- First set of sugar plantation workers to lose jobs in March Updated: Feb-11-16 7:30 am
WAILUKU, Hawaii - Hawaii's last sugar plantation, which will be shutting down operations at the end of the year, has announced its first round of layoffs.
- Coast Guard helps fishermen after boat fire south of Hawaii Updated: Feb-10-16 8:35 pm
HONOLULU - A U.S. Coast Guard airplane was heading south of Hawaii on Wednesday to help 42 people who abandoned their fishing vessel after it caught fire.
- Hawaii's big-wave surf competition called off Updated: Feb-10-16 7:06 pm
HALEIWA, Hawaii - Legendary surfer Eddie Aikau would have gone out. But Wednesday's surf in Hawaii didn't stack up to his namesake competition's big-wave standards, and the event was called off hours before it was supposed to happen.
- Hawaii bill would ban growing genetically engineered fish Updated: Feb-10-16 7:00 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers say they don't want genetically engineered fish grown in the islands.
- 2nd fatal Big Island officer-involved shooting in days Updated: Feb-10-16 3:26 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Police officers on the Big Island have shot and killed a fugitive for the second time in less than a week.
- The Latest: Hawaii's big wave surf competition called off Updated: Feb-10-16 12:41 pm
HALEIWA, Hawaii - The Latest on 'The Eddie' big wave competition (all times local):
- Lab seeks donations to help restore trees damaged by fungus Updated: Feb-10-16 9:12 am
HILO, Hawaii - A University of Hawaii conservation laboratory has set up an online crowdfunding page to help deal with a fungus that has infected hundreds of thousands of Hawaii's most important trees.
- Parents push Hawaii lawmakers for pesticide buffer zones Updated: Feb-09-16 9:18 pm
HONOLULU - Concerned parents are calling on Hawaii lawmakers to establish buffer zones around schools to protect their children from chemicals found in pesticides.
- Hawaii lawmakers consider "Marsy's Law" Updated: Feb-09-16 8:33 pm
HONOLULU - In February 2014, Kimberlyn Scott reported her 27-year-old daughter, Carly "Charli" Scott, missing.
- Jordan Spieth: the target inside and outside the ropes Updated: Feb-09-16 12:26 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, California - Jordan Spieth had to work his way through about 100 people who blocked his path to the first tee at Pebble Beach. They held out tournament tickets, caps, glossy photos and Masters flags for him to sign, and some asked him to stop for pictures.
- Legislators consider funding for after-school program Updated: Feb-09-16 7:21 am
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers are looking to fund an educational program aimed at getting students, primarily those who come from low-income families, more involved in after-school activities.
- Mayor: state of emergency for Big Island dengue outbreak Updated: Feb-08-16 9:59 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi is declaring the island's ongoing dengue fever outbreak a state of emergency.
- Hawaii bill to limit stay in public housing advances Updated: Feb-08-16 6:59 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers are trying to chip away at the waitlist for public housing with a bill that would encourage savings and limit the number of years tenants could stay.
- Correction: Medical Marijuana-Woody Harrelson story Updated: Feb-08-16 1:57 pm
HONOLULU - In a story Feb. 5 about actor Woody Harrelson applying for a medical marijuana license in Hawaii, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of another business seeking a medical marijuana dispensary license. It is Blue Planet Healing, not Blue Planet Foundation.
- Hawaii legislators call for more security at Kaena Point Updated: Feb-08-16 7:55 am
HONOLULU - State lawmakers are considering heightened security at Kaena Point on Oahu following the deaths of at least three Laysan albatross and the destruction of several of the birds' nests at the nature reserve.
- Hawaii bill could give innocent inmates compensation Updated: Feb-08-16 7:50 am
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers are considering a proposal that would require the state to pay $50,000 to the wrongfully convicted for each year they were imprisoned.
- Venus Williams advances US team in Fed Cup Updated: Feb-07-16 8:00 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Venus Williams clinched victory for the U.S. Fed Cup team against Poland on Sunday in the Group II first round, advancing her team to the World Group Playoff in April.
- Tennis tournament hosts to get refurbished courts Updated: Feb-07-16 4:10 pm
KEAUHOU, Hawaii - The Old Kona Airport Park tennis courts will be refurbished in a partnership between Hawaii County and the United States Tennis Association.
- Hawaii rolls past Cal Poly in second half for 75-60 win Updated: Feb-07-16 12:41 am
SAN LUIS OBISPO, California - Stefan Jankovic scored 19 points, hauled in 10 rebounds and Hawaii rolled to a 75-60 win over Cal Poly on Saturday night.
- Williams, Stephens give US 2-0 Fed Cup lead over Poland Updated: Feb-06-16 9:54 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Venus Williams beat Paula Kania 7-5, 6-2, and Sloane Stephens beat Magda Linette, 6-2 6-4 on Saturday to give the U.S. a 2-0 lead over Poland after the opening day of their Fed Cup first round.
- Hawaii to tackle animal rights, law enforcement, housing Updated: Feb-06-16 1:18 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers are tackling issues from animal rights to police accountability as lawmakers head into their third full week of the 2016 legislative session.
- Bills aim to combat invasive albizia trees Updated: Feb-06-16 12:50 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Two lawmakers are pushing legislation that would deal with invasive albizia trees, thousands of which fell and caused damage during Tropical Storm Iselle in August 2014.
- Hawaii lawmakers take step to legalize industrial hemp Updated: Feb-05-16 10:31 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii residents say legalizing industrial hemp could spur business ventures ranging from home construction to selling hemp seed candy bars at Hawaii airports.
- Hawaii lawmakers want task force on body, dashboard cameras Updated: Feb-05-16 9:13 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers want to set up a task force to see what it would take for police to use body cameras and dashboard cameras statewide.
- Hawaii bill seeks equal pay for women to close wage gap Updated: Feb-05-16 6:48 pm
HONOLULU - Data shows that Hawaii women make less than men in the same job, and state lawmakers have noticed.