Growing public worry over radiation contamination has prompted South Korea to ban fish imports from Japan. The move is stirring concern in Hawaii whether the seafood coming into the state is safe.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who recently officiated at a friend’s same-sex wedding, told a Philadelphia audience Friday that growing… More »
A rare and smelly plant is blooming on Oahu. The corpse flower is showing its purple and pungent petals at Foster Botanical Garden.
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell will host a birthday celebration in honor of Medal of Honor and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Senator Daniel K…. More »
A 2-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital after he fell from a second-floor window, according to the Honolulu Emergency Services Department.
Honolulu police and firefighters responded to a vehicle crash on the H-2 Freeway Friday afternoon.
UPDATE // Big Island police have located one of two inmates who escaped from the Hale Nani correctional facility Wednesday night.
Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard says she will continue to gather information before committing to a position on a military strike in Syria.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie says he’ll decide soon about calling a special session on same-sex marriage. He met with House Democrats and Republicans behind closed doors Friday, discussing concerns about the draft of the gay marriage bill handed out last week.
A brush fire in Kaumakani rekindled several times before it was fully extinguished late Thursday night.
With school back in session, it’s hard to believe there are so many children without the necessary school supplies. KHON2′s Laulima Giving Program helps to put things like pens and paper into the hands of needy keiki.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Beset by divisions at home and abroad, President Barack Obama candidly acknowledged deep challenges Friday in pursuing support for… More »
Items seized by law enforcement in connection with criminal activities are going to the auction block.
The former principal of a Waipahu elementary school has been charged with tampering with a government record, according to the Attorney General’s office.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson is recalling 200,000 bottles of Motrin Infants formula due to the risk that they contain tiny plastic particles…. More »
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and other charges following his indictment in the killing of a friend authorities say was shot five times in an industrial park.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says consumers shouldn’t worry too much about levels of arsenic in rice — but should vary… More »
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Ten members of the Group of 20 international economies joined the United States in accusing the Syrian government of… More »
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Barack Obama held a surprise meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid tensions between the U.S. and Russia… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is producing jobs at a subpar pace — a trend the Federal Reserve will weigh in deciding this… More »
Honolulu police have opened an attempted-murder investigation after an early-morning stabbing in Kalihi.
TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese master of whimsical animation, Hayao Miyazaki, has retired before. This time, he says he really means it.
Miyazaki is… More »
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea announced Friday that it was banning all fish imports from along Japan’s northeastern coast because of what… More »
The Honolulu Police Department says it will not pursue any criminal charges after a boy fell out of a fifth-floor window.