Automatic fire sprinkler credited to put out Waikiki Banyan fire
Automatic fire sprinkler credited to put out Waikiki Banyan fire

The Honolulu Fire Department continues to advocate for more fire safety improvements. 

2010 Honolulu Marathon World Record Holder to Celebrate 100th Birthday
2010 Honolulu Marathon World Record Holder to Celebrate 100th Birthday

Honolulu Marathon world-record holder Gladys Burrill celebrated her centennial birthday. 

"Godzilla Vs. Kong" filming on Oahu
"Godzilla Vs. Kong" filming on Oahu

Crews were spotted filming the movie "Godzilla Vs. Kong" at the Lanai Lookout on Oahu's on Friday. The Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism says filming's expected to continue through December. An average of 300 local jobs are usually created for production of this size. Hawaii's hosted nine feature films in 2018 including two television series.

Historic commemorative stone installed at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children
Historic commemorative stone installed at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children

A piece of history installed Friday at the entrance of Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children. The historic commemorative stone was found during construction of the hospital's Diamond Head tower. It's etched with the dates 1874 through 1929 and March 26.  In 1874 Queen Kapiolani and her husband King David Kalakaua ascended to the throne of the Kingdom of Hawaii. On March 26, 1929 the hospital held its opening ceremonies at its current site.  The Queen opened th...

Juvenile arrested after cat found shot with arrow
Juvenile arrested after cat found shot with arrow

Honolulu Police have arrested a juvenile for second-degree animal cruelty after a cat was found shot with an arrow on Plum Street in Wahiawa on Tuesday. The Hawaiian Humane Society posted flyers in the area warning cat owners to keep their felines indoors, supervise them closely if they are let outdoors, and make sure they wear an ID tag and microchip. 

Traffic slow on the freeway through Makakilo
Traffic slow on the freeway through Makakilo

MAKAKILO - Accident on H-1 FWY after Makakilo overpass in the eastbound direction has traffic backed up. Expect major delays, EMS and HPD on scene and blocking two right lanes.

City's holiday tree installed at Honolulu Hale
City's holiday tree installed at Honolulu Hale

The city's holiday tree is now in place fronting Honolulu Hale. The 80-foot Norfolk pine was installed Thursday morning after being harvested from Olomana School. It's estimated to be more than 40 years old. City crews will spend the next two weeks decorating the tree with lights and ornaments.  The tree will be the centerpiece for the annual Honolulu City Lights celebration. It kicks off Saturday, December 1st with a tree-lighting ceremony, parade, and concert. 

Honblue hopes to fill void after Hagadone Hawaii closes
Honblue hopes to fill void after Hagadone Hawaii closes

Printing company Honblue hopes to take over as many clients and employees as it can from Hagadone Hawaii, which announced last week it will stop commercial printing operations. Hagadone Hawaii's laying off 93 workers due to rising costs. Honblue's goal is keep as much of the printing in Hawaii. 

Mililani pageant queen battling cancer determined to inspire others
Mililani pageant queen battling cancer determined to inspire others

Shantell Kaauwai was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer when she was 29. 

Police say alcohol may have been a factor in Kakaako pedestrian accident
Police say alcohol may have been a factor in Kakaako pedestrian accident

A 76 year old man is dead after he was struck by a vehicle Thursday afternoon. 

UH Manoa receives grant to help students quit tobacco use
UH Manoa receives grant to help students quit tobacco use

The $20,000 goes towards producing and designing tobacco-free educational materials.

24 hour security kicked off at four Honolulu parks
24 hour security kicked off at four Honolulu parks

The stepped up security is part of the city's one-month pilot to keep parks safe for everyone to use

Math and fun go together at this new exhibit
Math and fun go together at this new exhibit

The Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum (formerly known as Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor) is hosting a new exhibit called "MathAlive!" that opens November 15. It's a highly interactive exhibit that shows kids the relevance of math in everything we do, especially the things kids love most: sports, music, video games, fashion, space, and robotics. So while they're learning STEM concepts, they're having loads of fun. It answers that age old question math teachers hear all ...

Main break closes Nahona street in Makakilo
Main break closes Nahona street in Makakilo

MAKAKILO - Nahona Street between Akaula and Palilai is closed due to water main break. . Expect delays

City has a new environmental study listing options for the Waikiki Natatorium
City has a new environmental study listing options for the Waikiki Natatorium

The Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium may look like a relic of days gone by but to many, it's still a place to hang out.

Waianae polling places ran out of same day registration forms
Waianae polling places ran out of same day registration forms

In past elections, Waianae has had one of the state's lowest voter turnout rates. 

A dozen men arrested for trying to smuggle shark fins in their suitcase
A dozen men arrested for trying to smuggle shark fins in their suitcase

Court documents show the men were arrested last Wednesday. 

