Wrongfully convicted Hawaii man credits Innocence Project for his freedom

Roynes Dural returned to the University of Hawaii Law School to thank all those who worked to set him free, 16 years after he was wrongfully convicted of child sex assault.

NOAA: Whales that stranded themselves on Maui appeared to have infections

  ‘Standing up for our rights’: 28 of those arrested at TMT protest plead not guilty

State to investigate whether swarming bees at Iolani Palace are ‘Africanized’

  Hundreds of young climate activists ‘strike’ in Downtown Honolulu

Here’s how much it actually costs for a family of 4 to live in Honolulu

  HPD: Husband and wife die in murder-suicide at Kalihi care home

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  Guilty about your child’s plastic beach toys? A Kailua woman has a solution

  Thousands flock to Waikiki for ‘Hawaii Five-0,’ ‘Magnum PI’ red carpet premiere

Social media threat against Nanakuli High prompts increased security

Red Cross assisting 8 left homeless after Maui fire

Report: Hawaii’s economic prospects look ‘increasingly dicey’

  Emails show turmoil in state Auditor’s Office during rail audit

  More than a dozen fugitives netted in West Oahu as part of crackdown

Honolulu police officers were out in full force from Ewa Beach to Makaha Thursday night hunting for fugitives.

Pedestrian critically injured in late-night crash in Kalihi

Authorities are still investigating.

Suspect detained for allegedly making threat to Kauai school

The school sent a letter to parents on Friday, informing them of the situation.

Walmart, Sam’s Club to stop selling e-cigarettes amid vaping deaths

Walmart says it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs following a string illnesses and deaths related to vaping.

Don’t be alarmed: Siren tests are scheduled for parts of Hawaii Island

Forecast: Increasing rain, humidity for the weekend

  Man accused in brutal stabbing in Mililani remains in custody

  HPD: No one will be disciplined after emergency sirens were mistakenly set off

  Firefighters bring large blaze on agricultural lot in Mililani under control

Do you know who this old locket belongs to?

  UH denounces professor’s ‘hurtful’ statements about Kamehameha Schools students

In the wake of the post, UH President David Lassner issued a statement denouncing the comments, calling them “hurtful and wholly inaccurate.”

  Recorded interview sheds light on dozens of costly change orders for rail project

New questions are raised about more than $100 million in change orders for rail.

Firefighters retrieve body off Lanai Lookout

First responders were called to the area about 8 a.m.

  She put her purse beside her at a restaurant. It was swiped in seconds

A brazen purse snatching in Kakaako was caught on camera, and Honolulu police say it's an unfortunate reminder to be aware of your surroundings.

  Crash in Waikele leaves dump truck on its side

It wasn’t immediately clear what led up to the crash, which was reported about 11 a.m.

Federal judge delays sentencing for Kealohas in public corruption case

The Kealohas will now be sentenced for conspiracy and obstruction on Oct. 31.

Vehicle careens off Likelike Hwy., rolls down embankment

Police said the driver of the vehicle reported the incident around 8 a.m.

Man critically injured after crashing moped on Piikoi St.

Police said speed appears to be a factor.

  A superhero with a heart of gold travels across the country to cheer up sick kids

The man in the superhero suit is Yuri Williams.

  Emergency sirens islandwide accidentally set off during police training exercise

Authorities are investigating what happened.

Hawaii Island woman changes plea to no contest in fatal stabbing

She faces up to 20 years in prison at a sentencing hearing scheduled for Dec. 6.

Prosecutor son’s job prompts turning over telescope arrests

To avoid the appearance of a conflict of interest, the Hawaii attorney general’s office will take over prosecution of protesters arrested for blocking construction of a giant telescope.

Forecast: Soggy weekend approaching with light winds and humid conditions

Trade winds will continue through Friday with clouds and passing showers favoring windward and mauka slopes of each island.

New law is aimed at streamlining building permit process

The measure, signed into law by Mayor Kirk Caldwell, does not apply to residential buildings.

There’s a new online way to re-live the 2018 Kilauea eruption

Geologists launched a new online Geo-narrative about Kilauea’s eruption.

  Forecast: Trade wind weather ahead of a wet and muggy weekend

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are possible.

Wanted Wednesday: Man driving stolen moped violates probation

Blaiyok has 5 prior convictions and is known to frequent the Honolulu area.

  3 suffer shark bites after getting caught in feeding frenzy off Oahu’s North Shore

The incident happened about 10:30 a.m.

Exhibit for sun bears at Honolulu Zoo gets a makeover

The Honolulu Zoo has two sun bears: 24-year-old Juwita and 23-year-old Blackie.

Family makes ‘gut-wrenching’ decision to put search for missing Maui visitor on hold

The San Diego woman vanished while vacationing on the Valley Isle.

  Fishing vessel that caught fire sinks in waters off Oahu’s south shore

The investigation into the incident is underway.

Kealohas granted face-to-face meeting at federal detention center

A federal judge allowed the meeting, overruling detention center officials who didn’t want it to happen.

