A Kealakehe High School senior hopes to become the youngest person ever to successfully swim across the Kaiwi Channel. The 26-mile stretch of ocean between Molokai and Oahu is often considered one of the most grueling and treacherous bodies of ocean on the planet.
He turned Honolulu’s streets and highways into “killing zones.” Those were the words right out of a judge’s mouth on Wednesday as killer Toby Stangel was sentenced to three life terms.
Honolulu police are looking for the suspects in an overnight stabbing in Kailua.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY // The closure starts next Monday on the H-1 Freeway Ewa-bound with the closure of the Punahou Street on-ramp and the Lunalilo Street off-ramp from 8:30 p.m. to 4 a.m.
A public meeting on the expansion of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl will be held on Saturday.
The sentencing hearing for Toby Stangel who was found guilty of murder and attempted murder for a deadly shooting two years ago is scheduled for Wednesday.
A brush fire was reported in Waianae just before 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. The fire was under control just before 6 p.m.
Two weeks ago, a thief broke into a Waimanalo nursery and stole 16 bonsai trees valued at more than $100,000. On Tuesday, one of the bonsai trees was recovered and returned.
How much information are you really sharing online when you email or post a picture to the web? A few clicks of the mouse can reveal exact locations of your home, workplace, and child’s school.
Add nail polish remover to the list of controlled substances. Longs Drugs has initiated a policy that requires anyone to show ID when buying the product.
What would you take along to eat if you went on a trip – – to Mars? That was one of the most important elements of an experiment that just ended today on the Big Island.
Big Island police charged Christopher Thomas Gonsalves with terroristic threatening, assaulting a police officer and abuse of a family/household member. Police charged his son, Gordon A.E. Gonsalves with second-degree hindering prosecution for using force against an officer to allow his father to get away.
Some Kailua residents are upset about a state landscaping project they were never told about. The state chopped down a bunch of trees on a heavily used road.
U.S. District Judge Susan Oki Mollway sentenced 39-year-old John Lee Balberdi of Wailuku for being a leader and organizer of a conspiracy to distribute meth.
UPDATE // The Board of Water Supply is responding to an 8-inch water main break on Keolu Drive in the Kailua area. Water service has been restored to most customers, including Kaelepulu Elementary School.
Honolulu police are seeking a male suspect wanted in connection with a robbery in Kalihi.
It’s been two weeks since a Kaneohe teenager was bitten by a shark at White Plains Beach in Ewa, and it appears his road to recovery is going to be a long one.
UPDATE // A man who was critically injured while snorkeling in waters off Windward Oahu has died.
An Oahu grand jury has indicted a former private school teacher accused of sexually assaulting a student.
The federal government is challenging the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways, saying it would cause “substantial harm” to consumers by leading to higher fares and fees.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 6.7-magnitude earthquake off the south-southeast cost of Panama.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat for Hawaii.
Researchers who have spent nearly four months simulating what it’s like to live on Mars are emerging from their experiment on a barren Hawaii lava field.
Kapahulu Avenue is a busy street, lined with restaurants and shops. There’s even a lot with a number of food trucks. The problem is the lunch wagons are doing business there illegally.
The meteor shower happens every August when the earth passes through the debris from Comet Swift Tuttle and appear to come from the constellation Perseus.
You know all those polls that say Hillary Rodham Clinton has the lead in the race for president in 2016? Ignore them.
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The Department of Land and Natural Resources is hiring an administrator to lead the State Historic Preservation Division. The deadline to apply is Aug. 30.