In internal video, police chief says 263 officers abused overtime policy

  Forecast: Wet and windy weekend ahead

  Health officials detect worrisome Brazil mutation of COVID-19 in Hawaii

  Violent Waialae Iki home invasion latest in recent rash of robberies on Oahu

  Hawaii Strong: A year ago, this theater didn’t own a camera. Now they have a streaming service.

  Famed Buffalo Soldiers built the Mauna Loa Trail with only hammers and their hands

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Hundreds have accepted DUI plea deals aimed at easing court backlog

Court documents shed light on apparent motive in fatal Hawaii Kai stabbing

DOE considers plan to reopen elementary schools for full, in-person learning in late March

Hawaii reports 2 additional COVID deaths; 44 new cases

  Watch ‘This is Now’: US House poised to approve COVID relief bill

  Educators, families applaud decision to OK graduation ceremonies

Hawaiian Home Land beneficiaries asked to weigh in on potential transfer of land

Transferring the land would require $10 million of a $16.9 million land credit the trust has with the federal government.

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Hawaii lawmakers consider standardized pandemic travel rules

Hawaii lawmakers are considering a bill that would standardize the state’s pandemic travel restrictions across the islands, a departure from the current system that allows individual counties to create their own modified safety measures.

Hawaii resolution explores new management for Mauna Kea

Two Hawaii legislative committees on Thursday passed a resolution creating a working group to develop recommendations for new management of the state’s tallest mountain, Mauna Kea.

Lawmakers consider measures to aid Hawaiian burial practices

Honolulu police to complete body camera rollout in March

Forecast: Gusty winds to persist into next week

City eases gathering restrictions, but not enough for wedding planners to start ... planning

  Oahu businesses hope fewer COVID restrictions will translate into more customers

  Tents offer an innovative solution to schools seeking socially-distanced classroom space

  Tents offer an innovative solution to schools seeking socially-distanced classroom space

It’s a nearly $20,000 donation of event tents from an unlikely benefactor, the Temptation Island tv show which filmed on Maui. Six event tents went to Kihei schools; Kamalii Elementary, Lokelani Intermediate, Kihei Elementary and Kihei Public Charter School.

Maui woman pleads for return of her stolen pup

“Please bring my dog back to me. I just want to be reunited with my dog.”

Kauai hotel workers could be next in line for COVID vaccines

"Rather than waiting for the industry system to be up and running and in order not to waste any of the vaccines, the decision was name to vaccinate.”

US Rep. Kai Kahele honors Hawaiian language in speech to Congress

"In the language rests life, in the language rests death, I ka Olelo o Ke Ola, I ka Olelo no ka make."

  With COVID protocols in place, Mid-Pac gears up to play spring sports

Over 70% of students in Mid-Pacific Institute’s middle and high school grades play at least one sport.

  Kealoha scandal fuels push to seize pension benefits from criminals

The proposal allows for half of the individual’s pension benefits to be taken away upon conviction.

A Hawaiian monk seal suffers injuries from a suspected dog attack

Center veterinarians noted that the monk seal suffered head, neck and flipper swelling due to infected puncture wounds.

  Forecast: More gusty trades and windward showers ahead

The winds won't likely ease up until sometime next week.

Carpooling may have been a factor in COVID clusters at cleaning services

The health department said that the individuals infected are either employees or their relatives and that no clients are sick.

PODCAST: She turned a snack shop side hustle into a full-time, family-run business

This week on ‘Muthaship’ we talk story with Charis Kihewa, co-founder of “Broke Da’ Mouth Pupus” — famous for their local-style pickled onions, pickled cuttlefish and spicy taegu with ‘ōpae.

  Oahu eases COVID restrictions on gatherings, businesses as new infections drop

New changes went into effect just after midnight.

Coronaviruses don’t just impact humans. As one cat owner learned, they can affect pets, too.

The coronavirus that causes feline infectious peritonitis cannot be contracted by humans.

  Inspired by his patients, this physical therapist wants to run 135 miles in 24 hours

The current mark is just under 33 hours. He wants to do it in 24.

  More than 405,000 Hawaii residents now on Medicaid after record-setting job losses

Every county saw a jump in Medicaid applications.

Suspect charged with murder in fatal Hawaii Kai stabbing

Authorities have not discussed a motive in the case.

Hawaii reports 45 new COVID cases; no additional fatalities

There were no additional deaths. The death toll from the virus in Hawaii stands at 435.

  Watch ‘This is Now’: FAA under fire for inspection talks prior to United’s engine failure

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  COVID outbreak at Maui correctional facility called out of control

A coronavirus outbreak at Maui's jail has state and county officials scrambling to stop the spread.

MFD: Brush fire in Waihee now 100% contained

Crews will continue to mop up operations on Thursday.

Nearly a year after it closed, Sea Life Park prepares to reopen

It will welcome back guests through a phased reopening.

Teen motorcyclist critically injured in late-night crash in East Oahu

Police said the motorcyclist ran a red light and was struck by a vehicle turning left onto Kuliouou Road.

Woman tied to death of 6-year-old on Hawaii Island gets probation under plea deal

Mazen Kaniela Nihipali-Moniz, just 6 years old, died after months of abuse in 2018.

Woman tied to death of 6-year-old on Hawaii Island gets probation under plea deal

Mazen Kaniela Nihipali-Moniz, just 6 years old, died after months of abuse in 2018.

