2 sets of human remains found in ashes of Diamond Head property
Police cadaver dogs have led investigators to two sets of human remains in the ashes of a Diamond Head home where the suspect in Sunday’s violent rampage and his landlord are believed to have died, sources confirmed. Hawaii News Now.Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Suspect may have used his landlords gun collection to ambush officers. Hawaii News Now.
Police Chief: State’s handling of mentally ill who pose threat should include ‘tough love’
The suspect in Sunday’s deadly rampage at Diamond Head showed signs of mental illness for years. Now Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard is demanding more tools for her officers to use in cases where mental health is involved. Hawaii News Now.KHON2.
Lawmakers consider ban on lending of guns
State lawmakers said Tuesday that they were considering changes to Hawaiʻi gun laws this session even before Sunday’s shooting deaths of two Honolulu police officers at a Diamond Head home presumably at the hands of a man who had no permit to own any guns. Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Hawaiʻi AG seeking bank records of Mauna Kea protest group
Attorney General Clare Connors argues the Native Hawaiian nonprofit KAHEA: The Hawaiian Environmental Alliance, is illegally using donations to fund civil disobedience; the organization says the request is intimidation. Civil Beat.
Lawmakers consider giving airports more autonomy, again
After years of failing to address infrastructure problems at state airports, lawmakers will once again consider making a change this session. The state’s airports are currently rated poorly by travelers and airlines. Hawaii Public Radio.
Interagency task force provides update on fight to eradicate invasive species
Lawmakers have been updated on a 10-year inter-agency plan launched two years ago to help manage biosecurity risks. The annual budget’s about $60 million, and the task force wants the budget raised to nearly $100 million. KITV4.
Former ASU football coach hired as head coach at UH
Former Arizona State University head football coach Todd Graham will be introduced Wednesday as the next head coach of the University of Hawaiʻi football program, school officials announced Tuesday. Hawaii News Now.Honolulu Star-Advertiser.KHON2.KITV4.
HAWAII BUSINESS Talk Story: Elisia Flores, CEO of L&L Hawaii
Elisia Flores took over as CEO in August 2019 from her father, Eddie Flores Jr. The new CEO starts 2020 with a record 200 L&L franchises and the launch of a new concept – L&L Hawaiian Mixplate – at three Mainland Walmarts… read more.
Candles and memories shine bright at a vigil honoring HPD’s 2 fallen officers
Family and friends of Honolulu Police Officer Tiffany Enriquez, who was killed in the line of duty in Diamond Head on Sunday, organized a candlelight vigil in Waikīkī on Tuesday. Hawaii News Now.Honolulu Star-Advertiser.KHON2.
Officer Kaulike Kalama remembered: ‘A good friend to all who knew him.’ Hawaii News Now.
Diamond Head landlord was ‘closest to family’ the attacker had
The suspect and victim, presumed to have died in or before the fire at the house started, had a trusting friendship for more than a decade prior to the Sunday attack, shootings and fire. KHON2.
U.S. seeks forfeiture of 2 more properties connected with illegal gaming
The U.S. Attorney’s office for the District of Hawaiʻi announced Tuesday it is seeking forfeiture of two more properties involved in an illegal gambling operation. They are the residences of some of the individuals involved and include properties at 555 South St. and 2609 B Liliha St. Honolulu Star-Advertiser.