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...
HONOLULU (AP) — Repairs to the USS Arizona Memorial in Honolulu are progressing, but officials have not yet set a date to reopen the tourist attraction.
HONOLULU (AP) — Seven people were taken to the hospital Thursday after smoke filled the cabin of a Hawaiian Airlines flight from California to Hawaii.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a Hawaiian Airlines flight that made an emergency landing after reports of smoke in the plane (all times local):
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii County has spent more than $3 million on overtime and other costs as a result of protests against the Thirty Meter Telescope, officials said.
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Overcrowding and numerous disruptions to daily inmate life sparked rioting at a Hawaii jail, a state official said.
Maui explores expanding ban on commercial beach activities
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino is looking to ban commercial activities at all beach parks on Sundays and holidays.
Cops boost traffic enforcement near Hawaii telescope protest
MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) — Police have issued about 100 tickets daily since last week for parking and traffic violations near the site of a protest against the construction of another telescope on...
Shark bites woman twice while she is swimming in Hawaii bay
HONOLULU (AP) — A woman was taken to a hospital Tuesday after being bitten twice by a shark while swimming in Hawaii, authorities said.
The woman, 27, was reported to be in "good health" and...
The Latest: Swimmer in ‘good health’ after shark bites
KEALAKEKUA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on a shark biting a woman twice in Hawaii (all times local):
Hawaii police say a woman bitten twice by a shark while swimming in a bay is...
Hawaii designer set to make debut at London fashion event
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A clothing entrepreneur is set to become the first fashion designer to represent a Hawaiian collection in London, a report said.
Watershed restoration project rejuvenating Hawaii stream
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...
Marine waives military hearing over firearms allegations
HONOLULU (AP) — A Marine stationed in Hawaii has waived a military hearing scheduled for this week for allegations he tried to enter an Air Force base while off-duty and heavily armed in his home...
The Latest: Marine waives hearing over firearms allegations
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a Marine facing allegations that he tried to bring weapons onto an Air Force base (all times local):
Paul Simon plants a tree at Hawaii forest preserve on Maui
KULA, Hawaii (AP) — Musician Paul Simon joined environmentalists trying to reinvigorate a Hawaii forest on Maui and planted a tree during a ceremony, a report said.
The Rock announces wedding on Instagram
NEW YORK (AP) — With a simple "We do," Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson announced his wedding to his longtime girlfriend on Instagram.
A photo of the movie star and Lauren Hashian was posted on the...
Hawaii County misses deadline for cost-saving code changes
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — A new statewide energy code could increase the cost of home building after officials missed a deadline to enact exemptions on Hawaii Island, a report said.
Wildlife roam where US once made nuclear and chemical arms
DENVER (AP) — From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now...
Hawaii student suspensions at US average, not worst
HONOLULU (AP) — A report with erroneous data has been corrected to show student suspensions in Hawaii were not the nation's worst, officials said.
Southwest reveals plans to offer interisland Hawaii flights
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...
At a glance: Weapons sites converted into wildlife refuges
Six sites where the U.S. government manufactured or tested some of its most lethal weapons have been converted to wildlife refuges managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service:
Obama’s high school basketball jersey sells for $120,000
DALLAS (AP) — A basketball jersey believed to have been worn by former President Barack Obama while he was at a Honolulu prep school has sold at auction for $120,000.
Cowboys edge Rams 14-10 in preseason game in Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) — Dak Prescott appears ready for the regular season, with or without Ezekiel Elliott.
The Dallas quarterback completed all five of his pass attempts in his only series, and the...
Maui Island clear of tree-killing Hawaii fungal disease
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A fungal disease local to Hawaii has not been rediscovered after being found on Maui for the first time earlier this year, officials said.
Hawaii school board approves misconduct code revisions
HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii school board has voted to elevate the seriousness of high school bullying and harassment as disciplinary offenses, officials said.
Indiana, Kentucky Planned Parenthood seeing alliance boost
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky is receiving a nearly $1 million funding boost and is adding staffers since its merger with the group's Seattle-based affiliate...
Beer named for Pacific island nuke test site draws criticism
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Texas-based company is facing criticism for naming a beer after the location of nuclear tests that resulted in the contamination of a Pacific island chain, a report...
