Local News

Air Force targets 238 jobs to slash in islands

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam will lose 238 positions in a move announced Monday by the Air Force to cut costs and eliminate nearly 3,500 positions worldwide over the next five years.

Statements to police will not be aired during trial

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
A state judge says self-incriminating statements made by a former Sacred Hearts Academy teacher accused of sexually assaulting one of his students cannot be used against him in trial.

Man indicted in killing on Maui

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
The ex-boyfriend of a pregnant Maui woman missing for five months was scheduled to be in Maui Circuit Court on Tuesday morning to face a second-degree murder charge.

Man re-indicted in shooting is released after bail reduced

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
A Circuit Court judge cut the $1 million bail for an Air Force sergeant accused of attempted murder and released him to his parents' supervision following his re-indictment for the alleged shooting of two men outside a Pearl City strip club in 2011.

Permits available for Kauai plum picking, hunting

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
Plum-picking season and hunting season for feral cattle and goats get underway this month on state land in Kokee and Wai­mea on Kauai.

Incidental Lives: Recent MidPac graduate sets her sights on acting

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
If all goes according to plan, Zoe Cipres' glamorous (not really), pampered (think again), leisurely (keep thinking) life as a international model will someday soon reach its expiration date.

Kokua Line: Crosswalk has no signal but sign tells drivers to halt

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
Question: I was walking Ewa-bound on Ala Moana Boulevard, approaching the Atkinson Drive intersection.

U.S.-Japanese ties stronger than ever, nations' admirals say

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
U.S.-Japanese naval cooperation is deepening, top U.S. and Japa­nese admirals said Monday as they met on the sidelines of the world's largest maritime exercises.

911 Report

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
18-year-old man jailed in fatal shooting • Gunman robs Waipahu's Jack in the Box

Newswatch

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
Man charged after wild ride with school bus • Prison escapee back in custody on Valley Isle

Kim and Xian diverge from rivals

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
With less than a month to go before the Aug. 9 primary, state Senate President Donna Mercado Kim, a veteran campaigner, and human rights activist Kathryn Xian, a political newcomer, are the U.S. House candidates who are stepping away from the pack on key issues.

Veteran served amid history on USS Missouri

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
He saw the last years of World War II from the decks of the battleship USS Missouri, a journey that included a kami­kaze attack and climaxed with the Japa­nese surrender in 1945.

High-priced firepower bombards target ship

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
For both Norway and the U.S. Navy, the firing of a Norwegian Naval Strike Missile during Rim of the Pacific war games was a big deal.

Norway sends a message with its might

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
Rim of the Pacific maritime exercises in Hawaii are many things to many nations in an increasingly interconnected world. RIMPAC provides the ability to work in large ship formations at sea.

New campaign spending rule brings 'better transparency'

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
Political candidates reporting their expenses online must now place each expenditure into one of eight categories under new rules from the state Campaign Spending Commission.

Gay marriage remains a battle for foes in Kapolei

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
Incumbent Sharon Har faces a persistent foe in her Demo­cratic primary race to again represent Kapo­lei and Maka­kilo, along with a political neophyte who just moved into the district.

Outreach efforts help fill neighborhood boards

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
If city Neighborhood Commission Executive Secretary Nicole Velasco had her way, all 437 seats on Oahu's 33 neighborhood boards would be filled.

Ocean Watch: Toxic specks of seaweed can give you a nasty rash

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
Would you write about the nearly invisible brown specks in the ocean that sting?" emailed a reader last week. "They travel in swarms. We encountered them at Pipeline recently. The stings result in itchy, red, round spots the next day. What are they, and are the stings treated with vinegar like jellyfish stings?"

Newswatch

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
Record try has pilot, 19, in isles • Woman airlifted off reefed boat by Coast Guard • Maui prisoner at large since fleeing prison

911 Report

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
Man held in critical shooting in Kahaluu • 4 assisted in incidents on trails, at Pali • Sky diver badly injured in hard landing