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Buzz’s restaurant in Pearl City to close permanently

Buzz’s Original Steak House in Pearl City will not reopen following a forced shutdown due to health code violations earlier this month. Read More

Buzz’s Steak House in Pearl City shuttered due to health violations

Buzz’s Original Steak House in Pearl City remains closed as its owners seek to redress concerns raised by a recent Department of Health inspection. Read More

Cause of Kalihi fire undetermined

Honolulu Fire Department investigators were unable to determine the cause of a residential fire in Kalihi on June 23 due to extensive damage to the area where the fire started. Read More

Maui Fire Department chief retiring

Maui Fire Department Chief Jeff Murray will retire Saturday 30 after 29 years with the department. Read More

Army woman advocates for female vets on the street

For all of her many responsibilities, Lt. Col. Tara Carr knows that she can retire each evening to her Kaneohe home secure in the knowledge that she, husband Tony and their four children have no immediate concerns about food, shelter, personal safety, custodial rights or health care. Read More

Explosion shakes Kilauea’s summit

An explosive collapse at the summit of Kilauea Volcano sent a plume of steam nearly 2,000 feet into the air late Saturday afternoon. Read More

Suspect sought in Big Island shooting

Hawaii island police today were still looking for the person responsible for a shooting Saturday in the Honaunau area that left one man dead and two others injured. Read More

Marks Garage sold to mainland trust

Marks Garage, the reliable Pauahi Street parking oasis and epicenter of the downtown arts scene, has been sold to a mainland real estate investment trust for more than $20 million. Read More

Kauai man sentenced to 25 years for child pornography

Former church outreach worker Michael Terui was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison for manufacturing child pornography derived from his sexual abuse of young children over a period of 10 years. Read More

Homeless man charged with manslaughter in Noland death

Honolulu police have charged a 58-year-old homeless man in connection with the beating death of longtime Honolulu sportscaster John Noland. Read More

Women swept from ledge, rescued at Sandy Beach Blowhole

Honolulu lifeguards rescued two women Saturday afternoon after they were knocked off a ledge and into the ocean by high surf near Halona Blow Hole at Sandy Beach. Read More

Fans fume over what it takes to secure a ticket to Bruno Mars

Whatever happens when tickets for the second Bruno Mars show go on sale this morning, one thing appears certain: A good many people will not be happy. Read More

Fans line up days early — again — for Bruno Mars tickets

Be it known that by consensus of the Tentville Committee of Halawa, there will be no mad dashing, no fence jumping, no neighbor pushing and no every-fan-for-him-or-herself-ing when the line for those hoping to purchase tickets to Bruno Mars’ second November concert officially forms this morning. Read More

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