Clean Up - Trash

Volunteers needed for Ala Moana Beach Park clean-up

A coastline cleanup is taking place on Oahu this weekend. The local group, For the Love, is cleaning up leftover Fourth of July debris at Ala Moana Beach Park on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.…
Fourth of July Clean Up

Good samaritans pick up trash after Fourth of July celebrations

Tens of thousands of Fourth of July celebrants spent the day at the beach, but not all of them were courteous enough to take their trash with them. Sometimes, it takes a few good samaritans to pick up what's left behind to restore the island's beauty from mauka to makai.…
Hanauma Bay

Conservationists asking for transparency over Hanauma Bay money

There's no question there's money being generated by thousands of tourists who pay to park and then visit Hanauma Bay. But exactly how much cash is not easily discovered. The Friends of Hanauma Bay is a group of volunteers that run one of Honolulu's busiest tourist attractions -- and it's falling apart.…
Kailua Road Project - Mokapu Boulevard

Kailua residents blame contractor for road project mishaps

More concerns are surfacing about a road project in Kailua that led to serious injuries for a bicyclist. State Rep. Cynthia Thielen represents Kailua and says it was one problem after another from the very beginning.…
Community members thrilled after McCully Pool reopens

Community members thrilled after McCully Pool reopens

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell hosted a celebration for the long-awaited reopening of the city's McCully Pool on Thursday. It's something McCully area residents have wanted for seven years while the community pool was being fixed.…
Kailua Robbery

Homeless man risks his safety to stop a robbery in Kailua

Thefts and burglaries are a growing problem for Kailua residents. In many cases, thieves get away before the victims even realized what has happened. However, in one recent case, the suspect didn't get away thanks to an unlikely hero.…
Waimanalo Beach Park Hedges

Waimanalo community divided over beach cleanup

A move by the City to clear the hedges around a camping site has the Waimanalo community divided. Some say it's punishing the homeless while others say it's necessary to keep the area safe.…
Hawaii Kai Marina

Hawaii Kai Marina cracking down on trespassers

The Hawaii Kai Marina is cracking down on outsiders coming into their waterways, but many area residents are confused about who is allowed in and who will be chased out.…
Department of Emergency Management

City seeking volunteers for hurricane exercise

The City and County of Honolulu's Department of Emergency Management along with the Department of Parks and Recreation, American Red Cross, Project 52, and the Hawaii State Department of Education are seeking volunteers to play the role of evacuees at the upcoming Makani Pahili Statewide Hurricane Exercise.…
Uncle Kokua

Fourth of July celebration in Kailua lives on

Fireworks will light up the sky in Kailua on the Fourth of July thanks to a resident who donated $25,000. They call him Uncle Kokua -- a fitting name for someone who will help save the annual tradition.…
Helmets

Proposed law targets teen skateboarders

Kids who ride in a car must buckle up. Keiki who hop on a bike must also "Click It or Ticket" by wearing a helmet. The same could go for those stepping onto a skateboard.…