Officials asking for the public's help in addressing catastrophic flood prevention of the Ala Wai
Officials asking for the public's help in addressing catastrophic flood prevention of the Ala Wai

The state, city and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is meeting with Manoa residents to discuss the Ala Wai Flood Risk Management Project Tuesday.

Hundreds of UH jobs on the line with proposed budget cut
Hundreds of UH jobs on the line with proposed budget cut

UH administrators hope to work with legislators to save jobs

Police identify 65-year-old woman involved in possible murder-suicide
Police identify 65-year-old woman involved in possible murder-suicide

According to HPD, a man and a woman were arguing before the woman was pushed off the 8th floor walkway. 

Hawaii weighs first-in-nation plastic bans at restaurants
Hawaii weighs first-in-nation plastic bans at restaurants

A second, more ambitious proposal would go even further and prohibit restaurants from distributing and using plastic drink bottles, utensils, stirring sticks, bags and straws.

Starbucks super-loyal customers can collect rewards quicker
Starbucks super-loyal customers can collect rewards quicker

Good news for Starbucks' super-loyal customers the coffee giant is making changes to its membership program! Starting next month, rewards members in the US and Canada can start collecting rewards quicker. They'll also have more choices when redeeming stars. This new system also allows customers to get different prizes for different amounts of points. The new changes begin on April 16th.

CDC reports 40 more measles cases
CDC reports 40 more measles cases

New this morning, the number of measles cases in the US continue to grow. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms at least 268 cases of measles since the first of the year. That's 40 more than what was reported last week. In all of  2018, the CDC reported 372 cases of measles in the US which was the second-highest number of cases in more than 20 years.

Lawmakers will hear Hawaiian Airline's call center resolution
Lawmakers will hear Hawaiian Airline's call center resolution

State lawmakers will hear a resolution asking Hawaiian Airlines to bring its customer service call center back to Hawai'i Tuesday.  More than 200 employees lost their positions in 2007 when the airlines moved to the Philippines. Representative Bob McDermott who introduced the resolution says that it's time to bring those jobs back home.

Hanapepe water shutdown
Hanapepe water shutdown

KAUAI - The department of water is shutting down service for portions of Puolo RD from Hanapepe RD to Kaumuali'i HWY Tuesday.  The shut-off will happen from 9pm-5am. Crews will install a 12-inch waterline. A water-tanker will be made available in the area while work is ongoing.

Tuesday forecast
Tuesday forecast

A cool morning and partly cloudy conditions shifting to a warm afternoon and mostly sunny skies. Winds will shift from the northeast to the east 15-20 mph. Dry conditions will continue but we do have a cold front and trough approaching from the northwest and that will break down the ridge above our state. Light and variable winds for Wednesday. A high surf advisory for North and West shores Kauai county to Maui County. N: 12-18', W: 8-12', E 2-4', S 1-2'. Three more northwesterly swe...

28-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl
28-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl

28-year-old Darren Corsilia is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl between the ages of 14 and 16, Corsilia is wanted by HPD. The girl reported it this month, calling him an acquaintance and claiming it happened multiple times in 2017. A $100,000 bench warrant has been issued. Corsilia is described as six feet tall, 140 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.  Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (808) 955-8300.

U.S. House Judiciary Committee to hold hearing on rise of White nationalism
U.S. House Judiciary Committee to hold hearing on rise of White nationalism

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee plans to hold a hearing on the rise of White nationalism.  This comes after last week's New Zealand mosque attacks that left 50 people dead.  The suspect, Brenton Tarrant, cited a list of White nationalists as inspiration in his manifesto. The U.S. Center for Strategic and International Studies found terror attacks in the U.S. by "far right perpetrators" more than quadrupled between 2016 and 2017.

HFD investigators determine building fire on Harding Avenue to be intentionally set
HFD investigators determine building fire on Harding Avenue to be intentionally set

Honolulu firefighters responded to a two-alarm building fire on Harding Avenue at 6:59 p.m. on Sunday. Firefighters arrived at 7:04 p.m. to find a two-story duplex with smoke and flames emanating from the left side of the second floor.  The fire was brought under control at 7:17 p.m. and the fire was extinguished at 8:04 p.m.  It was reported that one adult male was in the top unit at the time of the fire while two other adult males were not ...