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  • Prepare for lane closures on two areas on the H1 westbound

    Prepare for lane closures on two areas on the H1 westbound

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-04-21 21:01:36 GMT

    Department of Transportation crews will be working between the Waimalu, Pearl City off-ramp and the H1/H2 split.

    Department of Transportation crews will be working between the Waimalu, Pearl City off-ramp and the H1/H2 split.

  • Beautiful Survivor: Lindsey Spencer

    Beautiful Survivor: Lindsey Spencer

    Saturday, April 21 2018 3:58 AM EDT2018-04-21 07:58:35 GMT

    A Cancer diagnosis is devastating at any age. But when it's Ovarian Cancer, and you're trying to start a family, it can be crushing.

    A Cancer diagnosis is devastating at any age. But when it's Ovarian Cancer, and you're trying to start a family, it can be crushing.

  • Woman is in serious condition after car crash on the H2 freeway

    Woman is in serious condition after car crash on the H2 freeway

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-04-20 08:40:26 GMT
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    The incident happened on the H2 southbound/ H1 westbound off-ramp around 9 p.m. Thursday. 

    The incident happened on the H2 southbound/ H1 westbound off-ramp around 9 p.m. Thursday. 

  • Firefighters battled transformer fire at UH Manoa lower campus

    Firefighters battling transformer fire at UH Manoa lower campus

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:05 AM EDT2018-04-20 08:05:02 GMT

    The Honolulu Fire Department is battling a transformer fire at the University of Hawaii at Manoa's lower campus.

    The Honolulu Fire Department is battling a transformer fire at the University of Hawaii at Manoa's lower campus.

  • Honolulu Police Department promotes 18 officers, one civilian

    Honolulu Police Department promotes 18 officers, one civilian

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:58:09 GMT
    The Honolulu Police Department promoted 18 officers and one civilian in a ceremony at the Neal Blaisdell Center on Thursday. Damien Solon, Brian Taniguchi, and Brandi Yarnell are now lieutenants. Johnny Bahng and Aisha Romero are sergeants. Six new detectives and seven new corporals were also honored.  Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard says, "The most important job out there on the road is our first line supervisors and those are our sergeants who are on the road with ...
    The Honolulu Police Department promoted 18 officers and one civilian in a ceremony at the Neal Blaisdell Center on Thursday. Damien Solon, Brian Taniguchi, and Brandi Yarnell are now lieutenants. Johnny Bahng and Aisha Romero are sergeants. Six new detectives and seven new corporals were also honored.  Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard says, "The most important job out there on the road is our first line supervisors and those are our sergeants who are on the road with ...
  • Ak Yos sentenced to 10 years in prison for 2017 stabbing

    Ak Yos sentenced to 10 years in prison for 2017 stabbing

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:50:59 GMT
    A Honolulu judge Thursday sentenced Ak Yos to 10 years in prison for stabbing a man during an argument in May of 2017. His defense attorney, Steven Nichols, told the judge, "the families have made up. His family went and asked for forgiveness from the complainant's family. So I think those bonds have been mended somewhat to the best that they can be." Yos said, through an interpreter, that he regrets what he did. Police documents say Yos followed the victim into his apart...
    A Honolulu judge Thursday sentenced Ak Yos to 10 years in prison for stabbing a man during an argument in May of 2017. His defense attorney, Steven Nichols, told the judge, "the families have made up. His family went and asked for forgiveness from the complainant's family. So I think those bonds have been mended somewhat to the best that they can be." Yos said, through an interpreter, that he regrets what he did. Police documents say Yos followed the victim into his apart...
  • Civil Beat: Hawaii's elementary school after-school programs

    Civil Beat: Hawaii's elementary school after-school programs

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:47:31 GMT

    Hawaii ranks pretty low when it comes to serving meals after school. 

    Hawaii ranks pretty low when it comes to serving meals after school. 

  • Firefighters battle massive blaze at vacant Maunawili home

    Firefighters battle massive blaze at vacant Maunawili home

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:31:12 GMT

    Nine units and 34 personnel arrived were called to the scene.

    Nine units and 34 personnel arrived were called to the scene.

  • Mayor proclaims emergency declaration for Honolulu

    Mayor proclaims emergency declaration for Honolulu

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:02:55 GMT

    The city planned to conduct more pick-ups for debris and trash and resource centers were announced.

    The city planned to conduct more pick-ups for debris and trash and resource centers were announced.

  • State launches pilot project to help homeless and reduce criminal activity

    State launches pilot project to help homeless and reduce criminal activity

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:26 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:26:02 GMT
    The state Wednesday launched a collaborative pilot project called Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion, or LEAD, to help Oahu's homeless and reduce criminal activity. In downtown Honolulu and Chinatown law enforcement agencies will refer those who commit low-level victimless crimes to social service providers to offer services like housing and substance abuse treatment.  LEAD will make sure service providers respond within 30 minutes to offer law enforcement officers an alternati...
    The state Wednesday launched a collaborative pilot project called Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion, or LEAD, to help Oahu's homeless and reduce criminal activity. In downtown Honolulu and Chinatown law enforcement agencies will refer those who commit low-level victimless crimes to social service providers to offer services like housing and substance abuse treatment.  LEAD will make sure service providers respond within 30 minutes to offer law enforcement officers an alternati...
  • Honolulu Police looking for Kapolei attempted kidnapping suspect

    Honolulu Police looking for Kapolei attempted kidnapping suspect

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:06:04 GMT

    Honolulu Police released a sketch of a man wanted for trying to kidnap a 17-year-old boy in Kapolei around 8 A.M. last Friday. Police say the boy was walking to school near the intersection of Kaiau Avenue and Maluohai Street when the man grabbed him, trying to pull him behind an electrical box. The boy was able to break free but the suspect chased him for 200 feet before leaving. The suspect is described as being in his 30s or 40s, about 5-foot-8, 200 pounds, with short black hair...

    Honolulu Police released a sketch of a man wanted for trying to kidnap a 17-year-old boy in Kapolei around 8 A.M. last Friday. Police say the boy was walking to school near the intersection of Kaiau Avenue and Maluohai Street when the man grabbed him, trying to pull him behind an electrical box. The boy was able to break free but the suspect chased him for 200 feet before leaving. The suspect is described as being in his 30s or 40s, about 5-foot-8, 200 pounds, with short black hair...

  • Yes, that’s a monk seal with a knife in its mouth (and humans may be to blame)

    Yes, that’s a monk seal with a knife in its mouth (and humans may be to blame)

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:55:33 GMT
    A baby seal found playing with a knife by the shore (Image Courtesy: DLNR Hawai'i)A baby seal found playing with a knife by the shore (Image Courtesy: DLNR Hawai'i)

    “There was real concern that the seal pup might swallow the knife,” the DOCARE officer said in a statement. 

    “There was real concern that the seal pup might swallow the knife,” the DOCARE officer said in a statement. 

