The Honolulu City Council approved a budget of more than $2 billion for the upcoming fiscal year. It includes all the money Mayor Kirk Caldwell wanted for sewer and road work. The eight Honolulu City Council members who attended Wednesday’s meeting gave the go-ahead for Caldwell’s first operating budget as mayor.
A man accused of sexually assaulting a woman at Maui Mall appeared in court on Wednesday. According to public safety officials, Cowans was released from jail the day before after serving time for violating terms of his probation.
After 23 years, the Honolulu Weekly is shutting down. According to publisher Laurie Carlson, the paper could not maintain revenue.
A nationwide scandal involving sex assault in the military is being called an epidemic. Hawaii troops are part of the national investigation. Officials say there are changes happening from the top down to deal with the problem.
Ocean Safety officials have posted warning signs at Maili Beach Park on Wednesday following a shark sighting.
Sandy Beach has long been considered one of the most dangerous beaches in the world. Often called “Break Neck Beach,” the popular shore break has certainly seen its share of broken necks and backs.
Controversy continues over the building of a new workforce housing condo in Kakaako. Current area rules only allow buildings to be 65-feet high and must be spaced at least 80-feet apart.
It was supposed to be a birthday trip to paradise, but instead a 28-year-old woman from Oregon was found dead on the leeward coast of Oahu. A suspect is behind bars on suspicion of murder, but her family is left with more questions than answers.
Some say music has the power to heal mind, body and soul. A new program at Kapiolani Medical Center aims to do just that.
The $5 million transit art program will highlight and display site-specific work created by artists and integrated into the facility design at the 21 stations along the rail route and at the train control center in Waipahu.
Makani Kai Air Charters announced it will offer five daily round trip flights between Honolulu and Molokai beginning Saturday, June 8.
The medical examiner says there’s no sign Honolulu Police caused a man’s death while he was being arrested. It’s little consolation for the family of Stephen Dinnan.
Big Island police continue to search for a 22-year-old Alaska man wanted for questioning in connection with the death of a 25-year-old woman, whose body was found in waters off Kalapana.
Hundreds of years of Japanese culture can be found at the Honolulu Museum of Art. A new exhibit features Samurai weapons and armor.
The athletic year for the University of Hawaii will officially come to an end this weekend. The final order of business, a title shot… More »
Paddlers say it’s a safety concern. A dock they use to launch their canoes has slippery algae growing on it. At least nine paddlers have slipped off the dock and into the Ala Wai canal, which happened at a popular city park.
The U.S. Transportation Department is releasing $3 million to resurface Middle Street.
The Department of Education is spending millions of dollars on travel while there are budget cuts that impact public school students in the classroom.
A Kaneohe man who had been in the hospital after a scuffle with Honolulu Police was taken off life support on Tuesday. His family says the arresting officer used excessive force.
The last day of jellyfish influx and the high surf advisory weren’t enough to keep beachgoers away. People packed Waikiki Beach looking for a bit of action on the waves and that always means good news for some businesses.
Big Island Police are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains in Puna. In addition to the remains, detectives also recovered a weapon located nearby.
Facebook identity theft can affect more than just the individual. An Ewa woman’s friends and family were also put at risk.
International pop star Charice Pempengco, known for making headlines for her voice and appearances on shows like Glee and Oprah, is making news again after sharing her secret on a Filipino talk show.
Big Island residents say they haven’t felt this kind of shaking in years after an earthquake hit off the southeast coast. No tsunami was generated but it was big enough that it was even felt on Maui and Oahu.