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2 in Kealoha case are charged and released

Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 11:04 pm
A current police officer and a retired police major were both released from federal custody on $50,000 signature bonds Monday. Read More

Island Air files bankruptcy amid aircraft lease dispute

Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 11:02 pm
Island Air, which brought in a new fleet of larger aircraft this year amid its aggressive expansion strategy, filed Monday for Chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy. Read More

Herringbone restaurant reopens after illnesses led to closure

A popular Waikiki restaurant at the International Market Place reopened for dinner Sunday after the establishment voluntarily closed following reports of customers who became ill, some confirmed with norovirus. Read More

Fire doused but fishing vessel remains stranded

The fishing boat Pacific Paradise remains stranded in waters off Waikiki, a week after getting stuck on the reef and two days after catching fire. Read More

Trump to visit Arizona Memorial next month

Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 10:22 pm
President Donald Trump’s first official trip to Hawaii and Asia will include a stop at Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial, the White House said Monday. Read More

Lau hala weavings honor family and culture

There is much that goes into the making of one of Kele Sunia’s coveted lau hala weavings. Read More
Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 10:57 pm

Hawaiian Air fixes hangar defects

Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 11:12 pm
Hawaiian Airlines has finally finished tens of millions of dollars in fixes to “defects, deficiencies and incompletions” in a new maintenance and cargo hangar at the Daniel K. Ino­uye International Airport in Honolulu, and its chief executive officer, Mark Dunkerley, is calling for a state investigation to determine how the long-delayed project got so far off track. Read More

Cause of Marco Polo fire deemed ‘undetermined’

Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 11:07 pm
The cause of the deadly Marco Polo fire is officially “undetermined,” the Honolulu Fire Department announced Monday at a news conference with Mayor Kirk Caldwell. Read More


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New HMSA rules cut back women’s cancer screenings

Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 4:13 pm
Everyone agrees on the benefits of the early detection of cancers, but the medical community and insurers have dialed back their guidelines for tests to detect those cancers. Read More

‘Real men’ wear pink to raise funds and breast cancer awareness

Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 5:19 pm
Police officer Eric Matsumoto, a 31-year veteran, dons his dark-blue uniform every day he works, but this October he’s wearing pink when he’s not on duty. Read More

Neutron-star collision sheds light on heavy elements’ creation

Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 12:29 am
A rare cosmic collision observed by astronomers around the world — including a team at the University of Hawaii at Manoa — has generated new insight into the formation of dense elements. Read More

Fire stalls salvage of grounded fishing vessel

Updated on  October 15, 2017 at 10:06 pm
A grounded fishing vessel was still burning off Waikiki on Sunday after erupting in flames a day earlier. Read More

Space station to pass several times this week

Hawaii residents can expect bright if mostly brief passes of the International Space station this week if the clouds cooperate. Read More
Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 12:37 am

U.S. law gives feds authority over stream-clearing permits

Question: Why does the city’s Department of Facility Maintenance need to apply for a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers to clear the Manoa-Palolo Stream? Read More
Updated on  October 15, 2017 at 10:07 pm

Fire causes $2.5M in damage to Kapolei plant

Fire caused an estimated $2.5 million in damage Sunday to the AES Kalaeloa Venture coal-fueled power plant near Barbers Point Harbor in Kapolei. Read More
Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 7:07 pm

Weather advisory issued for 30 mph winds

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the entire state except for the summits on Hawaii island and Haleakala on Maui. Read More
Updated on  October 15, 2017 at 10:11 pm

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