Here are the 8 bills vetoed by the governor
Gov. David Ige vetoed eight bills on Tuesday that covered topics from medical marijuana use, enhanced consumer protections and environmental concerns.
Troubled traffic center faces more delays after city fires contractor
Plans for the $54 million Joint Traffic Management Center have been underway for about a decade.
Online giant Amazon donates relief kits to lava evacuees
Amazon is partnering with the Hawaii Foodbank to send hygiene kits to Big Island residents affected by Kilauea volcano.
Crash closes Hawaii Island’s Saddle Road
Hawaii Island police are responding to an accident on Hawaii Island’s Daniel K. Inouye Highway, more commonly known as Saddle Road.
New signs posted remind everyone: Don’t feed Hawaiian monk seals
Although they’re cute and may look hungry, the DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR) is reminding fishermen and beachgoers not to feed Hawaiian monk seals.
PHOTOS: Noni Farms home among those ransacked during lava evacuations
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The 66-year-old PM contraflow on Kapiolani is getting a big update
The city is doing away with a portion of the afternoon contraflow on Kapiolani Boulevard and will allow left turns in those areas as part of an effort to improve access to Waikiki and Ala Moana.
34 people have died on Oahu’s roads so far this year
Thirty-four people have died on Oahu roads so far this year.
Eruptions are pushing 2 native plant species to brink of extinction
Eruptions in lower Puna aren’t just destroying homes and infrastructure. The lava is also threatening the future of at least two native plant species.
Daughter: Utility rep told about mom’s illness in June visit
The daughter of a 68-year-old woman suffering from congestive heart failure who died last week after her electricity was turned off says a utility company representative was told about her condition in June.
American workers’ willingness to quit hits 17-year high
US job openings slip in May, while quits reach a 17-year high.
Marketing firm to pay more than $24M in soccer bribery case
A Florida-based unit of a Spanish sports media group must pay a hefty penalty after pleading guilty to bribing Latin American soccer officials.
Former state attorney general confirmed to US Court of Appeals
The United States Senate has confirmed President Trump’s nomination of Honolulu attorney Mark Bennett to serve as a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Report blasts Georgia solitary confinement as ‘draconian’
An expert report says Georgia’s most restrictive solitary confinement facility deprives prisoners of basic human needs and risks causing psychological harm.
Authorities release sketch of Puna robbery suspect
Authorities are releasing a sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery incident in Puna last week.
Culinary instructors use their cooking skills to help lava evacuees
Inside the warehouse at the Food Basket, Hawaii Island’s Food Bank pallets are piled high with donations.
Authorities: No reports of deaths after Alaska plane crash
Authorities say no deaths have been reported after a plane believed to be carrying 11 people crashed in mountainous terrain on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska.
Coffee with a Candidate: Democratic congressional candidate Ernie Martin
North Shore councilman Ernie Martin reclaimed the council chairmanship while running for congress, considerably raising his visibility at a key moment.
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