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State to hold meeting on highway repairs

The state Department of Transportation will hold a public informational meeting tonight on Kuhio Highway bridge and roadway repairs on Kauai. Read More
Updated on  May 28, 2018 at 10:05 pm

Makiki Community Library will close June 9

• Updated on  May 28, 2018 at 6:53 pm
The nonprofit Makiki Community Library will close June 9 and liquidate its assets by the end of the year, its governing organization said Sunday. Read More

Howard Hughes Corp. co-sponsoring festival

The Honolulu Biennial Foundation announced Wednesday that the Howard Hughes Corp. will once again be a title sponsor for its contemporary arts festival in 2019. Read More

Isle-based commanding officer fired

The Navy has confirmed that the commanding officer of the Hawaii-based guided-missile destroyer the Hopper has been relieved of his responsibilities due to allegations of fraternization with a junior sailor. Read More
Updated on  May 24, 2018 at 11:10 pm

Sirens to be tested today at 2 beach parks

The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency will test siren installations today at Kawaikui Beach Park and Kapiolani Beach Park on Oahu. Read More
Updated on  May 23, 2018 at 10:19 pm

Award winner joins St. Andrew’s Schools

St. Andrew’s Schools has appointed award-winning educator Winston Sakurai as principal of its elementary school for boys, which is known as The Prep. Read More
Updated on  May 22, 2018 at 12:25 am

Green endorsed by HSTA, carpenters union

The Hawaii State Teachers Association and the Hawaii Regional Council of Carpenters are endorsing Democrat Josh Green to be the state’s next lieutenant governor. Read More
Updated on  May 20, 2018 at 10:28 pm

Mayor nixes bill banning Chinatown bulb-outs

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell vetoed a bill Friday that would have prohibited the administration from implementing bulb-outs, essentially curbside extensions, at five Chinatown locations. Read More

Koy adds fourth show at Blaisdell Arena

• Updated on  May 18, 2018 at 11:10 pm
Comedian Jo Koy added a fourth show Friday at the Blaisdell Arena in November. Read More

Kapono establishes music, arts foundation

Grammy-nominated and award-winning entertainer Henry Kapono announced Thursday the establishment of the Henry Kapono Foundation, whose mission is “to support and strengthen our community through music and the arts, and by giving with aloha.” Read More
Updated on  May 17, 2018 at 10:27 pm

Isle actress hit by car loses unborn baby

Kaimuki High School graduate Ruthie Ann Miles, a Broadway star who lost her daughter in a freak Brooklyn crash in March, has lost her unborn daughter, her attorney said. Read More
Updated on  May 16, 2018 at 10:55 pm

GENEius science for teens offered at UH Manoa

Students in middle school and high school are invited to apply for the GENE-ius program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, which takes place one Saturday a month during the 2018-2019 academic school year. Read More
Updated on  May 15, 2018 at 10:27 pm

Aiea man wins world fireknife championship

• Updated on  May 14, 2018 at 11:02 pm
Hale Motuapuaka of Aiea was crowned winner of the 2018 World Fireknife Championships this past weekend, edging out Matsushima Yuya of Japan, who placed second, and former champion Joseph Cadousteau of Papeete, Tahiti, who came in third. Read More

Bankoh signs pact with Japanese bank

Bank of Hawaii and SMBC Trust Bank in Japan signed a collaboration agreement today in Tokyo to provide access to select private banking services for Japanese clients entering Hawaii. Read More
Updated on  May 13, 2018 at 11:03 pm

Meetings to focus on flood insurance

The Department of Land and Natural Resources, the National Flood Insurance Program and the City and County of Honolulu are hosting an informational session conducted by the NFIP general adjuster from 4-8 p.m. today at Niu Valley Middle School’s cafeteria, 310 Halemaumau St. Read More
Updated on  May 9, 2018 at 10:12 pm

USS Arizona resumes full service

Boat shuttle transport to the USS Arizona Memorial will be reinstated today following a temporary suspension to investigate a crack in the supporting structure for the visitor loading ramp. Read More
Updated on  May 8, 2018 at 11:28 pm

Oral arguments set for TMT

The Hawaii Supreme Court on Monday set a June 21 date for oral arguments in the Thirty Meter Telescope conservation district use permit appeal. Read More
Updated on  May 7, 2018 at 10:50 pm

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