Bidders vie for Obama’s high school basketball jersey
HONOLULU (AP) — Bidding was drawing to a close Friday for a basketball jersey believed to have been worn by President Barack Obama.
Peter Noble was a student at a prestigious and elite...
Hawaii legislators debate jurisdiction over telescope road
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii state officials are debating jurisdiction over the road leading to a contested telescope project, a report said.
State Sen. Kai Kahele questioned the state's legal...
Honolulu adds inspectors to help enforce vacation rental law
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu plans to increase its housing inspection staff to help enforce a new vacation rental ordinance, officials said.
The Department of Planning and Permitting has already...
USS Santa Fe arrives at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
KITTERY, Maine (AP) — The USS Santa Fe has arrived at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine.
The Los Angeles-class attack submarine sailed into the shipyard on Thursday for planned...
Shark takes bite out of teen’s surf board off Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) — A teen surfing off the Hawaii island of Oahu escaped a shark encounter uninjured, but his board didn't.
KHON-TV reports 16-year-old Max Keliikipi was waiting for a wave...
Hawaii back to try to defend Little League title
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Hawaii sits behind all but 10 U.S. states in population, but when it comes to the Little League World Series, it's become America's hottest team.
Hot lava rock slows progress of Hawaii highway construction
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii construction workers have been slowed down by dense high-temperature rock while reconstructing a Big Island highway inundated by lava in the 2018 Kilauea volcanic...
Hawaii officials grapple with Oahu area’s pedestrian dangers
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii tourism officials are offering to help fund possible solutions to problems such as traffic and jaywalking near a popular tourism site, a report said.
Report: 2 Maui bird species have declined by more than half
HONOLULU (AP) — Wildlife agencies say two native bird populations on Maui have declined by more than half, a report said.
Fewer than 312 Maui parrotbills and 2,411 crested honeycreepers...
State supreme court ruling favors Hawaiian language classes
HONOLULU (AP) — The state Supreme Court has ruled Hawaii's constitution requires reasonable access to Hawaiian language immersion programs.
Hawaii News Now reported Tuesday that the justices...
Gabbard takes presidential campaign break for Army training
HONOLULU (AP) — Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is taking two weeks off from her 2020 Democratic presidential campaign to participate in Army National Guard training.
Students protesting Hawaii telescope can study remotely
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — University of Hawaii students protesting the construction of a $1.4 billion telescope are expected to have class options allowing them to remain on the mountain, a report...
Hawaii police make arrest in woman’s purse snatching death
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police have arrested a teenager in connection with the death of a woman who died from injuries suffered when her purse was snatched, a report said.
Nevada jury hears openings in biker club racketeering trial
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A jury in Las Vegas heard two vastly different overviews Monday in the federal racketeering trial of eight accused Vagos biker gang members stemming from a shootout that killed a...
Appeals court upholds Montana campaign disclosure law
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An appeals court on Monday upheld a Montana law requiring nonprofit groups to register with the state as political committees if they run any kind of ad that refers to a...
Small earthquake rattles Hawaii’s Big Island, no tsunami
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A magnitude-4.5 earthquake hit off the east coast of Hawaii's Big Island on Monday.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, it was...
Hawaii police plan to raise pay for officers’ off-duty work
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii Island police could receive pay raises for work performed while they are off-duty, officials said.
Officers who provide services to private companies or...
Hawaii water utility not yet planning Puna service repairs
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii water utility has no current plans to restore service to two areas damaged by the Kilauea volcano, officials said.
Truck snags utility line in Hawaii blocking railway and road
HONOLULU (AP) — A truck has snagged a utility line in Hawaii, bringing down about a dozen poles on top of a nearby railway and causing train cancellations.
Hawaii road crew handles hot lava rock year after eruption
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii geologists have measured high temperatures in rock ripped up by road crews during reconstruction of a Big Island highway inundated by lava.
Gun-control backers concerned about changing federal courts
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has some of the toughest gun laws in the nation, including a ban on the type of high-capacity ammunition magazines used in some of the nation's deadliest mass...
Amid protest, Hawaii astronomers lose observation time
HONOLULU (AP) — Asteroids, including those that might slam into Earth. Clouds of gas and dust on the verge of forming stars. Planets orbiting stars other than our own.