Local News

Dentist settles with state over complaints

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
State authorities have reached tentative settlements with Dr. John D. Stover to resolve 11 of the 12 complaints filed against him for his medical and dental work.

City Council panel approves ban on sweepstakes machines

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
The odds are looking good that sweepstakes gaming machines will be outlawed on Oahu after a Hono­lulu City Council committee Tuesday endorsed a proposed ordinance.

Military housing project complete

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
In the mid-1990s, military officials became concerned that inadequate and poor-quality housing was undermining the quality of life for service members.

Kokua Line: Use of Aikahi Playground for elementary school only

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
Question: There seems to be some confusion on the usage of Aikahi Playground, which is adjacent to Aikahi Elementary School.

Newswatch

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
Service will honor Holocaust victims • Fall killed hiker from Texas, autopsy finds • Washington woman ID'd as drowning victim

911 Report

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
Police name man who drowned at Kua Bay • Man's body retrieved from ocean • Hikers OK after night stuck in mountains

Probe into college's fees allegedly led to retaliation

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
Three former Hawaii Community College student government officers say they were voted off the Hilo school's student council after trying to account for an estimated $1.8 million in student fees that have been collected over the past five years.

850 isle educators to receive pay increases

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
An arbitration panel has awarded annual 4.5 percent pay raises to approximately 850 Department of Education principals, vice principals and other school and district-level educational officers, the Hawaii Government Employees Association announced Monday.

Campaign offers new method of sterilization for male dogs

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
A no-kill animal shelter in Kapo­lei is offering a limited number of low-cost sterilizations beginning Thursday to introduce a nonsurgical neutering method called "Zeutering" for male dogs.

Security reviewed after teen sneaks on plane

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
The 15-year-old boy was dazed and confused, walking aimlessly around the Kahu­lui Airport tarmac Sunday morning following a death-defying journey across the Pacific in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet.

Hiding spot freezing, lacks oxygen, expert says

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
The former lead mechanic for US Airways said the 15-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines flight Sunday had a tight fit in the belly of the Boeing 767 and should consider himself "very, very lucky" to be alive.

Settlement restores flow of Maui streams

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
The state Commission on Water Resource Management has approved a settlement to a decade-long legal dispute that is expected to assure continuous flow of streams in an area of the West Maui Mountains, particularly Iao Stream.

Trial's end approaches in death of ex-GI's tot

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
Jurors will hear closing arguments Tuesday morning in the first death penalty case to go to trial in Hawaii. There is no death penalty under state law.

Airline settles man's lawsuit over having to crawl to plane

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
A partially paralyzed Maui man who claimed airline workers forced him to crawl on and off flights in 2012 has settled his lawsuit against Delta Air Lines, his lawyer said Monday.

Obituaries

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
Royce Ervin Jacinto Barrios • Doris Mikie Chinen • Paz Gallardo Ducusin • Romeo Salvosa Francisco • Sonny Gonzaga Sr. • Grace Hatsue Hotoke • Denis Taeko Sato Izuka • John Kagawa • and more

Marine was trying to defend himself, lawyer says

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
A struggle between a Marine and a prostitute armed with a knife ended with the prostitute dead on the floor of a Wai­kiki hotel room, said a defense attorney for Master Sgt. Nathaniel Cosby during the start of Cosby's court-martial at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kane­ohe.

Kokua Line: HECO will seek repair costs from those causing damage

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
Question: On Sunday morning, April 6, a speeding vehicle hit a pole on our street next to the KEY Project in Kahaluu.

Incidental Lives: Kuakini's top volunteer serves with endless vigor

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
You can't put a price on what volunteer Lillian Takeda does for the Kua­kini Health System, but you could certainly fill out one heck of a timecard.

911 Report

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
Fuel spill discovered in harbor • Waikoloa man held in stabbing • Pair wanted in shoplifting, assault incident

Lower gas prices could come in the summer, analyst says

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
Honolulu has endured 12 straight weeks of rising gasoline prices, but an industry expert says fuel prices may peak finally in the next two to four weeks before a possible slide back down.