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.
Big Island police are warning the public about a company recently selling magazines door-to-door.
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.
Residents in Mililani Mauka and Wahiawa areas may experience intermittent noise on Tuesday and Wednesday as a result of military training exercises.
Thousands will attend and hundreds of thousands of dollars are expected to be raised. The 66th Annual Friends of the Library of Hawaii Book Sale, also known as the McKinley Book Sale, begins on Saturday.
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.
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.
Thieves on Oahu have been keeping busy over the last month. Kailua was hit hard, with more than 30 burglaries. Victims say they’re fed up and are taking action.
Two historic towns in Hawaii are vying for a makeover. Benjamin Moore & Co. is selecting 20 small town main streets to be revitalized with a brand new paint job.
It was a special day for 72 Hawaii athletes and nonprofit organizations. They received $150,000 in college scholarships and grants from the Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A tradition that started in Japan is now part of Memorial Day remembrances in Honolulu. Now in its 15th year, the annual Lantern Floating Hawaii Ceremony is well-known by many even outside of Hawaii.
Summer is quickly approaching and for some, it’s the perfect time to get in shape. For one Kaneohe woman, an eight-week fitness challenge is much more than working out.
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.
Da Kitchen will be serving its final meal on Saturday. The owner says they were not able to agree on a new lease for the Isenberg Street location.
It’s been just over two years since a deadly earthquake and tsunami struck northern Japan, but the problems aren’t over for the region. An upcoming concert and luau at the Bishop Museum will help raise funds for Japan relief efforts.
For the more than 20,000 people who live there, there’s only one way in and out of Mililani Mauka. After years of traffic headaches, there are some options on the table to ease the frustration.
Books and music lovers of all ages are invited to the Honolulu Hale Civic Center Grounds for the 8th Annual Hawaii Book & Music Festival.
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell is inviting all U.S. military members and their families to visit the Honolulu Zoo for free on Military Appreciation Day.
Kaimuki Christian School received a $1.5 million check on Wednesday from the Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation.
It’s an accomplishment few will achieve, but in Hawaii there are about two dozen living residents over the age of 100. Four of them live together at Leahi Hospital.
The Honolulu Police Department honored heroes at its special breakfast and awards ceremony on Wednesday. A special recognition was given to one man who has been there for HPD, even in its darkest hour.
East Oahu community leaders have been preaching it for years: Kaiser High School needs a new football field and track. Lawmakers are considering a measure that could make it happen.