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Associa Hawaii is looking in 2018 to shake off the troubles that have dogged the company over the past few years, and has hired a former executive from one of its rivals to grow its management portfolio of condominium and community associations in the Islands in addition to rehiring half a dozen other ...
Noni is what Jaya Titcomb likes to call Hawaii's superfruit. He's with Puna Noni, a company that's giving a new twist to an ancient Hawaiian idea. Noni has been used for centuries by the ancient Hawaiians for many health benefits. It has a ton of Vitamin C to boost your immune system and other vitamins ...

On July 14, more than 120 firefighters were called to the Marco polo condominium complex for what's since been called the worst highrise fire in Hawaii history; hundreds of units were damaged, and some residents say they still are unsure when they'll be able to return to their homes. The video released to ...
Rolling along on one of only two remaining stretches of historic track in the Islands (the other is on Kauai), the society's weekly passenger rides offer an appealing back-in-time glimpse at railroads in Hawaii and the ever-changing landscape of the Ewa district. "The rides are a fun family activity that helps us ...
Hawaii consistently has the nation's lowest voter turnout, finishing dead last among all 50 states for the past five presidential elections. The Grass Roots Organization, Common cause Hawaii, wants to modernize Hawaii's voting process to encourage people to vote. With the 2018 legislative session on the ...
While it might not sound urgent, doctors say the fluid is one of the first things they use to keep people alive. The shortage is not widespread in Hawaii and we're told there are no issues treating patients, but we know of at least one health care provider that's running low. Saline solution in an IV bag is one of ...
A strong low recently tracked across the northwestern corner of the Pacific, packing a fetch aimed at Hawaii with wind speeds up to 40-55kts+ and seas in excess of 40-45 feet. Furthermore, while this low merged with a preceding storm under the Bering Sea, the momentum of this energy slowly pushed ...
Court documents say a man who escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital and flew to California was caught with two high-quality fake IDs, two cellphones ... Randall Saito's escape from Hawaii State Hospital in November "was not a matter of happenstance or a crime of opportunity, but required detailed ...
Until new technologies and competitive costs drive bigger changes, Hawaii remains dependent on groundwater. Groundwater provides 99 percent of Hawaii's domestic drinking water and about 50 percent of all the fresh water used in the state. Other than bottled water, there is no recourse for importation.
He's known for a legal battle against the state to end race-based elections for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. In 1996, he filed suit against the state saying the use of public tax funds to pay for Hawaiian-only elections was unconstitutional. Rice vs. Cayetano went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court who ...
Laiana Kanoa-Wong was a kumu olelo Hawaii even before he had a driver's license. Not surprising since the 33-year-old's parents were also Hawaiian language teachers at the University of Hawaii and Punana Leo. Wong is a proud graduate of Ke Kula Kaiapuni o Anuenue, and accentuated his Hawaiian ...
Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin will resign his position on March 15 to concentrate on his run for the state's 1st Congressional district seat. "I am stepping down as attorney general so that I can run for Congress with the same intensity and energy that I bring to working for Hawaii each day," Chin said in ...
There's growing frustration over the delay in the state takeover of Hawaii's only volunteer-run public library. The nonprofit, Friends of Makiki Community Library, has kept the facility off Keeaumoku Street afloat since the 1990s after the City failed to keep operations going. "Since then it's just been community ...
A bill introduced by Democrat state Sen. Karl Rhoads of Oahu, which passed the Legislature in 2017, aimed to eliminate aquarium fishing in Hawaii. But Gov. David Ige vetoed the bill, saying science conducted throughout nearly two decades didn't justify that the industry operates at an unsustainable rate.
Later that evening, the onscreen love interests were spotted holding hands and kissing. Lili Reinhart Cole Sprouse beach Hawaii Lili Reinhart and Cole Sprouse on the beach in Hawaii on January 5, 2018. Splash News. As previously reported, an eyewitness told Us Weekly that the two seemed hot and ...
Modernization and expansion projects at Hawaii's airports are years behind schedule and tens of millions of dollars over budget. Some say the solution is an independent statewide airport authority. Twenty-one hours out of the day, Hawaii's largest airport has enough gates to accommodate all the arriving ...

Hawaii State hospital escapee Randall Saito is expected to be extradited to Hawaii from California sometime next week, according to a spokeswoman of the Superior Court of California in San Joaquin. Court Operations manager Marilyn Green said Saito, 59, remains in custody at the San Joaquin County ...
Last year, Diagnostic Laboratory Services tested about 40,000 urine samples from Hawaii workers and job applicants - and the results showed a year-to-year increase in positive tests for a pair of dangerous drugs. Cocaine use was up 67 percent while Amphetamine use increased 57 percent. But even ...
Justin Thomas returns to the scene where he opened last year's event with a 59 on the way to a major rewrite of the PGA TOUR's scoring records, defending the second of back-to-back Hawaii titles at the Sony Open in Hawaii. Jordan Spieth and two-time Sony winner Jimmy Walker also highlight the lineup ...
Nationwide, this flu season is being called one of the worst on record since 2009, and Hawaii health experts say the state is already seeing a spike in cases here at home. Doctors at The Queen's Medical Center say the emergency room has been packed. "We're very busy. I think most of the hospitals in ...
As the mumps outbreak in Hawaii continues to rage on, the state is renewing its call for adults to get vaccinated. Mumps typically affects only young children, but the majority of those who have gotten sick in Hawaii are older adolescents and adults. "We strongly recommend getting an outbreak dose of the ...
A man who escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital and flew to the U.S. mainland remains in California while authorities work on his extradition. Jan. ... Hawaii attorney general's office spokeswoman Dana Viola says Randall Saito is still expected to be extradited back to Hawaii with the help of the U.S. ...
Five of Hawaii's most talented junior golfers are set to tee it up with five of the best the P.G.A. Tour has to offer. It's the annual Hawaii Tourism Authority Pro-Junior Challenge. It's se to tee off on Tuesday at 3:30 in the afternoon at Waialae Country Club, and it's all part of Sony Open in Hawaii Week.
JOINT BASE PEARL harbor-HICKAM, Hawaii, Jan. 3, 2018 -- As sailors hoisted the colors here Jan. 1 to start out the new year, the "First navy Jack" rose under Old Glory, as it will throughout 2018 in honor of the 17 sailors lost when the guided missile destroyers USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain collided with ...
An Australian man sailing alone in a homemade boat was rescued off the coast of Hawaii after he was blown off course on a journey home from Panama, the Coast Guard said. The 62-year-old man was in a 30ft (nine metre) sailboat and flagged down a commercial passenger boat nearly 4 miles (6km) from ...
KAPALUA, Hawaii - The PGA Tour rings in the new year at Kapalua for the 20th consecutive time. After all these years, the one moment that stands above all others was the titanic battle between Tiger Woods and Ernie Els in 2000. Both made eagle on the 18th hole to force a playoff. Both made birdie on ...
The once-popular retailer Kmart has agreed to a settlement that will see it pay out tens of thousands of dollars over allegations that it overbilled Medicaid in Hawaii for more than a decade. The retailer, according to Hawaii's attorney general, offered discounted generic drugs to cash-paying customers before ...
HILO, Hawaii (AP) -- A woman who was sexually assaulted two years ago by an on-duty land enforcement officer is suing the former officer and the Department ... The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reported Wednesday that the woman said the state never should have hired 41-year-old Ethan Ferguson, who was ...
"Forests aren't like other commodities. You cannot accelerate the time it takes to grow a tree," says Jeffrey Dunster, executive director of the Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative. "The Chinese understood this. A Chinese proverb says: 'The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time ...
