Hoping to be heard outside Honolulu Hale: Group pushing for faster building permits

Hoping to be heard outside Honolulu Hale: Group pushing for faster building permits

Those rallying claim there have been severe delays in issuing permits from the Department of Planning & Permitting -- resulting in an island-wide crisis situation, affecting jobs and families waiting for home improvements.

Jordan Segundo
High Surf Advisory for most of Hawaii, 16-24 ft waves expected on North Shore, O'ahu

High Surf Advisory for most of Hawaii, 16-24 ft waves expected on North Shore, O'ahu

High Surf Advisory in effect for north and west facing shores of O'ahu, Ni'ihau, Kaua'i and Molokai, north facing shores on Maui and the Big Island.

Lindsey Fukano
Marijuana smokers in Canada feeling sky-high, the country legalizes pot

Marijuana smokers in Canada feeling sky-high, the country legalizes pot

Canada legalized recreational marijuana, and hundreds in Saint John lined up to celebrate.

Lindsey Fukano
Trending: Pres. Trump calls Stormy Daniels 'Horseface,' the hashtag trending

Trending: Pres. Trump calls Stormy Daniels 'Horseface,' the hashtag trending

#Horseface and #Tiny were trending after Stormy Daniels and President Trump engage in Twitter war.

Laura Schweizer
Con Am: Demonstrators continuing their fight, waving signs outside more than 50 schools

Con Am: Demonstrators continuing their fight, waving signs outside more than 50 schools

Tuesday, demonstrators were outside more than 50 schools waving signs, and urging the public to "Vote yes on Con Am." 

Mackenzie Stasko
Money Matters: So long to some Sears stores, hello to new Facebook features

Money Matters: So long to some Sears stores, hello to new Facebook features

In the latest financial news -- some Sears stores shutting their doors, Facebook flashes new features and when to fly during the holidays.

Lindsey Fukano
Quake, tsunami stuck Sulawesi, Indonesia; now volcano erupting

Quake, tsunami stuck Sulawesi, Indonesia; now volcano erupting

A volcano is now erupting after a deadly earthquake and tsunami struck the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. 

Lindsey Fukano
Sexual assault hotlines seeing major increase in calls since Kavanaugh allegations

Sexual assault hotlines seeing major increase in calls since Kavanaugh allegations

The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing sent a spike in sex assault calls to the the National Sexual Assault Hotline. 

Lindsey Fukano
TRENDING: Aloha Poke protest, Aretha Franklin and Left Handers Day

TRENDING: Aloha Poke protest, Aretha Franklin and Left Handers Day

Protesters hit the streets of Chicago to say, "Aloha is not for sale," Aretha Franklin is sick in the hospital, and Monday marks Left Handers Day.

Laura Schweizer
Beards are back, Gillette razor sales down

Beards are back, Gillette razor sales down

Beards are making a comeback in the U.S., and that's bad news for Gillette razor sales. 

Tesia Worley
Big Island switches focus from Hector to primary elections

Big Island switches focus from Hector to primary elections

Pahoa and Pahala community centers are back open for early voting.

Mackenzie Stasko
Island Explorer takes adventuring to new heights

Island Explorer takes adventuring to new heights

The Aloha State is full of incredible views, insane landscape and wild marine life.

Laura Schweizer
Flags to fly half-staff in honor of fallen Officer Kaliloa

Flags to fly half-staff in honor of fallen Officer Kaliloa

In honor of fallen Officer Kaliloa, the state is showing it's condolences.

Laura Schweizer
'Let's hope justice gets served,' says family friend of fallen Officer Kaliloa

'Let's hope justice gets served,' says family friend of fallen Officer Kaliloa

A family friend of the officer fatally shot on the Big Island speaks out.

Laura Schweizer
Trending: Local viral videos, the Supreme Court and Cow Appreciation Day

Trending: Local viral videos, the Supreme Court and Cow Appreciation Day

Social media was lighting up after a video went viral. 

Laura Schweizer
Geraldine the pigeon is reunited with her human family

Geraldine the pigeon is reunited with her human family

A happy story in Oklahoma City. The family of an autistic woman was reunited with her service pigeon. Geraldine the pigeon, who responds to voice commands and wears a pink diaper went missing while her family was visiting the city. They think she became confused by her surroundings and flew away. A local news station asked its viewers to be on alert for the missing bird. Hours later, she was spotted, in her pink diaper, thanks to the news alert. An emotional reunion ensued and G...

One of the longest running social media trends? Kilauea Eruption

One of the longest running social media trends? Kilauea Eruption

It's been over six weeks, and Pele is still amazing the world with her power.

Laura Schweizer
Oprah says Aloha to a new multi-year deal with Apple

Oprah says Aloha to a new multi-year deal with Apple

On this Aloha Friday, Oprah signed a multi-year deal with Apple, and Queer Eye season 2 is released!

Laura Schweizer
Trending Topics: From the National Guard to National Cheese Day

Trending Topics: From the National Guard to National Cheese Day

Pele was back in the spotlight this weekend as the National Guard Hawaii had to rescue a handful of residents in the Kapoho area Sunday. 

Laura Schweizer
From Marilyn Monroe to Nancy Pelosi in rainbow: lots of topics are trending

From Marilyn Monroe to Nancy Pelosi in rainbow: lots of topics are trending

Trending topics on the web were all over the place!  

Laura Schweizer