Calendar TODAY BASKETBALL ILH Division I boys: Kamehameha at ‘Iolani, Saint Louis at Punahou, 5 p.m.; Mid-Pacific at Damien, 6 p.m. ILH Division I girls: Kamehameha at Punahou, 5 p.m.; Maryknoll at ‘Iolani, 6:30 p.m. Read More
The Honolulu Police Department believes the man suspected of shooting and killing two patrol officers, stabbing his landlady and destroying by fire seven homes in an exclusive Diamond Head neighborhood Sunday perished in the Hibiscus Drive house where he lived.
The Honolulu Police Department on Sunday mourned the loss of two police officers who were shot and killed while responding to an apparent tenant-landlord dispute that blew up into a multihome fire near Diamond Head and left three others missing, including the shooter, who was presumed dead.
The state Health Department announced in mid- January it has ended its enforcement of Big Island Dairy LLC in Ookala and that the business has met all of its legal requirements regarding past water pollution violations.
State Attorney General Clare Connors is requesting an extra $1 million a year for pay increases to be distributed among the 200 lawyers that work in her office, and is seeking 10 additional staffers for a new unit designed to pursue complex cases including public corruption and theft from state programs.
John Kema says HOPE, a highly supervised probation program with immediate consequences, helped him get his life back by ending a 16-year-history of alcohol and drug abuse and criminal activity that regular probation couldn’t hinder.
The Hawai‘i Martin Luther King Jr. Coalition — actually, MLK Day organizers nationwide — would rather people see the holiday as a day on, not a day off. The preferred way of celebrating the life of the late civil rights leader is to do community service projects (a cleanup at Hamakua Marsh Bay by the youth nonprofit Kupu is just one example). There’s been a dinner on Friday already, too.
In recent years, a study that compares states based on the cost of vehicle ownership along with traffic and infrastructure issues, has ranked Hawaii as the worst state in the nation for driving. Given Honolulu’s clogged-commutes and uneven road conditions statewide, the lamentable showing is not a bolt from the blue.