Waiahole Elementary School

Waiahole Elementary School celebrates 130 years

One of Hawaii's oldest schools is celebrating a milestone. Waiahole Elementary School on Oahu's windward coast is big on heart, but struggling with its small budget.…
Pensacola Street Emergency Work

Pensacola Street reopened

Honolulu police have closed all lanes on Pensacola Street near Kinau Street due to a gas leak.…
HVNP Volunteer Marilyn helps remove invasive Himalyan ginger near Halema‘uma‘u Trail. NPS Photo/J.Ferracane

Volunteer on National Public Lands Day

Sept. 28 On Saturday, Sept. 28, thousands of sites across the country will host volunteer events to restore our historic and natural treasures. Park entrance fees are waived f...…
With four days to go before the federal government is due to run out of money, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., center, points to a countdown clock during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, as Senate Democratic leaders blame conservative Republicans for holding up a stopgap spending bill to keep the government running. From left are, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., Schumer, Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., and Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate OKs budget bill, but fight not over

A potential federal shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Senate dealt an emphatic defeat to a core of rebellious young conservatives Friday and approved legislation preventing government agencies from closing on Tuesday.…
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., left, follows Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., right, the Democratic Policy Committee chairman, after a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, after blaming conservative Republicans for holding up a stopgap spending bill to keep the government running. Senate passage of the spending bill — stripped of the "Obamacare" provision — was expected no later than Saturday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate seeks to reverse law on engineered crops

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is seeking to reverse a controversial law that allows farmers to harvest genetically modified crops even when the crops are caught up in le...…
Manuel Maldonado

Man charged for soliciting a minor for prostitution

A Waikiki man is the first to be charged under a new state law. Manuel Maldonado, 28, has been charged with two felony counts of soliciting a minor for prostitution which is under Act 247.…
PM contraflow stalled

H-1 Freeway PM contraflow project stalled

It was touted as a way to relieve traffic congestion during evening rush hour, but now the state is thinking about not finishing it. The $82 million PM contraflow project on the H-1 Freeway is up in the air and the state isn't saying why.…
Air Conditioning Public Schools

The heat is on to cool public schools

The Department of Education and lawmakers are on the hot seat. Students and teachers at a dozen public schools want to know why they have to suffer inside classrooms with temperatures reaching the 90s.…