Hawaii is one of the least politically engaged states, new report says

The report put Hawaii dead last for the number of registered voters in the last general election.


  Federal raid of Hilo clinic leads to arrest of doctor for alleged drug trafficking
Long time Hilo medical clinic raided by federal agents.
Study: Hawaii’s lowest-income earners pay some of the highest tax rates in the nation
The study says the poorest pay significantly more in taxes compared to the richest.
HFD extinguishes fire at Kapolei townhouse
Four people who were home at the time managed to escape.

  Contractors complain city’s permitting delays are forcing workforce lay-offs

The city's Department of Planning and Permitting issues about 20,000 building permits a year.

  Program for formerly homeless kids helps them break habits learned on the streets

"Before coming into shelter, they’re never sleeping in the same place. They’re not going to school. They’re not eating on normal schedules. So when they get to IHS we almost have to push the pause and reset button to get them back into a system of normalcy," said Kimo Carvalho.
  Greenpeace’s historic ship in Honolulu after studying Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Mother, 9-month-old baby killed in Kahala house fire


Marketside ‘Fiesta Steak’ salads recalled due to salmonella and listeria risk

The salads were shipped to retail locations in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina.

  Father located after 2-year-old abandoned on stranger’s doorstep

The Montgomery County, TX, Sheriff’s Office said the identities of both the woman and the child are unknown. The entire incident lasted 23 seconds.


Tagovailoa receives encouragement from NFL star quarterback

  Rolovich: Players feel they let down fans in BYU loss

The Rainbow Warrior football team suffered just their second loss of the season to BYU this past Saturday, 49-23, but head coach Nick Rolovich said it’s not so much the loss that stings - it was more about letting down their fans.