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Local Connection: Mass Shootings on American Soil

  Local Connection: Conflict on Mauna Kea

Make-A-Wish celebrates Christmas in July with early registration discount on annual run

Local Connection: No Doubt, House in Hawaii is Expensive

Local Connection: Honolulu’s Bulky Item Pickup System

Local Connection: Pressure for Keith Kaneshiro

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Local Connection: Guilty Verdict for the Kealohas

Local Connection: Vacation Rental Regulations

Local Connection: Final Approval for TMT

Local Connection: The Kealoha Trial

Local Connection: What is your Kuleana?

Local Connection: Dangerous Driving Habits

Local Connection: The Start of the Kealoha Trial

The first trial in the Kealoha Corruption scandal will soon be underway.

Local Connection: The City Council and Vacation Rentals

Once again, the city council has failed to come to grips with the explosion of illegal vacation rentals on Oahu.

  Check out the first Illuminate Twilight Walk by Queen’s West Oahu

The Illuminate Twilight Walk offers the unique opportunity to raise funds to support the hospital, while partnering with the community and businesses to promote health and wellness.

Check out the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association Charity Walk

Celebrate a tradition of giving at the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association’s 41st Annual Charity Walk.

Local Connection: Queen’s ‘Illuminate Twilight’ Walk

Local Connection: Lawmakers’ Get a Raise

Local Connection: Charlie Wade Allegations

  Oahu dancer earns coveted Miss Aloha Hula title at Merrie Monarch

Here’s how to watch Merrie Monarch 2019 on air or online

Local Connection: The Battle Over Water Rights

Local Connection: The End of the Special Election

Congratulations to Tommy Waters on his win in the East Honolulu council campaign re-match.

Local Connection: Espinda’s Reputation

It didn’t get a lot of coverage, but Governor Ige has basically fired two of his cabinet members.

Local Connection: The Special Election

There is a lot more at stake than who will represent the area.

Local Connection: The NFL Back in Hawaii

It’s great news that real NFL football is coming back to Hawaii.

The Hawaii Kai Carnival is in full swing this weekend!

The carnival is rounding out a two-weekend run on Oahu’s east side.

Local Connection: The Priced Out Of Paradise Crisis

At this point – we have run out of time to waste on this crisis.

Local Connection: New Zealand Shooting

The slaughter of 50 people in two New Zealand mosques during Friday prayers was a horrible, cowardly act.

Local Connection: Recent Law Enforcement Shootings

The recent spike in law enforcement shootings is something to be concerned about, but not necessarily in the way you might think.

  American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure

Ride, Run, or Walk on behalf of the American Diabetes Association at the 2019 Tour de Cure. This year will be held at Kapiolani Regional Park on Saturday, March 16th.

Local Connection: Taxing Resorts & Hotels

They are here to make money.

Local Connection: Landslides on the Pali

We saw once again how inadequate and fragile Oahu’s highways system are.

Local Connection: Homeless Priorities

It seems the issue of homelessness doesn’t seem top of mind at this year’s legislature.

  Local Connection: Raising Hawaii’s Minimum Wage

It looks like there is consensus at the top.

Here’s an opportunity for students of Asian, Hawaiian descent interested in public service

The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) is accepting applications.

Local Connection: Hawaii’s Lt. Governor

Green doesn't seem afraid to intervene in a visible way on issues.

Go down the yellow brick road in special anniversary screenings of the ‘Wizard of Oz’

Special showings of a beloved movie classic will take place at the end of the month in select theaters across Hawaii.

Local Connection: A Shutdown Stalemate

This is not the way to serve the American people.

Local Connections: Illegal Fireworks

We live with many laws that are barely enforceable.

Young soccer fans have the chance to play alongside professional players in upcoming clinic

Calling all keiki soccer players: Gear up!

  Local Connection: Ige’s “New” Cabinet

The governor doesn’t seem interested in change.

Local Connection: Hawaii’s Upcoming Point in Time Count

Its been said that if you can’t measure something, you can’t manage it. And that remains the case with Hawaii’s unmanaged response to this crisis.

Local Connection: Keith Kaneshiro

Its time for him to go on leave for the good of the people and for his own reputation.

Local Connection: Climate Change and Impacts to Hawaii

Scientist warnings about climate change have become increasingly alarming, and they are identifying more impacts that are already happening as well as more to come.

Local Connection: The Salvation Army and the Holiday Season

’Tis the season for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettles and bell ringers.

Local Connection: George H.W. Bush’s Legacy

As with any President, his years in office were challenging and full of crossfires and controversy. But by all accounts, he treated friend and foe with respect and dignity.

