Firefighters Kayla Garst, left, and Darce Knight react during a memorial service, Monday, July 1, 2013 in Prescott, Ariz. The service was held for the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshot Crew firefighters who were killed Sunday, when an out-of-control blaze overtook the elite group. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Investigators to examine why Ariz. blaze killed 19

Investigators from across the U.S. poured into the mountain town of Yarnell on Tuesday to figure out why 19 elite firefighters perished in an out-of-control wildfire and whether human error played a role in the tragedy.…
Rescued Pomeranian Adoption

Pet safety tips for Fourth of July

The Hawaiian Humane Society wants to remind the public that Fourth of July celebrations can frighten pets and they may become lost if outdoors.…
BWS

Broken water main fixed in Makakilo, road repairs complete

UPDATE 2 Board of Water Supply crews have completed repairs to the 8-inch main on Anipeahi Street near Makakilo Elementary School. The eastbound lane of Anipeahi Street remains closed between Aoloko Street and Ualehei Street while BWS crews conduct road repairs.…
firecracker

Oahu retailer runs out of firecrackers

Final preparations are underway at Magic Island for the state's largest Fourth of July fireworks show. There are those who would rather celebrate at home, but for anyone who bought a permit and didn't get firecrackers yet, they are out of luck.…
Otto Cake

Too much crime pushes business out of Chinatown

Otto Cake moved to Smith Street and quickly became popular for its homemade cheesecakes with exotic flavors. But over the years, it's been plagued by problems of crime around the business.…
File photo

Homeless campers move before city crews enforce sidewalk nuisance law

Homeless campers in Kakaako were clearing out the sidewalk Monday on their own before city crews arrived. Now, any item considered a sidewalk nuisance can be removed without warning and if you want to have your items stored, it's now a $200 fee and you have 30-days to get it back.…
Rail transit

Hundreds submit artwork to be displayed at Honolulu’s rail stations

The $5-million public art program will highlight work created by artists who have a strong understanding of and affinity for Hawaii's history and culture. The art will be displayed at the 21 stations along the rail route and at the train control center in Waipahu. …
HECO's Honolulu Power Plant

HECO shutting down Honolulu Power Plant

Hawaiian Electric Company wants to shut down power plants across the state. After serving customers for nearly 60 years, HECO will deactivate its Honolulu Power Plant. It's just one of the moves HECO is making as it continues to move away from oil and towards renewable energy.…