Local News

911 Report

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 04:54
Skateboarder killed, motorist locked up • 3 men sought in armed robbery • Gunfire brings suspect's arrest

Newswatch

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 04:54
Scam requests UH email users' Social Security data • County contract measure dies

Mural freshens future rail transit station in Aiea

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 04:54
Waipahu High School seniors Lovelle Cutaran and Kayla Viernes designed half of a mural that will grace a former Aiea strip mall area plagued by graffiti. "It was hard work, but it was really fun," said Viernes.

OHA CEO gaining allies over query into kingdom

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 04:54
The dustup between Office of Hawaiian Affairs CEO Kamana'opono Crabbe and his bosses, the OHA board of trustees, has caused a mighty ruckus in the Hawaiian community since May 9.

Gay marriage lights fire beneath new candidates

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 04:54
Wayne Hikida, a former insurance executive who has served as a Mormon bishop, was so disappointed with how the state Legislature handled gay marriage last year that he decided to campaign as a Republican for the state House.

Obituaries

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
Beulah May Arakaki • Sean Gabriel Baldovi • James Cabral • Renald Fernandez • Denis Goo • Jane S. Hamamoto • Thomas Wayne Hodgins • Wan Ja Iida • and more

Voter registration key to victory, leaders say

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
Hawaii Republicans want to register 25,000 new Republican voters before the November election, hoping to expand the electorate and slowly weaken the Democratic Party's hold on state politics.

Advocates hail boost in rental fund

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
Supporters of affordable-housing initiatives are calling an increase in the amount of conveyance tax revenue going into the state's rental housing trust fund a major victory emerging from this year's legislative session.

'Victims' nab masked pair allegedly attempting home robbery

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
When two masked would-be robbers armed with a baseball bat and a piece of lumber entered a Date Street residence early Saturday morning, Mike Werdien and six friends felt a bit confused.

Volcanic Ash: Take cue from Hawaiians and end enrollment effort

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
The chaos created in the Office of Hawaiian Affairs by CEO Kamana'opono Crabbe has squashed what little credibility existed for the Native Hawaiian Roll, Kana'iolowalu.

911 Report

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
Tourist, 58, dies after snorkeling • Exemptions face probe by county

Hokule'a departs for worldwide voyage

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
After six years of preparation, Hokule‘a has finally pushed off its dock at Sand Island — bound for Hilo, then Tahiti, then new oceans, new ports, new risks and new adventures for the historic Hawaiian voyaging canoe.

Tuition still a target to fund repairs

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
The University of Hawaii's controversial plan to divert tuition revenue toward its massive repair and maintenance backlog flopped at the Legislature, with lawmakers instead authorizing state bonds for less than a quarter of the money UH said it needed to start fast-tracking the work.

Blaze destroys Big Isle fish distributor's offices

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
A fire Thursday night destroyed a building that housed offices for Sui­san Co., a major fish distributor on Hawaii island.

Maui police chief retiring to take federal anti-drug post

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
Maui Police Chief Gary Yabuta will retire from his position to assume a new role as director of the federal High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas initiative for Hawaii.

Kauai chief aspires to Council

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
Police Chief Darryl D. Perry filed papers Friday to run as a candidate for the Kauai County Council in the 2014 election.

Disclosure changes concern university regents

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
Members serving on the board governing the University of Hawaii system are uneasy about pending legislation that would require them to file financial disclosure statements as public rec­ord, with at least one regent promising to resign if the bill becomes law.

Ailing collector urchins reported in 2 Oahu bays

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
A native sea urchin that helps keep algae from smothering reefs is showing signs of disease, with patches of missing spines, in Mau­na­lua and Kane­ohe bays, and authorities are calling for the public's help as they investigate the problem.

Aiea man injured in morning fire that destroys home

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
A two-alarm fire destroyed an Aiea home early Friday morning and injured an 83-year-old man as he tried to save the family's pet dogs.

Prosecutor orders arcades to pull some game devices

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
Are kids and adults gambling when they play arcade games at Chuck E. Cheese's, Dave & Buster's and Fun Factory?