Ala Wai Wasterwater Pipe

City to remove ‘black noodle’ from the Ala Wai

The big black noodle and the Ala Wai serpent are just two of the many names given to a huge pipe in the Ala Wai Canal. After seven years and $40 million, the eyesore is finally being removed.…
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Hawaii Gas recalling Lite Cylinder propane tanks

Hawaii Gas has issued a recall of all Lite Cylinder branded propane cylinders. The recall issued after a government investigation found unsafe conditions at the facility where the tanks were made.…
Jonathan Peacock

Kauai man gets jail time for domestic violence

A 32-year-old Kapaa man was sentenced to one year in jail and five years probation for first-degree terroristic threatening, abuse of a family or household member, and third-degree assault from incidents occurring on Dec. 19, 2012 to Jan. 1, 2013.…
A firefighter is wheeled to an ambulance after fighting a fire at the Southwest Inn, Friday, May 31, 2013, in Houston. A fire that engulfed a Houston motel has injured at least six firefighters, including two critically, and three people are missing. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Cody Duff) MANDATORY CREDIT

4 firefighters killed in Houston motel fire

Four firefighters were killed while battling a fire that engulfed a Houston motel and restaurant on Friday, and at least five other people were hospitalized, authorities said.…
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Lease extended for Aoki’s Shave Ice

Aoki's Shave Ice in Haleiwa is getting a little more time before it closes its doors. The store was supposed to shut down Friday, but Aoki's says its lease was extended 60 days.…
Yanira Maldonado, 42, left, accompanied by her husband, Gary, center, speaks to an official after being released from a prison on the outskirts of Nogales, Mexico late Thursday, May 30, 2013. Maldonado, jailed in Mexico on a drug-smuggling charge, was released after court officials reviewed her case. She was arrested by the Mexican military last week after they found nearly 12 pounds (5.4 kilograms) of pot under her seat on the commercial bus traveling from Mexico to Arizona. (AP Photo/Cristina Silva)

Woman freed from Mexican jail heads back to Ariz.

An Arizona woman held in a Mexico jail for a week on a drug-smuggling charge was freed and returned to the U.S. after a court reviewed her case, including key security footage, and dismissed the allegations.…
Wailupe Place flooding

Flood relief for Aina Haina neighborhood

Help is on the way for an East Oahu neighborhood plagued with flooding problems. Gov. Neil Abercrombie released money that will help the drainage issue on Wailupe Place.…
American Arrested Mexico

US woman facing drug charge released in Mexico

Yanira Maldonado walked out of the jail late Thursday night, after court officials reviewed security footage that showed her and her husband boarding a bus in Mexico with only blankets, bottles of water and her purse in hand.…