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  ‘Hawaii Five-0,’ ‘Magnum PI’ stars to hit red carpet for Sunset on the Beach premiere

Suspect in deadly stabbing in Waipahu indicted

Police arrest man for attempted murder in Pupukea

Power restored at Honolulu airport following brief outage

Hearing delayed for Hawaii woman charged with boy’s death

Local beef production to grow with new company Hawaii Meats

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

Forecast: Heat wave continues, rain looming for the weekend

These strange tools will help shape cooling initiatives on Oahu

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

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

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

  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

2nd accomplice to man who killed Big Island officer sentenced

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

Family: Sunny Garcia making steady progress in his recovery

  Large renovation project for UH Campus Center kicks off

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

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.

  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.

Hanalei Elementary School to reopen Tuesday

The school was forced to close Monday morning after heavy downpours.

  Cuteness overload: Keiki compete in 66th annual Healthy Baby Contest

The contest is put on by the Honolulu Chinese Jaycee’s and is open to keiki ages 1 to 2-and-1/2 years.

First community solar project planned for Mililani area

A community solar project is coming to the Mililani Tech Park area.

  Researchers spot exotic creatures in marine national monument

A research vessel pulled into Honolulu Harbor on Monday, wrapping up an expedition to the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument.

Alleged gunman in Pearl City standoff makes first court appearance

In court, a judge confirmed Wayman Kaua’s bail at $1 million.

Hirono calls for Kavanaugh impeachment inquiry after new allegation

Her statements come after a new allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

  City: Park security program leading to lower vandalism repair costs

The City Council has approved $1.2 million to keep the program running and to eventually expand it to other locations.

  Kamehameha Highway reopens in Laie following utility pole repairs

A downed utility pole closed Kamehameha Highway in both directions near the Polynesian Cultural Center for much of Sunday.

Duane ‘Dog’ Chapman ‘under doctor’s care’ after health scare in Colorado

Duane “Dog” Chapman is “under doctor’s care and is resting comfortably” after a health scare over the weekend, according to a spokesperson for the reality TV star.

Forecast: Hot, humid weather to persist, heavy downpours possible

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 heavy showers in the forecast through Monday.

Honolulu making changes to improve bulky item pickup program

Honolulu is updating a pilot program to improve collection of bulky trash items that have been piling up in some neighborhoods since new rules took effect.

Heimana Reynolds wins skateboard world title and leads Olympic qualification rankings

Reynolds scored 88 points in the final, beating Luis Francisco (85.50) and Pedro Quintas (85).

2 injured, several vehicles damaged in Waimanalo crash

Kalanianaole Highway has reopened following a major motor vehicle accident.

Abandoned vessel sinks off Ala Wai Harbor

Officials said, fuel had already been pumped from the vessel’s tank, so it did not pose a major environmental threat.

Coast Guard responds to grounded sailboat near Makapuu Beach

At 11:38 p.m., Friday, Sector Honolulu watchstanders received a report from the Honolulu Fire Dispatch stating the Kuuliealoha II was aground.

Man behind hours-long standoff in Pacific Palisades charged with attempted murder

The standoff and use of firearms prompted an evacuation of nearby residents who were kept away from their homes for hours.

  Pac-12 power Washington floods Rainbow Warriors in 52-20 drubbing

The University of Hawaii fell to Washington on Saturday, 52-20, for their first loss of the year.

Bail set at $1M for suspect in a deadly Waipahu stabbing

The victim of the stabbing has been identified by family.

4 arrested in connection with apparent carjacking at HNL airport

The investigation is being handled by the Attorney General’s Office.

Police: Man may have suffered a medical condition before crash on Kahekili Highway

Police said speed, drugs and alcohol were not factors in the crash.

  Kailua family fights to save their home after contractor and refinancing fiascos

It's our sanctuary, where we come to to hang out, to laugh. It's everything."

Royal Caribbean to hold Honolulu auditions for singers, dancers

Royal Caribbean International is looking for a few good stars for its cruise ship shows.

Crash snarls westbound commute on H-1 Freeway

Police closed two lanes of the freeway as they worked to clear the roadway.

  Police used gas to bring 15-hour Pearl City standoff to an end

The suspect is being held on two counts of first-degree attempted murder.

  Judge says civil lawsuit against Katherine Kealoha was tainted with fraud

Relatives of Katherine Kealoha who once unsuccessfully sued the former Honolulu deputy prosecutor for theft have been granted a new trial.

  Nonprofit to end critical case management for mentally ill

“It’s a population that’s often misunderstood. They struggle with the day-to-day basics."

  Forecast: More showers, higher humidity heading into the weekend

Daytime highs and overnight lows will be warm for the next few days.

  2 get life behind bars for brutal beating of Big Island security guard

"My dad was given a life sentence the moment these individuals made the choice to consume large amounts of alcohol."

Body of missing fisherman recovered from Koloa coastline

The man, who has not yet been identified, was last seen around midnight on Saturday.

  After more than 14 hours, tense standoff in Pearl City ends with suspect in custody

The suspect in the standoff was convicted in a similar incident 20 years ago.

Police seek tips to track down suspect in Kaimuki bank robbery

The man got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No tsunami threat to Hawaii despite erroneous social media posts

No tsunami watch in effect for Hawaii.

State: Upside down flag over Capitol building was a mistake, not a message

A flag flown upside down signals distress.

  As TMT conflict continues, Ige confirms he’s received death threats over issue

The protest at Mauna Kea is now in its 61st day.

Hawaii Attorney General: Don’t buy ‘MeToo’ at-home rape kits

The company behind the kits say they're designed for sexual assault victims to collect evidence by themselves, outside of a medical facility.

Man sentenced to 4 years in prison for Waiahole double-fatal crash

Joshua Thompson was sentenced to four years in prison for two counts of second-degree negligent homicide.

BWS working to fix 12-inch water main break on Kuliouou Rd.

The break was first reported around 8:30 p.m. Thursday, impacting eight customers.

Firm announces projected timeline for new Aloha Stadium

A new Aloha Stadium could be ready for the opening of the University of Hawaii’s 2023 football season.

Forecast: Hot, humid with enhanced showers this weekend

We will get light to moderate trade winds for the weekend.

Homeless men arrested after early-morning shooting in Kahului

A heavy police presence is on the scene.

  One of Hawaii’s first living kidney donors needs someone like him ― for his wife

Marcia Toyama's kidneys started shutting down two years ago.

  Alleged Pearl City gunman was convicted following similar standoff in 1998

Police sources identified the suspect as Wayman Kaleo Kaua.

  Ige hits back at Mauna Kea telescope protesters over flag ‘tactics’

Ige accused protesters of interfering unfairly with law enforcement activities and eliciting an unnecessary reaction from the crowd that had gathered.

Delays prompt judge to dismiss charge against accused killer

"It just feels like he keeps dying."

  Experts tell lawmakers: Localize Hawaii’s CBD industry to safeguard consumers

On Thursday, lawmakers were given an education on the benefits and dangers of the increasingly popular drug that’s now flooding the marketplace.