Caller ID Spoofing

‘Spoofers’ can use your number when making calls

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.…
Photo courtesy: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Big Island man rescued after falling 115 feet

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. …
Toby Stangel

Freeway shooter sentenced to 3 life terms

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.…
Fire crews investigate where a UPS cargo plane lies on a hill at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport after crashing on approach, Wednesday, Aug. 14,  2013, in Birmingham, Ala. Toni Herrera-Bast, a spokeswoman for Birmingham's airport authority, says there are no homes in the immediate area of the crash. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Officials: UPS cargo jet crashes in Ala.; 2 killed

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.…
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One of the stolen bonsai trees returned

Two weeks ago, a thief broke into a Waimanalo nursery and stole 16 bonsai trees valued at more than $100,000. On Tuesday, one of the bonsai trees was recovered and returned. …
smartphone pictures

Photos from smartphones could pose safety risk

How much information are you really sharing online when you email or post a picture to the web? A few clicks of the mouse can reveal exact locations of your home, workplace, and child's school. …
Mars study

Crew returns from simulated 4-month trip to Mars

What would you take along to eat if you went on a trip - - to Mars? That was one of the most important elements of an experiment that just ended today on the Big Island. …
Christopher & Gordon Gonsalves

Father, son charged after Big Island police officer is assaulted

Big Island police charged Christopher Thomas Gonsalves with terroristic threatening, assaulting a police officer and abuse of a family/household member. Police charged his son, Gordon A.E. Gonsalves with second-degree hindering prosecution for using force against an officer to allow his father to get away. …
Kailua water main

Crews working to repair broken water main in Kailua

UPDATE The Board of Water Supply is responding to an 8-inch water main break on Keolu Drive in the Kailua area. Water service has been restored to most customers, including Kaelepulu Elementary School. …