Dillon Ancheta

Dillon Ancheta

Digital Content Producer, Social Media Reporter

Dillon Ancheta, a Kauai native, has been with Hawaii News Now since December 2016.


  • BA Journalism, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Kauai High School Alumnus, c/o 2014

Recent Articles by Dillon

2021 Shinnyo Lantern Floating Hawaii takes on new form to honor late loved ones

  Blangiardi says he’s ‘dead set against’ rolling Oahu back to Tier 2

‘Mahalo, mayor’: Wedding industry says thanks for modifying ceremony, reception rules

After this month, you’ll still be able to find the Love’s brand on shelves

  Fatal shooting rattles Aiea neighborhood; suspects sought

  Nearly 1,400 COVID vaccine doses thrown out on Maui due to improperly sealed freezer

NTSB: Pilot’s takeoff maneuver led to 2019 skydiving plane crash that killed 11

  For a second year, Kamehameha students lift their voices virtually for annual Song Contest

Save the date: The 101st annual Kamehameha Schools Song Contest to air in May

Come October, phone calls won’t work unless you dial ′808′ first

Emergency access into Hanalei to begin this week as crew continue stabilization work

Get a slice! March 14 brings a bump in business for a local pie company

  During damaging flood, one man stopped to honor the land with tradition — and respect

Under plea deal, man responsible for triple-fatal Kakaako crash to serve 30 years in prison

  Flooding blindsided many. But with aloha, neighbors helped each other through it

  Police release composite sketch of suspect in road rage-fueled murder

  Manhunt continues for suspect in fatal road rage incident

In 2006, a dam broke on Kauai, killing 7. In 2018, another scare happened in Nuuanu

  For 40 years, one group has aided police in catching criminals, and solving cold cases

  COVID almost killed an HPD officer. But he fought back and is now out of the hospital

  United grounds Boeing 777 aircraft following engine failure; FAA narrows investigation

  ‘It just blew fire’: Kauai woman watched as an engine fell apart on United flight 328

  Debris from HNL-bound flight falls over Colorado homes leading to emergency landing

  Father of missing toddler charged for second-degree murder; bail set at $2M

DOH: Second case of U.K. COVID variant detected in Hawaii

For a second year, Kamehameha Schools Song Contest will be a digital endeavor

  State to open pre-travel testing program to visitors from Korea

It’s once again a winter wonderland atop Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa

  Hundreds seen in soft launch of Oahu’s second mass COVID vaccination site

  Woman who nearly died in violent sex assault: ‘It could have happened to anyone’