Local News

Head injury killed girl, doctor insists

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
The final government witness in the capital murder trial of former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem Williams completed her testimony for jurors Thursday.

Kauai County sees largest population growth in the state, data show

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
Kauai is the fastest-growing county in Hawaii, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The island's population rose 1.6 percent to 69,512 from 68,395 residents between July 1, 2012, and July 2013, according to the agency.

Ruling in GI's death awaits medical tests

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
The medical examiner has deferred a determination of the cause of death for a 32-year-old Schofield Barracks soldier who was found in a Jeep with another person earlier this month at Kaena Point.

State is sued over demonstration rules

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
The American Civil Liberties Union sued the state Thursday, claiming its restrictive policies for demonstrating at the state Capitol violate the First Amendment.

Doctor-dentist newly investigated by state Commerce Department

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
The state has recently opened a new investigation of Dr. John D. Stover of Hilo, who is licensed as both a dentist and doctor and already has had five complaints lodged against him at the state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs since 2010.

Senate budget draft reflects forecast

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
The state Senate Ways and Means Committee on Thursday released a new draft of the state budget, scaling back the growth in spending to reflect the dramatic decline in revenue that was projected earlier this month.

Top education official to visit schools on Oahu

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will be on Oahu on Sunday and Monday to visit public schools and recognize Hawaii's progress with Race to the Top reforms.

Shining Stars: Nani Coloretti

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
The White House has nominated Nani Coloretti, a 1987 'Iolani School graduate, to be deputy secretary at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Kokua Line: Visitors on the honor system for Pali Lookout fee

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
Question: Can you please clarify the parking charges at Pali Lookout for nonresidents versus local visitors?

Island Images

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59

Newswtach

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
Man pleads not guilty in woman’s death • Duo arrested in man’s death • Little fire ants called a threat

911 Report

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
A 31-year-old Ewa Beach man has been charged with allegedly assaulting a police officer who was trying to arrest him for allegedly speeding and driving a stolen car.

Mudslide survivor recalls the terrifying disaster

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 04:45
The roar of the hillside collapsing was so loud that Robin Youngblood thought an airplane had crashed. But when she looked out the window of her mobile home, all she saw was a wall of mud racing across her beloved river valley toward her home.

Shipyard to host robotics events

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 04:45
Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard is sponsoring two Hawaii robotics events this summer. The first will bring together sailors and high school students at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The sailors will share naval experiences and how technology is implemented on Navy ships.

New York Times: In search of Agloe, a town on the border of fiction and reality

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 04:45
SOMEWHERE NEAR AGLOE, N.Y. » It is one thing to lose your keys or your iPhone, even the love of your life, but to lose an entire town? Yet that is what just happened in upstate New York.

Blood bank relaxes donor criteria

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 04:45
The Blood Bank of Hawaii is relaxing its eligibility guidelines and adopting a friendlier questionnaire on Tuesday, some of the broadest changes by the state's only blood center in more than a decade, to enlarge its donor pool and attract younger donors.

New HCDA rules allow for tougher hearings

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 04:45
Getting a permit to build a condominium tower in Kakaako was never a cakewalk, but the process is now shifting to a more rigorous, quasi-judicial and potentially adversarial format.

2 tilt-rotor Osprey aircraft head to isles for training

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 04:45
Two tilt-rotor MV-22 Ospreys will arrive at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay on Thursday for training and demonstrations, officials said.

Revived Central Oahu blaze scorches 30 acres in forest

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 04:45
State firefighters were laboring Wednesday to restrain a fire in the steep hillsides of Poamoho Forest Reserve in Central Oahu.

Haiyan aid donations now offer tax breaks

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 04:45
Taxpayers who donate to Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts before midnight April 15 — the deadline to file federal tax returns — can claim deductions on their 2013 tax return forms, thanks to a bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono.