Officials warn of increased traffic as UH classes get underway next week
Its that time of the year again the time when students returning to school result in increased traffic on Oahus roadways.
City issues first 5 illegal vacation rental citations
The city has issued five citations for illegal vacation rental ads culled from online hosting platforms the first of many expected under a new law that took effect Aug. 1.
Hirono tours Mauna Kea protest site
MAUNA KEA, Hawaii >> U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono visited the site of the protests against the Thirty Meter Telescope and toured the tent encampment at the base of the Mauna Kea Access Road for several hours Monday morning, speaking with protest leaders and Hawaiian elders who assured her the demonstrations are organized and peaceful.
City Council is pressured to support Ala Wai flood project
The Honolulu City Council is expected to consider a resolution today that would keep the controversial Ala Wai Flood Risk Management Project moving forward.
1-man homage to Duke slated for OceanFest
Award-winning Native Hawaiian playwright and actor Moses Goods will star Friday night in a one-man show that he wrote depicting the life of Duke Paoa Kahanamoku in a first for Dukes OceanFest, which is now in its 18th year.
New downtown satellite city hall adds services, staff
City officials Monday formally opened the new Downtown Satellite City Hall at the Chinatown Gateway Plaza, a location that will provide twice the space and some added services unavailable at the old site in an underground Fort Street Mall space two blocks away.
Made in Hawaii’s attendance down amid competition
There were roughly 10,000 fewer guests at this years Made in Hawaii Festival due to competing events on the same weekend.
On the Move: Erin Khan and Holly Kranbuhl
Anthology Marketing Group has announced the following promotions for its Public Relations, Advertising and Administrative groups:
Suspect in shooting of officer charged with armed robbery
An accused gunman charged with the July shooting of a police officer in Waianae has been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with an armed robbery of a convenience store that occurred a day before the shooting.
Pearl Harbor destroyer returns after adventurous 92 days at sea
It was an eventful 92 days at sea for the destroyer USS Michael Murphy, which returned Monday to Pearl Harbor and waiting family members.
Ex-UH med school dean brought innovative learning method
Dr. Christian Gulbrandsen, instrumental in changing the way University of Hawaii medical students learn, stood up to opponents of the then-controversial methods of Problem- Based Learning, a hands-on approach in contrast to the traditional lecture-style curriculum.
6 paddlers rescued off Diamond Head
Crews from the Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department and city Ocean Safety rescued six paddlers Sunday from a sinking outrigger canoe off of Diamond Head.
Jet fighters included in exercise
The Hawaii National Guard said Oahu residents might notice an increase in military aircraft during a large-scale Sentry Aloha fighter exercise running Wednesday through Sept. 4.
Kokua Line: Long-term records of hot-car deaths include 6 Hawaii children, group says
Q uestion : The news keeps having these terrible stories about babies dying in cars because somebody forgot them all day. Is this getting worse? I dont remember hearing so much about it before. Maybe I am noticing now because I have grandkids.
Tech View: TMT should be built, says Hokule‘a navigator Baybayan
The biggest drama in decades is playing itself out on Mauna Kea, and its drawing international attention. As popular culture icons jump on the anti-Thirty Meter Telescope bandwagon, it seems uncool to support the $1.4 billion scientific endeavor. Some protesters have gone so far as to say that they are on the right side of history.
Janet Jackson to return to Honolulu for 2 shows in November
Pop icon Janet Jackson is heading Hawaii in November to perform two shows at the Neal Blaisdell Arena to celebrate the 30th anniversary of her Rhythm Nation 1814 album.