Manti Te'o learned football, life lessons in La'ie

Football analysts and fans of the sport spend a lot of time focusing on the things that make Punahou graduate and Notre Dame linebacker Manti Teo's great, but there is one man on Oahu's North Shore who sees things a little differently.

Pentagon Says Strikes Weakening Iraqi Military

The Pentagon says allied air strikes are weakening Iraqi forces. Major General Stanley McChrystal says U-S and British planes dropped some three-thousand precision-guided bombs on Iraqi forces over the weekend.

Hawaii's French Connection: Hawaii couple wins France's highest honor

Veteran's Day was originally named Armistice Day. It marks the end of "The Great War" in 1918 when the Treaty of...

Na Hoku Festival Week on Sunrise

All week, Hawaii News Now: Sunrise celebrates the best in local music with special performances...

Ka'ala Farm teaches lessons taught centuries ago

Whether you're stuck in traffic on the H-1 Freeway, or waiting in line at the grocery store, it's easy to get bogged down with life. But there's a...

Aquarium comes up with unique way to save coral reefs

As coral reefs continue to die off from environmental stresses, including global warming, the Waikiki Aquarium has come up with a ...

Aquarium comes up with unique way to save coral reefs

As coral reefs continue to die off from environmental stresses, including global warming, the Waikiki Aquarium has come up with a ...

Going green with restaurant waste

Turning food waste into fuel is not a new concept, but now more restaurants are showing off their commitment to going green...

Volunteer group working to protect Hawaiian sea turtles

In this week's Earth and Sea Project report, we take you to a beach on Oahu's North Shore where Hawaiian green ...

Dept. of Transportation looks to native plants to beautify freeway hillsides

A partnership between the state Department of Transportation and the University of Hawaii helps beautify our roadways, while saving some money at the same ...

More brides and grooms opting to exchange earth-friendly vows

More brides and grooms-to-be are making Mother Nature a part of their wedding plans, with couples going green as they walk down ...

Hawaii scuba instructor finds plastic clogging Pacific

A Hawaii scuba instructor and underwater videographer  takes a journey to the center of the ocean and finds...

Cooling off Hawaii's State Capitol will save tax dollars

Lawmakers will soon seen the State Capitol in a new light. A greener light. Efforts to conserve energy are going up all over ...

Maui mayor driving force behind green program

Maui County is trying to do its part to become less dependent on fossil fuels. This Toyota Prius averages about 65 miles per...

Oahu auto body shops go green

Four, auto body shops on Oahu are now doing their part, to help the environment. For more than 20 years, they've been friendly competitors ...

Keiki go green with art project

Hawaii keiki learn how to go green before even entering pre-school. Gigi and her mom paint a pink kite they put together out of ...

City green waste program growing on Oahu

Every week, the City and County of Honolulu collects tons of green waste around Oahu. At the crack of dawn they rev-up and...

Hawaii students bring home prize for science

Two teams from St. Andrew's Priory recently returned from the International Science and Engineering Fair in Reno, Nevada. One of...

Honolulu Zoo goes green

The Honolulu Zoo is sending a strong message. They're joining the fight, to help save the environment and they're doing it in places, you might ...

Preserving the Alae Ula

Conservationists at Waimea Valley are celebrating the recent birth of three Alae Ula chicks. There are less than one-thousand ...

Derelict fishing nets are turned into electricity

There's a program that gets abandoned fishing nets, "out" of the ocean. Floating around in the North Pacific, they're hazardous to marine ...

Derelict fishing nets are put to good use

Hawaii-based long-line fisherman often find abandoned fishing nets when out at sea. The nets can damage boats, as well as...

Use worms to recycle and reap the rewards

Composting with worms transforms garbage into a nutrient-rich fertilizer for plants. And the practice is catching on...

Hawaii solar farm is first of its kind in the world

There's a most unusual farm on the leeward side of the Big Island. It doesn't grow anything, but it's taking a lot of heat. It looks like...

Damien students grow plants without dirt

Students at a local high school are growing plants without dirt, and are achieving great results. High school cafeterias are a thing of the...

Island plants can create colorful Easter eggs

Students from Sunset Beach Christian School are learning how to use traditional dyes from island ...

Class learns to make earth-friendly soap

Go green this spring by making soap using products found in nature. Leaves, flowers, and herbs. All found at the botanical...

Recording studio powered up with sun's energy

Nestled along the beautiful mountains on the Valley Isle lies an effort by a world-class producer to keep that beauty in tact. In this Earth...

Dumpster diving for the environment

The United States Coast Guard is looking at ways to go green and that includes analyzing their trash. College interns put on their...

Students take a virtual field trip underwater

High school students from Myron B. Thompson Academy learn about Hawaii's endangered coral reefs using cutting edge technology. Take a virtual...

Coast Guard exchange going green

The Coast Guard Base exchange is conserving energy and eliminating waste this March. Paper or plastic? It's a question no longer being asked at...

Nothing goes to waste at Honolulu Zoo

The Honolulu Zoo isn't letting anything go to waste. In this Earth and Sea project report, the interesting way zookeepers are using their biggest animals to...

Popular class builds environmental awareness on Kaneohe Bay

It is one of the most popular classes at Windward Community college. On board the Honu Kai, they head out to sea for a lesson in environmental...

Growing interest in Oahu's gardens

With leaner times for many in the islands, hundreds of Oahu residents have found a way to get food without paying for it. And this is turning into a...

Keiki learn to save Maunalua Bay

More efforts are underway to help restore Maunalua Bay on Oahu. Fourth and fifth graders learn to make an environmental difference. Nine-year-old...

Damien Memorial School students feel a bit cooler

KALIHI (KHNL) - Damien Memorial School students feel a bit cooler nowadays. New additions to their ...

Worries over wastewater in our ocean

HONOLULU (KHNL) - Oahu's wastewater treatment centers have been discharging their final product ...

Authors seek to protect the controversial coqui frog

HILO, Hawaii (KHNL) - The coqui tree frog population continues to grow at a rapid rate in the islands. Years ago, they were brought to Hawaii by mistake from...

Resort on Lanai caters to natural architecture

MANELE BAY, Lanai (KHNL) - On the island of Lanai, there is a relationship between the resorts and the surrounding landscape.  The Four Seasons Resort at ...

Scientists share knowledge of the sea with Lanai students

LANAI (KHNL) - Marine biologists get a first-hand look at Lanai's Manele Bay marine conservation district. What they learn, will be passed on, to keep the bay and...

Hawaii company goes green with fleet of electric cars

HONOLULU (KHNL) - One of Hawaii's natural stone companies finds a unique way to protect the environment. It replaces its gas-powered vehicles with a fleet of...