  • Don't fall for fake fire inspectors

    Don't fall for fake fire inspectors

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:32:23 GMT
    Because of heavy rain and the significant damage to homes across the state, the Honolulu Fire Department is warning residents about fake fire inspectors.A department spokesperson says, they've received reports about people saying they're fire inspectors and offering to inspect homes.      The Honolulu Fire Department does not inspect residential homes and department personnel are always in uniform with proper identification. Be sure to research the company and ask for ...
    Because of heavy rain and the significant damage to homes across the state, the Honolulu Fire Department is warning residents about fake fire inspectors.A department spokesperson says, they've received reports about people saying they're fire inspectors and offering to inspect homes.      The Honolulu Fire Department does not inspect residential homes and department personnel are always in uniform with proper identification. Be sure to research the company and ask for ...
  • Will Play For Food tour makes it's way to Blue Note and Good Morning Hawaii

    Will Play For Food tour makes it's way to Blue Note and Good Morning Hawaii

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:01:00 GMT
    We've had them on the show before then Streetlight Cadence recently had their Will Play For Food tour, a newest addition to the band and stays unique as normal. Playing Wednesday night at the Blue Note, get ready for date night. http://bluenotehawaii.com Lyrics for "Thinking of You"   Sometimes, I miss the obvious Sometimes, I might be hard to trust. Sometimes, you might be surprised, that I am thinking of you.   Sometimes, you wait all night for me, Sometimes, y...
    We've had them on the show before then Streetlight Cadence recently had their Will Play For Food tour, a newest addition to the band and stays unique as normal. Playing Wednesday night at the Blue Note, get ready for date night. http://bluenotehawaii.com Lyrics for "Thinking of You"   Sometimes, I miss the obvious Sometimes, I might be hard to trust. Sometimes, you might be surprised, that I am thinking of you.   Sometimes, you wait all night for me, Sometimes, y...
  • Water main break near Waimanalo Gulch Landfill affects West Oahu

    Water main break near Waimanalo Gulch Landfill affects West Oahu

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:28:26 GMT

    Board of Water Supply crews work to repair a 24-inch water main break near Waimanalo Gulch Landfill on Farrington Highway above Ko Olina in West Oahu.

    Board of Water Supply crews work to repair a 24-inch water main break near Waimanalo Gulch Landfill on Farrington Highway above Ko Olina in West Oahu.

  • Whole Foods Market opening Kakaako location on May 9th

    Whole Foods Market opening Kakaako location on May 9th

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:16:13 GMT

    Whole Foods Market announced Tuesday it's opening its Kakaako location on Wednesday, May 9th. The two-story Ward Village location added 300 local jobs. It's also the largest location in Hawaii, featuring over 900 locally made, grown, or raised products. 

    Whole Foods Market announced Tuesday it's opening its Kakaako location on Wednesday, May 9th. The two-story Ward Village location added 300 local jobs. It's also the largest location in Hawaii, featuring over 900 locally made, grown, or raised products. 

  • Gov. Ige appoints Troy Hashimoto to fill former Rep. Joe Souki's seat in State House of Representatives

    Gov. Ige appoints Troy Hashimoto to fill former Rep. Joe Souki's seat in State House of Representatives

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:10:24 GMT
    Troy HashimotoTroy Hashimoto

    Governor David Ige picked Troy Hashimoto to replace Joe Souki in the State House of Representatives Tuesday. By law the Governor had to select one of three finalists nominated by the Democratic Party on Maui. That list included Hashimoto, Dain Kane from the City Council, and attorney Joseph Wildman. Since 2011 Hashimoto has been Executive Assistant to Council Chair Mike White. He was also Chairman of the Maui Democratic Party between 2013 and 2017. He's a King Kekaulike graduate ...

    Governor David Ige picked Troy Hashimoto to replace Joe Souki in the State House of Representatives Tuesday. By law the Governor had to select one of three finalists nominated by the Democratic Party on Maui. That list included Hashimoto, Dain Kane from the City Council, and attorney Joseph Wildman. Since 2011 Hashimoto has been Executive Assistant to Council Chair Mike White. He was also Chairman of the Maui Democratic Party between 2013 and 2017. He's a King Kekaulike graduate ...

  • Man sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing adopted mother

    Man sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing adopted mother

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:01:19 GMT
    Charly HernaneCharly Hernane
    Charly HernaneCharly Hernane
    Charly Hernane, convicted of manslaughter, sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday for killing his adopted mother, 65-year-old Teresita Hernane, in 2011. Police documents show Hernane used a butcher-knife to fatally stab her in a room they shared in Kalihi. The judge noted Hernane's mental health, drug abuse, and a rough up-bringing as possible motives.
    Charly Hernane, convicted of manslaughter, sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday for killing his adopted mother, 65-year-old Teresita Hernane, in 2011. Police documents show Hernane used a butcher-knife to fatally stab her in a room they shared in Kalihi. The judge noted Hernane's mental health, drug abuse, and a rough up-bringing as possible motives.
  • Schofield soldier indicted on sexual assault charges

    Schofield soldier indicted on sexual assault charges

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:57:08 GMT
    Thirty-two-year-old Schofield soldier Harry Coronel indicted Tuesday on multiple counts of sexual assault. Between July 2015 and last October he's accused of assaulting a girl under the age of 14. He's out on $75,000 bond.  Coronel is  also accused of sexually assaulting a woman in December of 2016.  Trial for that case is scheduled for later this month. Coronel's part of the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade in the 25th Infantry Division.
    Thirty-two-year-old Schofield soldier Harry Coronel indicted Tuesday on multiple counts of sexual assault. Between July 2015 and last October he's accused of assaulting a girl under the age of 14. He's out on $75,000 bond.  Coronel is  also accused of sexually assaulting a woman in December of 2016.  Trial for that case is scheduled for later this month. Coronel's part of the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade in the 25th Infantry Division.
  • State transportation crews add smart boards along Pali Highway

    State transportation crews add smart boards along Pali Highway

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-17 05:06:09 GMT
    Courtesy HDOTCourtesy HDOT

     The Hawaii Department of Transportation on Monday added smart boards along Pali Highway to tell drivers of current travel times. The Honolulu- and Kailua-bound solar powered boards will be updated between 5:30AM and 8PM, helping drivers plan commutes and determine whether they should take alternate routes like the H-3, Likelike Highway, or Kalanianaole Highway.  The Department of Tranportation is working on adding similar boards along other highways. 

     The Hawaii Department of Transportation on Monday added smart boards along Pali Highway to tell drivers of current travel times. The Honolulu- and Kailua-bound solar powered boards will be updated between 5:30AM and 8PM, helping drivers plan commutes and determine whether they should take alternate routes like the H-3, Likelike Highway, or Kalanianaole Highway.  The Department of Tranportation is working on adding similar boards along other highways. 

  • Past lessons for the future of Hawaii

    Past lessons for the future of Hawaii

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:50:45 GMT

    Murphy is one of few wahine to navigate long distance.

    Murphy is one of few wahine to navigate long distance.

  • Nalo greens, bees destroyed by Friday's storm

    Nalo greens, bees destroyed by Friday's storm

    Monday, April 16 2018 3:48 AM EDT2018-04-16 07:48:03 GMT

    Dean Okimoto, owner of Nalo farms in Waimanalo, faces a financial setback after Friday night's rain washed away a dozen acres worth of his popular Nalo greens. 

    Dean Okimoto, owner of Nalo farms in Waimanalo, faces a financial setback after Friday night's rain washed away a dozen acres worth of his popular Nalo greens. 

