Hawaii councilor wants environmental pledge from tourists
HONOLULU (AP) — A Honolulu city councilor wants tourists to pledge to respect and help protect the island's natural resources.
Councilwoman Kymberly Pine wants tourists to Oahu to sign a...
Hawaii power company plans to begin drilling geothermal well
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Puna Geothermal Venture plans to begin drilling a new geothermal production well on Hawaii Island as part of its recovery from the Kilauea volcano eruption, officials...
Increased number of STDs in Hawaii linked to online dating
HONOLULU (AP) — An increase in sexually transmitted diseases in Hawaii to the highest numbers reported in decades can be linked to the prevalence of online dating, officials said.
No. 14 Boise State loses Bachmeier, beats Hawaii 59-37
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — After holding a competitive contest for the starting quarterback job, Boise State coach Bryan Harsin has insisted that the Broncos are well stocked at the...
Honolulu weighs new bed-and-breakfast property tax category
HONOLULU (AP) — A bill being considered in Honolulu would create a new property tax category for homeowners operating bed-and-breakfast establishments.
Report: Most of plastic debris on Hawaii from abroad
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii researchers have found that majority of plastic marine debris washing up on shores is from abroad.
The Star-Advertiser reports that the study conducted at Hawaii...
Running for president, Gabbard faces challenge in Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) — In recent days, U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has talked to voters over chili and pumpkin bars at a house party in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She sat down with students at Franklin Pierce...
Prosecutor denies potential conflicts over telescope cases
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii County attorney has told an ethics panel he would not face conflicts by prosecuting cases arising from demonstrations against the Mauna Kea telescope.
Big avocado earns Hawaii family Guinness World Records honor
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii family has won a place with the Guinness World Records for the world's heaviest avocado.
The Pokini family from the island of Maui received the Guinness...
Hawaii has chance to make noise facing No. 14 Boise State
One of Nick Rolovich's major concerns during Hawaii's week off was making sure his Rainbow Warriors didn't get wrapped up in the history of what Boise State has accomplished with the Broncos next...
No. 14 Boise State hosts Hawaii in key Mountain West matchup
Hawaii (4-1, 1-0 MWC) at No. 14 Boise State (5-0, 2-0), Saturday at 10:15 p.m. EDT (ESPN2).
HBO Sports 24/7 series to profile surfer Kelly Slater
NEW YORK (AP) — HBO Sports' 24/7 series will profile professional surfer Kelly Slater in December.
The one-hour episode, which will premiere on Dec. 3 at 9 p.m. EST, will focus on Slater's...
Long-shot 2020 candidate Gabbard may skip Democratic debate
HONOLULU (AP) — Long-shot Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard says she may skip next week's debate in Ohio.
The Hawaii congresswoman complained in a Twitter message on Thursday...
Hawaii board to consider nature preserve access restrictions
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii will consider whether to restrict access to a nature reserve where rock-climbing activities are threatening native plant species, officials said.
Hawaii prosecutor ordered to stay away from lawyer he shoved
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii prosecutor must spend the next three years avoiding an attorney he shoved in the hallway of a courthouse, according to a judge's order.
Hawaii to consider proposed online trail hike reservations
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — The state of Hawaii will consider a proposal to establish an online reservation system for guided hikes in a national park on Maui, officials said.
Honolulu airport ranked the third worst in North America
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu's airport ranked the third worst in North America for customer satisfaction and the second worst among large airports in annual survey of air passengers.
- The Spokesman-ReviewHawaiian safety with Oregon, USC offers commits to Washington StateJune 28, 2019
- The Detroit NewsThat sunscreen is protecting you, but harming Hawaii's coral reefsApril 29, 2019
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- Cleveland.comKeeping it 100: Hawaii lawmaker wants to put smoking age basically out of reachFebruary 6, 2019
Hawaii Congressional delegation has mixed town hall record
HONOLULU (AP) — An analysis of the number of town halls by Hawaii's Congressional delegation indicates the members have an inconsistent record of holding voter events at home.
Hawaii Police Department preparing to use body cameras
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — The Hawaii Police Department plans to have officers outfitted with body cameras early next year, officials said.
New alternatives offered for Hawaii canal flooding plan
HONOLULU (AP) — An engineering consulting firm provided new alternatives to a flood management plan for an Oahu canal, officials said.
Oceanit company officials met with residents to offer...
Up to 10% of Big Island tsunami warning sirens inoperable
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Nearly 10% of tsunami warning sirens on Hawaii Island were found to be inoperable during a recent test, officials said.
Report: Hawaii students stall on academic test performance
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii school officials have said they are not satisfied with the academic performance of public school students on statewide assessments after lack of growth, a report...
Hawaii scientists launch aerial attack against invasive ants
NAHIKU, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii scientists have used helicopters to launch an aerial attack against an invasive ant species in east Maui.
The Maui Invasive Species Committee and Hilo-based...