Since June, we've been watching out for cheap flights to Hawaii. United, Hawaiian, and Alaska airlines have all recently increased service to the Aloha State and started to drive down prices -- particularly for West Coast travelers. Now, however, travelers all across the country can reap the rewards of this ...
The latest report, released last month, shows that nearly one third of Hawaii families don't meet self-sufficiency income levels. For a single adult, the self-sufficiency income in Hawaii was put at nearly $33,000. A single parent with two children needs to bring in at least $69,000 in Hawaii to be self-sufficient.
Hawaii is one of only four states taking part in a "tele-abortion" pilot project, and the politically-charged issue is riling up abortion foes. Tele-abortion is a way to terminate a pregnancy after consulting with a doctor in a video-conference. Dr. Ghazaleh Moayedi, of the University of Hawaii, recently ...
Two new stamps launched by the U.S. Postal Service for the new year have connections to Hawaii. The Year of the Dog Forever stamp -- the first stamp of the New Year to be issued Jan. 11 -- was created by Hawaii graphic design icon Clarence Lee. The Byodo-In Temple Priority Mail stamp featuring the ...
UFC President Dana White on Friday confirmed that the UFC is working on a potential event in Hawaii. White told media members at a press conference for UFC 220 in Las Vegas that the organization could be holding its first event in the islands as the company gears up for its 25th anniversary. "I changed ...
While Mark Zuckerberg's quiet title actions grabbed the most readers in 2017, there were a number of Hawaii real estate stories in 2017 that were of far greater importance to local readers, including The Howard Hughes Corp. opening buildings opening in Kakaako, while closing another down, the start of ...
In one of the biggest sex scandals to rock the state of Hawaii, long hidden documentation confirmed in November that dozens of Kamehameha schools students were abused over a nearly 30-year-long period. Dr. Robert Brown, the chief psychiatrist at St. Francis, was the abuser. Kamehameha Schools ...
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) -- Guinness World Records has confirmed that a Hawaii woman found the world's heaviest avocado. West Hawaii Today reports Pamela Wang of Big Island found the whopping 5-pound, 3.6-ounce (2.4-kilogram) avocado as she was taking a walk earlier this month.
HONOLULU (AP) - A report on a Hawaii siren test that drew international attention amid a North Korea missile threat shows that 28 sirens statewide played the wrong sound or had other technical problems. The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency report says nearly 93 percent of the state's 386 sirens ...
An incredible story featuring a pair of newly-discovered brothers from Hawaii has taken another interesting turn. Walter Macfarlane and Alan Robinson have been best friends for decades, attending classes together at Punahou school and sharing a field as football teammates. The pair only recently ...
Whether it's to escape the cold on the mainland or just to relax on the beach, travelers continue to choose Hawaii as their vacation destination. Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) released preliminary statistics for the month of November that shows an increase in both the amount of visitors and the amount cash ...
KAHILI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - From 1987 to 1994 Elorde Promotions put on 26 professional boxing fights in Honolulu. It was a popular ...
HONOLULU - A man described as a "violent psychopath" escaped a psychiatric hospital in Hawaii, flew to San Jose, California and is now on ...
Attorney General Doug Chin announced Tuesday charges were filed against 41-year old Lucyma Maifea of Waianae, and Rowaena Baker, ...
Hawaii State hospital escapee Randall Saito was arrested early Wednesday morning in San Joaquin, California, hours after the Hawaii ...
An "extremely dangerous" psychiatric patient and alleged killer who escaped in Hawaii was captured in Northern California today, the San ...
Hawaii News Now has learned the U.S. Marshal in charge of the Hawaii district office has been forced to retire. Gervin Miyamoto's forced ...
The national courier service, which boasts more than 100,000 drivers across the United States, has entered the Hawaii market for the first time ...
Security and defense analysts will discuss how Hawaii should be preparing in light of rising tensions with North Korea at an upcoming ...
The last time Hawaii had a Republican in the U.S. Senate was 1977. Since becoming a state in 1959, it's had just two GOP members in the U.S. ...


 

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