'Shipment Day' highlights dark chapter in Hawaii history
'Shipment Day' highlights dark chapter in Hawaii history

Manoa Valley Theatre presents "Shipment Day" a story about a local woman whose life is turned upside down when she is diagnosed with Hansen's Disease and sent to live in Kalaupapa on Molokai. The play premieres Thursday, and runs five days a week through November. Tickets and more information at Manoa Valley Theatre online and at the box office.

How to dress up your denim with Fashion Sense
How to dress up your denim with Fashion Sense

Today lifestyle expert Valerie Joseph and Lindsey Fukano talk about an item we all have a lot of in our closet.  Joseph said, If you're like most women, you've got multiple pairs of jeans in your closet, some you save for wearing on casual weekends and some for work around the house. But with a little savvy fashion styling, you can dress up those basic jeans into a chic outfit.   Here’s some ideas on how to wear them fashionably every day of the week (video attach...

Aging Well: Managing medications
Aging Well: Managing medications

As people age, it's not uncommon to need to take more and more medications to stay healthy.

Mahalo Monday: Carole Kai Charities
Mahalo Monday: Carole Kai Charities

Every Monday, Island News say Mahalo to the people who make a difference in our community.

Mahalo Monday: Ka'ala Farm
Mahalo Monday: Ka'ala Farm

Tucked away down a dirt road in the Wai'anae Valley is a true hidden gem. 

Your keiki could be a KeikiCaster!
Your keiki could be a KeikiCaster!

KITV Island News and Good Morning Hawaii are giving local keiki a chance to show off their forecasting skills on television by becoming an Island News “Keikicaster”. 

January 5th, 10:09 AM HST
Kahaluu dog breeder sentenced to 9 months in prison for animal cruelty
Kahaluu dog breeder sentenced to 9 months in prison for animal cruelty

Busted. Twice in the past ten years for animal cruelty. This time, he's going to jail. 

July 20th, 6:01 PM HST
Thursday marks one year since the passing of Congressman Mark Takai
Thursday marks one year since the passing of Congressman Mark Takai

The father of two lost his battle with cancer while serving Hawaii in the House of Representatives.

July 20th, 5:48 PM HST
43 Island Insurance policy holders at the Marco Polo building; 18 claims submitted
43 Island Insurance policy holders at the Marco Polo building; 18 claims submitted

Island Insurance companies shedding light on its claims Thursday. 

July 20th, 5:46 PM HST
Chimpanzee that escaped enclosure at Honolulu Zoo has gotten out before
Chimpanzee that escaped enclosure at Honolulu Zoo has gotten out before

Honolulu Zoo's chimpanzee exhibit is now closed until further notice. 

May 15th, 7:03 PM HST
Suspect arrested for fatally stabbing man on Kina'u Street
Suspect arrested for fatally stabbing man on Kina'u Street

A suspect has been arrested following a fatal stabbing on Kina'u Street early Saturday morning.  Police say the victim died at the hospital.  Emergency Medical Services reported the man was possibly 19 or 20 years of a...

March 25th, 7:49 AM HST
Oahu Outage: Strong winds sacks Super Bowl plans for thousands without power
Oahu Outage: Strong winds sacks Super Bowl plans for thousands without power

Thousands on the east side of Oahu went without power during the biggest football game of the season.

February 5th, 3:08 PM HST
Likelike Hwy. closures through March to install LED lights
Likelike Hwy. closures through March to install LED lights

The Hawaii Department of Transportation is warning Oahu motorists of nighttime closures on the Likelike Highway during the months of December 2016 through March 2017 for the replacement of the Wilson Tunnel lighting.

January 4th, 5:36 PM HST
Aging Well: Managing medications
Aging Well: Managing medications

As people age, it's not uncommon to need to take more and more medications to stay healthy.

Mahalo Monday: Carole Kai Charities
Mahalo Monday: Carole Kai Charities

Every Monday, Island News say Mahalo to the people who make a difference in our community.

Mahalo Monday: Ka'ala Farm
Mahalo Monday: Ka'ala Farm

Tucked away down a dirt road in the Wai'anae Valley is a true hidden gem. 

Your keiki could be a KeikiCaster!
Your keiki could be a KeikiCaster!

KITV Island News and Good Morning Hawaii are giving local keiki a chance to show off their forecasting skills on television by becoming an Island News “Keikicaster”. 

January 5th, 10:09 AM HST
Kahaluu dog breeder sentenced to 9 months in prison for animal cruelty
Kahaluu dog breeder sentenced to 9 months in prison for animal cruelty

Busted. Twice in the past ten years for animal cruelty. This time, he's going to jail. 

July 20th, 6:01 PM HST