A family visiting Kona found a 16-inch-long snake in their vacation condo unit on Tuesday. The state Department of Agriculture identified the black, orange, and yellow-colored reptile as a garter snake.
A 16-year-old girl was arrested after Honolulu police say she punched a nurse while being treated in the emergency room.
One of the hottest programs on the Travel Channel recently taped a show in Hawaii. Host Andrew Zimmern, of “Bizarre Foods America,” visited several local businesses, sampling some of Hawaii’s most unique local eats. One of his stops was at a small shop in Waimanalo.
The Hawaii Community Development Authority recommended denying the condo developer’s permit application Wednesday.
Hawaiian Electric Company is urging customers to use caution if their Fourth of July celebration plans include legal fireworks.
More than a month after the murder of a woman on the Big Island, police think they know who did it. It’s the man they’ve been looking for ever since the death of 25-year-old Brittany Jane Royal.
A graduation ceremony was held for the Honolulu Police Department’s 173rd recruit class Tuesday night.
The armed forces ousted Egypt’s first democratically elected president Wednesday after just a year in power, installing a temporary civilian government, suspending the constitution and calling for new elections. Islamist President Mohammed Morsi denounced it as a “full coup” by the military.
Honolulu firefighters responded to a call of a distressed biker in Nuuanu early Wednesday morning.
No injuries reported after single-car accident on Maui
Monday’s monthly emergency warning siren test resulted in 18 of the 71 sirens in the County of Hawaii not sounding.
The National Transportation Safety Board reports that the plane lost power forcing it to make an emergency landing on Maui two weeks ago.
In two weeks, crews will start to remove the massive bypass pipe from the Ala Wai Canal. It will take them about 45 days to finish. As part of the project, other changes are coming to Ala Wai Community Park, but some of them aren’t sitting well with some of the paddlers.
The University of Hawaii Board of Regents met Tuesday to talk about what is needed for choosing the next University of Hawaii president.
Aloha Air Cargo is holding a job fair to hire 50 people for their cargo, ground, and terminal operations in Honolulu.
A Kalihi family is on edge after a brazen burglary early Tuesday morning. A laptop, DVD player, and a watch were stolen, but what concerns the family even more is how calmly and easily the burglar slipped out of the house.
More schools across Hawaii are getting rid of sweets — even for special occasions — as they try to provide a healthier environment for students. Schools are telling parents to leave the cake and cookies home, even on birthdays.
Police say last Saturday afternoon, a suspect entered the Game Zone on Waialae Avenue, brandished a handgun, demanded money and fled the scene.
The Department of Land and Natural Resources announced Tuesday that State Historic Preservation Division administrator Pua Aiu is resigning.
Oahu resident Cheryl Lynn Bean is a strong believer that one person can make a difference. For five years, she was on the wait list for a kidney transplant. Last week, she got the call she had been waiting for — doctors had found a match.
Police say on the night before, you can have up to two people stay overnight to hold your spot at the park.
A retired Honolulu Police Department detective has joined the Prosecuting Attorney’s White Collar Crime Unit.
Koa is the largest native tree in Hawaii, growing to heights of more than 100 feet. It has long been a symbol of power and prestige. Soon, it will be the perfect way to honor a fallen soldier.
The provisions of the bill extend domestic abuse protections to individuals who are in dating relationships, defined under the law as individuals in “a romantic, courtship, or engagement relationship, but not necessarily characterized by actions of an intimate or sexual nature.