  • Heavy rain flooded roads and backed up traffic in East Oahu

    Heavy rain flooded roads and backed up traffic in East Oahu

    Saturday, April 14 2018 5:50 AM EDT2018-04-14 09:50:48 GMT

    The rain poured then came some flooding Friday evening. 

    The rain poured then came some flooding Friday evening. 

  • Honolulu City Councilman to propose bill requiring periodic building inspections

    Honolulu City Councilman to propose bill requiring periodic building inspections

    The City's Department of Planning and Permitting says there is no requirement on how often a building should be inspected, and that it's currently up to the owners to do so on their own. 

    The City's Department of Planning and Permitting says there is no requirement on how often a building should be inspected, and that it's currently up to the owners to do so on their own. 

  • Voting may one day be done through an app on your phone

    Voting may one day be done through an app on your phone

    Friday, April 13 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-04-14 03:53:59 GMT

    Could the future leave voting machines and paper ballots in the past. Tech insiders say it's possible with blockchain.

    Could the future leave voting machines and paper ballots in the past. Tech insiders say it's possible with blockchain.

  • Potential trade war with China could affect Hawaii's macadamia nuts trade-value

    Potential trade war with China could affect Hawaii's macadamia nuts trade-value

    Friday, April 13 2018 11:30 PM EDT2018-04-14 03:30:32 GMT

    Lots of uncertainty in Hawaii about how much money a trade war with China could cost our state.    

    Lots of uncertainty in Hawaii about how much money a trade war with China could cost our state.    

  • Two award winning solo artists perform together at the Blue Note

    Two award winning solo artists perform together at the Blue Note

    Friday, April 13 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-04-13 21:08:16 GMT
    HONOLULU - Friday night at the Blue Note, two award winning solo artists will perform together on the same stage for the first time. Alx Kawakami and Blayne Asing perform two shows in the iconic showroom at the outrigger. The two share in an interview they've been playing music together when they traveled and it only seemed fitting to make it happen. They love the venue and are glad that they're getting the local artist. More information and future guest list at http://bluenotehawai...
    HONOLULU - Friday night at the Blue Note, two award winning solo artists will perform together on the same stage for the first time. Alx Kawakami and Blayne Asing perform two shows in the iconic showroom at the outrigger. The two share in an interview they've been playing music together when they traveled and it only seemed fitting to make it happen. They love the venue and are glad that they're getting the local artist. More information and future guest list at http://bluenotehawai...
  • Tour bus driver has been charged after running over and killing a pedestrian

    Tour bus driver has been charged after running over and killing a pedestrian

    Friday, April 13 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-04-13 19:47:24 GMT
    It's been more than a year after a tour bus ran over and killed a pedestrian near Ala Moana center. The driver is 52-year-old Vao Taunau'u and he has been charged with negligent homicide. Honolulu prosecutors allege Taunu'u was driving the Travel Plaza transportation bus last February that killed Jui Ching Hu on her 65th birthday. They say the woman was crossing Mahukona street in a marked crosswalk.
    It's been more than a year after a tour bus ran over and killed a pedestrian near Ala Moana center. The driver is 52-year-old Vao Taunau'u and he has been charged with negligent homicide. Honolulu prosecutors allege Taunu'u was driving the Travel Plaza transportation bus last February that killed Jui Ching Hu on her 65th birthday. They say the woman was crossing Mahukona street in a marked crosswalk.
  • Resurfacing work in Aiea and Halawa is set to begin on Monday

    Resurfacing work in Aiea and Halawa is set to begin on Monday

    Friday, April 13 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-04-13 19:39:03 GMT
    Mayor Kirk Caldwell's plan to improve the city's infrastructure leads to the resurfacing work on several streets in the Aiea and Halawa starting Monday. Work will take place from 8:30Am to 3:30Pm Monday through Friday. Construction is expected to last a year and commuters are asked to drive with caution through work zones.
    Mayor Kirk Caldwell's plan to improve the city's infrastructure leads to the resurfacing work on several streets in the Aiea and Halawa starting Monday. Work will take place from 8:30Am to 3:30Pm Monday through Friday. Construction is expected to last a year and commuters are asked to drive with caution through work zones.
  • 3D body scanning is the new fitness technology

    3D body scanning is the new fitness technology

    Friday, April 13 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-04-13 05:09:30 GMT

    Mirror mirror on the wall: new technology is giving researchers a unique way to look at us all. 

    Mirror mirror on the wall: new technology is giving researchers a unique way to look at us all. 

  • City's housing community Kauhale Kamaile at capacity

    City's housing community Kauhale Kamaile at capacity

    Friday, April 13 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-04-13 04:21:40 GMT
     Less than a month after opening, the city's Waianae housing complex, Kauhale Kamaile, is at capacity. Twenty-one adults and 37 children now call the Farrington Highway community home.  The 16 modular structures are geared toward those who earn less than 50% of the area median income. Rent ranges between $980 for a one-bedroom and just under $1,200 for a two-bedroom.  Mayor Kirk Caldwell welcomed the first residents on March 19th. 
     Less than a month after opening, the city's Waianae housing complex, Kauhale Kamaile, is at capacity. Twenty-one adults and 37 children now call the Farrington Highway community home.  The 16 modular structures are geared toward those who earn less than 50% of the area median income. Rent ranges between $980 for a one-bedroom and just under $1,200 for a two-bedroom.  Mayor Kirk Caldwell welcomed the first residents on March 19th. 
  • Tour bus driver charged with negligent homicide in 2017 crash

    Tour bus driver charged with negligent homicide in 2017 crash

    Friday, April 13 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-04-13 04:16:00 GMT
    More than a year after a deadly tour bus crash near Ala Moana Center the driver, 52-year-old Vao Tauanuu, was charged this week with negligent homicide.   Honolulu prosecutors alleging Tauanuu ran over Jui-Ching Hu with a Travel Plaza Transportation tour bus  while she was crossing Mahukona Street in a marked crosswalk on February 23rd, 2017.  Tauanuu was visibly shaken after the incident.  Hu died at the scene.  It was her 65th birthday. 
    More than a year after a deadly tour bus crash near Ala Moana Center the driver, 52-year-old Vao Tauanuu, was charged this week with negligent homicide.   Honolulu prosecutors alleging Tauanuu ran over Jui-Ching Hu with a Travel Plaza Transportation tour bus  while she was crossing Mahukona Street in a marked crosswalk on February 23rd, 2017.  Tauanuu was visibly shaken after the incident.  Hu died at the scene.  It was her 65th birthday. 
  • Da Hui Backdoor Shootout surf competition is a no-go in 2019 for now

    Da Hui Backdoor Shootout surf competition is a no-go in 2019 for now

    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:24:25 GMT

    For Hawaii to be at the premier surf spot in the world, Pipeline is basically our Super Bowl.

    For Hawaii to be at the premier surf spot in the world, Pipeline is basically our Super Bowl.

