car after Big Island rental company runs out
Hundreds of customers left without a car after Big Island rental company runs out

Imagine booking your rental car, thinking you're all set for your vacation, only to be told the company's sold out when you get there. That's what happened to an estimated 200 or 300 Budget Rent a Car customers, after a massive shortage in December. The Big Island's tourism board says now, dozens of those customers are waiting for a reimbursement from the car company. Alaska resident Cindy Coulter and her family had high hopes for their Christmas vacation in 2018. She booked and...

State Sen. Kai Kahele to announce bid for Congress, challenging U.S. Rep Tulsi Gabbard
State Sen. Kai Kahele to announce bid for Congress, challenging U.S. Rep Tulsi Gabbard

State Sen. Kai Kahele will challenge U.S. Rep Tulsi Gabbard for her seat in Congress in 2020, sources confirm to KITV4 Island News. "You have a candidate [Kahele] who is probably politically the most impressive opponent that she's had since she ran for the first time," said Political Analyst Neal Milner. 

Man dies after multiple car crash, Oahu's 5th traffic fatality this year
Man dies after multiple car crash, Oahu's 5th traffic fatality this year

Man was taken to The Queen's Medical center in critical condition where he later died.  

UPDATE: Pedestrian killed after being struck on freeway
UPDATE: Pedestrian killed after being struck on freeway

Oahu pedestrian is dead after being struck on freeway.  

L & L Hawaiian Barbecue offering free meals to affected Federal workers today
L & L Hawaiian Barbecue offering free meals to affected Federal workers today

L&L Hawaiian Barbecue is feeding federal employees affected the shutdown. The restaurant will hand out meals to government workers and their families on Sunday. 

UPDATE: Man charged for stealing wallet from elderly man in Chinatown
UPDATE: Man charged for stealing wallet from elderly man in Chinatown

HPD Officers were able to locate Remik Ungeni at 521 N. Kukui Street

New delegates sworn in for YMCA Youth and Government session
New delegates sworn in for YMCA Youth and Government session

For the 68th year, the YMCA Youth and Government held its opening ceremony on Saturday, kicking off a three day legislative session. Fifty-six students  from around Oahu, Island of Hawaii and Maui were sworn in as new YMCA Youth and Government delegates and met with several state legislators to discuss bills. New Youth Governor Chloe Kelly and 55 other new officers and student delegates heard from Congressional U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono about her experience as a y...

Hawaii politicians, groups react to President Trump's shutdown proposal
Hawaii politicians, groups react to President Trump's shutdown proposal

President Donald Trump on Saturday offered a compromise to end the government shutdown. He told Democrats he'd give temporary protections for young undocumented immigrants in exchange for $5.7 billion in funding for a wall along the southern border.  Extending temporary protections for so-called "Dreamers" and those with Temporary Protected Status are key issues for congressional Democrats, who still refused the President's demand for wall funding. ...

UPDATE: Monsarrat Avenue closed in both directions near Kanaina Avenue due to pedestrian collision
UPDATE: Monsarrat Avenue closed in both directions near Kanaina Avenue due to pedestrian collision

Monsarrat Avenue is closed in both directions near Kanaina Avenue due to a pedestrian and motor vehicle collision. The closure happened shortly after 1:30 p.m. Saturday.  This story will be updated as details become available. 

Woman dies after Palolo house fire
Woman dies after Palolo house fire

A house fire in Palolo left an elderly woman dead, and one person without a home. 13 units staffed with 53 personnel battled the blaze at the home on 9th Avenue Saturday morning just before 1:30 a.m. Paramedics found an 86-year-old woman unconscious in a backroom. 

AAP updates recommend keiki stay in rear-facing car seats for as long as possible
AAP updates recommend keiki stay in rear-facing car seats for as long as possible

The American Academy of Pediatrics suggest keeping keiki in rear-facing car seat for as long as possible, tossing out the age two minimum milestone. 

Let this sink in: Truck slips down Haleiwa Small Boat Harbor ramp and fully submerges
Let this sink in: Truck slips down Haleiwa Small Boat Harbor ramp and fully submerges

DLNR believes the driver was either attempting to launch or retrieve a jet ski during the time he left the truck.

Hawaiian group attempts to overtake OHA offices: Police identify the five men arrested
Hawaiian group attempts to overtake OHA offices: Police identify the five men arrested

31-year-old Sadhu Bott, 62-year-old Ene Faletogo, 27-year-old Rheece Lopaka Richard Kahawai, 36-year-old Jordan Nainoa Feletogo, and 39-year-old Remedio Dabaluz.

Pearlridge Farmers Market gives 'small gift' to handful of federal employees
Pearlridge Farmers Market gives 'small gift' to handful of federal employees

Some local businesses have stepped up to help out those federal workers.

16-year-old girl missing on the Big Island, police need your help in locating her
16-year-old girl missing on the Big Island, police need your help in locating her

She is described as 5'7", 150 pounds, brown eyes and long brown hair, with a light complexion, and has a sunflower tattoo on her right shoulder. 

Disaster relief, minimum wage and legalizing recreational cannabis among top issues for Hawai'i Legislature
Disaster relief, minimum wage and legalizing recreational cannabis among top issues for Hawai'i Legislature

Democratic and Republican lawmakers gathered at the Hawai'i State Capitol Wednesday morning for the start of the 2019 Legislative Session. 

FICOH donates a record $882K to local nonprofits
FICOH donates a record $882K to local nonprofits

First Insurance Company of Hawaii associates also volunteered more than 22,000 hours in the community in 2018 through Hawaii Meals on Wheels, the American Red Cross, Special Olympics Hawaii, and more.

The City of Honolulu releases separate HART audit
The City of Honolulu releases separate HART audit

Current HART staffing and other policies were also scrutinized in the audit, saying that they are 'inadequate to prevent overruns and schedule delays from recurring.'

10 people injured after city bus collides with tanker in Kalihi
10 people injured after city bus collides with tanker in Kalihi

A city Bus collided with a water tanker, sending at least 10 people to the hospital Friday morning, according to EMS.