HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu is not capable of effectively enforcing a mandatory, 14-day quarantine on visitors staying in Oahu vacation rentals during the coronavirus pandemic, an official...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige on Monday laid out a framework that counties may follow for opening more businesses and operations, including gyms, dine-in restaurants and churches as the...
HONOLULU (AP) — The first segment of Honolulu's $9.2 billion rail line will not be operational until next March, three months later than previously forecast, officials said.
HONOLULU (AP) — Oahu's lifeguards have returned to their towers dotting the island's public beaches with new rules and strategies for preventing the spread of the coronavirus.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Honolulu Board of Water Supply has voted to transfer management of Haiku Stairs and the surrounding land to the City and County of Honolulu.
HONOLULU (AP) — Security cameras filmed thieves stealing electric generators from a Hawaii equipment rental business during nighttime curfew hours.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu's mayor has announced a city park construction project will be put on hold after expressing concern about gatherings of protesters during the COVID-19...
HONOLULU (AP) — About 20 protesters gathered in Honolulu after the city announced plans to resume construction of a new multipurpose field in a park known as Sherwood Forest.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu's police chief plans to use new officers promised by a budget increase to add neighborhood patrols and increase homeless outreach.
HONOLULU (AP) — A single-engine plane crashed at an airport northwest of Honolulu on Saturday, killing two people, authorities said.
Paramedics declared one man dead at Dillingham Airfield...
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu requested proposals from private organizations interested in providing managed, fee-based access to its famed Haiku Stairs.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has announced the cancellation of plans to renovate the Neal S. Blaisdell Center due to financial concerns.
HONOLULU (AP) — A study shows the number of residential vacation rentals on Oahu has decreased by more than 13% since legislation was enforced against illegal short-term rentals, a Hawaii tourism...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's county mayors asked the Legislature to consider a proposal to charge motorists a fee for driving on key roads during peak traffic hours.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu's mayor signed a bill creating a new tax classification for owners of Oahu properties where bed-and-breakfast establishments are operated.
HONOLULU (AP) — A measure prohibiting all single-use plastic and polystyrene food service items on Oahu has become law.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed the bill into law Sunday.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Honolulu City Council passed a single-use plastics ban that will be the first in Hawaii to include all plastic containers used for food sales and service.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Honolulu City Council is expected to pass the strictest ban in the state on single-use plastic products.
A final vote is expected to pass during the council’s scheduled...
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed a bill extending lifeguard service hours from dawn to sundown.
Caldwell signed the measure Thursday with the new hours expected to begin...
HONOLULU (AP) — The Honolulu City Council and Mayor Kirk Caldwell have approved a $214 million spending bill for the city rail project, officials said.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu plans to extend the working hours of lifeguards watching the beaches under a measure adopted by the City Council.
Lifeguard service could be expanded from sunrise to...
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii park development project has been delayed following the discovery of a possible artifact on the grounds, officials said.
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.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on arrests of protesters blocking access to a park that Honolulu officials want to redevelop (all times local):
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials have announced a program to help homeless people on Oahu with mental health issues.
The Star-Advertiser reported Tuesday that Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced a...
HONOLULU (AP) — The number of illegal rentals on Oahu has dropped sharply since Honolulu passed a law targeting short-term vacation rentals, officials said.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu has sent approximately 5,000 "courtesy" letters to owners and operators of illegal vacation rentals warning them to stop advertising or face hefty fines.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu's mayor has signed a bill to provide small property owners with incentives to develop affordable housing units.
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Wednesday that...
HONOLULU (AP) — The mayor of Honolulu has proposed a trio of tax increases to cover costs of a forthcoming rail line, a report said.
The budget by Mayor Kirk Caldwell includes tax hikes...
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) — The Latest on a target letter linked to an ongoing Honolulu corruption investigation (all times local):
A lawyer representing Honolulu's chief legal officer against a target letter linked to an ongoing federal corruption investigation says her client did nothing wrong.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell says Corporation Counsel Donna Leong is taking a paid leave of absence, effective Monday.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu has expanded the number of city parks that private security guards will lock up at night.
Employees with American Guard Services Inc. will lock bathrooms and parking lots at 59 parks in an effort to curtail vandalism and illegal homeless activity, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Friday.
HONOLULU (AP) — A measure requiring building permits for one- and two-family dwellings on Oahu to be processed within 60 days was allowed to become law without the mayor's signature.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has vetoed a measure that would have given condominium owners two extra years to comply with a fire safety law.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu is funding two private security guards to patrol city parks, aiming to curb illegal homeless activity.
The city is paying $44,000 for a one-month pilot program for two guards from Hawaii Protective Association to watch the nine parks in the urban core around the clock, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Thursday.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has signed into law two measures banning obstructing and sleeping on public sidewalks.
Caldwell said the bills signed Thursday aim to keep sidewalks clear for pedestrians, but opponents claim the measures unfairly target homeless people.
Under the first bill, it is illegal to "create, cause or maintain" an obstruction on a public sidewalk if it blocks people from passing freely during daytime hours. People found in violation could be fined up to $100.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Honolulu Planning Commission has rejected Mayor Kirk Caldwell's proposed bill that would ban short-term vacation rentals in residential zones, but allow homeowners to run bed-and-breakfast establishments in the properties where they live.
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials urged residents and visitors to be prepared as a strong tropical storm approached the island state.
Olivia was a few hundred miles east of Hilo late Monday with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph (115 kph). It was downgraded from a hurricane earlier in the day after wind shear weakened the storm.
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell cautioned against complacency, noting tropical storms have led to flooding in Honolulu in recent years.
HONOLULU (AP) — The 14 boys and three coaches who delivered Hawaii its first Little League World Series title in a decade received a hero's welcome on their return home.
The team was showered in lei, handed food and greeted by a roaring crowd upon their exit from the Honolulu airport Monday.
The team shook hands with Gov. David Ige, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho and other city officials. The Royal Hawaiian Band played for them as they entered a news conference.
HONOLULU (AP) — Two Honolulu City Council members are failing to serve their community by shelving two bills that would get more homeless people off city sidewalks, according to Honolulu's mayor.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell proposed a bill Thursday that would allow homeowners to run bed-and-breakfast establishments in properties where they live, but ban non-owner transient vacation units in residential zones.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has directed city departments and agencies to prepare for the effects of climate change and sea level rise.
HONOLULU (AP) — Lifeguards made about 450 rescues, but no one was hospitalized following the Fourth of July "floatilla" ocean party off Honolulu's Waikiki Beach, authorities said.
The celebration was "tame" compared to the last two years, state Department of Land and Natural Resources officials said. The event had about 600 participants, drastically smaller than the estimated crowd of about 10,000 last year.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu city officials are introducing two bills that would make regulations on traditional taxicab companies more in line with regulations on ride-hailing companies.
Taxi companies such as Charley's, The Cab and EcoCab have voiced disappointment over upstart transportation companies not following the same rules that taxicabs have abided by for decades.