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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

2 rescues interrupt training

Coast Guard crews diverted from training exercises Sunday to transport a 69-year-old snorkeler suffering strokelike symptoms at Molokini Crater and later rescued three people from a capsized boat off of Oahu’s Kaaawa Beach. Read More

Homeless felon admits to post office box break-ins

A 50-year-old homeless, convicted felon admitted Thursday in U.S. District Court that he stole mail from post office boxes at the downtown post office on Merchant Street. Read More

State fines renewable energy firm for wastewater discharge on Big Isle

The state Department of Health fined Hu Honua Bioenergy, a renewable energy firm, $25,000 for illegally discharging wastewater last month at its Pepeekeo facility on Hawaii island. Read More

Hanauma Bay reopens after high bacteria levels force 2-day closure

Hanauma Bay reopened after the state Department of Health canceled a high bacteria advisory issued Thursday. Read More

Remains of sailor killed at Pearl Harbor identified

Full military honors will be given to a Louisiana sailor whose remains have been identified more than 75 years after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Read More

Hanauma Bay remains closed after high levels of bacteria found

Hanauma Bay is closed this morning after the state detected elevated levels of enterococci at the beach. Read More

Hawaii only state shut out of federal DOT grants

The federal Department of Transportation will disburse some $1.5 billion to fund 91 infrastructure projects around the country — none in Hawaii. Read More

Tree trimming to close Kalakaua Avenue lane

City officials are informing motorists that tree trimming will require the intermittent closure of one lane of Kalakaua Avenue between S. King Street and Kapiolani Boulevard, starting Wednesday morning. Read More

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