LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Environmental groups in Hawaii have joined a campaign to bring attention to discarded personal protective equipment that is adding to plastic pollution on shorelines worldwide...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Police are investigating two people who were dropped off on Kauai by a small plane in violation of travel regulations established in response to the coronavirus...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Two or more multiple-family units could be developed on any size land under an ordinance, permitting high-density housing projects on Kauai Island.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has finalized the first draft of a plan to protect threatened and endangered bird species on Kauai.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii scientific group has announced the discovery of new cases of a fungal disease that has killed thousands of native ohia trees.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A pilot who was flying a sightseeing helicopter that crashed in Hawaii in December had his license revoked for marijuana use in 2010.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii received mixed grades on its efforts to reduce and prevent tobacco use last year amid concerns about worsening youth vaping, a report said.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii hospital has received a donation of $2.75 million toward its emergency department and trauma fundraising campaign.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A county council member in Hawaii has been charged with striking a police officer with his car while fleeing a traffic stop, records said.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — The U.S. Air Force has approved a naval facility and airport as the preferred alternative site for a technical squadron tasked with monitoring satellites in support of the...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — The number of abandoned vehicles on the Hawaiian island of Kauai is rising each year, a report said.
The Kauai Police Department ordered the towing of 653 vehicles over...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii man convicted of drunk driving and causing a fatal collision faces a possible life sentence after a jury decided he is a public threat who should serve extended...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii officials are seeking the best way to remove a horse carcass that's lodged in beach rocks, a report said.
The dead animal on Kauai's Aliomanu Beach is decaying...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii stream is coming back to life with help from a watershed restoration project, officials said.
The project funded by a state Department of Health and the federal...
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Southwest Airlines has announced plans to offer interisland flights across Hawaii, officials said.
Southwest announced Thursday it will begin offering flights from Hilo...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii school building has been built entirely out of plastic Lego-like blocks composed of marine debris and household waste, a report said.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A Kauai beach park has reopened following a $6 million repair project, a report said.
Black Pot Beach Park in northern Kauai welcomed visitors Monday for the first time...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A frayed 17-year-old cable was to blame for a widespread power outage in Hawaii, a report said.
Kauai Island Utility Cooperative discovered the cause Monday and plans to...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii electric utility has asked customers to conserve energy while it periodically cuts off their electrical service while the utility recovers from a widespread power...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A roving animal management organization has sterilized more than 1,000 cats in Hawaii this year, a report said.
Animal Balance's Spay Pod surpassed 1,000 surgeries in...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Officials say Hawaii's last remaining native lowland bog is thriving again following a more than decade-long restoration effort.
HONOLULU (AP) — A new two-day festival on the island of Kauai aims to explore the influences traditional Hawaiian music has had on traditional folk music, the Honolulu Star Advertiser reported...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Police on the Hawaii island of Kauai investigated allegations officers were involved in cheating on a proficiency test and covering it up, a report said.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii has some of the most beautiful and memorable golf courses in the world. And the quiet island of Kauai may have the most picturesque courses on the islands — or anywhere...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A 70-year-old Utah man has died in Hawaii.
The Kauai Police Department says Washington Bennett IV of Utah was body boarding before he was found unresponsive in waters...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii beach is closed to swimming after authorities responded to a dead whale that washed ashore.
The Kauai Fire Department says Kealia Beach is closed to swimming as...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A Kauai jury has found a homeless woman guilty of heroin possession in a trial where her mother testified against her.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — The mother of a Hawaii woman charged with heroin possession was expected to take the stand as the first witness against her daughter, a report said.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A Kauai man pleaded no contest after telling police he was under the influence of a hallucinogenic when he used a machete to wreak havoc on his former boss' home because of a...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Statues of past island royalty will soon begin their reign in front of a Hawaii museum.
Life-sized, bronze statues of the last king and queen of Kauai and Niihau were...
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.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A federal jury awarded more than $700,000 in damages to a Hawaii man who sued a hospital, saying staff injected him against his will with anti-psychotic drugs that left him...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A California man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child while visiting Hawaii last year.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A wildlife refuge on the Hawaiian island of Oahu has provided a new home for endangered albatross chicks.
Researchers recently moved 25 chicks to the James Campbell...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A Kauai man charged with rape and kidnapping has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree assault.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii man accused of stabbing his mother to death inside a Kauai bank has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Kauai officials are suing the owners of a vacation home, claiming they are violating county zoning ordinances for using the property as a short-term rental.
The Kauai County Planning Department filed the lawsuit last week, seeking to compel Greg and Joanne Allen to pay $130,000 in fines, The Garden Island reported .
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Female employees of a Kauai resort have added claims of sexual harassment and retaliation to their class-action lawsuit filed after a male co-worker was accused of recording women in the employee locker room.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Officials are investigating the death of a young humpback whale that washed up on a Kauai beach.
Kekaha resident Kevin Rogers told the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration about the carcass after finding it during a Monday morning beach walk, The Garden Island reported .
The nearly 10-foot (3-meter) whale carcass was covered in wounds, Rogers said.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A historic post office on Kauai will remain open after the U.S. Postal Service reversed a decision to shut it down.
The service had announced its decision to close the Lihue Post Office in December 2017, prompting hundreds of letters and coconuts to be sent to the service in support of keeping the post office open.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A woman walking with her dog on northern Kauai was assaulted after her heeler-mix killed an endangered Hawaii bird, authorities said.
Paulina Ann Ka'aumoana was walking near the Princeville Golf Course on Monday when her unleashed 19-year-old dog killed a baby nene, The Garden Island reported .
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii officials are planning to issue additional permits and extend the six-month trial period of pig hunting in a mountain area on Kauai.
The state had issued permits to 39 hunters, resulting in 13 feral pigs being harvested from Nounou Mountain during the trial hunt that ran through November, The Garden Island reported Thursday.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Scientists have discovered on Kauai the more aggressive form of a fungal pathogen that kills trees native to Hawaii.
Lab results confirmed last week the more aggressive strain of rapid ohia death, which has affected more than 210 square miles (546 square kilometers) of Big Island forest since it was discovered more than four years ago.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Kauai officials have agreed to pay $1 million to the family of a man who died after being hit by a police cruiser.
The family of 19-year-old Michael Kocher Jr. reached a settlement last month with Kauai County, which also agreed to place a plaque in honor of Kocher at a park near his family's home in Eleele, The Garden Island reported .
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Rescuers over the weekend called off their search for a California woman swept out to sea from a picturesque but dangerous spot on Kauai's north shore.
The Garden Island newspaper reported 23-year-old Yayun Cheng was the seventh drowning victim in Kauai this year.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Rescuers have called off their search for a California woman swept out to sea from a picturesque but dangerous spot on Kauai's north shore.
The Garden Island newspaper reported 23-year-old Yayun Cheng is Kauai's seventh drowning for the year.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A fungal pathogen that kills trees native to Hawaii has been discovered in two more areas on Kauai.
Three more trees have tested positive for rapid ohia death after it was found for the first time on the island in 14 trees in the Moloaa Forest Reserve in early May, The Garden Island reported .
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — The pilot of a skydiving plane made an emergency landing on Kauai after telling the two pairs of tandem parachutists to jump out, authorities said.
The plane's operator Skydive Kauai issued a mayday call Monday morning after the pilot reported mechanical issues at 4,000 feet (1,219 meters) above Hanapepe, the Kauai Fire Department said.
The pilot then told the two instructors and two jumpers to exit the aircraft.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Officials have tagged nine Newell's shearwater chicks on Kauai, aiming to gain insight into what happens when the young seabirds leave the island for the ocean.