  • Man pleads not guilty to attempted murder and terroristic threatening

    Man pleads not guilty to attempted murder and terroristic threatening

    Thursday, April 12 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-04-12 05:11:24 GMT
    Forty-five-year-old Brian Magsayo pleaded not guilty in court on Thursday. He was charged Wednesday night with attempted murder and terroristic threatneing in two separate incidents on O'ahu over the weekend. Police documents show he shot at a 19-year-old man and 20-year-old woman who were eating in their car in the parking lot of Kentucky Fried Chicken in Wai'anae Saturday night. The next day he's accused of threatening five people with a rifle outside the Leeward Nursing Home. O...
    Forty-five-year-old Brian Magsayo pleaded not guilty in court on Thursday. He was charged Wednesday night with attempted murder and terroristic threatneing in two separate incidents on O'ahu over the weekend. Police documents show he shot at a 19-year-old man and 20-year-old woman who were eating in their car in the parking lot of Kentucky Fried Chicken in Wai'anae Saturday night. The next day he's accused of threatening five people with a rifle outside the Leeward Nursing Home. O...
  • Passenger dies on Hawaiian Airlines flight from Honolulu to Las Vegas

    Passenger dies on Hawaiian Airlines flight from Honolulu to Las Vegas

    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-04-12 04:56:17 GMT

    Passengers with connections were accommodated on first available flights and other passengers received a $100 travel credit and meal vouchers. 

    Passengers with connections were accommodated on first available flights and other passengers received a $100 travel credit and meal vouchers. 

  • State Department of Transportation demonstrated new 100% electric busses

    State Department of Transportation demonstrated new 100% electric busses

    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-04-12 04:49:50 GMT

    Hawaii's transportation system is getting greener.

    Hawaii's transportation system is getting greener.

  • Budget cuts could sink the newest city department

    Budget cuts could sink the newest city department

    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-04-12 04:25:05 GMT

    The city's new office of climate change, sustainability and resiliency has been around for 10 months.

    The city's new office of climate change, sustainability and resiliency has been around for 10 months.

  • April is Tsunami Awareness Month

    April is Tsunami Awareness Month

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-04-12 03:04:00 GMT

    Instead of just hearing about the dangers of tsunami, you’ll be able to see just how high run up from these waves can be.  

    Instead of just hearing about the dangers of tsunami, you’ll be able to see just how high run up from these waves can be.  

  • Lawmakers discuss solutions to tackle unlicensed elderly care homes

    Lawmakers discuss solutions to tackle unlicensed elderly care homes

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-04-12 02:54:13 GMT

    Hawaii’s elderly population is increasing and so are unlicensed care homes.

    Hawaii’s elderly population is increasing and so are unlicensed care homes.

  • Make-A-Wish and Kanilea Ukulele helped make ukulele fan's dream come true

    Make-A-Wish and Kanilea Ukulele helped make ukulele fan's dream come true

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-04-12 02:15:32 GMT

    Celine Jose's wish was to come to Hawaii to see the place where the ukulele was born.

    Celine Jose's wish was to come to Hawaii to see the place where the ukulele was born.

  • State Department of Health confirms two more rat lungworm cases in Hawaii

    State Department of Health confirms two more rat lungworm cases in Hawaii

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-04-11 21:46:11 GMT

    The state confirmed three cases so far this year. 

    The state confirmed three cases so far this year. 

  • A former Schofield soldier pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of a child

    A former Schofield soldier pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of a child

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-04-11 20:05:35 GMT

    A Hawaii man accused of sexually exploiting a child changed his plea in federal court Tuesday. 

    A Hawaii man accused of sexually exploiting a child changed his plea in federal court Tuesday. 

  • Overnight stabbing at Mo'ili'ili Japanese Cemetery

    Overnight stabbing at Mo'ili'ili Japanese Cemetery

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-04-11 20:02:42 GMT

    New this morning, a suspect has been arrested after an apparent stabbing at the Mo'ili'ili Japanese Cemetery overnight. Emergency medical services treated a 44-year-old man for possible stab wounds to the back. It happened shortly after midnight. He was taken to a trauma hospital in serious condition. 

    New this morning, a suspect has been arrested after an apparent stabbing at the Mo'ili'ili Japanese Cemetery overnight. Emergency medical services treated a 44-year-old man for possible stab wounds to the back. It happened shortly after midnight. He was taken to a trauma hospital in serious condition. 

  • Water-main break on Komo Mai Drive

    Water-main break on Komo Mai Drive

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-04-11 19:09:00 GMT
    Board of Water supply crews on Komo Mai drive are repairing a major water main break this morning. The 16-inch water main broke around 5:30am Tuesday night and lanes on Komo mai drive are modified to allow one lane to be open in both directions.  Motorists are advised to drive slowly and with caution.  The Board of Water Supply says repairs are expected to continue throughout the day. All residents in the area have water service -- But are asked to conserve water until furt...
    Board of Water supply crews on Komo Mai drive are repairing a major water main break this morning. The 16-inch water main broke around 5:30am Tuesday night and lanes on Komo mai drive are modified to allow one lane to be open in both directions.  Motorists are advised to drive slowly and with caution.  The Board of Water Supply says repairs are expected to continue throughout the day. All residents in the area have water service -- But are asked to conserve water until furt...
  • Style tricks and fashion myths debunked

    Style tricks and fashion myths debunked

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-04-11 18:35:15 GMT
    Style tricks and fashion myths debunked Part one: Style Tricks --  Myths you need to stop believing now and take full charge of your wardrobe! We all seem so busy in our lives and constantly looking for ways to do things quicker and simpler.  On Fashion Sense we'll continue to share tricks of the trade and style solutions for the busy woman-on-the go! Make anti-slip hangers: (props; 3 wht plastic hangers, clear & wire hanger, pipe cleaner, hot glue gun, rubber bands, ...
    Style tricks and fashion myths debunked Part one: Style Tricks --  Myths you need to stop believing now and take full charge of your wardrobe! We all seem so busy in our lives and constantly looking for ways to do things quicker and simpler.  On Fashion Sense we'll continue to share tricks of the trade and style solutions for the busy woman-on-the go! Make anti-slip hangers: (props; 3 wht plastic hangers, clear & wire hanger, pipe cleaner, hot glue gun, rubber bands, ...
  • Highest-recorded home sale ever on Oahu's North Shore finalized

    Highest-recorded home sale ever on Oahu's North Shore finalized

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-04-11 05:28:37 GMT
    Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties just closed on the highest-recorded home sale ever on Oahu's North Shore. The luxury Papailoa Road property, named Hale Komodo, sold for $12 million, smashing the previous record of $7.8 million dollars.  The sellers spent five years building the home with materials from Bali.  It has five bedrooms, 6 and a half baths, and two outdoor showers. 
    Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties just closed on the highest-recorded home sale ever on Oahu's North Shore. The luxury Papailoa Road property, named Hale Komodo, sold for $12 million, smashing the previous record of $7.8 million dollars.  The sellers spent five years building the home with materials from Bali.  It has five bedrooms, 6 and a half baths, and two outdoor showers. 
  • Honolulu Police looking for man who robbed Central Pacific Bank in Waipahu

    Honolulu Police looking for man who robbed Central Pacific Bank in Waipahu

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-04-11 05:16:11 GMT
    Honolulu Police looking for a man who robbed the Central Pacific Bank on Pupukahi Street in Waipahu around 11:35 Tuesday morning. Police say he handed the teller a demand note stating he had a gun. He got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.  He's described as 5'7", 160 pounds, with short black hair and a mustache. He was wearing a black long sleeved shirt, beige shorts, a black baseball cap, and black sunglasses. If you recognize him you're asked to call Honolulu C...
    Honolulu Police looking for a man who robbed the Central Pacific Bank on Pupukahi Street in Waipahu around 11:35 Tuesday morning. Police say he handed the teller a demand note stating he had a gun. He got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.  He's described as 5'7", 160 pounds, with short black hair and a mustache. He was wearing a black long sleeved shirt, beige shorts, a black baseball cap, and black sunglasses. If you recognize him you're asked to call Honolulu C...
  • Honolulu Police looking for missing work furlough inmate Hiipoi Lopez

