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August 14, 2022, 12:23 PM

Duke Aiona wins Republican nomination for governor in Hawaii primary election.

Duke Aiona wins Republican nomination for governor in Hawaii primary election.
August 14, 2022, 12:23 PM
August 14, 2022, 12:23 PM

Josh Green wins Democratic nomination for governor in Hawaii primary election.

Josh Green wins Democratic nomination for governor in Hawaii primary election.
August 14, 2022, 12:23 PM
August 11, 2022, 4:16 AM

Social media model arrested in Hawaii on murder charge

Social media model Courtney Clenney has been arrested in Hawaii on a charge of second-degree murder with a deadly weapon
August 11, 2022, 4:16 AM
July 27, 2022, 2:16 AM

US: Hawaii man used $1.2M in fake checks to try to post bail

U.S. officials say Hawaii man used counterfeit bank checks totaling $1.2 million to try to bail three people out of jail
July 27, 2022, 2:16 AM
July 26, 2022, 8:09 PM

Swimmer's dangerous encounter with Hawaiian monk seal and pup caught on camera

A woman is recovering from her injuries after being attacked by an endangered Hawaiian monk seal with a young pup at a Honolulu beach over the weekend, officials said.
July 26, 2022, 8:09 PM
Seal attacks woman swimming near her new pup
July 26, 2022, 6:40 PM

Swimmer injured by Hawaiian monk seal with pup in Waikiki

A swimmer at a beach in Waikiki was injured after encountering an endangered Hawaiian monk seal with a young pup
July 26, 2022, 6:40 PM
July 23, 2022, 6:41 PM

US Marine in custody after stabbing death of wife in Hawaii

The active-duty Marine is facing a second-degree murder charge.
July 23, 2022, 6:41 PM
US Marine in custody after stabbing death of wife in Hawaii
1 month ago

Big waves in Hawaii create historic surf conditions

Several buildings have been damaged and roads, as well as some beaches, were closed due to the remnants of a tropical storm that created big wave conditions.
1 month ago
Big waves in Hawaii create historic surf conditions
1 month ago

Waves crash over roof of 2-story condo in Hawaii

A southern swell created “historic” surf conditions in Hawaii, according to the National Weather Service.
1 month ago
Waves crash over roof of 2-story condo in Hawaii
2 months ago

Tourist helicopter carrying 6 crashes in Hawaii lava field

A tourist helicopter carrying six people crashed on Wednesday evening in a lava field on Hawaii’s Big Island.
2 months ago
Tourist helicopter carrying 6 crashes in Hawaii lava field
3 months ago

Native Hawaiian director Christopher Kahunahana puts authentic experience of Hawaiians in the spotlight

“Waikiki” debuted at the Urban World Film Festival in 2020.
3 months ago
‘Waikiki’ director working to change the conversation around Native Hawaiians
3 months ago

Ex-Hawaii councilman sentenced to 20 years for dealing meth

A U.S. judge has sentenced a former elected Hawaii county official to 20 years in prison for leading a drug-trafficking ring
3 months ago
3 months ago

Hawaii helicopter crash that killed 7 was '100% preventable'

Federal accident investigators are blaming a deadly Hawaii helicopter crash on the pilot’s decision to keep flying into worsening weather
3 months ago
4 months ago

US military drops appeal of Hawaii order to drain fuel tanks

The U.S. government is dropping its appeal of a Hawaii order requiring it to remove fuel from a massive military fuel storage facility that leaked petroleum into the Navy’s water system at Pearl Harbor last year
4 months ago
US military drops appeal of Hawaii order to drain fuel tanks
5 months ago

Suspect arrested after body found in concrete in Hawaii tub

A 23-year-old man is under arrest after a body encased in concrete was discovered in a Hawaii home's bathtub
5 months ago
6 months ago

