HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police arrested state Rep. Sharon Har for allegedly driving under the influence of an intoxicant after she was observed driving the wrong way down a one-way street.
HONOLULU (AP) — A bill advanced Tuesday by the Hawaii Senate Judiciary Committee would automatically register to vote eligible U.S. citizens who apply for a driver’s license or state identification card, unless the individual declines to be registered.
HONOLULU (AP) — Affordable housing guidelines set by a Hawaii state agency could rate two-bedroom homes costing $1 million as affordable for some households eligible for government-subsidized housing.
HONOLULU (AP) — Authorities in Hawaii have cracked down on illegal game room establishments found in both commercial districts and residential communities on Oahu this year.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources has approved Honolulu’s application to add sand to a beach at Ala Moana Regional Park.
HONOLULU (AP) — City officials in Honolulu have extended the deadline to renew driver's licenses, state identification cards and permits to mid-April in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi has extended coronavirus restrictions for another month through mid-March starting Monday, but said that could change if confirmed cases remain low.
HONOLULU (AP) — A retired Honolulu police officer and a Big Island firefighter were sentenced Wednesday in connection with a corruption case involving a former Honolulu prosecutor and her retired police chief husband.
HONOLULU (AP) — A longtime federal employee has been fined $5,000 and given two years of probation for cutting communication between air traffic controllers and planes flying above Honolulu in early 2019.
Otoja Abit wrote, directed, produced and starred in the film “A New York Christmas Wedding,” which is currently available on Netflix. The New York-based actor (“Stonewall,” “Black-ish,” “Harlem Knights”) said while he is grateful to be faring well during this pandemic, he was disappointed he couldn’t celebrate his movie at film festivals as originally planned. Still, he remains optimistic and looks forward to the day when it’s safe to travel again. “My dream trip would be to travel to England with the one I love for a Christmas holiday,” said Abit, 35. “(We would) see a show on the West End, followed by a quaint dinner at a local pub.”
Friday, for the first time since the end of the Cold War, Hawaiians heard the sound of warning sirens, blaring out to warn them of an impending strike. Friday’s sirens were a drill that officials plan on repeating every month in light of North Korea’s threats of attack. Some Hawaiians remember a day 76 years ago when the attack was all too real.