Kealoha corruption case fuels effort to change pension laws for disgraced government employees

“If you’re going to break the law in the course of your job from then forward you lose some of those benefits."

  Man takes bath in Wendy’s kitchen sink; employees at Mich. restaurant fired

The restaurant has been thoroughly sanitized since the incident. The health department visited to evaluate the location, and no violations were reported.
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  Oops! Implosion fails to topple tower in Dallas

Much of the 11-story structure did come down, but a tower remains standing despite numerous attempts to topple it.


The ‘Shirley Temple of Hawaii,’ singer and dancer Joy Abbott, dies at age 88

  Hawaii residents evacuated from cruise ship settle in for another quarantine

  Firefighters douse large blaze at home near Ala Wai Golf Course

  3 Hawaii cheerleaders share the spotlight in new Netflix docu-series

  Daredevil completes heart-stopping highwire walk across Ala Moana Hotel towers

Blake Wallenda completed the stunt in blustery conditions.
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Boy Scouts files for bankruptcy due to sex-abuse lawsuits

Scores of lawyers are seeking settlements on behalf of several thousand men who say they were molested as boys by scout leaders decades ago.

Hawaii-born actress Kellye Nakahara Wallett, of ‘M-A-S-H’ fame, dies at 72

  Thousands of runners, walkers lace up for 36th annual Great Aloha Run

  Man diagnosed with coronavirus after Hawaii trip now in critical condition

Forecast: Breezy trade winds to persist through the week, into the weekend

A colorful new display welcomes visitors to the Children’s Discovery Museum

  Lawmakers consider reducing penalties for small amounts of dangerous drugs

  Charges filed against suspects in Makiki shooting; $1M bail set

OHA’s argument to withhold documents from state auditor goes to court

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Hamlin wins 3rd Daytona 500; Newman hospitalized ‘in serious condition’

The rain dampened the hyped season opener with a visit from President Trump that energized the sold-out crowd.


Yancy Medieros falls at UFC Fight Night

Medeiros fell by round scores of 30-27, 30-27, 30-27, to Lando Vannata in the first fight of the main card.

Warriors sweep #11 Stanford in series opener

Wahine rally to defeat CSUN 70-66

UH upset in 50-49 loss to Long Beach State

With their third loss in a row the Rainbow Warriors (14-9, 5-4) moved into a three-way tie for second-place in the Big West with UC Santa Barbara and CSUN.

Macfarlane signs multi-fight extension with Bellator

Macfarlane said her new deal extends for 10 fights and five years.


Man dies after being pulled from North Shore waters

  Flag over USS Arizona Memorial flies at half staff after passing of another WWII vet

  Forecast: Breezy trades, with gusty conditions and more showers possible midweek

Building fire shuts down Beretania Street; HFD responding

Lend us your ear! Here’s a binge-worthy local podcast for your weekend

Hawaii News Now is excited to share some special stories with podcast listeners in a new series called “Tell Me a Story with Jim Mendoza.”
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  Mom calls 911 for help with baby formula in Utah

“I have no formula and I have no idea how to get formula to her and I’ve been calling neighbors and no one will answer,” Shannon Bird said in her call to 911.

‘Thank you, Oahu’: Man completes his mission to walk the perimeter of the island

  Firefighters extinguish raging, 2-alarm house fire in Kaneohe

Discovery of a body leads to a murder investigation, arrest on Hawaii Island

Body found in an area where Hawaii Island woman went missing