    Honolulu Police looking for missing work furlough inmate Hiipoi Lopez

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 1:12 AM EDT2018-04-11 05:12:45 GMT
    State sheriffs and Honolulu Police looking for Women's Community Correctional Center extended furlough inmate, 34-year-old Hiipoi Lopez, wanted for leaving the YWCA Fernhurst work furlough home on Wilder Avenue without permission Monday night. She's 5'7", 180 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.  She's serving time for promoting a dangerous drug. If you see her you're asked to call 911. 
    State sheriffs and Honolulu Police looking for Women's Community Correctional Center extended furlough inmate, 34-year-old Hiipoi Lopez, wanted for leaving the YWCA Fernhurst work furlough home on Wilder Avenue without permission Monday night. She's 5'7", 180 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.  She's serving time for promoting a dangerous drug. If you see her you're asked to call 911. 
  • City cites owners of Kalihi apartment where balcony wall gave way

    City cites owners of Kalihi apartment where balcony wall gave way

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-04-11 04:56:14 GMT
    The City  and County of Honolulu has issued a notice of violation to the owners of a Kalihi apartment where two men were injured Monday after a balcony wall gave way. The owners of 766 Puuhale Road are being cited for maintenance violations. Monday's collapse happened on the second floor of the building. The city inspector says the third and fourth floor concrete guardrails also require maintenance  because of cracks, separations, and concrete spalling which is a res...
    The City  and County of Honolulu has issued a notice of violation to the owners of a Kalihi apartment where two men were injured Monday after a balcony wall gave way. The owners of 766 Puuhale Road are being cited for maintenance violations. Monday's collapse happened on the second floor of the building. The city inspector says the third and fourth floor concrete guardrails also require maintenance  because of cracks, separations, and concrete spalling which is a res...
  • R&B group Boyz II Men returning to Honolulu June 10

    R&B group Boyz II Men returning to Honolulu June 10

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-04-11 04:51:10 GMT
     R&B group Boyz II Men returning to Honolulu for a performance at the Waikiki Shell on June 10. Tickets went on sale Monday morning. Prices range between $40 for lawn seats and $125 for VIP.   
     R&B group Boyz II Men returning to Honolulu for a performance at the Waikiki Shell on June 10. Tickets went on sale Monday morning. Prices range between $40 for lawn seats and $125 for VIP.   
  • Spectrum Cable is transitioning fully to digital

    Spectrum Cable is transitioning fully to digital

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-04-11 01:05:16 GMT

    The all-digital network upgrade began at the end of March and will continue for several months, with Maui, Kauai and Hawaii Island upgrading through the summer. 

    The all-digital network upgrade began at the end of March and will continue for several months, with Maui, Kauai and Hawaii Island upgrading through the summer. 

  • Two men are injured after building railing collapsed in Kalihi

    Two men are injured after building railing collapsed in Kalihi

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-04-10 07:04:01 GMT

    The incident happened around 4:19 p.m. at 766 Pu'uhale Rd. 

    The incident happened around 4:19 p.m. at 766 Pu'uhale Rd. 

  • Hawaii high school students got a look at the possibilities of a career in tourism from the inside

    Hawaii high school students got a look at the possibilities of a career in tourism from the inside

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-04-10 05:29:53 GMT

    When you're talking about Hawaii's bread and butter industry, energy is a good thing. 

    When you're talking about Hawaii's bread and butter industry, energy is a good thing. 

  • Kaimana the monk seal is recovering after two fishing hooks got stuck to her belly

    Kaimana the monk seal is recovering after two fishing hooks got stuck to her belly

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 1:26 AM EDT2018-04-10 05:26:54 GMT

    Kaimana was born last year at Kaimana Beach.

    Kaimana was born last year at Kaimana Beach.

  • Woman develops "traceable fish"

    Woman develops "traceable fish"

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 1:18 AM EDT2018-04-10 05:18:51 GMT

    A Hawaii woman wants to give fishermen fair prices for their product and lure customers to locally caught seafood.

    A Hawaii woman wants to give fishermen fair prices for their product and lure customers to locally caught seafood.

  • Honolulu rail testing is ramping up and more trains are coming soon

    Honolulu rail testing is ramping up and more trains are coming soon

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-04-10 04:44:07 GMT

    Testing began last October but that involved empty trains.

    Testing began last October but that involved empty trains.

  • Construction of Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea could be placed on hold if bill passes

    Construction of Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea could be placed on hold if bill passes

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-04-10 04:21:23 GMT

    Senator Kai Kahele “snuck” this bill in last Friday as another “gut and replace” bill.

    Senator Kai Kahele “snuck” this bill in last Friday as another “gut and replace” bill.

  • Puna murder suicide victim remembered as "Miss Aloha"

    Puna murder suicide victim remembered as "Miss Aloha"

    Monday, April 9 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-04-10 03:55:03 GMT

    According to Hawaii Island Police, officers found the victim's body near her estranged husband's, a police officer.

    According to Hawaii Island Police, officers found the victim's body near her estranged husband's, a police officer.

  • Sen. Daniel Akaka was honored on the U.S. Senate Floor

    Sen. Daniel Akaka was honored on the U.S. Senate Floor

    Monday, April 9 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-04-10 02:46:47 GMT

    Akaka died Friday at the age of 93.

    Akaka died Friday at the age of 93.

  • Office of Elections is looking for 4,000 volunteers to help with upcoming elections

    Office of Elections is looking for 4,000 volunteers to help with upcoming elections

    Monday, April 9 2018 10:23 PM EDT2018-04-10 02:23:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Volunteer is available for both Primary and General Elections. 

    Volunteer is available for both Primary and General Elections. 

  • McKinley High School grad turned U.S. Senator, gave birth to second child

    McKinley High School grad turned U.S. Senator, gave birth to second child

    Monday, April 9 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-04-10 01:58:21 GMT

    The senator mentioned in the tweet, late Senator Akaka helped name her second child as well as her first. 

    The senator mentioned in the tweet, late Senator Akaka helped name her second child as well as her first. 

  • The latest: Dole St. Reopened

    The latest: Dole St. Reopened

    Saturday, April 7 2018 9:00 PM EDT2018-04-08 01:00:22 GMT

    Dole Street has been reopened Saturday afternoon after a 20 inch water main break Thursday.

    Dole Street has been reopened Saturday afternoon after a 20 inch water main break Thursday.

  • Hawaii politicians remember Sen. Daniel Akaka

    Hawaii politicians remember Sen. Daniel Akaka

    Saturday, April 7 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-04-07 08:40:28 GMT

    The flags flew at half staff at all state buildings Friday. 

    The flags flew at half staff at all state buildings Friday. 

