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Published September 10, 2018 at 2:41 PM
FEMA reopens Kilauea disaster recovery center for residents affected by eruptions
Federal Emergency Management officials reopened the disaster recovery center for Big Island residents affected by the Kilauea eruptions.
Published August 27, 2018 at 4:16 PM
City re-hires contractor, resumes construction of multi-million dollar traffic center
The city has once again resumed construction of its $54 million joint traffic management center after putting the project on hold in July.
Published August 27, 2018 at 3:32 PM
Developers to pay school impact fees for new homes built in urban Honolulu
Those looking to build a home in the areas between Kalihi and Ala Moana should know that starting Oct. 1 — construction will cost a little extra.
Published August 26, 2018 at 9:35 PM
On this day in 1955: Publishers release the first edition of the Guinness Book of World Records
Exactly 63 years ago, the first edition of the Guinness Book of World Records hit the stands in Great Britain.
Published August 26, 2018 at 7:43 PM
Heavy rains, flooding brought by Lane deals serious damage to Maui roads
Lane dealt serious blows to several Maui roads when it hit the Valley Isle over the past few days, bringing torrential rains and severe flooding.
Published August 25, 2018 at 11:25 PM
DOH: Floodwaters caused by Lane could carry harmful bacteria
In addition to the possibility of water damage, heavy rains can create a pathway for contaminants to come into contact with people.
Published August 23, 2018 at 7:07 PM
Retired Navy captain indicted in notorious 'Fat Leonard' bribery scandal
A retired Navy captain living in Kailua was recently indicted in the notorious "Fat Leonard" scandal.
Published August 19, 2018 at 9:24 AM
'Rise of the Wahine': New documentary spotlights UH's first women's volleyball team
A historical documentary about the creation of the first Rainbow Wahine volleyball team is set to release early next month.
Published August 16, 2018 at 5:24 PM
Hawaii officially drops case against President Trump's travel ban
The state voluntarily dropped its federal court case against the Trump administration on Monday, effectively ending Hawaii's civil suit against President Trump's travel ban.
Published August 13, 2018 at 6:44 PM
'The Tears of St. Lawrence': Popular meteor shower to light up the night sky
The annual Perseid meteor shower will light up the sky on Sunday, and it's expected to be one of the biggest light shows of the year.
Published August 12, 2018 at 7:24 PM
Study: Cultural food, family values may be key to heart health in Filipino Americans
Turns out for a healthy heart, all you need is good food and family – that's according to a recent study released by researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Published August 11, 2018 at 6:04 PM
Want a little herbicide in your honey? Study finds Roundup being spread by Kauai bees
A third of Kauai honey on store shelves in the Garden Isle have recently tested positive for RoundUp, a popular herbicide used to kill weeds and plants.
Published August 6, 2018 at 10:52 PM
45 tons of garbage later, Makiki residents say goodbye to neighborhood blight
Several Makiki residents were able to breathe a collective sigh of relief after city contractors took the last truckload of trash from a hoarder house on Thursday afternoon.
Published August 3, 2018 at 5:21 PM
'There really is a Pele': Big Island eruptions spur cultural revival
As Big Island eruptions and earthquakes continue to make their mark on the Big Island, several residents have invoked the name of Pele to describe both the destruction of neighborhoods, and creation of new land.
Published July 30, 2018 at 8:35 PM
‘People demand action’: Honolulu Mayor displeased by council’s response to homeless bills
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell expressed his frustration with the City Council on Saturday after their decision to defer two of his bills related to Hawaii's homeless.
Published July 29, 2018 at 9:09 AM
State officials break ground on Hawaii's first affordable micro-housing unit
State officials made the first step toward the completion of Hawaii's first affordable micro-housing complex with a ground breaking ceremony in Kakaako on Thursday.
Published July 26, 2018 at 3:48 PM
Hoarder house no more: City hires contractor to clean Makiki eyesore
A Pensacola Street property that's been an eyesore for decades is finally going to be cleaned up, city officials announced on Wednesday.
Published July 23, 2018 at 10:22 PM
A one-way ticket for homeless to Waianae’s coast is upsetting residents, lawmakers
State and city officials announced on Tuesday that they Waianae's recent homeless population increase may be attributed to one-way shuttles to homeless shelters on the Leeward coast.
Published July 17, 2018 at 9:48 PM
Wahiawa General Hospital receives award from American Heart Association
Wahiawa General Hospital received national recognition from the American Heart Association on Monday for its commitment to quality stroke care.
Published July 16, 2018 at 7:01 PM
Hawaii launches statewide drug drop box program as part of opioid initiative
The state launched its medication drop box program on Monday, in an effort to remove unwanted and potentially dangerous opioids from Hawaii homes.
Published July 16, 2018 at 6:28 PM
'Aquaman' movie trailer featuring Jason Momoa to release this weekend
It's the moment that many die-hard DC Comics fans have been waiting for — the trailer for Aquaman, featuring Hawaii's own Jason Momoa, is set to release this weekend.
Published July 16, 2018 at 3:23 PM
On this day in 1888: Mount Bandai eruptions kill hundreds
Exactly 130 years ago, Mount Bandai erupted on the Japanese island of Honshu killing hundreds and covering several villages in ash.
Published July 15, 2018 at 6:32 PM
People using fake service dogs to face fines under new Hawaii law
A new Hawaii law will fine people for knowingly misrepresenting a pet as a service animal, after passing without Gov. Ige's signature.
Published July 14, 2018 at 6:53 PM
Lava evacuees receive over $10M in disaster assistance loans
Businesses and residents affected by lava on the Big Island have received over $10 million in disaster assistance loans from the Small Business Association, officials announced on Thursday.
Published July 12, 2018 at 5:48 PM
UH program gets over $2M to continue work targeting childhood obesity
A program run through the University of Hawaii system received over $2 million in supplemental funding from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture on Thursday.
Published July 8, 2018 at 8:56 PM
New law aims to preserve, create affordable housing on Maui
A new law is aiming to create and preserve affordable housing on the Valley Isle.
Published July 8, 2018 at 1:38 PM
After almost 8 decades, a Pearl Harbor sailor's remains are united with family
After nearly 80 years, the body of a Pearl Harbor sailor is going home — thanks to advanced DNA technology.
Published July 7, 2018 at 6:01 PM
Gov. Ige signs bills designed to protect Hawaii caregivers, care recipients
Governor David Ige on Friday signed into law two pieces of legislation that are meant to protect those who care for Hawaii's kupuna.
Published July 6, 2018 at 5:42 PM
One small step for farmers, one giant leap for Hawaii's hemp industry
Hawaii officially became part of the lucrative hemp industry last month after issuing its first hemp grower licenses.
Published July 6, 2018 at 3:51 PM
How We Live: An ICU nurse on the frontlines of COVID opts for positivity in the worst of times
Civil Beat-HNN poll: Among voters, Ige (and not Green) is getting the blame for COVID missteps
Several stores across Hawaii now accepting walk-ins for COVID vaccine
HPD arrests man accused of threatening to fight bus driver after being told to wear face mask
As Hawaii faces a mental health crisis, psychologists struggle to keep up with patient demand