Local News

Mistakenly open valve caused sewage spill, Coast Guard says

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
The Coast Guard cutter Morgenthau, berthed at Coast Guard Base Sand Island, improperly discharged about 4,600 gallons of wastewater and sewage into Honolulu Harbor, the Coast Guard confirmed Tuesday.

UH sports seeks OK to operate retail sites

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
The University of Hawaii athletic department is asking the Board of Regents to allow it to lease and directly run an expanded logo wear operation at Ward Centre and on campus.

Woman pleads not guilty to arson and harassment charges

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
A 46-year-old woman will be tried in June on charges connected with a fire that got out of control and destroyed a Halawa Heights apartment.

Gore praises Hawaii's environmental efforts

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
Al Gore brought his inconvenient truth to Hawaii on Tuesday night, praising local officials for making progress on global warming issues but saying there's more work ahead.

Climate change will worsen with denial, senator warns

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
The message Tuesday morning to attendees of a Hawaii sustainability conference was powerful and straightforward: Climate change is real.

Shining Stars: Conservation efforts garner praise

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
Jon Brito of Kualapuu, Molokai, was selected as one of the White House's Championsof Change. Brito was one of two youth leaders recognized March 18 in an awards ceremony at the White House.

Kokua Line: Family's 30 roosters likely violate Land Use Ordinance

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
Question: What is the law regarding the caging and keeping of roosters in a residential neighborhood?

911 Report

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
No attempted murder charge in stabbing • Copper cable stolen at Moanalua Gardens • Cause of Enchanted Lake fire unknown

Newswatch

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Fund aids victims of Lanai plane crash • Meth, struggle with police led to man's death • Some asked to save water in Hanapepe

Measure on insurance for infertility advances

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Hawaii lawmakers are weighing whether insurance companies should be required to cover more treatments for infertility and to update a law that some say discriminates against unmarried women.

Duo from Schofield Barracks wins Best Ranger competition

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Of 50 two-man teams entered in the Army's grueling annual Best Ranger competition at Fort Benning, Ga., only 26 made it into the third and final day of the event.

Suspect in Maui burglary is missing woman's ex-boyfriend

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
The family of missing Maui woman Carly "Charli" Scott, who disappeared in February, is pleased with the arrest of her ex-boyfriend on a burglary charge.

Asbestos delays council chambers renovations

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
The discovery of asbestos in the flooring of the City Council chambers at Honolulu Hale may have upped the price tag and stalled completion of the historic room's first major face-lift in roughly four decades, but work has begun anew.

LA man faces charges of ID theft

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
An alleged con man from Los Angeles is in Honolulu to face charges of running an ATM skimming operation in Waikiki last summer.

Slaying suspect called flight risk

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
The city prosecutor wants a state judge to deny bail for a murder defendant who is accused of dismembering his victim.

Proposals would modify limits on Kauai shoreline construction

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
The Kauai County Council Planning Committee will rework a bill that calls for an update and tightening of the setback law for construction on shoreline properties.

Man who stole millions gets 3-year term

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
By the time the Internal Revenue Service caught up with Windward Oahu plumber and real estate agent Francis E. Chandler III, all he had left in his bank account was about $900,000.

Abercrombie apologizes to Inouye's widow

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Gov. Neil Abercrombie apologized on Monday for casting doubt on a letter from U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye that urged the governor to name U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa as his successor.

State to eradicate Waimanalo little fire ants

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Within a month, state agricultural crews will begin eradicating colonies of little fire ants within about a 4-acre area of Waimanalo.

4 nonprofits join defense of GMO law

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Four nonprofit organizations were allowed to join Kauai County in defending a new ordinance that regulates pesticide use and genetically modified crops against a federal lawsuit by seed companies challenging its legality.