Kauai man is sentenced to 20 years in prison for armed robbery

On May 31, 2020, Tunu Afele brandished a loaded gun at a male individual, demanding money.

  Utah has the strictest drunken driving limit in the nation. Should Hawaii follow suit?

Advocates hope lowering the threshold will prevent people from driving under the influence.

  Health care company partners with nonprofit to vaccinate Native Hawaiian communities

Roughly 60% of adults over 75 have gotten at least one dose of protection, but access to vaccination sites are especially sparse on the west side of Oahu.

Lawmakers quickly pass a bill to prevent businesses from receiving a surge in taxes

To prevent businesses from getting hit with this automatic tax, a bill is moving through legislation to temporarily reduce employer’s unemployment contribution rates to the state,

  If you work at Zippy’s, getting a COVID vaccine could help you earn a day off

Offering vaccination incentives to employees is a growing national trend.

  Unemployed workers, advocacy groups rally over unemployment system woes

The rally attendees were urging the state to improve the outdated unemployment system.

Hawaii reports 4 additional COVID deaths, 50 new cases

The statewide total for cases since the pandemic began to 27,320.

Study found social distancing wasn’t enough to stop COVID’s spread in Hawaii gyms

Researchers believed that more than 30 participants tested positive for COVID-19 due to close contact, poor room ventilation and not wearing face masks.

Old Stadium Park to sport new mural showcasing history of Moiliili

More than 600 residents and others offered their input on what the mural should include.

Forecast: Gusty trade winds to persist through the weekend

Gusty winds to persist through the weekend

  Watch ‘This is Now’: Tiger Woods faces long road to recovery

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  Man in custody following barricade situation in Makiki

Honolulu police have closed off a portion of Young Street as they respond to a barricade situation.

Longs Drugs to offer COVID-19 vaccine at 4 more locations in Hawaii

Approximately 4,680 doses of the vaccine will be available, CVS said.

  Opry live stream to raise money to support people suffering from storms, pandemic

Country artists Chris Janson, Travis Tritt and Hailey Whitters will perform during the live broadcast, hosted by Bobby Bones.

Prosecutors drop drunken driving charge against Springsteen

Springsteen pleaded guilty to consuming alcohol in a closed area.

Maui businesses find challenge with mask mandate enforcement

Some Maui businesses face tough calls about who should be exempt from universal mask rules as the county pushes for greater compliance during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Hawaii retailers seek pandemic rent relief from government

Among those hardest hit are the restaurant, retail, entertainment and wholesale trade sectors, along with their supply chains.

Hawaii Senate committee passes automatic voter registration

Hawaii would be the latest state to adopt automatic voter registration if the measure becomes law.

  Victim in his 20s fatally stabbed in Hawaii Kai; suspect in custody

Authorities said the incident happened about 10:15 a.m.

Suspect arrested for attempted murder, assaulting an officer after violent spree on Maui

The man fled two traffic stops and escaped gunfire from two officers, MPD said.

HPD: Crash closes Kalanianaole Highway in both directions in East Oahu

The highway was shut down near Kooku Place between Waimanalo and Castle Junction.

Looking for your next good read? A pop-up bookstore is coming to Ward Village

50,000 vinyl records and 25,000 CDs will also be available to shoppers along with art and collectibles.

  Tiger Woods seriously injured in crash on steep LA-area road

Woods was driving to a television shoot when his SUV crashed into a median, rolled over and ended up on its side near a steep road known for wrecks, authorities said.

  Some who got unemployment benefits say they’re getting inflated tax bills

For one woman, the difference was more than $1500.

Police identify man shot dead, found in a shallow grave in Puna

Detectives believe his body had been there for about 2 weeks before being discovered.

  Imiloa Astronomy Center celebrates 15 years with drive-thru giveaway

More than 250 families took part in the drive-through giveaway held at the Imiloa.

  Maui ahupua’a project now has videos to go with its educational road signs

Brilliant Minds Media produced three educational videos on Hawaii's ancient land division system for the Maui Nui Ahupua'a Project.

  Lawmaker blames drunken driving arrest on mixing beer, cough medicine

Police said state Rep. Sharon Har was pulled over after driving the wrong direction on a one-way street.

DHHL using drones to survey a homestead cemetery in West Oahu

Crews will be logging burial sites and open plots for proper documentation.

  Police dig up a section of beach after tip about missing toddler’s remains

Officers used shovels to dig after K-9 units walked the area and hit on a part of the beach.

Alaska Airlines to pay $3.2M in Hawaii woman’s wrongful death suit

Bernice Kekona tumbled down an escalator in her wheelchair at the Portland Airport in 2017.

Oahu is (finally) poised to move to Tier 3. Here’s what will be allowed.

Oahu residents will be able to have larger gatherings with up to 10 people under Tier Three

UH-Manoa hopes to increase dorm capacity as COVID cases stay low

UH-Manoa slashed capacity in its dorms to 50% in fall 2020, which meant no roommates for most students and no outside visitors.

  For businesses, Oahu’s likely move into Tier 3 offers some much-needed hope

“We’re to the point where we’re just surviving,” said Pali Lanes owner Art Machado.

  Scenes of unmasked tourists in large groups stir anger on Maui

Some residents feel tourists are blatantly ignoring Hawaii's COVID rules.