Local News

911 Report

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
Grand jury indicts man in Big Isle murder • Suspect in police officer's assault released

Abercrombie approves climate adaptation panel

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
State administration officials are planning to develop strategies to cope with the impact of climate change and rising sea levels in the Hawaiian Islands.

Elks clubs host annual salute to American flag

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
Flag Day will be celebrated this year aboard the USS Missouri on Ford Island. The Saturday observance by Hawaii Elks clubs will include the presentation of historic flags by Boy Scout Troop 180 and patriotic music by the Pacific Fleet Band Brass Quintet.

Rare Civil War sword turns up in Honolulu store

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
Ted Gonzales occasionally gets some unusual items in his jewelry shop that people want to sell. One of those was a Babe Ruth poster. Another was a bearskin rug from a black bear — claws and all.

State hospital lawsuit imminent, senator says

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
A class-action lawsuit is being drawn up on behalf of injured psychiatric workers at the State Hospital in Kane­ohe amid allegations of nepotism and numerous assaults against employees, state Sen. Clayton Hee said Wednesday.

Suspect crosses border twice, defying immigration agents

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
A petty criminal and illegal immigrant from Mexico who left the country twice this year under the observation of federal agents is back in custody in Hawaii.

Hawaii island mayor plans to reject pending pay increase

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
Big Island Mayor Billy Kenoi is eligible for a nearly 21 percent raise in his annual income, to $132,000, but he says he won't take it.

VA discrepancy frustrates Hawaii's representatives

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
Veterans Affairs officials told Hawaii's congressional delegation that military veterans only had to wait 30 days to see a physician — just before a scathing audit revealed that new patients actually had the worst wait times in the entire system, 145 days.

Obituaries

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 04:50
Avelina Cortez Acob • Eugene Kalima Alamani • George Keoni Aoki Sr. • Louis Borges • Edmund Tesoro Casibang • Tobi Lynn Douglas • Robert Daniel Hipperson Sr. • and more

Obituaries

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 04:50
Rosalia Corpuz Bagayas • Leimomi Ho Cummins • Dorothy J. Doherty • Pulefano Angelo Galea'i • David Otis Goodman • Ronald Wayne Herlick • Ronald Wayne Herlick • and more

Robbery suspect will be tried in attempted heist of arcade

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 04:50
A second man has been charged in an armed robbery broken up by an alert security guard at a Ward Avenue arcade.

GOP race for Lt. Gov. pits pastor against CEO of startup

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 04:50
With most eyes on the Democratic race for lieutenant governor, the two Republican candidates vying for their party's nomination have much work ahead of them as they try to gain name recognition and get their messages out to voters in a historically blue state.

What Ever Happened To: Plan to move monk seals on hold for several years

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 04:50
Question: Whatever happened to the National Marine Fisheries Service's plan to move young Hawaiian monk seals to the main Hawaiian Islands from the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands for a temporary stay as a way to boost survival rates?

Kokua Line: Clearing way for ambulance does not violate traffic laws

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 04:50
Question: In the June 2 Kokua Line (bit.ly/1oNZXSN), someone wanted to know what to do if his was the first car stopped at a red light when an ambulance approached from the rear.

Newswatch

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 04:50
Weather again causes launch delay • Isle admiral to lead Naval War College • Man pleads guilty to stealing, selling data; and more

Suit seeks return of marijuana plants

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 04:50
Five Puna residents are suing Hawaii County and the police to get their confiscated marijuana plants back. Two lawsuits seek the return of dozens of marijuana plants or more than $250,000 in compensation.

Greenwood ends 5-year career at UH

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 04:50
Former University of Hawaii President M.R.C. Greenwood will not be returning this fall as a tenured professor with a six-figure salary, and instead says she will retire at the end of the month, marking the end of a five-year career at the university.

Group links Hanabusa to 'threat' against Medicare

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 04:50
The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, which has endorsed U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz over U.S. Rep. Colleen Hana­busa, has sent a mailer to Hawaii residents that implies Hana­busa might privatize the entitlement programs.

Woman who died after jump ID'd as petty officer in Navy

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 04:50
A Navy sailor died Sunday after jumping into the ocean at Spitting Cave, a popular cliff-jumping spot, near the Portlock area of Hawaii Kai.

H-1 will be closed in town during weeknights in June

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 04:50
Oahu motorists who use the H-1 freeway in town at night will have to seek alternate routes in the coming weeks.