Bail for alleged gunman in Pearl City standoff set at $5M

His bail had previously been set at $1 million.

Suspect in deadly stabbing in Waipahu indicted

Jhovany Corpuz, 26, is charged with the murder of 27-year-old Devy Gaoiran.

Police arrest man for attempted murder in Pupukea

The suspect allegedly pointed a gun at another man and fired two rounds but missed.

Power restored at Honolulu airport following brief outage

The DOT said it happened just before 8:30 a.m.

Hearing delayed for Hawaii woman charged with boy’s death

A hearing to consider a mental evaluation for one of two women charged with killing a 6-year-old boy has been postponed after a jail failed to transport her to court.

Local beef production to grow with new company Hawaii Meats

A Hawaii farmer has announced plans to expand beef production statewide after forming a new partnership.

  Moiliili resident threatens to sue city over sidewalks blocked by homeless camps

“Mothers pushing babies in their strollers. They’re on the street. That’s so dangerous. One of these days someone’s going to get hit."

Forecast: Heat wave continues, rain looming for the weekend

Trade winds speed up with more comfortable conditions

These strange tools will help shape cooling initiatives on Oahu

Drivers were taking part in the city’s first ever heat survey as part of a NOAA project.

  Spike in snorkel-related deaths again highlights potential danger of full-face masks

A state committee is trying to figure out what’s causing the sudden spike in fatalities.

  Law enforcement has a message for game room operators: ‘We’re coming for you’

Indictments have been handed out to more than a dozen people.

Honolulu man faces jail time after pleading guilty to child pornography charge

Aaron Hood, 42, was on the second day of his jury.

  Frantic search for missing pup raises questions about Hawaii’s lost pet laws

A frantic search for a missing Golden Retriever named Mele is raising questions about laws meant to protect stray animals from theft.

  No joke! Comedian Augie T. mounting a possible run for City Council

The comedian says he’s been thinking about running for public office for a while.

NTSB releases preliminary report of a Nevada crash with a Hawaii man on board

Thomas Craig of Oahu was one of four people on the flight.

  Oahu skydiver snags armful of medals and pro card at national championships

“It’s like a rollercoaster you get to control on your own.”

Mountain View man wanted by police arrested, facing slew of charges

He was previously considered armed and dangerous by Hawaii County Police.

2nd accomplice to man who killed Big Island officer sentenced

Five more people are charged with aiding Justin Waiki.

Kiko weakens to a tropical storm as 2 more systems form in the Eastern Pacific

Mario and Lorena have also formed to the south of the Baja California peninsula.

Family: Sunny Garcia making steady progress in his recovery

Garcia’s family says he undergoes daily physical and speech therapy in California.

  Large renovation project for UH Campus Center kicks off

The nearly $3.1 million renovation project is part of a master plan to improve the 46-year-old facility.

  ‘As close to death as I’ve ever come’: Video shows perils of flash flooding on Maui trail

“If we would have been in the boulders, in the riverbed, we would have been killed."

Kealohas offered plea deals as upcoming trials loom

Federal prosecutors have made offers to Louis and Katherine Kealoha to avoid their upcoming trials.

  Officials find man accused of posting state Capitol mass shooting comment

The threat was made during a livestream of Gov. Ige's press conference

Hundreds of Unite Here Local 5 workers to rally at Modern Honolulu

They’re in the middle of contract negotiations.

  It’ll take a bit longer to remove toxic soil buried beneath Kalihi street

The forgotten lead danger was rediscovered in 2017.

Forecast: Spotty downpours possible with lingering humid conditions

Moist and unstable conditions associated with an upper disturbance and surface trough of low pressure in the vicinity of the islands will keep the potential for locally heavy showers in the forecast through Tuesday.

Snorkeler using full-face mask in critical condition

The swimmer was pulled from Hanauma bay Monday evening.

Local Connection: CBD Products in Hawaii

The real scandal here is in that there are so many businesses in this community willing to exploit people

  Investigation into claims of retaliation in DLNR’s boating division comes up empty

One prosecutor calls the results 'very troubling.'

  Mid-Pacific Institute earns national recognition for lessons in 3D scanning tech

In Mid-Pacific Institute's Museum Studies class, high school students use a handheld scanner to capture images of an object.

Bright yellow garbage bags are the city’s solution to Chinatown’s trash problem

Merchants are required to bag their trash, instead of box it.

Whistleblower suspects Kealoha’s investigation into Board of Water Supply was a sham

She claimed to have launched a criminal investigation into the utility.

TRAFFIC: Utility work to impact Makaha-bound lanes of Farrington Highway this week

Crews will have to close off the far right Makaha-bound lane near Nanakuli and Haleakala avenues.

Hawaii State Hospital now under new leadership

Doctor Run Heidelberg took over for William May.

  Forecast: Drier, more stable trade wind weather moving back in

More typical windward and mauka showers are expected for most of the week.