Convicted former power couple don’t want jury for 2nd trial
HONOLULU (AP) — A retired Honolulu police chief and his former prosecutor wife don't want to be tried by a jury on charges including bank fraud and identity theft in Hawaii's biggest corruption...
Hawaii to require immunizations for sixth-grade students
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii will require sixth-graders to get the HPV vaccine and other immunizations before the start of the next school year, health officials said.
Maui bans tours, lessons in beach parks on Sundays, holidays
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Maui will prohibit commercial activity in parks on Sunday and official holidays.
The island’s Parks and Recreation Department said the changes to commercial permits...
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- Business WireMichelle Hulst Elected to Bank of Hawaii Corporation Board of DirectorsJuly 23, 2019
- Business WireBank of Hawaii Announces New Managing Committee Member Craig A. NorrisJuly 11, 2019
US gives limited approval to Hawaiian-Japan Airlines venture
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration rejected a bid by Hawaiian Airlines and Japan Airlines for antitrust immunity to let them expand a partnership.
Fast-moving brush fire sends nearly 500 to shelters
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Nearly 500 people took shelter after strong winds fueled a fast-moving brush fire in the steep mountains above the Maui community of Maalaea.
No. 16 Broncos look to stay undefeated, travel to play UNLV
No. 16 Boise State (4-0, 1-0 Mountain West) at UNLV (1-3, 0-1), Saturday at 10:30 p.m. EDT (CBSSN).
Scientists: Maui beached whales were fighting infections
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A post-mortem examination of two pygmy killer whales that stranded themselves on a Maui beach suggests they were fighting an infection, officials said.
Hawaii officials: $7.7M spent to police telescope protests
HONOLULU (AP) — The state and counties in Hawaii have spent at least $7.7 million on law enforcement costs related to demonstrations opposing the Mauna Kea telescope, officials said.
Hawaii-based Marine defers plea for firearms allegations
KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — A Marine stationed in Hawaii deferred entering a plea Wednesday on allegations that he tried to bring weapons onto an Air Force base while home in Nebraska.
The Latest: Marine faces trial next year on weapons charges
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on an arraignment for a Hawaii-based marine accused of taking weapons onto an Air Force base in Nebraska (all times local):
Dutch inventor says his ocean cleaning boom is working
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — After a series of setbacks, a system for catching plastic floating in the Pacific between California and Hawaii is now working, its Dutch inventor said...
Hawaii study identifies coastal roads vulnerable to erosion
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A study of the 20 coastal highways in Hawaii most susceptible to erosion and structural degradation has found 10 of the roads are in Maui County, officials...
Discovery of possible artifact halts Hawaii park development
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii park development project has been delayed following the discovery of a possible artifact on the grounds, officials said.
Hawaii man sentenced to 20 years in prison for raping teens
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for raping two teens at knifepoint, a news report said.
Oran Charles Kita, 40, was sentenced in Hilo Circuit Court...
Hawaii birthrate decrease affecting economy and population
HONOLULU (AP) — A decreased birthrate in Hawaii has larger population and economic implications for the state now and in the future, officials said.
Hawaii deputy and guard will not be prosecuted in shootings
HONOLULU (AP) — Prosecutors in Hawaii have declined to bring charges against a sheriff's deputy and a correctional center guard in separate fatal shootings, officials said.
Hawaii group sues to halt development at Oahu beach park
HONOLULU (AP) — An attorney representing a group of Hawaii residents opposed to development in an Oahu beach park plans to seek a court injunction against the project.
McDonald, Byrd help Hawaii cruise to 54-3 win over Nevada
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Cole McDonald threw four touchdown passes, including three to Cedric Byrd II, and Hawaii beat Nevada 54-3 on Saturday night in the Mountain West Conference opener for both...
Trial begins for 3 suspected accomplices in officer shooting
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii trial has started for three suspected accomplices prosecutors say helped a man evade authorities after fatally shooting a police officer.
Hawaii deputy prosecutor acknowledges shoving defense lawyer
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii deputy prosecutor has acknowledged shoving a defense lawyer in a state courthouse, a state judge said.
Honolulu deputy prosecutor Emlyn Higa acknowledged shoving...
Retailer DFS Hawaii announces plans to lay off 165 employees
HONOLULU (AP) — Retail firm DFS Hawaii plans to lay off 165 of its 660 employees in three locations across Hawaii's islands, officials said.
Southwest announces continued growth of Hawaii air service
HONOLULU (AP) — Southwest Airlines expects to more than quadruple its daily number of seats flying into and between Hawaii's islands before the completion of its first year of Hawaii service,...
The Latest: Mayor says park protests won’t be like Mauna Kea
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on arrests of protesters blocking access to a park that Honolulu officials want to redevelop (all times local):
Dozens of Hawaii park redevelopment protesters arrested
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police have arrested at least two dozen protesters who were blocking access to a park that city officials want to redevelop.