The Honolulu City Council want an audit of the Honolulu Police Department for alleged overtime abuse.
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The Honolulu City Council wants an audit of the Honolulu Police Department done to examine the department’s overtime policies, protocols and procedures following overtime abuse that was detected months ago. Read more
A trial date has been set for a 48-year-old man charged with hindering prosecution in connection with the death of 18-month old Kytana Ancog. Read more
The guidelines issued by the Department of Education specify that ceremonies must be held outdoors or in a location with sufficient ventilation. Read more
“Iguanas are established in Waimanalo,” said Janelle Saneishi, public information officer for the Department of Agriculture. They have also been found in Kahuku, Waianae and Nanakuli. Read more
The United States has launched airstrikes in Syria, targeting facilities used by Iranian-backed militia groups. The airstrike was the first military action undertaken by the Biden administration Read more
A pop-up bookstore is opening Saturday at Ward Village to support Hawaii’s 51 public libraries. Read more
A 23-year-old man has been charged in connection with Tuesday’s fatal stabbing in Hawaii Kai, according to police. Read more
The Hawaii-based U.S. Pacific Fleet submarine force is getting a new commander, while Navy Region Hawaii will be saying goodbye to its current boss. Read more
Today’s new statewide infection cases reported by the Health Department include 24 on Oahu, 18 on Maui, one on the Big Island and two residents diagnosed outside of Hawaii, officials said. Read more
John Geddert was supposed to appear in an Eaton County court, near Lansing. Read more
Hawaii would be the latest state to adopt automatic voter registration if the measure becomes law. Read more
“The more people get vaccinated, the faster we’re going to beat this pandemic,” Biden said at the White House ceremony. Read more
The bill passed by a vote of 224-206 with three Republicans joining Democrats in voting yes. Read more
Under Tier 3 of Oahu’s reopening strategy, effective today, zoos, sea life attractions, and aquariums are allowed to welcome groups of up to 10 people, up from five in Tier 2. Read more
Plant-based food company Beyond Meat will be partnering with several major fast food chains in the coming years to expand offerings that could eventually include plant-based burgers, chalupas or toppings on a stuffed-crust pizza. Read more
The California Supreme Court has upheld the state’s 2018 law barring 14 and 15-year-olds from being tried as adults and sent to adult prisons even for serious crimes like murder, arson and robbery, rape or kidnapping. Read more
The Manhattan district attorney’s office enforced a subpoena on Trump’s accounting firm within hours of the Supreme Court’s ruling on Monday. Read more
The dog walker was shot once Wednesday night and is expected to survive his injuries. Read more
Hawaiian monk seal, RK58, was admitted last Tuesday to The Marine Mammal Center’s Ke Kai Ola, a hospital for the endangered seals. Read more
The father of a 23-year-old man fatally stabbed in Hawaii Kai said he and his family are in shock over the death of his son. Read more
Many toymakers have been updating their classic brands in recent years, hoping to relate to kids today and to reflect more modern families. Read more