  • Gubernatorial candidates discussed Hawaiian issues at an open forum

    Gubernatorial candidates discussed Hawaiian issues at an open forum

    Saturday, April 7 2018 4:33 AM EDT2018-04-07 08:33:41 GMT

    Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement hosted the meeting.

    Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement hosted the meeting.

  • Daniel Akaka remembered by UH professors

    Daniel Akaka remembered by UH professors

    Saturday, April 7 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-04-07 07:11:03 GMT

    He championed Hawaiian causes in Washington, DC.

    He championed Hawaiian causes in Washington, DC.

  • Challenger Center Hawaii celebrates its 25th anniversary

    Challenger Center Hawaii celebrates its 25th anniversary

    Saturday, April 7 2018 1:17 AM EDT2018-04-07 05:17:44 GMT

    The center at Barbers Point Elementary School opened in 1993.

    The center at Barbers Point Elementary School opened in 1993.

  • Hawaii law enforcement community payed tribute to First Deputy Sheriff Frederick Caminos

    Hawaii law enforcement community payed tribute to First Deputy Sheriff Frederick Caminos

    Saturday, April 7 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-04-07 04:57:10 GMT

    State Sheriffs saluted Caminos' funeral motorcade fronting the State Capitol.

    State Sheriffs saluted Caminos' funeral motorcade fronting the State Capitol.

  • A teacher shortage crisis and it's getting worse

    A teacher shortage crisis and it's getting worse

    Friday, April 6 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-04-06 16:44:12 GMT

    Public schools in Hawaii are still plagued by a shortage of teachers.

    Public schools in Hawaii are still plagued by a shortage of teachers.

  • Hawaii's congressional delegation wants military to handle issuing missile alerts

    Hawaii's congressional delegation wants military to handle issuing missile alerts

    Tough questions Thursday from the highest officials about Hawaii's biggest mistake of the year: sending out a false ballistic missile alert.

    Tough questions Thursday from the highest officials about Hawaii's biggest mistake of the year: sending out a false ballistic missile alert.

  • Man pleads not guilty in Waikiki box cutter attack

    Man pleads not guilty in Waikiki box cutter attack

    Friday, April 6 2018 3:36 AM EDT2018-04-06 07:36:56 GMT
    Andrew PeppersAndrew Peppers
    Andrew PeppersAndrew Peppers
    Forty-nine-year-old Andrew Peppers pleaded not guilty Thursday to assault and terroristic threatening after court documents say he attacked a 22-year-old woman at random in Waikiki on March 21st.  Witnesses say he was yelling and talking to himself near the Kalakaua Avenue Longs Drugs when he put the victim in a chokehold and held a box cutter blade to her neck. The woman broke free but suffered cuts to her hands.  He's being held on $75,000 bail. Trial's scheduled for t...
    Forty-nine-year-old Andrew Peppers pleaded not guilty Thursday to assault and terroristic threatening after court documents say he attacked a 22-year-old woman at random in Waikiki on March 21st.  Witnesses say he was yelling and talking to himself near the Kalakaua Avenue Longs Drugs when he put the victim in a chokehold and held a box cutter blade to her neck. The woman broke free but suffered cuts to her hands.  He's being held on $75,000 bail. Trial's scheduled for t...
  • Honolulu Police looking for bank robbery suspect

    Honolulu Police looking for bank robbery suspect

    Friday, April 6 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-04-06 07:33:52 GMT
     Honolulu Police looking for a man wanted for robbing the Bank of Hawaii at the Mililani Shopping Center on Kipapa Drive around 2:30 Thursday afternoon. He got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. Honolulu Crimestoppers expects to release surveillance video on Friday. Anyone with information should call Honolulu Police. 
     Honolulu Police looking for a man wanted for robbing the Bank of Hawaii at the Mililani Shopping Center on Kipapa Drive around 2:30 Thursday afternoon. He got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. Honolulu Crimestoppers expects to release surveillance video on Friday. Anyone with information should call Honolulu Police. 
  • A unique piece of artwork is gaining popularity at the State Capitol

    A unique piece of artwork is gaining popularity at the State Capitol

    Friday, April 6 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-04-06 04:49:46 GMT

    Lawmakers are putting it on display this week to celebrate the 10th year of "Art at the Capitol".

    Lawmakers are putting it on display this week to celebrate the 10th year of "Art at the Capitol".

  • Civil Beat: "Frankenstein Bills"

    Civil Beat: "Frankenstein Bills"

    Friday, April 6 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-04-06 04:18:10 GMT

    In this week's Civil Beat segment, Chad Blair is here to talk about Nathan Eagle's article, "What's up with all the gut and replace trickery at the legislature this year?"

    In this week's Civil Beat segment, Chad Blair is here to talk about Nathan Eagle's article, "What's up with all the gut and replace trickery at the legislature this year?"

  • Gov. David Ige signs 'Our Care, Our Choice' bill

    Gov. David Ige signs 'Our Care, Our Choice' bill

    Thursday, April 5 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-04-06 03:25:17 GMT

    House Bill 2793, the "Our Care, Our Choice Act," allows terminally patients to end their lives on their own terms.

    House Bill 2793, the "Our Care, Our Choice Act," allows terminally patients to end their lives on their own terms.

  • Hawaii designers gets this Morning's Shakas

    Hawaii designers gets this Morning's Shakas

    Thursday, April 5 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-04-05 20:09:23 GMT

    A fashion show at the Grand Naniloa Hotel in Hilo this week is part of the Merrie Monarch Festival. The designers are getting this Morning's Shakas. Twelve Hawaii designers including Project Runway stars Kini Zamora and Ari South showcased their latest collections, and Brittni Paiva performed live.

    A fashion show at the Grand Naniloa Hotel in Hilo this week is part of the Merrie Monarch Festival. The designers are getting this Morning's Shakas. Twelve Hawaii designers including Project Runway stars Kini Zamora and Ari South showcased their latest collections, and Brittni Paiva performed live.

  • GMH: Hawaii International Film Festival Spring Showcase with Anderson Le

    GMH: Hawaii International Film Festival Spring Showcase with Anderson Le

    Thursday, April 5 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-04-05 19:19:39 GMT
    Talking movies this morning with Anderson Le with Hawaii International Film Festival. Usually the HIFF has an annual festival in the Fall but this year there's a spring showcase. Le said, HIFF continues to share the best of independent film to Hawaii audiences during the entire year, not just in the Fall When asked, what are some of the the titles coming straight from the Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals? Le said, Kusama Infinity, Pick of the Litter, Won't You Be My Neighbor, an...
    Talking movies this morning with Anderson Le with Hawaii International Film Festival. Usually the HIFF has an annual festival in the Fall but this year there's a spring showcase. Le said, HIFF continues to share the best of independent film to Hawaii audiences during the entire year, not just in the Fall When asked, what are some of the the titles coming straight from the Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals? Le said, Kusama Infinity, Pick of the Litter, Won't You Be My Neighbor, an...
  • GMH: Contact art exhibit on Arts and Culture

