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.

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.

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.

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.

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." 

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.

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. 

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

'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.

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. 

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.

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!

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. 

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!  

Trending: Memorial Day, 'Active Shooter" and #TransformationTuesday
Trending: Memorial Day, 'Active Shooter" and #TransformationTuesday

Incredible shots from the Memorial Day Lantern Floating, a new video game called "Active Shooter" causing backlash, and Meghan Markle takes the #TransformationTuesday cake.

Trends & Talkers: Pele's impact on the Big Island
Trends & Talkers: Pele's impact on the Big Island

Pele's impact was trending on the web!  

Trends & Talkers: #KilaueaEruption & Big Island
Trends & Talkers: #KilaueaEruption & Big Island

Even though officials have confirmed volcanic activity has stopped, #Kilauea and Big Island is still trending on social media.

Trending: Memorial Day, 'Active Shooter" and #TransformationTuesday
Trending: Memorial Day, 'Active Shooter" and #TransformationTuesday

Incredible shots from the Memorial Day Lantern Floating, a new video game called "Active Shooter" causing backlash, and Meghan Markle takes the #TransformationTuesday cake.

Trends & Talkers: Pele's impact on the Big Island
Trends & Talkers: Pele's impact on the Big Island

Pele's impact was trending on the web!  

Trends & Talkers: #KilaueaEruption & Big Island
Trends & Talkers: #KilaueaEruption & Big Island

Even though officials have confirmed volcanic activity has stopped, #Kilauea and Big Island is still trending on social media.