Miske associate “Harry Boy” Kauhi details Hawaii murder-for-hire in plea deal.
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It is unclear what information Kauhi gave and what he received in return from the U.S. Department of Justice after pleading guilty as part of the case against Honolulu businessman Michael J. Miske. Read more
The Honolulu Fire Department said it received a call at 3:55 p.m. about an injured hiker and sent four units staffed with 12 personnel to assist the man. Read more
Japan asked the United States today to impose lockdowns on its military bases in the country as it tries to stanch a rapid climb in COVID infections linked in part to outbreaks among American service members. Read more
Tony Finau has been in Hawaii long enough to become a motivational speaker. Read more
The Monsanto Company pleaded guilty in federal court to two felonies, 30 misdemeanors and agreed to pay a $12 million fine for environmental crimes related to the use of a pesticide on corn fields in Hawaii. Read more
The Hawaii National Guard said that troops will be training at Fort Hood in Texas for about a month before deploying to the Middle East. Read more
A lawyer for Cyber Ninjas, Jack Wilenchik, said the company is insolvent, has laid off all employees, including former CEO Doug Logan, and can’t afford to sift through its records to find those related to the audit. Read more
The Public Health Emergency Rules were originally slated to go into effect on Jan. 8, but postponing implementation ensures residents have time to get boosted. Read more
An agreement on a new formula for sharing the cost of the American military presence in Japan ends a Trump-era dispute that had been a significant irritant in U.S.-Japan relations. Read more
Staff absences and the surge driven by the omicron variant have led some big districts to switch temporarily to virtual learning. Read more
Leaders of the nation’s third-largest school district canceled classes for a third consecutive day amid increasingly tough negotiations with the Chicago Teachers Union over remote learning and other COVID-19 safety measures. Read more
Coach Bruce Arians said the day after the game that Brown did not claim he was injured when he refused to continue playing against the Jets. Read more
All it took was one round for the new year to feel like the end of last season on the PGA Tour. Read more
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson said Netflix had contacted him to inform him that currently, the “top three movies in the world belong to me.” Read more
Alaska’s announcement came on a day in which more than 2,100 U.S. flights were canceled by early evening on the East Coast Read more
The disabled vessel was located by an Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew at 3:15 a.m. today, and towed back to shore by a Maui County Fire Boat. Read more
Police said the woman held onto the van when it hit a parked and unattended BMW sport utility vehicle. Read more
A 44-year-old Paauilo man was charged with multiple drug offenses for attempting to receive and distribute crystal methamphetamine with a street value of more than $136,000, Hawaii County police said. Read more
The popular Fox News Channel prime-time host hasn’t said what he will do, but he’s slammed the congressional probe as a partisan witch hunt. Read more
The revelation was included in a search warrant application as city and federal investigators sought to determine the cause of the city’s deadliest single blaze in more than a century. Read more
The letter would sit unopened for more than 75 years before being found in a U.S. Postal Service distribution facility in Pittsburgh. Read more