Local News

Pay raise for paramedics

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 04:50
Honolulu paramedics will get pay raises, and the city will save more than $1 million in overtime, according to a tentative agreement that better controls schedules for the city's more than 200 paramedics.

Actions by Four Seasons signal Ko Olina hotel

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 04:50
Ko Olina Resort & Marina may soon be adding another new hotel, and it could carry the Four Seasons name. An executive with Canadian-based Four Seasons Hotel & Resorts recently registered a new business in Hawaii named FS Ko Olina Inc.

Kokua Line: 'Many' isle hurricane insurers able to cover maximum loss

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 04:50
Question: With hurricane season underway, the TV news channels have run several specials on preparedness, reminding us to stock up on essentials.

911 Report

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 04:50
Hawaii isle driver dies of crash injuries • Victim of fatal motorcycle collision ID'd • Man will be tried in machete attack

Newswatch

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 04:50
Resort owner sues to block dairy farm • Female visitor from Texas drowns off Maui

Patient accuses paramedics

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 04:50
A veteran registered nurse in need of back surgery said Hono­lulu paramedics did not follow common sense for her injuries when they allegedly sat her upright in her husband's truck and had him drive to the hospital on his own.

Djou's congressional effort has raised $435,000 so far

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
Former U.S. Rep. Charles Djou, bidding to return to the job he held for seven months in 2010, announced Mondayhis campaign has raised $435,000 since launching his campaign in early April.

New hospital chief has eye on safety

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
Addressing staff shortages and safety are among the top priorities for the new administrator of the Hawaii State Hospital, the state's predominant mental institution.

Officials to testify during hearing on hospital safety, assaults

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
Three state hospital administrators will testify before a state Senate investigative committee Wednesday in connection with allegations of workplace hazards and administrative misconduct.

Air Force targets 238 jobs to slash in islands

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam will lose 238 positions in a move announced Monday by the Air Force to cut costs and eliminate nearly 3,500 positions worldwide over the next five years.

Statements to police will not be aired during trial

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
A state judge says self-incriminating statements made by a former Sacred Hearts Academy teacher accused of sexually assaulting one of his students cannot be used against him in trial.

Man indicted in killing on Maui

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
The ex-boyfriend of a pregnant Maui woman missing for five months was scheduled to be in Maui Circuit Court on Tuesday morning to face a second-degree murder charge.

Man re-indicted in shooting is released after bail reduced

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
A Circuit Court judge cut the $1 million bail for an Air Force sergeant accused of attempted murder and released him to his parents' supervision following his re-indictment for the alleged shooting of two men outside a Pearl City strip club in 2011.

Permits available for Kauai plum picking, hunting

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
Plum-picking season and hunting season for feral cattle and goats get underway this month on state land in Kokee and Wai­mea on Kauai.

Incidental Lives: Recent MidPac graduate sets her sights on acting

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
If all goes according to plan, Zoe Cipres' glamorous (not really), pampered (think again), leisurely (keep thinking) life as a international model will someday soon reach its expiration date.

Kokua Line: Crosswalk has no signal but sign tells drivers to halt

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
Question: I was walking Ewa-bound on Ala Moana Boulevard, approaching the Atkinson Drive intersection.

U.S.-Japanese ties stronger than ever, nations' admirals say

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
U.S.-Japanese naval cooperation is deepening, top U.S. and Japa­nese admirals said Monday as they met on the sidelines of the world's largest maritime exercises.

911 Report

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
18-year-old man jailed in fatal shooting • Gunman robs Waipahu's Jack in the Box

Newswatch

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
Man charged after wild ride with school bus • Prison escapee back in custody on Valley Isle

Kim and Xian diverge from rivals

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
With less than a month to go before the Aug. 9 primary, state Senate President Donna Mercado Kim, a veteran campaigner, and human rights activist Kathryn Xian, a political newcomer, are the U.S. House candidates who are stepping away from the pack on key issues.