4 dead in helicopter crash at US Navy facility in Hawaii

Four civilians were killed when their Sikorsky helicopter crashed while supporting a training operation in Kauai. The victims were working for a defense contractor.
6 months ago
4 dead in helicopter crash at US Navy facility in Hawaii
6 months ago

4 dead in helicopter crash at US Navy facility in Hawaii

The incident occurred at Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai County Tuesday morning.
6 months ago
4 dead in helicopter crash at US Navy facility
6 months ago

US Navy: 4 die in Hawaii crash of contractor's helicopter

The U.S. Navy says four people have died in the crash of a contractor’s helicopter on the Hawaii island of Kauai
6 months ago
6 months ago

Hawaii has highest life expectancy of 81 years in 2019: CDC report

A new report published Thursday revealed the life expectancy of every U.S. state with Hawaii recording the highest at 81 years and Mississippi the lowest at 74.4 years.
6 months ago
Hawaii has highest life expectancy of any state: CDC
6 months ago

Groups sue over Maui resort lights that disorient seabirds

Conservation groups are suing a Maui resort, saying its bright lights disorient endangered seabirds
6 months ago
7 months ago

Hawaii lawmakers hear football program concerns

The University of Hawaii Board of Regents plans to address the issue of morale on the university’s football team following a legislative hearing that featured testimony from former players and that the university system president criticized as one-sided
7 months ago
7 months ago

Authorities investigate deadly fall into Hawaii volcano

The body of a 75-year-old man was recovered from a closed area at the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii. Authorities believe he fell from the viewing area.
7 months ago
Authorities investigate deadly fall into Hawaii volcano
7 months ago

Hawaii upholds order requiring Navy to drain fuel tanks

Hawaii’s Department of Health is upholding the governor’s order requiring the Navy to drain massive World War II-era fuel tanks after oil leaking from the facility contaminated Pearl Harbor’s tap water
7 months ago
7 months ago

Man found dead in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

The body of a 75-year-old man has been found in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park after he apparently fell from a closed area late Sunday night on Hawaii's Big Island
7 months ago
8 months ago

Hawaii: Don't burn Christmas trees at sacred Oahu sandbar

Hawaii’s public lands agency is warning people that they face arrest if found burning Christmas trees at an oceanic sandbar
8 months ago
8 months ago

Toxic water forces shutdowns in Hawaii

Thousands of people on Oahu are affected by potentially toxic water. At least 1,500 families in Honolulu say they started to see fuel in their water about two weeks ago.
8 months ago
Toxic water forces shutdowns in Hawaii
8 months ago

Navy grappling with water contamination in Hawaii

The Navy has shut down a second well following a water contamination that suspended operations at a facility in Hawaii.
8 months ago
Navy grappling with water contamination in Hawaii
8 months ago

Navy shuts off 2nd well in Hawaii following water contamination

The Navy has shut down a second well following a water contamination that suspended operations at a facility in Hawaii.
8 months ago
Navy shuts off 2nd well in Hawaii following water contamination
8 months ago

Hawaii under state of emergency

The National Weather Service is warning about catastrophic flooding as an intense storm batters the state.
8 months ago
Hawaii under state of emergency
8 months ago

State of emergency in Hawaii

In the past 48 hours, nearly four times the monthly rainfall fell in Hawaii and caused flash flooding, mudslides, road closures and power outages.
8 months ago
State of emergency in Hawaii
8 months ago

Navy contests Hawaii's orders to suspend, drain fuel tanks

The U.S. Navy is contesting orders from Hawaii to suspend use of fuel tanks at a complex above a drinking water aquifer until certain conditions are met
8 months ago
8 months ago

Hawaii officials call on Navy to suspend fuel operations after water contamination

Hawaii officials are calling on the Navy to stop their fuel operations as they fix the ongoing water contamination issue.
8 months ago
Hawaii officials call on Navy to suspend fuel operations after water contamination
9 months ago

