Kailua Road Project - Mokapu Boulevard

Kailua residents blame contractor for road project mishaps

More concerns are surfacing about a road project in Kailua that led to serious injuries for a bicyclist. State Rep. Cynthia Thielen represents Kailua and says it was one problem after another from the very beginning.…
Manana Trail Hiker Rescued

Visitor rescued from Manana Trail in Pearl City

Honolulu Fire Department crews were called to the Manana Trail in Pearl City after a woman called 911 for help. The hiker says she got lost after spending several hours on the trail.…
Chad Duran

Man gets 20-year prison sentence for manslaughter

It was an incident that took just seconds to unfold, but changed two families' lives forever. Chad Duran shot and killed Chris Medeiros during a struggle with another man at a home in Waianae in September 2012.…
Hawaiian Airlines - Sendai Route

Hawaiian Airlines launches service to Sendai

Two cultures came together Tuesday morning at the Honolulu International Airport. Hawaiian Airlines celebrated its inaugural flight to Sendai with song, dance, and food.…
U.S.S. Arizona Memorial. Photo courtesy: TripAdivsor

Honolulu landmark among nation’s top attractions

A Honolulu attraction has been named one of the nation's top landmarks. On Tuesday, travel website TripAdvisor announced the winner of its Travelers' Choice Attractions awards.…
Ryan P. Haygood, director of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, talks outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, about the Shelby County v. Holder, a voting rights case in Alabama. Charles White, the national field director for the NAACP is second from right and Sherrilyn Ifill, president of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund is at right. The Supreme Court says a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced until Congress comes up with a new way of determining which states and localities require close federal monitoring of elections. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Supreme Court halts use of key part of voting law

A deeply divided Supreme Court threw out the most powerful part of the landmark Voting Rights Act on Tuesday, a decision deplored by the White House but cheered by mostly Southern states now free from nearly 50 years of intense federal oversight of their elections.…
Russian President Vladimir Putin  speaks to the media following a meeting with the Finland's President Sauli Niinisto at the presidential summer residence Kultaranta in Naantali, Finland, Tuesday June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Lehtikuva, Kimmo Mantyla) FINLAND OUT

Putin says no to US request to extradite Snowden

Russian President Vladimir Putin bluntly rejected U.S. pleas to extradite National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on Tuesday, saying Snowden is free to travel wherever he wants and insisting that Russian security agencies haven't contacted him.…
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Mother waits and worries after kids call for help

For a third day in a row, Honolulu firefighters have had to help rescue hikers. Late Monday afternoon, they received a call from a group that was hiking the Kaau Crater Loop Trail.…
Mariner's Ridge Trail Sign

2 hiking tragedies could trigger change for trails across the state

Two weekend hikes on separate Oahu trails turned into tragedy. Some say the death of the two hikers could have been avoided. Both trails are on private property and neither of them are state sanctioned. The incidents are sparking debate over the safety of hiking trails.…