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Honolulu to settle suit from lesbians jailed after kissing

May 21, 2016 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. more »»

Hundreds attend funeral for 3 killed on Big Island

May 21, 2016 HILO (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered for memorial services for a woman and her two children who were shot to death in their home on the Big Island this month. more »»

Board changes Hawaii teacher evaluation policy

May 20, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii teachers will no longer have their performance evaluations directly tied to students’ standardized testing scores under a change approved by state education officials. more »»

Hawaii scholars study chances of giant Alaska quake, tsunami

May 19, 2016 HONOLULU — A new study by University of Hawaii researchers says there’s a 9 percent chance that an earthquake measuring magnitude 9 or greater will strike Alaska’s Aleutian Islands within the next 5... more »»

Hawaiian Airlines pilots vote to authorize strike

May 19, 2016 HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaiian Airlines pilots have voted to allow their union representatives to call for a strike if contract talks don’t end in a new collective bargaining agreement. more »»

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 »»



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