Egyptian authorities on Thursday authorized police to use deadly force to protect themselves and key state institutions from attacks, after presumed supporters of the deposed Islamist president torched two local government buildings near the capital in the latest of a series of apparent reprisals to follow a bloody crackdown on their protest camps.
UPDATE // Maui police have reopened Honoapiilani Highway after a critical motorcycle accident in the Napili-Honokowai area.
Honolulu firefighters put out a house fire in Pupukea early Thursday morning. The fire broke out just after 12 a.m. on Alapio Road.
The Oahu Cemetery plans to upgrade to a cleaner more efficient technology. A public hearing is set for Aug. 22
Researchers from the Department of Land and Natural Resources use sea urchins to combat fast-growing seaweeds in Kaneohe Bay which harm coral.
Hawaii homeowners are trying to go green by going solar and some have been waiting months. It’s become a problem on almost all of the islands.
Investigators from the Prosecuting Attorney’s office, along with Honolulu Police officers executed a search warrant at Game Zone on Waialae Avenue Wednesday.
A shark attack on Maui has left a woman fighting for her life after a shark bit off her arm. In a span of two weeks, two people have been bitten by sharks, and another had her kiteboard chomped on.
The incident happened around 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Lagoon.
After taking about a week off, the murder trial of Christopher Deedy is about to wrap up. Closing arguments are set for Thursday. Defense attorney Victor Bakke was also a prosecutor for seven years. In his words, the prosecution essentially “blew it” during Deedy’s cross-examination.
The state wants juveniles to be held accountable for their actions. Wednesday, several legislators, including Governor Neil Abercrombie, announced a new initiative to cut juvenile crime.
Hawaiian Electric Company crews have restored power to customers in Kalihi.
FINAL UPDATE // Board of Water supply crews have completed road repair on the Kailua-bound side of Keolu Drive between Akea Place and Akiohala Street.
A company has found a way to bring transportation to your fingertips. Honolulu, joins 40 other cities around the world that offers the app to its smart phone users.
A 25-year-old Oahu woman was sentenced to 10 years in prison for negligent homicide, but she won’t start her sentence just yet.
Caller ID was once a way to protect ourselves from unknown calls or people we just don’t want to talk to. But now, that protection is being stripped away by what is known as caller ID spoofing. The most recent case involved Hawaiian Electric Company.
Park rangers on Tuesday rescued a man who had been stranded overnight after climbing over a barrier and falling 115 feet down a sheer cliff behind Volcano House in Hawaiii Volcanoes National Park.
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.
A UPS cargo plane crashed and burned Wednesday morning on the outskirts of an Alabama airport, killing two crew members and scattering boxes and charred debris across a grassy field, officials said.
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.