More stories by Gina Mangieri

Warning officer certifications caught up after Saturday’s scare

A certified operator still made the mistake despite the FEMA stamp of approval, and despite software training the vendor told Always Investi…

Not an ‘oops’ button: Missile alert took many clicks, long scroll state never mentioned

Neither AlertSense nor HI-EMA are confirming vendor partnerships, citing security, but AlertSense did walk us through a standard system, one…

State switched emergency alert software months before missile-alert mistake

The decade-long partnership ended last year when Hawaii stopped renewing its software and support contracts.

Feds say state didn’t need to wait on them for missile-alert correction

FEMA said not only is their permission and approval not needed for messages, but that it’s been that way ever since the state applied to use…

Inconsistencies arise in Katherine Kealoha’s guardianship allegations

When the money was finally turned over to the now-adult beneficiaries, the guardianship case file shows there was still at least $80,000 the…

Kealohas plead not guilty in public corruption case: ‘We look forward to our day in court’

Former Honolulu chief of police Louis Kealoha and his wife, Katherine, a deputy prosecutor, were arrested Friday morning following a federal…

HART submits rail recovery plan to FTA

Officials say the updated project financial plan reflects additional local funding, recently allocated by state and city lawmakers, to build…

Board backs off skip-to-parole for Manoa rapist; work furlough again a prerequisite

The Hawaii Paroling Authority is still willing to let him take his first steps outside of Halawa prison, but only into a work furlough progr…