In this photo taken with a mobile phone, Jessica Tomei holds her 4-year-old daughter, Sofia Jarvis, during a news conference at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, in Palo Alto, Calif. Sofia is one of a handful of California children who has been diagnosed with a rare polio-like syndrome that has left her arm paralyzed. Stanford researchers say there is a possibility of an emerging infectious polio-like syndrome in California. (AP Photo/Martha Mendoza)

Polio-like disease appears in California children

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — An extremely rare, polio-like disease has appeared in more than a dozen California children within the past year, and each of them suffered par...…
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State investigates second possible measles case

It's been almost two weeks since a measles case popped up here in our islands, and it looks like it might be spreading. Health officials are investigating a new case that involves a toddler who visited the same doctor's office as the baby who first contracted the disease.…
Lane closures are in effect along Kamehameha Hwy. in Pearl City.

More rail transit traffic woes in store for Oahu drivers

It'll be years before rail transit is up and running in Honolulu, but some are already fed up with the headaches of the rail construction project. Now, KHON2 has learned that what's happening in Pearl City will at some point down the road be coming to town.…
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Manoa harassment suspect says he’s innocent

A man accused of harassing people at a Manoa park says he's innocent. KHON2 spoke to Yama Fazzari, 22, after a judge ordered his court-supervised release Monday. …
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Hawaii election campaign fund needs boost

HONOLULU (AP) — The League of Women Voters of Hawaii is urging taxpayers to support the state’s election campaign fund. The league asked last week that ta...…
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Hawaii weighs paroling more terminally ill

Mentally and physically debilitated prisoners in Hawaii are likely to gain easier access to parole hearings under changes state agencies are making.…
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LinkedIn to launch site in Chinese

LinkedIn is launching its site in simplified Chinese, the written characters used on the mainland, as it works to expand in the country with the world's largest Internet population.…
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Action Line: Beware of unlicensed contractors

Hawaii residents are being cheated out of hundreds, sometimes thousands, of dollars by unlicensed contractors. The state's Regulated Industries Complaints Office has some advice. …