CHINATOWN

Chinatown businesses targeted by schemes

Earlier this week Hawaiian Electric issued a warning that there've been people posing as HECO workers, trying to get money out of local businesses. And on Saturday, KHON2 learned quite a few businesses in Chinatown have been targeted. …
PUNCHBOWL CEMETERY

Punchbowl Cemetery unveils expansion plans beyond its gates

It's a very delicate expansion plan balancing Native Hawaiian culture and honoring fallen U.S. veterans. The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl is running out of space to bury America's heroes and will begin expanding outside of its gates. …
Graphic shows AP-NORC opinion poll on standardized testing quality in public schools; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm;

AP-NORC Poll: Parents back high-stakes testing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Often criticized as too prescriptive and all-consuming, standardized tests have support among parents, who view them as a useful way to measure bot...…
Fresh cherry tomatoes are stored in a barn at Denison Farm on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in Schaghticoke, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Naturally Grown: An alternative label to organic

SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. (AP) — Justine and Brian Denison say they adhere to all the growing practices required for organic certification, yet if they label their beans and...…
Guardrail

State completes rusty guardrail repairs

KHON2's report about a rusty guardrail along Kalanianaole Highway sparked action from the state, and now the guardrail is back in good shape.…
Shark Warning Sign

Lifeguards explain protocol when sharks are spotted

Less than 24 hours after a shark bit off a German visitor's arm on Maui, state and county officials gave the all clear and reopened a two-mile stretch of beach. Some are asking how do officials determine when it's safe to go back into the water?…