• National

  Pentagon to probe if acting defense secretary used office to help Boeing

The Pentagon's inspector general has formally opened an investigation into a watchdog group's allegations that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has used his office to promote his former employer, Boeing Co.

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The state transports 16 more MCCC inmates to Halawa following riot

  Hawaii ukulele makers to celebrate the instrument’s roots in Portugal

  HFD: 3-alarm Waialua Sugar Mill fire causes nearly $1.2M in damage

Here’s how to share your thoughts on the state’s plan to tax drivers by the mile

HPD Chief gets a good review for time on the job in new review system

Full details on the review will be made public Thursday.
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  Feds give employers easier path to dump retiree pensions

That decision reverses Obama-era guidance that banned the practice of offering lump-sum payments to seniors. Pensions provide a guaranteed monthly income for as long as an employee lives in retirement.

Ultralight aircraft with 2 aboard crashes in North Kona

  42 sweeps in 90 days and still volatile encampment plagues neighborhood

  Search area for missing mariner encompasses more than 2,600 miles

Flames rip through a Kauai home causing $650K in damage

Jacqueline ‘Honolulu Skylark’ Rossetti, pillar in Hawaiian music, dies at 65

  Forecast: Trade winds return for first full day of spring

  Twin boys riding bikes seriously injured after being struck in Kailua

91-year-old driver seriously injured when car veers off road, flips over

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  Teacher forced preschoolers to stand naked in closet as punishment, Illinois police say

Two teachers have been placed on administrative leave, one for the alleged discipline and the other as an alleged witness who did not report the actions.

SPORTS

  Wahine volleyball prepares for Spring Match against Texas

The University of Hawai’i women’s volleyball team will play Texas this Friday, March 22 at 7:00 p.m. in their Spring Match.

Bracket Busters Challenge

March madness is approaching! Who do you have to go all the way? Test your skills and knowledge (and luck) in choosing which teams will go the distance in Hawaii News Now's Bracket Busters Challenge.

  Parapunov named AVCA, Big West Player of the Week

Parapunov is the first Hawaii player to receive the AVCA award twice in the same season since Costas Theocharidis in 2001.

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Wanted Wednesday: Suspect who forced woman to drive him to Wahiawa at gunpoint

  Honolulu Zoo’s newest bundle of joy now on display

  USGS: Rockfalls have decreased depth of Puu Oo by 230 feet

Hawaii is the healthiest state, but some counties healthier than others

Hawaii is the healthiest state, but some counties healthier than others

A new report ranks all counties in the nation on the health of their residents.
  • National

  Powerball jackpot now at $625 million, 4th largest in lottery’s history

With no jackpot winner Wednesday or in the rest of 2019, the Powerball grand prize just keeps on growing.

  Residents voice concerns over controversial Ala Wai flood mitigation project

Hawaii ranked a top beach destination for travelers this spring break

3 hikers safe after spending night in mountains above Keanae

  Hawaiian Airlines flight lands back on Oahu after mid-air disturbance