    GMH: Contact art exhibit on Arts and Culture

    Thursday, April 5 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-04-05 19:04:17 GMT
    Pt. 1: Co-founder of Fitted, Keola Rapozo on Arts and Culture Maleko McDonnell's Arts and Culture segment features creator and co-founder of Fitted, Keola Naka'ahiki Rapozo. The iconic Hawaiian street wear brand. With strong support from the local community he explains, FITTED has established itself as a world renowned and respected brand, fusing Rapozo's interests in aloha wear, street culture, and contemporary art. His diverse design resume spans multiple industries — stree...
    Pt. 1: Co-founder of Fitted, Keola Rapozo on Arts and Culture Maleko McDonnell's Arts and Culture segment features creator and co-founder of Fitted, Keola Naka'ahiki Rapozo. The iconic Hawaiian street wear brand. With strong support from the local community he explains, FITTED has established itself as a world renowned and respected brand, fusing Rapozo's interests in aloha wear, street culture, and contemporary art. His diverse design resume spans multiple industries — stree...
  • UFC event at Aloha Stadium gets KO'd

    UFC event at Aloha Stadium gets KO'd

    Thursday, April 5 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-04-05 18:35:02 GMT
    Even with current featherweight champion Max Holloway urging for Hawaii to host a UFC event, the president of the mixed martial arts league says, "it won't happen this year." The UFC wanted the state to pay six-million dollars to hold the August event, with more than three-million of that going to aloha stadium into a fight arena. The state countered with an offer well below what the UFC could do, so the fight was called off. UFC president Dana White said, "Hawaii w...
    Even with current featherweight champion Max Holloway urging for Hawaii to host a UFC event, the president of the mixed martial arts league says, "it won't happen this year." The UFC wanted the state to pay six-million dollars to hold the August event, with more than three-million of that going to aloha stadium into a fight arena. The state countered with an offer well below what the UFC could do, so the fight was called off. UFC president Dana White said, "Hawaii w...
  • Honolulu ranked #1 in nation for solar capacity per capita

    Honolulu ranked #1 in nation for solar capacity per capita

    Thursday, April 5 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-04-05 04:54:35 GMT
    Honolulu tops the nation for solar capacity per capita. The new report released by Environment America found Honolulu also ranks third in the nation for total solar installed in a city. City officials say in February of this year the number of solar permits issued were 26 percent higher than last year. The city's also expediting permits for photovoltaic and battery storage systems.   
    Honolulu tops the nation for solar capacity per capita. The new report released by Environment America found Honolulu also ranks third in the nation for total solar installed in a city. City officials say in February of this year the number of solar permits issued were 26 percent higher than last year. The city's also expediting permits for photovoltaic and battery storage systems.   
  • Child playing with lighter caused building fire, explosion in Palolo

    Child playing with lighter caused building fire, explosion in Palolo

    Thursday, April 5 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-04-05 04:36:20 GMT
    Honolulu Fire Department says a child playing with a lighter caused Tuesday fire and explosion at Palolo Valley Homes. Fire officials say the blast that rocked the neighborhood was an oxygen tank exploding. Total damage to the six units affected is $1,115,000. Three people were hospitalized in the fire including one man in critical condition.
    Honolulu Fire Department says a child playing with a lighter caused Tuesday fire and explosion at Palolo Valley Homes. Fire officials say the blast that rocked the neighborhood was an oxygen tank exploding. Total damage to the six units affected is $1,115,000. Three people were hospitalized in the fire including one man in critical condition.
  • Wellness Wednesday with Wildkraft Herbs

    Wellness Wednesday with Wildkraft Herbs

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-04-04 17:39:14 GMT
    What are you thankful for this morning?  One of the things I encourage you to add to your list of blessings is your health. This Wellness Wednesday we're featuring a place that shows why community is essential to your health as well as experimenting something new.  How we live, play and even work affects our health. That's why it's important to surround yourself with good people in a good space…a community. Community builds unity, kinship and identity…. With o...
    What are you thankful for this morning?  One of the things I encourage you to add to your list of blessings is your health. This Wellness Wednesday we're featuring a place that shows why community is essential to your health as well as experimenting something new.  How we live, play and even work affects our health. That's why it's important to surround yourself with good people in a good space…a community. Community builds unity, kinship and identity…. With o...
  • Maili family grieve hiker's fatal fall at Olomana Trail

    Maili family grieve hiker's fatal fall at Olomana Trail

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-04-03 20:40:53 GMT

    Loved ones say hiker who fell to his death Sunday had larger than life personality and loved the outdoors.

    Loved ones say hiker who fell to his death Sunday had larger than life personality and loved the outdoors.

  • Matson: refrigeration issue's never happened before

    Matson: refrigeration issue's never happened before

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-04-03 19:59:31 GMT
    Matson Navigation Company says the refrigeration malfunction that caused Target Ala Moana to recall hundreds of frozen food items last week has never happened before. A company spokesperson says they experienced a malfunction on board in a place that hindered proper monitoring, and its shoreside process did not catch it. Matson says it's since fixed the issue.  Target says eating certain products that were bought at its Ala Moana location between March 23 and March 27 may make...
    Matson Navigation Company says the refrigeration malfunction that caused Target Ala Moana to recall hundreds of frozen food items last week has never happened before. A company spokesperson says they experienced a malfunction on board in a place that hindered proper monitoring, and its shoreside process did not catch it. Matson says it's since fixed the issue.  Target says eating certain products that were bought at its Ala Moana location between March 23 and March 27 may make...
  • Reward for information in burned cat incident increased to $8,000

    Reward for information in burned cat incident increased to $8,000

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 3:50 PM EDT2018-04-03 19:50:22 GMT
     Kamaaina Termite and Pest Control is adding $3,000 to the reward to find the person responsible for setting a pet cat on fire and killing it in Waipio on March 19.  Total reward's now $8,000 after "Boy Boy's" owner, Sabrina Dela Rama, offered $5,000. Dela Rama says surveillance video taken near her auto body shop that night shows a male on a skateboard wearing a backpack and a white hoodie setting something on fire.  A Kamaaina Termite and Pest Control spo...
     Kamaaina Termite and Pest Control is adding $3,000 to the reward to find the person responsible for setting a pet cat on fire and killing it in Waipio on March 19.  Total reward's now $8,000 after "Boy Boy's" owner, Sabrina Dela Rama, offered $5,000. Dela Rama says surveillance video taken near her auto body shop that night shows a male on a skateboard wearing a backpack and a white hoodie setting something on fire.  A Kamaaina Termite and Pest Control spo...
  • Hotel gives out environmental friendly sunscreen to protect Hawaii's coral reefs

    Hotel gives out environmental friendly sunscreen to protect Hawaii's coral reefs

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-04-03 04:57:52 GMT

    Aqua-Aston Hospitality's statewide initiative steers tourists away from Oxybenzone.

    Aqua-Aston Hospitality's statewide initiative steers tourists away from Oxybenzone.

  • State of Hawaii Organization of Police Officers endorsed Colleen Hanabusa for governor

    State of Hawaii Organization of Police Officers endorsed Colleen Hanabusa for governor

    Monday, April 2 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-04-03 03:35:34 GMT

    New union president Malcolm Lutu says the choice was unanimous.

    New union president Malcolm Lutu says the choice was unanimous.

