Kentucky visitor dies in 45-foot fall off Maui cliff
A visitor from Kentucky died Thursday after falling approximately 45 feet off a cliff on Maui.
Mayor Caldwell warns of crackdown on illegal vacation rentals
The city has sent out approximately 5,000 courtesy letters to owners and operators of illegal vacation rentals, warning them to cease advertising or risk paying hefty fines starting Aug. 1.
Habitual DUI offenders now face 5 years in jail
Four Oahu drivers charged with habitual drunken driving are looking at Class C felony convictions instead of petty misdemeanors under a tougher drunken driving law that went into effect July 1.
Ocean Safety officials warn of dangerous influence of social media
Honolulu Ocean Safety officials Thursday warned the public that what one sees on social media can be deceiving and dangerous.
Police need help to solve 1998 Waikiki killing
The son of a 69-year-old man killed in his apartment building office in Waikiki more than 20 years ago is seeking the publics help to find the suspect or suspects responsible for his fathers death.
Le Jardin Academy chooses Earl Kim as new leader
Earl T. Kim, a former superintendent of schools in Stamford, Conn., will become the new head of school at Le Jardin Academy in Kailua starting Thursday.
Southwest Airlines plans to resume growth in Hawaii
Southwest Airlines said it plans to resume its expansion in Hawaii next month, which had been delayed due to the grounding of Boeing 737 Max planes.
Hawaii hotels top nation in room rate
Performance results during the first six months of the year might have pained some Hawaii hoteliers, but other markets across the nation only wished they had it so good.
First Hawaiian boosts profit ahead of executive’s departure
Hawaiis largest bank achieved a modest gain in its second-quarter profit but next month will lose its No. 2 executive.
6,000 gallons of sewage leaks in Kalaeloa
A private contractor working on Coral Sea Road in Kalaeloa drilled into a 16-inch sewer force main, resulting in a sewage leak Thursday morning.
Cataluna: Too much trash, not enough options
The citys counterintuitive pilot project to make bulky item pick up more efficient and effective by making it even less available has been roundly criticized by residents who are watching with dismay as piles pile up in their neighborhoods.
Kokua Line: TheBus rules still prohibit baggage on seats and in aisles
Question: First, a mahalo: The air conditioning on TheBus is very good. So pleasant on these extra-hot days. Second, a question: Have they changed the rule on baggage? So much stuff being carried on. Getting too crowded.
Rearview Mirror: 3 sites share connecting stories
Every now and then I look around Oahu and write about what occupied a particular location at different periods in time. I call it What Was There Before.
Man dies in single-vehicle rollover crash in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park
A 57-year-old man was killed Thursday in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
Search to be suspended for Kalaheo swimmer missing off Kauai
The Kauai Fire Department announced the multi-agency search will likely be suspended at the end of the day for a 33-year-old Kalaheo man identified as Fathi Twalib.
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