Local News

State postpones lane closures to relieve traffic woes on H-1

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 04:59
West Oahu-bound drivers will get a reprieve this week from the latest round of nightly roadwork shutting down Ewa-bound lanes on the H-1 freeway.

Lassner retains the reins at UH

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 04:59
The University of Hawaii Board of Regents voted Monday to hire its longtime information technology chief to lead the university as its 15th president, saying David Lassner will be able to hit the ground running and help mend the university's bruised reputation while working toward strategic goals to improve UH's delivery of higher education.

Kokua Line: Kapolei Parkway extension is set to open in September

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 04:59
Question: When is the section of Kapolei Parkway across from Costco set to open? It is such a small section, but much needed and finally completed.

Incidental Lives: Graduation bash solidifies relationships and traditions

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 04:59
Praise be, the Kenon Kaho­ano Graduation Party Committee is officially, happily, wearily, let's-think-twice-before-we-ever- do-this-again-ily released from duty.

911 Report

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 04:59
Suspects found in vacant house • Inmate faces escape charge • Brush fire burns 1,000 acres

Newswatch

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
National Guard company due back in isles • Work continues on Waialae Avenue • Search made for Hawaii isle opihi picker; and more

Teenager with heart disease becomes mentor to sick kids

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
When Keegan Passos was 7 years old, he started writing a song. He told his mother, Jullie Passos, about it, and she expected "a kid song" — something silly or lighthearted. Instead, the boy sang about angels and knowing he's not alone.

Funds offered for toxic land test

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
Businesses near Hono­lulu's proposed $5.2 billion, 20-mile rail line may be eligible for Brownfields grant funding to assess whether their commercial or industrial property requires removal of toxic substances.

Bill would let city try anew to sell projects

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
City Council members appear ready to give the Caldwell administration the OK to find a new buyer for the city's housing proj­ects, but want to limit the number of units that can be converted to accommodate low-income and very-low-income occupants in the Downtown-Chinatown district.

Lawmaker visits ravaged Philippines

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
Mass graves still line streets of some of the areas in the Philippines hit hardest by Typhoon Hai­yan — adults on one side, children 10 and younger on the other.

Park official: Selling free tickets 'a mistake'

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
The superintendent of the USS Arizona Memorial has reversed his stand on the diversion of "walk-up" tour tickets — which are supposed to be free — for sale to commercial operators.

Bill on biodegradable bags hits snag over definitions

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
A Honolulu City Council committee is holding up a plan to make changes to the impending plastic bag prohibition on Oahu.

Ocean Watch: All over but the recounting, trip had plenty of highlights

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
Craig and I have been traveling together for 34 years now, and at the end of each journey, he asks me the same question: What was your favorite part of the trip?

Kokua Line: Stay clear of intersection to make way for ambulance

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
Question: If I'm the first car stopped at a red light and the ambulance comes behind me, what do I do? Do I cross the intersection and let the ambulance go?

911 Report

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
Motorcyclist dies after collision • No one injured by house fire • Guardsman ID'd as Ewa Beach man • Drowning victim was from Waianae

Newswatch

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
Teens injured in Hana crash • Coast Guard ends sea search

Photos depict Apollo crews' rehearsals in Hawaii

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
Before Apollo astronauts went to the moon, they went to Hawaii to train on the Big Island's lunar landscapes.

City doesn't keep track of disciplined drivers

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
If a negligent municipal garbage truck driver causes a major accident, the city has the power to discipline the driver. A demotion or termination are among the options.

Football league is focus of inquiry

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
The Attorney General's Office has opened an inquiry after receiving complaints about the possible misuse of funds by an Ewa Beach youth football league run by a member of the Ewa Neighborhood Board.

Use of pesticides and GMOs faces vote if petition is OK'd

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
A petition with more than 4,000 signatures has been submitted to the Kauai County Clerk's office to put a proposed charter amendment on the ballot that would regulate the use of pesticides and genetically modified organisms by commercial agricultural operations.