Blanche Pope Elementary, Nuuanu Elementary, and Waikiki Elementary schools have been named 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools for their outstanding performance and improvement efforts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top scientists from a variety of fields say they are about as certain that global warming is a real, man-made threat… More »
As it enters its 33rd year, the Hawaii International Film Festival takes time this year to look back and celebrate 100 years of movies being filmed in Hawaii.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An animal training center inspired by canine rescue work on 9/11 is graduating its first class of working dogs.
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The Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations announced Monday that the state has been awarded a $1,769,095 National Emergency Grant to expand the service capacity of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Dislocated Worker training and employment program.
Emphasizing the need for immediate regulatory oversight of electronic cigarettes also known as e-cigarettes, Attorney General David Louie urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) to place restrictions on the advertising and ingredients of the popular, highly-addictive product, and to prohibit its sale to minors.
BOSTON (AP) — Forty attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday urging the agency to meet its… More »
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says security forces have finally defeated a small group of terrorists after four days in fighting at a Nairobi mall.
An Oahu Community Correctional Center inmate who escaped from a work furlough program last week has been arrested.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday welcomed the new Iranian government’s pursuit of a “more moderate course,” saying it should offer the basis for a breakthrough on Iran’s nuclear impasse with the United Nations and the U.S. He signaled a willingness to directly engage Iran’s leaders, tasking Secretary of State John Kerry with pursuing that diplomacy with Tehran.
For the second straight week, Punahou was unanimously voted number 1 in the latest Cover 2 Power Poll. The Buffanblu, who beat Saint Francis… More »
Honolulu police say there has been a rise in bank account takeovers. Criminals are sending emails, pretending to be from your bank to get your money. But how can you tell if an email is a fraud or not? There are red flags to look for.
Agriculture companies are being asked to disclose the types of pesticides they are using and create a buffer zone around schools and hospitals.
TOKYO (AP) — A former U.S. nuclear regulatory chief said Tuesday that leaks of contaminated water at the crippled Fukushima plant had been known… More »
After 30 years in business, the Toys N’ Joys stores on Waialae Avenue and in Aiea closed Monday night.
A day after KHON2 News aired an exclusive story about dozens of goats bound, duct taped, and stolen from a Kahuku farm, Honolulu police are on the hunt for those responsible.