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Companies propose deep-water wind farms off Hawaiian shores

May 17, 2016 HONOLULU — Massive wind turbines could end up floating in deep ocean waters off Hawaii’s shores under proposals to bring more renewable energy to the islands. more »»

Man shot in back after his baptism

May 16, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — A man shot in the back after being baptized inside a Honolulu church is in stable condition, authorities said. more »»

5 Hawaiians seek to participate in telescope hearing

May 15, 2016 HONOLULU — Five Native Hawaiians are asking to participate in a hearing for the construction permit of a giant telescope on Mauna Kea. more »»

Hawaiian to add Tokyo-Kona service

May 15, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaiian Airlines on Friday secured the right to begin flying nonstop between Tokyo and Kailua-Kona, bringing a regularly scheduled direct flight from Japan to the Big Island for the... more »»

IBEW official rescinds retirement amid audit

May 15, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — A Honolulu union official is no longer retiring while a financial audit unfolds. more »»

State sues Takata, Honda over unsafe, defective air bags

May 14, 2016 HONOLULU — The State of Hawaii is suing Japanese manufacturer Takata over defective air bags they say threaten peoples’ live. more »»

Uncle IDs Big Island kids police say were killed by their dad

May 11, 2016 HONOLULU — An uncle of two Hawaii children police say were shot to death by their father was given the grim task of identifying their bodies, police said Tuesday. more »»

Retired judge to remain on TMT case

May 10, 2016 HILO (AP) — The state is sticking with its decision to have a retired Hilo Circuit Court judge oversee the next contested case hearing for the Thirty Meter Telescope’s land-use permit after an... more »»

Big Isle man accused of killing 3 seeks evaluation

May 10, 2016 PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A defense attorney for a man accused of killing his wife and two children on the Big Island of Hawaii is asking for a panel of doctors to evaluate his mental fitness. more »»

Cyclists to get free zoo admission

May 10, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — The city is offering free Honolulu Zoo admission to anyone who rides a bicycle there Sunday. more »»

Big Island police charge man in deaths

May 9, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — Police said that a Big Island man arrested in connection with the deaths of a woman and two children has been charge. more »»

$500M in federal funds withheld for Oahu rail

May 9, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — Federal officials are holding back a half-billion dollars slated for Honolulu’s rail project. more »»

Big Island moves forward with composting plan

May 8, 2016 HILO (AP) — Hawaii County has approved more than $10 million for a new composting facility capable of turning green waste into compost for the public to buy. The County Council approved the $10. more »»

3 dead in Big Island homicide

May 7, 2016 HONOLULU — Blood dripped from a car as it pulled away from a home in a rural area of the Big Island, leading officers to a woman’s body stuffed inside the trunk and two children dead inside the... more »»

Education officials urged to protect transgender students

May 7, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — Transgender community leaders and supporters are calling on Hawaii education officials to implement policies and training for staff to help ensure the safety and fair treatment of... more »»

Man gets 9 days in jail for killing pet pig

May 7, 2016 LIHUE (AP) — A Kauai County man found guilty of criminal trespass for stabbing someone’s pet pig to death in 2013 has been sentenced to nine days in jail. more »»

State Legislature plans to take up police reform, health care in 2017

May 6, 2016 HONOLULU — The 2016 Hawaii legislative session has ended, and Hawaii lawmakers have passed dozens of bills including those to ban sex trafficking and combat homelessness. more »»

Mom gets 1 month in jail for assaulting toddler on plane

May 4, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a Hawaii mother to a month in jail and three months under home confinement for assaulting her 15-month-old daughter on a flight from Alaska. more »»

Money to cool schools provided

May 4, 2016 HONOLULU — After years of dealing with sweltering classrooms where classroom teachers spritzed their students with water to keep them cool, the state Legislature has approved $100 million to cool... more »»

Bishop Museum president resigns amid investigation

May 3, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — The president and chief executive officer of Honolulu’s Bishop Museum is resigning amid a state investigation into whether he illegally gave himself a loan of more than $14,000. more »»

 
 
 

 

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