President Barack Obama summoned congressional leaders to the White House on the second day of a partial government shutdown that has furloughed hundreds of thousands of workers and closed military cemeteries as far away as France. Republican leaders welcomed the Wednesday afternoon meeting but questioned whether Democrats were ready to deal.
Honolulu Police Department Capt. Andrew Lum answers this week’s question regarding animals in a moving car.
The UH women’s basketball team tipped off practices at Tuesday afternoon.
The high school football showdown between top-ranked Punahou and Saint Louis is taking place Friday at Aloha Stadium.
There was plenty of action in Kakaako Tuesday night during the kick off to fashion month in Hawaii.
A job fair will be held at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.
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Oct. 1 was supposed to be the start-up of health-plan shopping as part of the Affordable Care Act, but problems plagued insurance exchanges nationwide, including Hawaii.
Honolulu police are searching for a car that was stolen in a carjacking on a busy street in Downtown.
The Hawaii Metal Trades Council says more than three-thousand workers at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard received their furlough notices Tuesday. They were then sent home, not knowing when they can come back to work.
It’s not just federal workers who are affected by the shutdown. Everyone from homebuyers to students are finding themselves in a pickle.
The fallout from the government shutdown is just the beginning. There’s now concern among Hawaii’s tourism industry.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY // A Board of Water Supply crew will continue to repair a broken 6-inch waterline that feeds a fire hydrant on Nimitz Highway between Alakea Street and Bishop Street starting at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Big Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying human remains that were found in Kona last week.
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The HMSA Center in Honolulu opened Tuesday on the first floor of the company’s Keeaumoku Street building, right across from Walmart.
The USS Chung Hoon returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor Tuesday morning from a deployment to the western Pacific.
Coast Guard units on Oahu teamed up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to make a Massachusetts teenager a hero for the day.
If the government shutdown is not resolved by next month, the University of Hawaii football team could find themselves heavily affected. The Department of Defense has temporarily suspended sports competitions for the Army and Navy due to the budget stalemate.
The impact of the government shutdown is already being felt in the state’s tourism industry. A number of visitors who showed up at the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor Tuesday morning were turned around at the front gate.
The city is fixing its bus stops to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. It’s all part of the Department of Transportation’s Bus Stop Site Improvement Project.
Due to the shutdown of the federal government caused by the lapse in appropriations, the National Park Service has closed all 401 national parks, including Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
A woman who failed to return from a work furlough program last week is back in custody. Department of Public Safety officials say Jennifer Garcia was supposed to return to the Women’s Community Correctional Center by 9 p.m. last Friday. Garcia was located Tuesday morning in the University area.
Due to the shutdown of the federal government caused by the lapse in appropriations, the National Park Service has closed all 401 national parks, including Haleakalā National Park. All visitor facilities in the park’s Summit and Kīpahulu Districts, including buildings, overlooks, trails, campgrounds, cabins, streams, pools, parking lots, and roads, are closed to park visitors.
The late U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye was honored Tuesday by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) for his efforts in championing the Honolulu rail transit project.
Due to the shutdown of the federal government, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will suspend most programs and operations, including public access to all National Wildlife Refuges and all activities on refuge lands including hunting and fishing.