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Hawaii Foodbank providing food for federal workers

The Hawaii Foodbank is stepping in to provide food for families affected by the partial government shutdown as it enters its fifth week. Read More

Movie filming to detour Nimitz traffic Friday night

State transportation officials advised motorists that the westbound lanes of Nimitz Highway between Peltier Avenue and Camp Caitlin Road will be closed 7 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Saturday for a film production. Read More

Damien to match tuition of students transferring from Saint Francis

Damien Memorial School has offered all 48 members of the Class of 2020 of Saint Francis School the same tuition they currently pay if they choose to attend Damien. Read More

High-surf warning covers north and west shores of most islands

Forecasters warn that “anyone entering the water could face significant injury or death.” Read More

HECO to replace utility pole in Kaneohe

Hawaiian Electric will replace a utility pole along Kamehameha Highway near Heeia Bridge in Kaneohe from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Read More

State warns public to stay away from Sand Island after whale carcass removal

The public is asked to refrain from entering waters at Sand Island State Recreation Area after a decomposing sperm whale carcass was removed from the area today. Read More

High surf warning for north, west shores of smaller isles Saturday through Sunday

A high surf warning has been issued for the north and west facing shores of Hawaii’s smaller isles, effective from 6 a.m. Saturday to 6 p.m. Sunday due to a large, northwest swell. Read More

State warns public to stay away from Sand Island whale carcass

State officials advised the public to stay out of the waters at the Sand Island State Recreation Area due to the presence of sperm whale carcass which may attract sharks. Read More

‘Magnum P.I.’ closing H-3 to Kaneohe next 2 Sundays

State transportation officials say the Kaneohe-bound lanes of the H-3 freeway will be closed this Sunday as well as the following Sunday for the filming of CBS’ ‘Magnum P.I.’ Read More

Likelike Highway closes for HECO pole repair

Hawaiian Electric Company closed all lanes of Likelike Highway near Emmeline Place to fix a leaning utility pole today. Read More

Hawaiian Airlines celebrates its final Boeing 767 flight

Hawaiian Airlines will mark the completion of its last Boeing 767 flight with a special ceremony today at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. Read More

Malani Bilyeu’s funeral set for Jan. 12 at Kawaiaha‘o

A funeral for musician Malani Bilyeu has been set for 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 12 at Kawaiahao Church. Read More

Boy, 13, dies after scuba diving at Maunalua Bay

A 13-year-old boy is dead after experiencing trouble while scuba diving from a tour boat at Maunalua Bay Beach Park Saturday, according to multiple media reports. Read More

Marijuana use in workplace increased in last quarter of 2018

The use of pakalolo in the workplace rose to 2.9 percent from 2.5 percent year-over-year in the last quarter of 2018, following the opening of the state’s first medical marijuana dispensaries. Read More

Nature Conservancy gets 135 acres in South Kona as gift

Retired Hawaii physician Charman J. Akina has donated 135 acres of land in South Kona to The Nature Conservancy that will provide habitat for rare native wildlife and plants. Read More

More than 1,000 HECO customers lose power

A traffic accident in Waiahole cut off electricity to 1,675 Hawaiian Electric Co. customers, and repair crews worked to restore power to the last six remaining customers Sunday night. Read More

Sen. Mazie Hirono says she is donating pay to Hawaii food banks during shutdown

U.S. Sen. Mazie K. Hirono announced today that she will donate pay she receives during the partial government shutdown to food banks in all four counties across Hawaii. Read More

Snowfall continues to dust Mauna Kea

Like icing on a cake, snow covered the ground surrounding the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope on Mauna Kea early Wednesday morning, a sunrise webcam photo revealed. Read More

Christmas tree recycling options

The City and County of Honolulu offers the following options to recycle Christmas trees. Read More

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