Local News

Seniors fall victim to scams

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 04:54
Seventy-six-year-old Shirley Thomas trusted the man who called her Mom and went to the store with her to buy materials for renovating her two-bedroom Makiki apartment.

Harsher penalty set for abuse committed in keiki's presence

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 04:54
Physically abusing a family or household member in the presence of a child under 14 years old is now a Class C felony under a newly signed law.

Ocean Watch: Summer warmth, long days spawn an abundance of fry

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 04:54
Two friends, former Hawaii residents, visited from Oakland last week, and we hit all of Oahu's hot spots. Hot spots for fish watching, that is. Wild night life for us was watching TV until 10.

Newswatch

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 04:54
Prison visits are cut due to staff shortage • Pacarro tabbed to lead liquor panel • Owner of kayak found adrift turns up safe; and more

911 Report

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 04:54
Search for missing teen hiker will resume • Motorcyclist is critically injured in crash

Stabbing victim had big heart for foster kids

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 04:54
Police are investigating the killing of a foster mother Saturday at a house near Waimanalo Bay Beach Park. Lt. Walter Calistro of HPD said officers were called to the caretaker's house about 8 a.m. Saturday and found a woman with stab wounds.

Final aloha to Kamakahi full of ohana and music

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 04:54
Hawaiian entertainers, songwriters and musicians from across Hawaii and beyond joined relatives, friends and fans at Saturday's funeral for slack-key master Dennis David Kahe­kilimamaoikalanikeha Kamakahi.

Governor gets personal in new video

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 04:54
A new campaign video offers a personal look at Gov. Neil Abercrombie, from his first impression of Hawaii when he arrived as a university teaching assistant in 1959 to his fondness for Japanese cinema to his emotional bond with his hanai mother.

Raceway operator digs in against DHHL

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 04:54
The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands has ordered the operator of Oahu's only auto racing venue to vacate the Kalaeloa property he has leased for the past seven years, citing "multiple violations of a now-terminated rental agreement."

Obituaries

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
Phillip Noe'au Kealiiokealoha Akau • Masahiro Ando • Walter Toshiyuki Asari • Ruben Caraang Baguio • Marcelina C. Balela • Melba Kapualani Ching • Colson Gabriel Kahiwahiwa Fernandez Sr. • and more

Kanahele, Aloha First have toiled for 20 years

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
The bad boy of the Native Hawaiian sovereignty movement celebrated two recent milestones inside the 45-acre compound that serves as the Waimanalo headquarters for the Nation of Hawaii.

Singing lightens another fiery hearing

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
Testimony often turned confrontational Saturday as East Maui residents voiced strong opposition to the possibility of federal recognition for Native Hawaiians at the first of three U.S. Department of the Interior meetings scheduled on the Valley Isle.

Diverse candidates share some concerns

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
It's a district with some of the most affluent communities on an island that's becoming increasingly expensive — Hawaii Kai, Diamond Head and Kaimuki, among others. Here's a look at the candidates in that race, in alphabetical order:

Keep Hawaii Hawaii: Spectacular views, seclusion lure visitors to Kilauea Lighthouse

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
Of the six major lighthouses spotted around the islands, the Kilauea Lighthouse on the North Shore of Kauai is so popular that it draws a half-million visitors a year, which ranks it ninth among all visitor attractions across the state.

Volcanic Ash: Cayetano's negativity taints heated race for U.S. Senate

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
Former Gov. Ben Cayetano is using the attention he's getting as a victim of negative campaigning by Pacific Resource Partnership to fuel his own negative campaign against U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz.

Newswatch

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
Governor earns backing of isle carpenters union • Pearl City High senior tapped for education board

911 Report

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
Truck driver dies after crashing into wall in Kaaawa • Pedestrian injured while jaywalking across Ala Moana • Man is charged in Kona attack

Allies to face off with stealthy sub

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
Next week the Canadian long-range hunter-killer submarine HMCS Victoria will head to deep waters off Hawaii and pretend to be a foe of the United States and other nations during Rim of the Pacific war games.

Accidents prompt call for regulation

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
They've become a familiar site off Hawaiian shores in recent decades: colorful, wind-filled chutes that hover several hundred feet over the islands' turquoise waters, giving visitors a bird's-eye view of the tropical beauty around them.

Note before Coco Palms fire said burning is 'best thing'

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
One day before the historic Coco Palms Resort on Kauai went up in flames on the Fourth of July, a post appeared on the resort's Facebook page saying, "Best thing we could do is get 1,000 gallons of gas and burn it down."