Honolulu officials approve tax break for homeowners
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu officials have approved a bill that would lower property taxes by about $70 for most Oahu homeowners.
The Honolulu City Council voted unanimously for the bill last...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's iconic Waikiki Beach could soon be underwater as rising sea levels caused by climate change overtake its white sand beaches and bustling city streets.
Big Island waste station evacuated after grenade found
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A waste transfer station on the Big Island was shut down for nearly an hour last week after an explosive device was found.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Brooke Henderson successfully defended her title in the Lotte Championship on Saturday to tie Sandra Post's record for LPGA Tour victories by a Canadian with...
HONOLULU (AP) — The Honolulu City Council has advanced two bills aimed at providing regulations on short-term vacation rentals on Oahu.
Hawaii County Council puts Civil Defense on hot seat
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii County Council members grilled Civil Defense Administrator Talmadge Magno about communication lapses during recent disasters.
Brooke Henderson, Nelly Korda tied for lead in Hawaii
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Defending champion Brooke Henderson shot a 3-under 69 on Friday at blustery Ko Olina Golf Club for a share of the third-round lead with Nelly Korda in the Lotte...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's governor has urged state lawmakers to support a bill to change land lease requirements that could affect water rights.
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii city council has passed a bill to restrict the size of so-called monster houses.
The Honolulu City Council passed a bill Wednesday that sets maximum density for...
Eun-Hee Ji takes 2-stroke lead in Lotte Championship
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Eun-Hee Ji rebounded from a bogey on the par-4 18th with a pitch-in eagle on the par-5 first and shot a 7-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead over Nelly Korda on Thursday in...
HONOLULU (AP) — Last year, much of Hawaii was shocked to learn a Chicago restaurant chain owner had trademarked the name "Aloha Poke" and wrote to cubed fish shops around the country demanding...
HONOLULU (AP) — All Nippon Airways has completed a test flight of a new wide-body aircraft with its arrival in Hawaii.
The Japanese airline completed the first of two tests when the Airbus...
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii's governor has visited a corrections facility where a riot and an escape recently took place, according to news reports.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Nelly Korda took advantage when Hawaii's tough trade winds took a break.
Korda rolled in the last of her nine birdies at the 18th in a bogey-free round of 63 Wednesday...
HONOLULU (AP) — A 99-year-old Hawaii woman is appealing an order that required her to pay her embattled former prosecutor granddaughter more than $100,000 in legal fees.
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Transportation has removed occupants of a roadside homeless encampment, officials said.
HONOLULU (AP) — Legislation to regulate midwives in Hawaii has highlighted a divide among home birth advocates.
A state Senate bill approved Friday by the Legislature and sent to the...
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Scientists say Hawaii earthquake unrelated to volcano
KALAOA, Hawaii (AP) — A weekend earthquake that struck Hawaii was not related to volcanic activity, scientists said.
The 5.3-magnitude earthquake Saturday was not caused by magma moving...
2nd inmate who escaped from Maui jail found, arrested
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Two inmates escaped from a Hawaii jail and over a razor wire-topped fence, prompting a manhunt across the island of Maui before one of them turned himself in and the other...
The Latest: 2nd escaped Maui jail inmate found, arrested
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on two inmates who escaped from a Maui jail (all times local):
An inmate who escaped from a Hawaii jail has been found.
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Scientists in Hawaii are monitoring increasing activity surrounding one of the Big Island's volcanoes.
The Hawaii Volcano Observatory is closely monitoring Mauna Loa...
Ex-sergeant says vendetta led to DUI case against him
HONOLULU (AP) — A former Honolulu police sergeant says an ex-prosecutor brought a drunken-driving case against him because she had a vendetta against him, his defense attorney said in court...
Magnitude 5.3 earthquake hits Hawaii; no risk of tsunami
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake hit the west side of the Big Island of Hawaii on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Department of Health Director Bruce Anderson is urging the Navy to relocate its underground fuel storage facility at Red Hill away from a major source of Oahu's drinking...
Jury finds Hawaii man guilty of second-degree murder
KEALAKEKUA, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in a shooting that killed one man and injured another.
West Hawaii Today reports that a jury on Thursday...
Picture was clear, but black hole’s name a little fuzzy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The newly pictured supermassive black hole is a beast with no name, at least not an official one. And what happens next could be cosmically confusing.
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LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — IMSA points leader Jordan Taylor has been cleared to race this weekend after an emergency appendectomy while on vacation in Hawaii.
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii County has joined a multi-state lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies over opioid addiction and overdoses, according to officials.
Black hole named ‘Powehi’ by Hawaii university professor
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A language professor has given a Hawaiian name — Powehi — to the black hole depicted in an image produced in a landmark experiment.
HONOLULU (AP) — A former inmate who says Hawaii officials didn't protect her against a guard convicted of sexually assaulting her is settling a lawsuit for $10,000.
KEALAKEKUA, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii man has testified he did not intend to kill a man during an altercation with the victim and a third man who was wounded.
Hawaii man agrees to plea agreement in beating death
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii man charged in the beating death of a homeless man has agreed to a plea deal and will testify against his co-defendant, a prosecutor said.
Maui’s top legal official resigns following abuse arrest
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — The top legal official for Maui County has resigned amid protests over his arrest on a domestic abuse charge, according to reports.
Hawaii count shows drop in homelessness on 2 islands
HONOLULU (AP) — The number of people who were homeless on two Hawaii islands fell by 2% in 2018, according to officials.
The overall number of homeless people on the Big Island and Maui fell...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers eager to gather tax revenue from the state's flourishing, yet mostly unpermitted, vacation rental sector on Tuesday passed legislation that would require websites...
Big Island police officer accused of domestic violence
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Hawaii Police Department says one of its patrol officers has been arrested and accused of domestic violence.
Police say Puna patrol Officer Daniel Ulrich is charged...
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on vacation rental tax bills before the Hawaii Legislature (all times local):
Hawaii lawmakers have passed legislation that would require websites...
Game in Hawaii highlights NFL preseason schedule
NEW YORK (AP) — The first NFL exhibition game in Hawaii in 43 years highlights the league's preseason schedule announced Tuesday.
Dallas will play the Los Angeles Rams at Aloha Stadium in...
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — The former vice chairman of the Hawaii state Real Estate Commission has been sentenced to six months in jail and 10 years of court supervision, according to...
Shark prevents recovery of body from Hawaii waters
NORTH KOHALA, Hawaii (AP) — Big Island firefighters could not recover a body floating offshore because a shark pulled it underwater on Sunday, emergency officials said.
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — The parents of a child who died in foster care have filed a lawsuit accusing the caregivers and associated agencies of negligence, according to court...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A foreign citizen living legally in Hawaii is suing the state over laws preventing him from obtaining a gun license, according to court documents.
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A judge has temporarily stopped work on a Maui housing development following a complaint that the project disturbed Native Hawaiian burial sites.
University of Hawaii student dies after workout
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials say an 18-year-old University of Hawaii student has died after he collapsed during a workout at the recreation center on the Manoa campus.
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Some have voiced concerns about the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory potentially moving off of the Big Island to Oahu.
The Observatory confirmed last week that Oahu is one...
Committee delays decision on public safety director
HONOLULU (AP) — A State Senate committee has delayed the decision on the confirmation of Hawaii Public Safety Director Nolan Espinda as he looks to continue overseeing the state's prisons and...
HONOLULU (AP) — A 99-year-old woman who U.S. prosecutors have described as a key witness in a Hawaii corruption investigation will provide early testimony that jurors will see if she's unavailable...