KHON2 reveals how long it takes for bad teacher cases to drag on and how long it takes to clear a good teacher’s name.
The man known as the “Manoa rapist” is up for parole and could be just one step away from being back in the community. John Freudenberg has been considered for release from his life sentences just about every year since 1996, denied each time. The only hurdle left before his hearing next month is for him to get on work furlough.
KHON2 investigates and learned a city worker was reading aloud to a chair when it enforced the new city sidewalk nuisance law.
A KHON2 investigative report on a state Hummer lead to more questions about state use of everything from fancy SUVs to brand new Harley-Davidsons.
KHON2 investigates what problems the Honolulu Community College’s aviation program is having and how students can succeed.
The promise of a six-figure career in an exciting but dangerous field lured dozens into a costly class. Now, the teacher can’t be reached, the students’ money is gone, and their jobs are on the line.
Everybody knows the rules. Skip your mortgage and you could face foreclosure. But what about when the banks themselves are accused of skipping some of their duties? Thousands of people are thought to be potentially affected by banking practices that appear headed toward class action lawsuits in Hawaii.
The state is investigating alleged Medicaid theft at a well-known casket and mortuary company, arresting then releasing its owner. Those associated with the firm say there’s been no crime.
Government budget-making has turned political this year at Honolulu Hale, and it’s leaving hundreds of city workers in doubt about what happens to their jobs in just a matter of weeks.
When a man got Tasered in the back on the North Shore, and shocked again on the ground, the officer behind the electronic gun got 20 days unpaid suspension. But what about this — a woman holding some kind of sharp objects, two police officers on the scene — one taking aim with a Taser, because the video’s rolling.
Honolulu police have used tasers for years, and there’s strict training on where, when and how. Now, KHON2 has gotten exclusive video when something goes wrong.
If you saw a state worker driving around in a fancy car with government plates, you might wonder what’s happening to your tax dollars. KHON2 tracked a state license plate on a flashy SUV to the State Sheriff’s Department.
The Department of Education is spending millions of dollars on travel while there are budget cuts that impact public school students in the classroom.
Restraining orders are one of the things that are supposed to help protect domestic violence victims. A KHON2 investigation has found that far too often, they take far too long to get into the right hands. We pushed to see how this could change.
The University of Hawaii Board of Regents agreed to give the Athletic Department a fresh start, zeroing out millions in debt after sports lost money for years. But KHON2 found that will not be a one-time cost to the campus because sports will continue to rely on operational subsidies.
Double dipping is collecting a public pension and a paycheck at the same time. Our investigation reveals who the practice of double dipping costs the most, and the ways it actually can save some departments money.