Pay up, or go to jail. That’s the latest scheme targeting residents here in Hawaii and around the country.
A popular retail store has made some safety improvements after a shopper called KHON2′s Action Line over fears someone was going to get hurt or even killed.
The story of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has given schemers a chance to exploit computer users by posting misleading headlines.
In the latest warning from the Better Business Bureau, schemers are not above using grandchildren to target grandparents.
The heater at Moanalua Garden’s community pool has been broken for more than two years, despite money earmarked to fix it.
The Internal Revenue Service is fielding questions from taxpayers as April 15, the deadline to file taxes, approaches.
It’s a simple expectation: If you take a city bus that’s supposed to go to Ala Moana Center, it should drop you off there. But it turns out, that doesn’t always happen.
With new car sales expected to increase this year in Hawaii, the state is reminding car owners about its lemon law, which is meant to help protect consumers who buy defective cars.
Hawaii’s military community is being warned of fake websites designed to steal personal information. The latest scheme consists of a website claiming to be the My Army Benefits website.
Modified cars are not passing safety checks and owners are questioning the system. They called Action Line because they want to know why.
Hawaii residents are being cheated out of hundreds, sometimes thousands, of dollars by unlicensed contractors. The state’s Regulated Industries Complaints Office has some advice.
For the first time since Thursday, work has resumed at a $5 million Palolo road project. KHON2 has been keeping tabs on it ever since residents called their frustrations into our Action Line.
In the one-ring phone scheme, a computer makes thousands of calls to random cell phone numbers by ringing just once, enough to leave a missed call on the phone.
Drivers say traffic along a major road in Central Oahu has become maddening. They say it all has to do with a single traffic light. A Wahiawa resident called our Action Line, so we checked it out and found a traffic light that no driver would want to get stuck at.
The sold out Bruno Mars concerts in Hawaii can be a golden opportunity for thieves.
Thieves are always looking for ways to trip you up. We have a warning about one of their latest tricks that should make it easy to spot.
Our Action Line department has received several complaints about a new scheme to steal personal information. Residents get a phone call from someone pretending to be from Hickam Federal Credit Union.
QR codes are making their way to Hawaii. They’re simple bar codes that smartphone users can scan and be linked to websites, for business information and coupons.
If you are thinking about selling your used electronics, there are some things you need to know in order to protect your personal information stored on your device.
Can the state change your name if it doesn’t fit on your ID? A Big Island woman says it happened to her and getting it fixed hasn’t been easy. So she reached out to KHON2′s Action Line for help.
The Hawaii Better Business Bureau is looking into a company it says uses deceptive marketing practices, by sending Hawaii residents travel vouchers. It says the vouchers work, with some limitations, but when you try to redeem them, the company hard-sells you on other products.
Lifelock recently conducted a U.S. survey of more than 700 teens between the ages of 13 to 17 to learn their online and social networking habits.
Thousands of people on Oahu have been shocked by their recent combined water/sewer bill. A Waimanalo family says their bill went up six-fold, and they say it wasn’t because of a leak.
A postcard offering a free gift card is being sent to Hawaii residents. But in order to use it you’re asked to pay a fee. And those who fall for it, end up paying even more.
Have you ever received a robo call letting you know you’ve been approved for a loan? Experts warn don’t fall for it, it’s just the latest scheme to get your personal information.