III Marine Expeditionary Force launches drone for first of its kind flight in Hawaii

A historic launch at the Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay took place earlier this week.

  Federal raid of Hilo clinic leads to arrest of doctor for alleged drug trafficking

Long time Hilo medical clinic raided by federal agents.

2 people treated for smoke inhalation after Kalihi apartment fire

Fire officials responded with 39 personnel and deemed the fire extinguished by 3:10 p.m.

Redondo Beach welcomes Hikianalia and her crew

As customary, there were ceremonial chants and performances from several halau.

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

Officials will also host tours to highlight the threat of plastic pollution.

Mother, 9-month-old baby killed in Kahala house fire

The fire broke out at a home on Luakaha Street, officials say.

Coast Guard releases video from rescue of cruise boat passenger

The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday released video of a rescue at sea, some 150 miles north of Kaneohe Bay.

Class-action lawsuit alleges city negligence worsened East Honolulu flooding

A group of East Honolulu residents are taking the city to court, saying its negligence contributed to historic flooding in April that did millions of dollars in damages to Oahu homes.

Man accused of molesting teen girl worked as janitor at Kaneohe school

A 21-year-old man who allegedly sexually assaulted a teen girl made his first appearance before a judge Wednesday morning.

MFD concludes 26-week training, graduating 23 new firefighters

Most of them will now move on to work in fire stations in Maui County.

Portion of the H-3 Freeway to close next week for electrical work

Some two and a half miles of the freeway will be shut down in both directions.

Rock icon Steven Tyler to perform for one night only on Maui

The lead singer of Aerosmith will play on Dec. 7.

California drug trafficking ring tried to ship meth to Hawaii disguised as Aztec items

The drugs were disguised as colorful, decorative items.

Leeward Oahu homeless shelter that can house 80 families set to close at end of month

Staff at Ulu Ke Kukui say it’s almost always at capacity. On average case managers connect close to 100 families with permanent housing every year.

Willie K. continues to entertain audiences while undergoing cancer treatment

The Na Hoku Hanohano award-winning artist performed another show at the Blue Note Hawaii

City closes 2 busy Ala Wai parks for the next few months

Officials insist it’s for maintenance, but critics believe it’s an attempt to move a growing homeless population.

Advisory level surf to peak for north, west shores

Dangerously large surf is expected to peak Wednesday for the north and west shores of most islands.

Hawaiian Airlines apologizes after custom-built wheelchair is damaged

The wheelchair is her primary mode of transportation.

State says it’s working on a temporary fix to giant pothole in H-1 zipper lane

Drivers whose cars were damaged can submit a claim for reimbursement.

  Hotel workers strike could impact a major convention and charity event

One of the largest travel conventions arrives in Waikiki this week in the middle of a hotel workers strike.

Forecast: Light to moderate trades continue with more big surf

t will be another day of light to moderate trade winds, with most areas seeing only light windward showers.

Kaimuki woman’s 1969 letter with Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin up for auction

She apparently made a suggestion on what to say when they landed on the moon.

Search for the ‘Jesus Bandit’ continues on Kauai

Kauai police are searching for a wanted fugitive and turning to the public for help locating him.

Police release taser video from fatal officer-involved shooting in Kalihi

Honolulu police have released video from the scene of a fatal officer-involved shooting outside a grocery store in Kalihi.

Oahu man charged for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor

The 21-year-old man was arrested Sunday afternoon in Kaneohe.

Driver flees after hitting 14-year-old pedestrian in Waianae

The 14-year-old was taken to a hospital in serious condition.

Mexico Beach residents return home again _ some to no home

Residents of hurricane-ravaged Mexico Beach are returning home for the first time since Michael, but some are finding no home to return to

Waikiki’s last lei stand could be revived if an ‘experiment’ goes well

A new experiment is underway to revive a small lei stand surrounded by luxury stores in the heart of Waikiki.

A floating pipe and net to tackle the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The field of trash is floating in the Pacific, and is larger than Texas.

Hawaiian Humane Society opens community clinic for spay, neuter services

A ‘high-quality, high-volume’ sterilization clinic for pets on Oahu has been opened by the Hawaiian Humane Society.

Laie singer-songwriter to appear on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

Tuesday night, an Oahu-based singer-songwriter takes the stage on NBC’s ‘The Voice.’

Need a lift to the Bruno Mars concert? These shuttles will be running.

As tens of thousands of fans descend upon Aloha Stadium for next month’s Bruno Mars concerts, a local company is offering shuttle rides from five locations around the island to help ease traffic congestion.

Another former Hawaii priest named in massive sex abuse release

A Catholic priest with connections to Hawaii was named in a list released by the Washington Catholic Archdiocese of clergymen who have been ‘credibly accused’ of sexually abusing children

Parents join teachers at Hawaii schools to rally in support of constitutional amendment

The proposed amendment calls for a new tax on investment properties to help fund schools.

Murder investigation opened after man’s body found in Tantalus area

Police say the body had suspicious injuries.

Health Dept. declares statewide mumps outbreak over

There were more than 1,000 cases since 2017.

Sales of luxury homes on Oahu up double digits from last year

Despite high prices, the luxury home market on Oahu saw an increase in sales in 2018.

‘I am a boy’: The simple button that was Honolulu’s scarlet letter

Some people wore them inside their dresses — displaying them when stopped by police.

Police seek suspect accused of trying to kidnap woman, young grandchildren

Honolulu police are looking for a suspect accused of trying to kidnap a woman and her two young grandchildren.