Local News

Kokua Line: Board of Water Supply's ID requirement is for security

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 04:54
Question: Why does the Board of Water Supply require my driver's license upon entering just to pay a simple bill? I went to their office to pay my bill and was told that I needed to show a photo ID.

Newswatch

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 04:54
The Kauai County Council on Wednesday rejected a proposed charter amendment to regulate the use of pesticides and growth of genetically engineered crops by large agri­businesses.

911 Report

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 04:54
Man charged in attempt to run over police • Woman allegedly kicked victim in head

In Hawaiian Homelands suit, plaintiffs ask for special master

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 04:54
In the latest development, plaintiffs are asking the judge to appoint a special master to help speed the court's fact-finding and decision-making process, citing the growing number of deceased plaintiffs.

4-man team wins trans-Pacific race

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 04:54
Hot, thirsty, hungry and tired, a team of four sunburned men from the four corners of the world rowed into the Ala Wai Boat Harbor on Tuesday afternoon, ending an epic 43-day journey across the Pacific.

Abercrombie is 'like ohana,' Obama says in a radio spot

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 04:54
President Barack Obama has recorded a radio advertisement for Gov. Neil Aber­crombie's re-election campaign, describing the governor as a partner who made "gutsy decisions" to tackle a state budget crisis and invest in early childhood education.

Senate hopefuls disagree on PLDC, whale protection

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 04:54
We are two totally different people," said former Mayor, Councilwoman and state Sen. Lorraine Ino­uye. "I'm more of a people person. I prefer hearing people's concerns. … It's not what I want, but it's what the people in your district want."

Rivals tout cultural and community ties

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 04:54
The two candidates seeking Wai­pahu's state House District 38 seat have long ties to the community, a record of activism and legislative experience.

Hotel figures bust records for May

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 04:54
Stronger hotel room demand in May broke a yearlong occupancy slump, helping Hawaii's hoteliers hit three monthly performance records while achieving the nation's highest room rates.

Guard pleads guilty to spiriting meth into prison

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 04:54
Mark Damas entered his plea in federal court in Hono­lulu to charges involving meth distribution conspiracy and receiving bribes to smuggle contraband into the prison. He is facing a mandatory minimum sentence of five years in prison.

Blocked manhole overflows, spilling sewage

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 04:54
Water samples will again be taken at Palolo Stream, along the Ala Wai Canal and off Magic Island on Wednesday after more than 103,000 gallons of raw sewage poured out of a manhole in Palolo that someone intentionally plugged.

Obituaries

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 04:54
Larry Abihai • Willie Alameda • Clyde Marvin Araujo • Louise Marie Teixeira Arellano; and more

In Deedy trial, customer describes scuffle

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Former Kane­ohe Marine Alexander Byrd was in the restaurant when U.S. State Department Special Agent Christopher Deedy fatally shot Kollin Elderts. He testified in Deedy's murder retrial Tuesday in state court.

Kokua Line: State still trying to reduce visibility of old lane stripes

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
When will the striping on the H-1 freeway between Kahala and First Avenue be clearly marked? Especially during the evening time, it is difficult to distinguish the lines for each lane as you're driving. I believe an accident will occur because of this.

Newswatch

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Man arrested on attempted murder charge • County told it will lose space for DMV

911 Report

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Woman, 42, charged in beating death • Man arrested upon release from hospital • Suspect charged with attempted murder

City is urged to preserve Natatorium memorial

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Those who want to restore the deteriorating Wai­kiki War Memorial Natatorium dominated a meeting Monday night designed to gather public input on what impacts the city must consider before it can proceed with an environmental study on the proposed demolition of the historic structure.

Isles rate medium for kids

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
The high cost of housing helped push down Hawaii's rank for child well-being in the annual KIDS COUNT report, while keiki in the islands fared better on health measures than their mainland counterparts.

Threat suspect in hospital after being shot by police

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Hawaii island detectives are investigating a shooting in which a police officer wounded a man who allegedly drove an SUV toward police after a short vehicle chase in Hilo.

Veterans group will run ad backing Takai for Congress

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
VoteVets.org and its Vote Vets Action Fund will blitz the television airwaves in the next week or so with $100,000 in advertisements in support of 1st Congressional District candidate Mark Takai, the national political action committee is expected to announce Tuesday.