A day after a decomposed and dismembered body was found in Waipio, investigators were back at the scene looking for new clues. Now, Honolulu police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the body, releasing pictures of the victim’s tattoos.
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Gov. Neil Abercrombie proclaimed this week Child Passenger Safety Week. State law requires children under the age of 4 to ride in a federally-approved child safety seat.
Department of Education officials believe someone came onto Waimanalo Elementary and Intermediate school and burned a couple of doors on campus, spray painted graffiti on some of the buildings and classrooms.
The Naniloa Volcanoes Resort in Hilo will not be closing Monday. The state rejected a lease renewal for the hotel owner last week, but the owner still has hope the hotel can remain open.
The Department of Land and Natural Resources says a small propane tank with Japanese writing and barnacles was found along Kualoa Beach Park on Sunday.
UPDATE // Maui firefighters say a structure fire in Haiku also sparked a brush fire.
The kids are back in school and some adults are looking to head back to the classroom to advance their careers. But many wonder how they’ll pay for it.
The massive spill at Honolulu Harbor could mean the end of the company’s molasses shipments in the islands. Matson is the only company in Hawaii that transports molasses in bulk. Since the spill, it has stopped — and would stay that way if Matson can’t prevent this from happening again.
It’s been on hold for about a year. Oahu’s multibillion-dollar rail project is back on track. Work started first thing Monday morning.
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii unveiled its newest rehabilitation clinic facility on Maui Monday morning.
Matsumoto Shave Ice will soon have new neighbors. The property’s owner, Kamehameha Schools, announced 11 tenants who will be part of Haleiwa Store Lots project.
A former Navy man launched an attack Monday morning inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard, spraying gunfire on office workers in the cafeteria and in the hallway at the heavily secured installation, authorities said. Thirteen people were killed, including the gunman.
ATLANTA (AP) — For the first time, the government is estimating how many people die from drug-resistant bacteria each year — more than 23,000,… More »
State lawmakers say they plan to take a boat tour and be briefed on the effects of a spill of 1,400 tons of molasses in Honolulu Harbor.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. inspectors said Monday there is “clear and convincing evidence” that chemical weapons were used on a relatively large scale… More »
President Barack Obama says the nation’s financial system is `safer’ five years after the collapse of a Wall Street giant plunged the nation deeper into a recession.
TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon that lashed Japan with torrential rains, leaving two dead, was downgraded to a tropical storm Monday, although it… More »
An accident between a moped and a city bus sent a man to the hospital.