  • Top eight contestants have been announced for Island Idol

    Top eight contestants have been announced for Island Idol

    Monday, April 2 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-04-02 20:33:28 GMT
    After weeks of accepting submission, The top 8 contestants for the Island Idol singing competition are: Kaniala Masoe Cory Mira Kiani Alvarez-Ranan Katlin Schendel Tabree "Kaleo" Naiga Amanda Hi'ilani Bridge Hartman Trisha Haugen Watch every Tuesday morning as contestants go head to head and you can vote for your favorite at http://kitv.com/idol Our Island Winner will receive a trip for two to Las Vegas, courtesy of Vacations Hawaii. Also the opportunity&nb...
    After weeks of accepting submission, The top 8 contestants for the Island Idol singing competition are: Kaniala Masoe Cory Mira Kiani Alvarez-Ranan Katlin Schendel Tabree "Kaleo" Naiga Amanda Hi'ilani Bridge Hartman Trisha Haugen Watch every Tuesday morning as contestants go head to head and you can vote for your favorite at http://kitv.com/idol Our Island Winner will receive a trip for two to Las Vegas, courtesy of Vacations Hawaii. Also the opportunity&nb...
  • GMH prepares for National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    GMH prepares for National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Monday, April 2 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-04-02 19:59:43 GMT
    All month long, the State Department of Transportation will take a simulator around the island to teach teens and the community about the dangers and consequences of distracted driving. Ed Sniffen, Deputy Director, State Dept. of Transportation explains what is classified as distracted driving.  "The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or NHTSA, which falls under the U.S. Department of Transportation, has designated April as National Distracted Dr...
    All month long, the State Department of Transportation will take a simulator around the island to teach teens and the community about the dangers and consequences of distracted driving. Ed Sniffen, Deputy Director, State Dept. of Transportation explains what is classified as distracted driving.  "The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or NHTSA, which falls under the U.S. Department of Transportation, has designated April as National Distracted Dr...
  • Chaminade students invite you to a night of cultural festivities

    Chaminade students invite you to a night of cultural festivities

    Monday, April 2 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-04-02 19:26:50 GMT
    Chaminade University's Office of Student Activities and Leadership will be hosting its annual International Extravaganza on Friday, April 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  •    Visitors can expect a night of music, dancing and other cultural festivities from Chaminade student clubs such as The Filipino Club, Hawaiian Club, Lumina'i O Samona, Marianas Club, Termana Tahitian and others.  •    The International Extravaganza is a free event and wil...
    Chaminade University's Office of Student Activities and Leadership will be hosting its annual International Extravaganza on Friday, April 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  •    Visitors can expect a night of music, dancing and other cultural festivities from Chaminade student clubs such as The Filipino Club, Hawaiian Club, Lumina'i O Samona, Marianas Club, Termana Tahitian and others.  •    The International Extravaganza is a free event and wil...
  • Surfer that died at Sunset beach has been identified

    Surfer that died at Sunset beach has been identified

    Monday, April 2 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-04-02 19:23:16 GMT
    Authorities say the surfer found unresponsive in waters off Sunset Beach Saturday has been identified as 52-year-old, Gregory Tamaye of Kailua. Honolulu Ocean Safety responded to the unresponsive surfer around 10:20am and performed CPR on shore until paramedics arrived. Tamaye was taken to a nearby emergency room in critical condition and later died.  According to Ocean Safety personnel, wave heights in the area measured between six and ten feet.
    Authorities say the surfer found unresponsive in waters off Sunset Beach Saturday has been identified as 52-year-old, Gregory Tamaye of Kailua. Honolulu Ocean Safety responded to the unresponsive surfer around 10:20am and performed CPR on shore until paramedics arrived. Tamaye was taken to a nearby emergency room in critical condition and later died.  According to Ocean Safety personnel, wave heights in the area measured between six and ten feet.
  • Farrington HS going green day

    Farrington HS going green day

    Monday, April 2 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-04-02 18:20:13 GMT
    Don't know what to do with old technology that isn't being used anymore? THE JROTC of Farrington High School invites the public to their annual recycling day on April 7th.  The Going Green Day is open to collecting unlimited e-waste like computers, monitors, printers, scanners, and a limit of 1 TV per car. Volunteers and staff will also be collecting canned goods for the Hawaii Food Bank, all kinds of batteries, HI-5 beverage containers, and usable clothing. ...
    Don't know what to do with old technology that isn't being used anymore? THE JROTC of Farrington High School invites the public to their annual recycling day on April 7th.  The Going Green Day is open to collecting unlimited e-waste like computers, monitors, printers, scanners, and a limit of 1 TV per car. Volunteers and staff will also be collecting canned goods for the Hawaii Food Bank, all kinds of batteries, HI-5 beverage containers, and usable clothing. ...
  • Mahalo Monday: Carole Kai Charities

    Mahalo Monday: Carole Kai Charities

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:37 PM EST2018-02-21 18:37:45 GMT

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

    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

    Monday, February 5 2018 11:50 PM EST2018-02-06 04:50:08 GMT

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

    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!

    Friday, January 5 2018 3:09 PM EST2018-01-05 20:09:12 GMT
    Friday, January 5 2018 3:09 PM EST2018-01-05 20:09:12 GMT

    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”. 

    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”. 

  • 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

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    Island Insurance companies shedding light on its claims Thursday. 

    Island Insurance companies shedding light on its claims Thursday. 

  • Kahaluu dog breeder sentenced to 9 months in prison for animal cruelty

    Kahaluu dog breeder sentenced to 9 months in prison for animal cruelty

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:01 AM EDT2017-07-21 04:01:09 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 12:01 AM EDT2017-07-21 04:01:09 GMT

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

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

  • Thursday marks one year since the passing of Congressman Mark Takai

    Thursday marks one year since the passing of Congressman Mark Takai

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:48 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:48:25 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:48 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:48:25 GMT

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

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

  • Chimpanzee that escaped enclosure at Honolulu Zoo has gotten out before

    Chimpanzee that escaped enclosure at Honolulu Zoo has gotten out before

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 1:03 AM EDT2017-05-16 05:03:34 GMT
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    Honolulu Zoo's chimpanzee exhibit is now closed until further notice. 

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

  • Suspect arrested for fatally stabbing man on Kina'u Street

    Suspect arrested for fatally stabbing man on Kina'u Street

    Saturday, March 25 2017 1:49 PM EDT2017-03-25 17:49:01 GMT
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    A suspect has been arrested following a fatal stabbing on Kinau Street early Saturday morning. Police responded to the bloody scene front the Kina'u Market at around 1:30 a.m.

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  • Oahu Outage: Strong winds sacks Super Bowl plans for thousands without power

    Oahu Outage: Strong winds sacks Super Bowl plans for thousands without power

    Sunday, February 5 2017 8:08 PM EST2017-02-06 01:08:18 GMT
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    Thousands on the east side of Oahu went without power during the biggest football game of the season.

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

  • Likelike Hwy. closures through March to install LED lights

    Likelike Hwy. closures through March to install LED lights

    Wednesday, January 4 2017 10:36 PM EST2017-01-05 03:36:32 GMT
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    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.

    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.

  • WATCH: KITV/Civil Beat 2016 Honolulu Mayoral Debate + POLL

    WATCH: KITV/Civil Beat 2016 Honolulu Mayoral Debate + POLL

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    KITV Island News and Civil Beat hosted a debate with the top candidates running for mayor of the City & County of Honolulu.

    KITV Island News and Civil Beat hosted a debate with the top candidates running for mayor of the City & County of Honolulu.

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