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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

Blustering winds will greet Honolulu Marathon runners

Strong trade winds on Sunday will bring another challenge for the 27,000 runners expected to enter the Honolulu Marathon. Read More

TheBus having technical problems

Technical problems with the telephone system for TheHandi-Van and TheBus is causing scheduling problems, according to the city. Read More

Hanahau‘oli graduate named head of school

Lia Woo has been selected to head Hanahau‘oli School, the first graduate of the exclusive private school to serve in that position. Read More

Neuter Now program runs out of money

The city’s Neuter Now Program will stop selling certificates in December now that the program has run out of money, Honolulu officials said. Read More

Spike in utility phone scams reported in Hawaii, HECO says

Electric customers should be alert as phone scammers have been busy this week, targeting small businesses and churches on Oahu, Maui and Hawaii island, Hawaiian Electric Co. said. Read More

Hawaii romaine safe from E. coli outbreak

Consumers don’t need to avoid eating Hawaii-grown romaine lettuce, the state Department of Agriculture said Tuesday, confirming that lettuce grown locally is not part of a nationwide E. coli outbreak. Read More

Ige to meet with tourism officials during trip to Japan

Gov. David Ige will be in Japan until Tuesday for a series of meetings with travel and tourism companies, including JTB Corp., H.I.S. travel agency, Japan Airlines, Delta Airlines and All Nippon Airways. Read More

Scoot to end Honolulu flights in June due to lack of demand

A low-cost airline that began flying four times a week between Singapore and Honolulu nearly a year ago is discontinuing the service in June. Read More

MMA fighter recovering from attack

Mixed martial arts fighter Arnold Berdon, 27, was charged Wednesday with second-degree assault in the Sunday morning beating that sent his wife, mixed martial arts fighter Rachael Ostovich, 27, to the hospital. Read More

2 electric buses to replace diesel models

The state Department of Health plans to take two diesel buses off Hawaii roads and replace them with electric buses thanks in part to a federal grant. Read More

Rainbow Tower turns 50

The Rainbow Tower at the Hilton Hawaiian Village turned 50 this month. Read More

Leilani Estates residents’ lawsuit aims to force county, feds to maintain roadblock

Leilani Estates homeowners are asking the federal courts to order Hawaii County officials to maintain the security checkpoint that keeps out nonresidents, and to order the Federal Emergency Management Agency to continue paying for it. Read More

Sign installation to close Halawa lane

The westbound lane of Halawa Valley Street will be closed between Iwaiwa Street and the Ulune Extension overnight Monday and Tuesday for the installation of new signs and sign structures, the state Department of Transportation said. Read More

Vice President Pence makes brief Honolulu refueling stop

Mike Pence will make a brief stop in Hawaii as he returns to the United States from a short visit to Papua New Guinea. Read More

Full Hawaiian-English Bible to be released

The first full bilingual Hawaiian-English Bible will be released from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Sites and Archives in downtown Honolulu. Read More

UH business team takes second in international competition

A University of Hawaii Shidler College of Business team of four undergraduate students took second place in the ninth annual CUIBE (Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education) International Business Case Competition held recently at Northeastern University in Boston. Read More

Triathlon to close lanes on multiple freeways Saturday in Honolulu

Lanes closures on H-3 freeway, H-1 freeway, Nimitz Highway and Ala Moana Boulevard are scheduled for Saturday morning for the annual Race to the Base Triathlon. Read More

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