- Hotel fined for fireworks launched without state permit Updated: May-30-16 3:00 pm
HONOLULU - A state agency has fined a Honolulu hotel for a New Year's Eve fireworks show launched from state land.
- Deteriorating boardwalk at Kauai state park gets replaced Updated: May-30-16 1:41 pm
HONOLULU - A 20-year-old boardwalk at Kauai's Kokee State Park is getting replaced with recycled plastic as state officials aim to protect the area's rare species and improve safety for the thousands of people who visit each year.
- Housing project stalled after lead, arsenic found Updated: May-29-16 2:02 pm
HONOLULU - Contaminated soil has halted redevelopment of a Hilo public housing complex.
- Court dates set for suspended university football player Updated: May-28-16 3:00 pm
HONOLULU - A suspended University of Hawaii football player is expected to plead no contest to charges stemming from two separate incidents.
- Honolulu schools to let kids with lice stay in class Updated: May-28-16 2:39 pm
HONOLULU - Honolulu students who get lice next year can stay in schools that are included in a new education department policy.
- Fewer but taller wind turbines proposed for Kahuku Updated: May-27-16 8:46 am
HONOLULU - The developer of a proposed wind farm on Oahu has unveiled a new plan for the project that calls for fewer, but taller turbines.
- Hawaiian Airlines: Expect longer security waits this weekend Updated: May-26-16 11:04 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaiian Airlines says travelers should expect even longer wait times than usual at Honolulu International Airport over the busy holiday weekend.
- Feds: 2016 hurricane season in Pacific will be about average Updated: May-26-16 7:28 pm
HONOLULU - After a record-setting hurricane season fueled by a strong El Nino in 2015, federal forecasters said Thursday the 2016 central Pacific hurricane season will likely be only slightly above average as La Nina conditions take over.
- California man pleads guilty in large Kauai meth bust Updated: May-26-16 6:42 pm
HONOLULU - A California man pleaded guilty Thursday in a federal case Kauai police say resulted in the largest amount of crystal meth seized during a single bust on the island.
- Dr. Beach names Hawaii's Hanauma Bay best beach in America Updated: May-26-16 12:45 pm
HONOLULU - When you come upon an ocean bay that has features known as "Toilet Bowl" and "Witch's Brew," you may not envision a welcoming tropical oasis. But Hawaii's Hanauma Bay, nestled inside a breeched volcanic cone on the southeastern shore of Oahu, has some of the state's calmest waters, most pristine beaches and world-renowned snorkeling over coral reefs that teem with colorful fish.
- Naked man gives Honolulu airport 4th security fence breach Updated: May-26-16 1:06 am
HONOLULU - Honolulu International Airport had one more perimeter security breach than authorities have previously disclosed.
- Maui man pleads guilty to meth charge, biting officer Updated: May-25-16 9:09 pm
HONOLULU - A man admitted in court Wednesday that he got involved with a Maui meth trafficking ring to support his own drug habit, which led to his assaulting two federal agents - one of whom he bit.
- The Latest: Man pleads guilty to meth charge, biting officer Updated: May-25-16 8:35 pm
HONOLULU - The Latest on a guilty plea in a case involving meth trafficking and a bitten officer (all times local):
- Hawaiian Airlines pilots picket, say contract talks slowed Updated: May-25-16 8:21 pm
HONOLULU - Dozens of Hawaiian Airlines pilots picketed Wednesday for a new collective bargaining agreement a week after voting to allow union representatives to call for a strike if necessary.
- Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database Updated: May-24-16 6:42 am
HONOLULU - Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.
- Obama's Hiroshima visit stirs differing views across Pacific Updated: May-23-16 11:48 pm
TOKYO - Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific.
- Minor injuries after plane crashes in water off Makaha beach Updated: May-23-16 10:40 pm
WAIANAE, Hawaii - Two people survived with minor injuries after the small plane they were in crashed into the water close to shore off west Oahu's Makaha beach on Monday, officials said.
- The Latest: 2 onboard small plane stable after Makaha crash Updated: May-23-16 8:34 pm
WAIANAE, Hawaii - The Latest on a small aircraft crash off Makaha Beach Park (all times local):
- Honolulu to settle suit from lesbians jailed after kissing Updated: May-20-16 11:01 pm
HONOLULU - Honolulu has agreed to pay $80,000 to settle a lawsuit from two gay women who allege a police officer wrongfully arrested them after seeing them kissing in a grocery store.
- Hawaii inmate sues after schizophrenic cellmate beats him up Updated: May-20-16 9:25 pm
HONOLULU - A former U.S. Pacific Command defense contractor imprisoned for giving military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend has sued the federal government after a paranoid schizophrenic cellmate beat him up.
- Hawaii shark study aims to understand why they bite Updated: May-19-16 10:01 pm
HONOLULU - New research released Thursday shows tiger sharks naturally favor waters near Maui that are close to some of Hawaii's most popular beaches for humans.
- Feds: Hawaii brothel owner bribed agents for protection Updated: May-18-16 9:39 pm
HONOLULU - An alleged Hawaii brothel owner tried to bribe federal agents in exchange for protection from raids, help with the U.S. citizenship test and recruitment of prostitutes, Homeland Security investigators said.
- Honolulu school vandalized; no commencement for suspects Updated: May-18-16 8:52 am
HONOLULU - Twelve seniors at a Honolulu high school are being banned from the upcoming graduation ceremony and could face criminal charges after vandals were caught on video defacing school property.
- Court-martial in Army love triangle death Updated: May-17-16 5:43 pm
HONOLULU - An Army medic charged with conspiring with his lover to kill his wife in Hawaii will be court-martialed for child pornography and prostitution charges that surfaced while investigating the killing.
- Federal estimates show Honolulu rail line could cost $8B Updated: May-17-16 8:45 am
HONOLULU - Federal officials say Honolulu's planned rail line will cost at least a billion dollars more than recently expected and take longer to complete.