Local Connection: UH and St. Louis Football

The St. Louis Crusaders were once again by far the top team in Hawaii high school football.

Local Connection: End of the Hotel Strike

The 51-day strike by UNITE local 5 against five Marriot properties owned by Kyo-Ya here caused a lot of pain all around.

Local Connection: The Mayor vs. The City Council

Councilman Ikaika Anderson used some pretty crass language after losing a vote over homeless enforcement in his district.

  Local Connection: Speeding Enforcement on Oahu

During most of this year – police speed enforcement has been dominated by highway drivers in urban Honolulu.

  Salvation Army Angel Tree

This holiday season, you can make a difference for someone in need. Join Hawaii News Now, the Salvation Army and Central Pacific Bank and donate to the Angel Tree Program.

Local Connection: Democrats in Hawaii

They have no one to blame but themselves if they continue to fail to bring real improvement to the quality of life in Hawaii.

  Local Connection: Hawaii Hosts Bruno Mars

It was a proud homecoming for a performer we've known since childhood and is now one of the biggest stars in music.

Local Connection: TMT Atop Mauna Kea

There is time for a conversation between all sides and new approaches to managing Mauna Kea.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Join the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk and raise awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer.

  Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Join the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk and raise awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer.

  Local Connection: Hawaii’s Illegal Vacation Rentals

We had two important stories about illegal vacation rentals last week – and they led to what feels like a breakthrough.

Local Connection: Voting is Underway in Hawaii

It's a shame the voters have had barely any chance to see the two top candidates for governor in an open debate.

Local Connection: Chief Ballard & HPD’s Advancement

Chief Ballard has promised a more open relationship with the public and she is putting action behind that promise.

Local Connection: Invalid Constitutional Amendment

The state Supreme Court did us all a favor Friday by invalidating the proposed constitutional amendment to fund public education.

  Local Connection: A Deadly Year on Hawaii Roads

Barring divine intervention, Honolulu is on a pace to having the deadliest year on our roads in a decade.

Local Connection: Hotel Workers Strike

There is some speculation that Hawaii's strike will be the last to settle.

  Local Connection: Debate Over School Funding

The debate over the constitutional amendment to fund education with a property tax surcharge is heating up dramatically.

Special Olympics Hawaii Over The Edge

Reach new heights at Special Olympics Hawaii Over The Edge!

Hawaiian Humane Society PetWalk Paina 2018

Bring your four-legged friend to Kolowalu Park near Ward Village for the Hawaiian Humane Society’s PetWalk Paina!

  Local Connection: Something Different With Rail

Now HART is trying something new for Hawaii.

  Local Connection: Mazie Hirono’s Choice Words

Agree or disagree, Hirono has been an articulate and sometimes angry interview subject on every network.

  Local Connection: Ige and Hawaii’s Slowing Economy

Gov. Ige dropped the ball on a central promise of his campaign – which impacts every person in the state.

  Local Connection: FEMA in Hawaii

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen visited Hawaii last week to hear about FEMAs response to multiple natural crises this summer.

Want to work in Waikiki? Royal Hawaiian Center is hiring!

Job seekers on the hunt are invited to an upcoming job fair at the Royal Hawaiian Center in the heart of Hawaii's tourism industry.

  Local Connection: The Bravery of First Responders

It was more than ironic that after anticipating a massive flooding event, firefighters on two islands ended up battling major wildfires on their west side.

Local Connection: Vacation Rentals in Neighborhoods

Mayor Caldwell last month rolled out two sets of proposals meant to protect the quality of life in our neighborhoods.

  Local Connection: Enemy of the People

At Hawaii News Now, we strive to serve the public with truthful, impartial and excellent journalism, and that remains our duty.

SLIDESHOW: Wanted Wednesday - Hawaii's Most Wanted

Honolulu police are asking the public's assistance in locating these individuals with outstanding warrants.

  Local Connection: Mistaken Release & Admin Responsibility

Just when it looked that the Ige Administration had salvaged its reputation after the false missile alert, another cabinet member was forced to apologize last week.

Local Connection: 'Compassionate Disruption'

Mayor Caldwell is trying to seriously ramp up his "compassionate disruption" tactics on homelessness.

  New program at UH teaches students how to farm

(Hawaii News Now) - The University of Hawaii has recently unveiled a new program in the past year that allows students to learn how to farm. Joining Howard this morning is David Ringuette...

Local Connection: Campaign 2018

At Hawaii News Now we are proud of the effort and excellence we put into coverage of elections and the campaigns.

  Local Connection: Monster Homes Criminal Penalties

Last week, Hawaii News Now broke the story about the possibility of criminal penalties for people who repeatedly defy building codes.