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Federal complaint filed against campaign treasurer

Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 10:24 pm
The controversy surrounding payments the campaign for the late U.S. Rep. Mark Takai made to a consulting firm run by the campaign’s treasurer intensified. Read More

1 of 2 affordable housing bills moves

A City Council committee gave preliminary approval Thursday to one bill that’s considered a key component of Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s affordable housing strategy, but held off taking a vote on a companion measure. Read More
Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 10:10 pm

Kaiser graduate, 21, to sing for cancer awareness

Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 10:14 pm
Logan Scott, a Kaiser High School graduate who is battling cancer, is spreading awareness about the disease through music. Read More

Restaurant worker possibly infected with hepatitis A

Updated on  January 19, 2018 at 8:26 am
State Department of Health officials said Thursday they are investigating a possible case of hepatitis A in a Mapunapuna restaurant employee. Read More

Windy conditions expected to begin diminishing today

Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 10:05 pm
Breezy conditions will prevail today following an exceptionally windy Thursday with high-wind advisories and warnings across the state. Read More

Residents are urged to help combat climate change

Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 10:16 pm
As if warning about a nonexistent ballistic missile isn’t enough, state officials Thursday alerted Hawaii to the perils of climate change. Read More

Hawaii’s ambulance fees align with U.S. standard

Question: We appreciate the city’s ambulance service. However, why do we receive a bill for this city service? Why is it payable to “EMS Hawaii Dept of Health,” suggesting a state function? Read More
Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 9:27 pm

Dad charged with attempted murder of toddler

Family members of a 16-month-old girl went into the living room of their Waianae home last week after hearing what they perceived as banging sounds and found the toddler unresponsive, Deputy Prosecutor Tiffany Kaeo told a state judge Thursday. Read More
Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 9:25 pm

Kaiser to give 2 nonprofits a total of $55K

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii announced Thursday it will give two local nonprofits $55,000 in community benefit grants to support school-based health programs. Read More
Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 9:28 pm

Governor and HI-EMA brief state lawmakers

Updated on  January 19, 2018 at 12:41 pm
Gov. David Ige and Hawaii Emergency Management Agency Administrator Vern Miyagi briefed state lawmakers today on the ballistic missile attack false alarm. Read More

In the alert’s aftermath, some seek comfort in guns, MREs and supplies

Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 10:21 pm
This week at Wahiawa’s Hawaii Tactical Outfitter, manager Sharra Adams has been selling iodine tablets to purify contaminated water and military-style ready-to-eat meals. Read More

Woman faces more charges in fatal Hauula crash

Updated on  January 19, 2018 at 9:56 am
A 36-year-old woman is facing additional charges in connection with December’s deadly crash in Hauula that killed a 61-year-old Oregon man. Read More

Republican candidate calls for Ige to quit over false alert

Updated on  January 19, 2018 at 11:51 am
Republican gubernatorial candidate John Carroll has dubbed Democratic Gov. David Ige as “Doomsday David” and is calling on him to resign. Read More

Star-studded event of the year unearths scientific gold mine

Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 7:08 pm
The Science magazine event of the year was the collision of two neutron stars. This event, the first ever detected, produced both light and gravitational waves. Read More

Thousands march to Iolani Palace to mark anniversary of overthrow

Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 3:01 pm
Thousands of Native Hawaiians marched through the streets of Honolulu Wednesday and then rallied at Iolani Palace and the Capitol rotunda to mark the 125th anniversary of the overthrow of Hawaii’s last monarch. Read More

Absent parent complicates name change for minor

Question: My child wants to change his name. It’s OK with me, but I don’t know what his father will think. We have no contact with the father — I don’t even know where he lives — but he is listed on the birth certificate. Does a minor have to have both parents’ permission to change their name? Read More
Updated on  January 17, 2018 at 10:17 pm

Botched missile alert clouds Legislature opening

Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 10:04 am
Saturday’s nerve-­wracking missile alert was top of mind as lawmakers opened the 2018 session of the Legislature Wednesday, with House and Senate leaders vowing to investigate what led to the false alarm, and to make sure the problem gets fixed. Read More

Parents asked to heed shelter-in-place plan

Parents of Hawaii public school students have been told not to pick up their children at school during a missile attack. Read More
Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 12:43 am

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