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Man is arrested in alleged stabbing of teen

Updated on  December 14, 2017 at 9:16 am
Police arrested a 28-year-old man who allegedly stabbed a 17-year-old boy in the Ala Moana area early Wednesday. Read More

Oahu property values rise and taxes may, too

Updated on  December 14, 2017 at 12:16 am
The good news for Oahu homeowners is they likely will be able to get more for their houses if they were to sell them. The bad news is they’ll likely see their property taxes go up next year. Read More

New state program offers aid for caregivers

The state is hoping its new program to provide up to $70 a day in services to those caring for seniors will help keep caregivers in the workforce longer. Read More
Updated on  December 14, 2017 at 9:15 am

Red Hill study details 6 options for fuel tanks

The Navy has submitted a tank upgrade study for the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility that examines six options ranging from enhancing current maintenance and inspection to creating a carbon steel tank within a tank. Read More
Updated on  December 14, 2017 at 12:23 am

DowDuPont consolidating Hawaii seed business

Updated on  December 14, 2017 at 12:19 am
One of Hawaii’s biggest seed research and production companies plans to start consolidating operations next year in a move that will shift where the state’s largest crop is farmed. Read More

State traffic fatalities down so far this year

Updated on  December 14, 2017 at 12:23 am
Hawaii has seen 11 fewer traffic fatalities so far this year compared to the same time last year, and state Department of Transportation officials hope both drivers and pedestrians exercise caution throughout the holidays. Read More

Man faces up to 30 years after pleading guilty in child porn case

Updated on  December 14, 2017 at 12:23 am
A 37-year-old Kauai man is facing a federal prison term of between 15 and 30 years for video recording himself sexually assaulting children in his Lihue home when the children were between 7 and 13 years old. Read More

Contractor reminded to block street parking only as needed

Question: They came, they put up signs, they did nothing. For years residents of Saint Louis Heights have looked forward to road resurfacing. Read More
Updated on  December 14, 2017 at 12:23 am

Jealousy allegedly led to killing in Maili

Updated on  December 12, 2017 at 10:27 pm
Recent Waianae High School graduate Dustin Molina was killed in Maili last week because his killer believed Molina was talking with the killer’s ex-girlfriend. Read More

Pair charged with murder in North Shore slaying

Updated on  December 13, 2017 at 6:19 pm
Telma Boinville, whose body was found in a vacation rental home near Pupukea Beach Park on Thursday, died from blunt and sharp force injuries to her head and had approximately 31 such injuries to her body, Deputy Prosecutor Kyle Dowd told a state judge Tuesday. Read More

Hawaii’s mayors pledge 100 percent renewable energy vehicles by 2045

Using the worldwide-traveling Hokule‘a docked at Pokai Bay as inspiration, leaders from all four major counties Tuesday signed pledges to eliminate the use of fossil-fuel-powered ground transportation vehicles by 2045. Read More
Updated on  December 13, 2017 at 3:43 pm

National Park Service cuts number of no-fee days in 2018 to 4

National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days they allow visitors to get in for free, a move that was criticized by opponents of the parks’ plan to raise entrance costs at other times of the year. Read More

Better locks won’t solve Hawaii problems rooted in mental illness

Last month, a psychiatric patient deemed dangerous, a man who had admitted to a brutal murder for which he was found not guilty by reason of insanity, slipped away unnoticed from the Hawaii State Hospital and managed to get all the way to California before anybody reported he was gone. Read More
Updated on  December 13, 2017 at 2:07 pm

Police seeking man for parole violation

Updated on  December 12, 2017 at 10:15 pm
Police are looking for a 29-year-old convicted felon wanted on a retake warrant for parole violation. Read More

Musicians to honor Moffatt at holiday recital

The late “Uncle Tom” Moffatt will be remembered Sunday when the Musicians Institute of Hawaii presents “A Christmas Celebration Music Recital” from 1-4 p.m. at The Mixx, 434 Piikoi St. Admission is free; food and beverages will be available. Read More
Updated on  December 12, 2017 at 10:25 pm

Ex-KITV anchor Mike Cherry feeling at home in New England

Updated on  December 12, 2017 at 10:17 pm
Question: What happened to Mike Cherry at KITV? Where is he now? I miss him. Read More

State attorney general eyes Congress

Updated on  December 13, 2017 at 12:22 am
State Attorney General Douglas Chin is laying the groundwork for his first political campaign, which will be a run for the U.S. House seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, sources said. Read More

Community fears harbor redevelopment will add high-rise

A state effort to partner with a private developer to overhaul several sites in the Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor has prompted community skepticism from those who fear redevelopment could leave them with a soaring tower on prime public land intended for recreation. Read More
Updated on  December 15, 2017 at 6:13 pm

Tourism officials fined a total of $12K

Updated on  December 11, 2017 at 10:36 pm
The Hawaii State Ethics Commission has fined Hawaii Tourism Authority CEO George Szigeti and three other tourism officials more than $12,000 for allegedly violating the state’s Ethics Code when accepting and soliciting travel upgrades for business trips. Read More

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