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

Joseph Soul reps Hawaii pride in Season 19 premier of ‘The Voice’

Thanksgiving dinner for a good cause? Lanakila Pacific has you covered

Kauai County reports 1 new and 1 probable case COVID-19

Priceless handprint pendant stolen from mother who lost her infant daughter

1 man displaced after flames destroy a Kauai home

Josh Tatofi scoops top honors in 2020 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards

Here’s how to watch the 43rd annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards show

Honolulu City Council urges Gov. Ige to require second test, or delay travel plan

DOH recommends no trick-or-treating this year. If you do go, here’s what to know.

Prosecutors allege Oahu man was plotting chemical attack

U.S. Coast Guard searching for 2 missing kayakers off Hawaii Island’s Punaluu Beach

Leslie Wilcox stepping down as president, CEO of PBS Hawaii after 14 years

2 suspects tied to a deadly Nanakuli shooting arrested

Mastermind behind the iconic ‘Blue Hawaii’ cocktail turns 102

Is Halloween happening? Mayor Caldwell says yes, but take extra precautions

United Laundry Services to lay off over 800 workers

Spooky season is here: Hawaii’s first drive-thru haunted house coming to Aloha Stadium

  Reports: Hilo veterans home failed to take proactive steps before COVID-19 outbreak

  Another long-time Oahu business to close their doors for the time being

  Ige announces plans for trans-Pacific travel, but future of inter-island quarantine unclear

Man behind illegal mojito pop-up at Waimea Bay is arrested

  DPS: Hilo jail disturbance erupted as a protest to a shakedown contraband search

  Disturbance at Hilo’s correctional center contained after fire, barricades

  Friends, loved ones remember beloved Hawaiian musician Ioane Burns

  He survived COVID-19 early on, but the impacts on his body are long lasting

‘#OurKuleana’: Notable Hawaii figures unite in a social media campaign

  Reporter, weekend anchor Lisa Kubota bids aloha to Hawaii News Now

  WATCH: Mayor Caldwell answers questions, addresses concerns over latest order

3 more COVID-19 cases reported at state’s largest jail as officials prepare for follow-up testing

From gyms to workplaces, state releases details on largest COVID-19 clusters