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Signs posted for Ala Wai Canal sewage spill

The state Health Department is warning the public to remain out of the Ala Wai Canal near Kahakai Drive due to an estimated 25 gallons of raw sewage that entered the waters there. Read More

Evaluation of HART CEO Andrew Robbins begins

A Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation committee Friday began discussing a one-year evaluation for Executive Director Andrew Robbins. Read More

Zipper Lane potholes damage 9 vehicles in rush hour traffic

The state Department of Transportation responded Monday to multiple reports of vehicles with damaged tires on the Zipper Lane near the merge of the H-1 and H-2 freeways. Read More

Lawmakers consider requests for disaster-recovery funding

Following a tumultuous run of storms, wildfires and eruptive volcanic activity, state legislators are bracing for a series of requests and proposals to help fund disaster-recovery efforts across the state. Read More

Entire state placed under flash flood watch

The National Weather Service in Honolulu issued a flash flood watch for the entire state from Thursday through Saturday evening. Read More
 

Honolulu ranked nation’s sixth-greenest city

Honolulu is ranked No. 6 nationwide in WalletHub’s report on 2018’s Greenest Cities in America. Read More

Part of Kaukonahua Road to close today

Kaukonahua Road between Wilikina Drive and Kamananui Road in Wahiawa will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today for the filming of CBS’s “Magnum P.I.,” city officials said. Read More

Higher Windward sewer capacity helps ADU applicants

A jump in the number of approved pre-check forms for accessory dwelling units (ADUs) is being attributed to the recent completion of the Kaneohe-Kailua Wastewater Conveyance and Treatment Facilities project. Read More
 

Manoa Falls trail to reopen today

The Manoa Falls and Aihualama trails will reopen today , about two weeks after a rock slide forced their closures. Read More

Longtime attorney, judge nominated to appeals court

Gov. David Ige has nominated Keith K. Hiraoka to serve on the state Intermediate Court of Appeals. Read More

Rockers Guns N’ Roses to play Dec. 8 at Aloha Stadium

Guns N’ Roses will make its Hawaii concert debut Dec. 8 at Aloha Stadium as part of its “Not In This Lifetime Tour,” promoter Live Nation announced Friday. Read More

Hawaii Supreme Court rules woman must pay child support to ex-wife

A woman whose spouse gave birth during their marriage is the legal parent of the child and must pay child support after the couple divorced, the Hawaii Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Read More

Bikeshare Hawaii names new executive director

Bikeshare Hawaii, the non-profit manager of Biki, announced on Monday that Todd Boulanger has joined the non-profit organization as its executive director. Read More
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Rapid Ohia Death detected at Kalopa park on Big Island

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State officials announced today the confirmed detection of more trees exhibiting symptoms of Rapid Ohia Death during a quarterly aerial assessment of forests on Hawaii island in late July. Read More

Utility work to cause traffic lane closure

The makai lane of of Ala Wai Boulevard between Lewers and Launiu streets will be closed between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Tuesday while a contractor for Hawaiian Electric Co. probes for existing utilities at the intersection of Ala Wai Boulevard and Kaioulu Street, according to HECO. Read More

Muggy weather to continue today

Hot and muggy weather will continue today, with relief coming Sunday with the return of trades, according to National Weather Service forecasters. Read More
 

Counties file appeal on amendment challenge

The four counties on Thursday filed an appeal of a state Circuit Court ruling denying their challenge to a proposed constitutional amendment that asks voters to allow state lawmakers to impose real property taxes for public education. Read More

Waipahu sewage spill partly contained

Crews with the city Department of Environmental Serv­ices used Vactor trucks to scoop up about 150,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled from a broken pipe onto undeveloped Navy land next to the Waipio Soccer Complex in Waipahu, a city official said Wednesday. Read More

Appeals court overturns harassment conviction

A state appeals court has overturned the harassment conviction of a former member of the Hawaii Youth Challenge Academy because the alleged victim did not say that the teen’s proposition for sex made her fear that he was going to physically harm her. Read More

Hikers cited at Manoa Falls Trail

Just two days after a landslide prompted the state to close Manoa Falls Trail, more than 100 people were caught trying to enter it — some of them by going under yellow police tape and past closure signs, according to a statement released by the Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement. Read More

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