Adoptive parents arrested over Hawaii girl's disappearance

Isaac and Lehua Kalua have been arrested for second-degree murder in connection with Isabella "Ariel" Kalua's disappearance, according to the Honolulu Police Department.
9 months ago
Adoptive parents arrested over Hawaii girl's disappearance
10 months ago

Hawaii holds on to virus restrictions even as cases plummet

Hawaii remains among the most restrictive states for COVID-19 mandates, despite having one of the highest vaccination rates in the country
10 months ago
10 months ago

Hawaii's governor welcomes travelers as COVID counts drop

Hawaii’s governor says COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations have declined to the point where the islands are ready to welcome travelers once again
10 months ago
1 year ago

7 people injured in Honolulu by falling branch of huge tree

A large tree branch collapsed in Honolulu’s Waikiki neighborhood.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Judge rejects charges for Hawaii officers in teen's killing

A Hawaii judge has rejected murder and attempted murder charges against three Honolulu police officers in the fatal shooting of a teenager, preventing the case from going to trial
1 year ago
1 year ago

Hawaii soldier pleads not guilty to murder in wife's death

A Hawaii-based soldier is pleading not guilty in military court to first-degree premeditated murder in the January beating and stabbing death of his wife
1 year ago
1 year ago

Hawaii area can expect 2 to 5 storms during hurricane season

Federal forecasters say the central Pacific basin including Hawaii can expect between two and five tropical depressions, tropical storms or hurricanes this year
1 year ago
1 year ago

Shark scare for 6-year-old girl in Hawaii

The family says the 6-year-old girl was playing in shallow water at the beach when a shark fin suddenly appeared in the waves behind her. She ran out of the water and was not hurt.
1 year ago
Shark scare for 6-year-old girl in Hawaii
1 year ago

Hawaii governor declares state of emergency following major flooding

Some areas of Hawaii got 1 to 2 feet of rain in just 24 hours.
1 year ago
Hawaii governor declares state of emergency following major flooding
2 years ago

Hawaii lifeguard saves struggling swimmer

A swimmer was rescued after getting caught in a rip current on Oahu's North Shore.
2 years ago
Hawaii lifeguard saves struggling swimmer
2 years ago

Hawaii telescope protesters leave camp due to virus concerns

Opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope project on Hawaii's Big Island have left their camp because of concerns over the spread of the coronavirus
2 years ago
2 years ago

Troubled cruise ship with 2,000 passengers docks in Honolulu

The ship needs repairs to its propulsion system.
2 years ago
Troubled cruise ship with 2,000 passengers docks in Honolulu
2 years ago

2 cruise ships not allowed to disembark in Honolulu

There are no positive cases of coronavirus on either vessel.
2 years ago
2 cruise ships not allowed to disembark in Honolulu
2 years ago

Prosecutors: Hawaii man led meth ring while councilman

Arthur Brun is accused of leading a major drug-trafficking conspiracy.
2 years ago
Prosecutors: Hawaii man led meth ring while councilman
3 years ago

2 officers dead, 3 people unaccounted for in shooting in Honolulu: Officials

The incident occurred about 10 a.m. local time.
3 years ago
2 police officers dead in Hawaii shooting: Officials
3 years ago

2 officers dead, 3 people unaccounted for in Hawaii

A man facing eviction allegedly stabbed his landlord, shot the responding officers and set several homes ablaze. ABC News’ Kenneth Moton reports.
3 years ago
2 officers dead, 3 people unaccounted for in Hawaii
3 years ago

2 officers reported killed in active shooting in Hawaii

The suspect reportedly set a home on fire in the trendy Waikiki Beach area of Honolulu.
3 years ago
2 officers reported killed in active shooting in Hawaii
3 years ago

New safety concerns over sightseeing tours after Hawaii helicopter crash

There have been 18 civilian crashes in Hawaii since 2015, according to the NTSB, and fatalities from U.S. helicopters jumped 20% from 2017 to 2018.
3 years ago
New safety concerns over sightseeing tours after Hawaii helicopter crash