Local News

Traffic cameras rendered useless by Oahu criminals

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
For the second time in two months, vandals have knocked out dozens of traffic cameras across Oahu by ripping out the fiber-optic cables that support them under the H-1 freeway.

Ho ho ho-hum

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
Business was brisk on the day after Christmas as retailers crossed their fingers for higher spending after disappointing sales leading up to the holiday.

Newswatch

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
Enright tapped as ag board's new chief • Hospitals to get funding boost for renovations • Illegal vendors cited on Kauai

911 Report

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
Police seek suspects in 3 robberies • Tourist couple rescued at Kauai beach • Man accused of assaulting police officer • Lifeguards hold man in suspected theft • Witnesses sought in Big Island car crash

New York Times: In California, another city is crippled by pension costs

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 05:54
DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. » Emerging from Los Angeles' vast eastern sprawl, the freeway glides over a narrow pass and slips gently into the scrubby, palm-flecked Coachella Valley.

Island Images

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 05:54

City road repairs reach a record

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 05:54
Work crews will round out 2013 having repaved a record 392 lane-miles of crumbling city road across Oahu, capping year one of Mayor Kirk Caldwell's publicized push to fix the island's streets, city reports show.

Big waves make for busy Yuletide for lifeguards

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 05:54
Lifeguards rescued a 20-year-old tourist from surf 6 to 12 feet high Wednesday near Shark's Cove on the North Shore. The man wasn't breathing at one point and required cardiopulmonary resuscitation, but was revived while being brought to Waimea Bay on a sled pulled by a Jet Ski.

Couple settles lawsuit against condo association for $1.2M

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 05:54
A Molokai couple who accused their condo association and individual directors of harassing and intimidating them for trying to get new leaders elected to the board have settled their lawsuit against the association for about $1.2 million.

Pesticide and GMO rules will take time, says Kauai mayor

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 05:54
More time is needed than the allotted nine months to implement a new law that regulates pesticide use and growth of genetically modified organisms by large farm operations on Kauai, according to Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.

Pharmacy college building tops for governor

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 05:54
The University of Hawaii's controversial pharmacy school building tops the list of next year's capital improvement priorities for the Abercrombie administration, the state's budget director told lawmakers at a briefing last week.

Book aims to inspire visions of home for kids without one

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 05:54
Growing up in Japan, Mitsue Hosokawa dreamed of one day taking the simple drawings she rendered to amuse herself and turning them into something larger that would touch the lives of others.

Marching with aloha

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 05:54
Three hundred eighty-eight Hawaii band students from 44 schools on six islands will converge today in Los Angeles for an intense five-day crash rehearsal before the Pasadena Tournament of Roses' 125th Rose Parade on New Year's Day.

Heroes Next Door: Pair inspires through love of animals and community

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 05:54
It's easy to see that Jim and Kim Slagel of Kaneohe are just as passionate about teaching as they are about giving back to the community.

Whatever Happened to: Dog found in Kona reunited with owner after 8 years

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 05:54
Question: What ever happened to the Illinois resident who had her dog taken away by her boyfriend, only to find eight years later that the animal had been left at the Humane Society in Kona on Hawaii island?

Obituaries

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 05:51
Toshie Matsuyoshi Aquino • Wilfred Wai Mun Ching • Henry Jom Su Choi • Gwendolyn Joyce Chun Chong • Daniel Davis Kaleialoha Choy • Frances Gail Marie DeCosta • Gwendolyn K. DeMoss • Elnora M. Freitas • Dorothy Gladys Gonsalves • and more

Obama plays golf after family hike to Manoa Falls

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 05:51
After signing several bills — including the federal budget and defense bill — President Barack Obama and the first family hiked the Manoa Falls trail Thursday.

Island Images

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 05:51

Obituaries

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 05:51
Eldon Nobu Akamine • Janice Mary Elizabeth Uli'i Akana • Joseph Joaquin Keahi Chai II • Milagros Galdiano Embry • Pauline Yaeko Masada Gibbons • Marcel Llopis Hernandez • Yukie Iwaishi • Rick Keefer and more

Newswatch

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 05:51
Maui College professor wins service award • State to gauge surf damage at 2 boat ramps