Kailua

Residents, businesses battle over Kailua tourism

Kailua is known for beautiful beaches, local boutiques, and a peaceful alternative to Waikiki. But some want that to stop and they're urging the Hawaii Tourism Authority to remove online posts touting Kailua as a tourist destination.…
travel voucher

Action Line Consumer Alert: Travel vouchers

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.…
Board of Water Supply Bill

Kailua family finds resolution after receiving $8K water bill

UPDATE It started as a nightmare for a Kailua family and ended with a lesson learned. Last month, Ed and Ashlyn Saunders received an unexpected water bill totaling $8,000. After running into road blocks with the Board of Water Supply, they turned to KHON2 for help.…
A wildfire burns out of control on the slopes of Mount Diablo in Contra Costa County, Calif., seen from the Woodbridge Ecological Reserve located in the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. By nightfall, it had surged to 800 acres, state fire officials said, spewing a plume of smoke visible for miles and leading to the evacuation of 50 to 75 homes in Clayton, a town of about 11,000 people alongside the park. (AP Photo/The Modesto Bee, Andy Alfaro)

SF Bay Area wildfire prompts smoke advisory

CLAYTON, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire burning in a San Francisco Bay Area wilderness park grew Monday, forcing more people to leave their homes and leading to a smoke adviso...…
FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2009 file photo, Susan Newman and Toyota salesman Dick Tran look at a 2010 Toyota Rav4 at a Toyota dealership in Palo Alto, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Toyota again recalling 880,584 RAV4, Lexus sedans

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling 880,584 RAV4 SUVs and Lexus HS 250h sedans in the U.S. and Canada because a repair announced last year may not have solved a safety prob...…
Gov. Abercrombie Special Session Announcement

Abercrombie calls special session on same-sex marriage

When the legislature convenes in a special session on Oct. 28, lawmakers will consider a bill that would give same-sex couples the same rights, benefits, protections and responsibilities of marriage that opposite-sex couples receive.…
FILE - In this Wednesday, March 11, 2009 file photo, the Chicago skyline is reflected in the exterior of Neiman Marcus on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Owners of Neiman Marcus sell chain for $6 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Luxury merchant Neiman Marcus is getting a new owner. Ares Management and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board announced Monday they are buying the l...…
Dave Shoji

Retirement could be on the horizon for UH Volleyball’s Shoji

After a historic weekend on the volleyball floor, University of Hawaii Head Coach Dave Shoji was back at practice Monday, striving for a better performance in the next match. But how many more matches does the all-time winningest women's college volleyball coach have in him?…