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Feds to give Honolulu $1.45M for electric buses

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz announced Monday that the federal government will award $1.45 million to the Honolulu Department of Transportation Services for the purchase and deployment of fully electric buses. Read More
Updated on  September 18, 2017 at 11:26 pm

Hawaiian Air to add flights to New Zealand

Hawaiian Airlines is expanding its New Zealand service with up to five nonstop flights weekly between Auckland and Honolulu starting in March. Read More
Updated on  September 18, 2017 at 12:13 am

Filipino WWII vets to get medals in D.C.

Updated on  September 17, 2017 at 1:50 pm
Filipino World War II veterans will be honored for their courage and sacrifice at a long-awaited Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in October in Washington, D.C. Read More

Magnitude-4 quake strikes off Kaneohe

Updated on  September 15, 2017 at 10:31 pm
An earthquake with a magnitude of 4 struck northeast of Kaneohe on Friday night. Read More

Hirono is listed among female pioneers

Updated on  September 15, 2017 at 10:14 pm
U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono is among a list of 46 prominent female leaders selected for Time magazine’s special multimedia project “FIRSTS: Women Who are Changing the World.” Read More

Event to help Hawaiian voyaging canoe

A fundraiser for the Hawaiian voyaging canoe Hawai‘iloa and the nonprofit group that manages it, Friends of Hokule‘a and Hawai‘iloa, will take place 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Hard Rock Cafe in Waikiki. Read More
Updated on  September 14, 2017 at 11:11 pm

Shark warning signs stay up at Waimea

Lifeguards posted warning signs at Waimea Bay on Tuesday after sharks were spotted just offshore for the second day in a row. The pubic is urged to stay out of the water until further notice. Read More
Updated on  September 12, 2017 at 10:47 pm

Maui school bus routes back in service

Service has been restored to all school bus routes on Maui, but more drivers are needed to increase frequency to normal levels. Read More
Updated on  September 11, 2017 at 10:27 pm

Community donation drive will aid Houston kids

The YMCA of Honolulu is teaming up with Pasha Hawaii and Hawaii Stevedores to host a community donation drive to help kids affected by Hurricane Harvey. Read More

Shark warning signs posted at Waimea

The city posted shark warning signs at Waimea Bay on Oahu’s North Shore shortly before noon Thursday due to the sighting of an aggressive 6- to 8-foot shark feeding on fish about 30 yards from shore. Read More

Fee waived for Florida flyers

Hawaiian Airlines will waive reservation change fees for customers traveling on Hawaiian Airlines or its codeshare flights to/from/via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood (FLL) and Orlando (MCO) international airports between Sept. 7 and 17 for customers affected by Hurricane Irma. Read More
Updated on  September 7, 2017 at 10:48 pm

Rep. Ito to run for Tokuda’s seat in Senate

Democratic state Rep. Ken Ito has announced he plans to run for the Windward Oahu state Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Jill Tokuda. Read More
Updated on  September 7, 2017 at 12:54 am

Red Cross sends 27 for hurricane help

The Red Cross said 27 volunteers from Hawaii are going to Texas and Florida to assist in hurricane-related work. Read More
Updated on  September 5, 2017 at 10:08 pm

Wahiawa hospital AC problems affect surgeries

Updated on  September 2, 2017 at 10:44 pm
Wahiawa General Hospital is gearing up to install a temporary unit to cool sections of the facility beset by problems with its aging air-conditioning system. Read More

Hawaii Air Guard aids Harvey relief efforts

A crew from the Hawaii Air National Guard deployed to Texas on Friday to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey. Read More

6 honu released off Maui

Six Hawaiian green sea turtles raised at Maui Ocean Center were successfully released into the ocean off the coast of the Valley Isle following a private ceremony Friday. Read More

Inouye family Bible archived and returned

A 100-year-old Japanese language Bible has been returned to the family of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye after being cataloged among his archives at the University of Hawaii. Read More
Updated on  August 30, 2017 at 11:10 pm

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