Local News

Mother of dead 5-year-old takes stand in trial

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Tarshia Williams told a federal court jury that the last time she saw her daughter Talia was when her little girl left South Carolina to live with her father in Hawaii in December 2004.

Chang out as head of state Republicans

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
David Chang will step down as the chairman of the Hawaii Republican Party to concentrate on his military and business commitments, sources say.

Council OKs height limit for Kuhio tower

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
A developer's much-debated request to raise the height limit on a Kuhio Avenue hotel-condominium tower received a 9-0 approval from the Honolulu City Council on Wednesday, despite opposition.

640-foot debris field found after plane crash on Lanai

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Examination by the investigators of the wreckage of a small commercial plane that crashed in a former Lanai pineapple field last month revealed a 640-foot-long debris field, according to a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board.

4 Aiea students suspended over drugs

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Four students have been suspended from Aiea High School for alleged possession of marijuana and police have opened an investigation.

Philippines disaster relief gets $3.3M from Hawaii

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Officials with the Consuelo Foundation said Project HOPE has given assistance as part of the long-term recovery effort to the help the Philippine victims of November's monster storm Typhoon Haiyan.

9-month project to shut Vineyard lanes

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
More overdue road work on some of Oahu's busiest arteries is on the way, adding to the lengthy repair projects already tying up traffic across the island.

Legal group explains why Wilson 'unqualified'

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
The Hawaii State Bar Association rated Circuit Judge Michael Wilson "unqualified" for the state Supreme Court because of concerns about his work ethic, professionalism, the propriety of his conduct toward professional women, and his ability to serve at the level of the state's highest court.

Whatever Happened To: Producers informed that 'American Jungle' would have to obey rules

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Question: Whatever happened to the state's investigation into the Hawaii island reality TV series called "American Jungle" on the History Channel?

Kokua Line: UH might stop trying to fool hoops prospects with stats

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Question: Can you find out why your newspaper never reports attendance at the home games of the University of Hawaii men's basketball games? Attendance is reported for away games and for all other sports. What's the secret?

911 Report

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Vehicle in head-on accident located • Suspect sought in sex assault at school • Female snorkeler at Hanauma Bay dies • Man convicted of murder in 2009 slaying

Family renews plea to help find missing man

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
A Honolulu family is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the safe return of a 70-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease who went missing six weeks ago.

New York Times: Self-described champion of India's poor faces court scrutiny

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
NEW DELHI » Subrata Roy has long been one of Asia's most flamboyant billionaires, a bejeweled, modern maharajah who lives on an opulent 270-acre estate and presides over the Sahara Group, which is, by its own account, India's largest private employer.

Newswatch

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
Hammer attack brings charges • Human remains to be autopsied • Building staff douses blaze

Permit opens parking lot for Hawaii Kai carnival

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
The city has issued a permit to E.K. Fernandez Shows for use of a parking site for the Hawaii Kai Community Carnival.

H-1 and Kalanianaole scheduled for full closures

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
State transportation officials are warning of two major highway closures on Oahu later this week, meaning drivers will probably want to avoid those areas or seek alternate routes.

No growth in revenue predicted for state

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
The state Council on Revenues on Tuesday predicted zero revenue growth for this fiscal year and reduced the growth projection for next fiscal year, a significantly downgraded forecast that could handcuff state lawmakers as they draft revisions to the state budget.

PUC head allegedly ran illegal rental

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
The chairwoman of the state Public Utilities Commission is under investigation for allegedly illegally building and operating a Hana­lei bed-and-breakfast for more than a decade, The Garden Island newspaper on Kauai reported Tuesday.

Friends pay tribute to pilot who dies in Kauai crash

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
The crash of an ultralight aircraft on Kauai that killed two people Tuesday marked the seventh in Hawaii involving weight-shift control aircraft since 2010.

Caldwell kicks off Meheula Parkway roadwork

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
Honolulu city officials Tuesday launched a $13.76 million project to repave two heavily used and deteriorating Mili­lani roads, and Mayor Kirk Caldwell reaffirmed his commitment to a five-year plan to repave 1,500 miles of worn roads.