UPDATE: Opening statements made in Kealoha corruption case, next comes the defense

UPDATE: Opening statements made in Kealoha corruption case, next comes the defense

UPDATE 2:19 P.M.Attorney for Katherine Kealoha, Cynthia Kagiwada gave a brief background on Katherine Kealoha where she went to school, how active she was in the community, and how she served on community associations and groups.

CrimeStoppers asking for public's help locating driver in hit and run on Sand Island Access Road

CrimeStoppers asking for public's help locating driver in hit and run on Sand Island Access Road

The driver of a moped was traveling North on Sand Island Access Road when he lost control and fell onto the roadway after being struck by another vehicle on Monday May 20th at 1:14 p.m. 

NOAA predicting 5-8 tropical cyclones for the Central Pacific, above normal prediction

NOAA predicting 5-8 tropical cyclones for the Central Pacific, above normal prediction

This number includes tropical depressions, named storms and hurricanes. A near-normal season has four to five tropical cyclones, and an above-normal season has six or more tropical cyclones.

Hawaii Belt RD closed in both direction due to traffic fatality

Hawaii Belt RD closed in both direction due to traffic fatality

Hawaii Belt RD (Mamalahoa HWY) closed in both directions from Puu Lani DR and south of Daniel K Inouye HWY due to major traffic incident. Kona Police have confirmed one fatality. Kona bound traffic on 190 from Waimea take alternate route use Waikoloa Road and Queen K. Highway.Traffic heading in the Waimea direction from Kona use Queen K. Highway. More information will be released shortly.

Chevrolet 2020 model could force drivers to buckle up

Chevrolet 2020 model could force drivers to buckle up

Chevrolet is introducing a new safety feature that will force drivers to buckle up. The system goes beyond a dashboard light and won't let a car shift out of park unless the driver's side seat belt is buckled. The feature, called "Buckle to Drive" will be standard on several 2020 models.

Indonesia - police use tear gas to disperse protesters

Indonesia - police use tear gas to disperse protesters

JAKARTA - In Indonesia, police used tear gas to disperse demonstrators who had gathered to protest election results. This follows the official announcement that President Joko Widodo was elected to a second term by a comfortable margin. His opponent says he believes there was widespread cheating and is vowing to challenge the result.

The Polynesian Voyaging Society crew is holding a sunset sail in honor of Maori navigator Sir Hekenukumai Hector Busby

The Polynesian Voyaging Society crew is holding a sunset sail in honor of Maori navigator Sir Hekenukumai Hector Busby

Hokule'a and Hikianalia will sail into the sunset this weekend. The Polynesian Voyaging Society crew is holding a sunset sail in honor of Maori navigator Sir Hekenukumai Hector Busby, affectionately known as "Sir Hek." "Sir Heck" died on May 11th at the age of 86. Both canoes will leave the marine education training center at 4:30 in the evening Saturday. They will sail to sea for a ceremonial flower scattering. It will also give time for the voyaging community to...

Lyft is stepping up safety protocols by adding an in-app panic button

Lyft is stepping up safety protocols by adding an in-app panic button

Concerns over safety during ride-sharing trips has Lyft stepping up its safety protocols. The ride-share giant is adding an in-app panic button for riders who need to call 911. Lyft will also include an enlarged version of a driver's license plate number in the app. Lyft says, this is being done to prevent passengers from getting into the wrong vehicle. The company will also offer sexual harassment prevention training to drivers. The moves come weeks after authorities say a Universi...

UPDATE: Board of Water Supply crews complete repairs to water main break on Punahou Street

UPDATE: Board of Water Supply crews complete repairs to water main break on Punahou Street

UPDATE 8:24 P.M.Board of Water Supply crews have completed repairs to the 2-inch water main break on Punahou Street fronting Kapi'olani Medical Center.

Hawaii lawmakers, pro-life advocates react to abortion bans

Hawaii lawmakers, pro-life advocates react to abortion bans

Hawaii lawmakers, pro-life advocates react to abortion bans

Thieves take equipment belonging to Pu'uhonua O Puna

Thieves take equipment belonging to Pu'uhonua O Puna

According to Marzo, thieves took a pair of generators, batteries, tents, and other equipment they had stored in a locked container on site just across from Pahoa High School. Marzo says they had the container packed and ready for the upcoming hurricane season.

UPDATE: Blaze that ripped through a Pauoa home determined to be 'accidental'

UPDATE: Blaze that ripped through a Pauoa home determined to be 'accidental'

UPDATE 5/21 6:14 P.M.HFD Investigators have concluded their investigation and have determined that the fire was accidental.