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Man, woman in SUV that struck Chinatown machete suspect wanted for attempted murder

HONOLULU (KITV4) -- Honolulu police say they are looking for two more suspects in connection with the chaotic machete incident in Chinatown from Monday night. Police arrested the suspect who was wielding the machete, but now HPD says it is looking for a man and woman who were inside an SUV that struck the suspect. The pair are wanted on complaints of second-degree murder, police said.
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Suspect surrenders to police after barricade situation in Makiki

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A man surrendered himself to police Wednesday morning after barricading himself in a Makiki apartment. Police responded to the apartment on Emerson Street about 9 a.m. A witness reported he may have been armed with knives. The suspect was arrested about 10:15 a.m. for a protective order...

The remains of two sailors missing since Pearl Harbor attack are finally identified

The remains of two sailors missing in action since the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor have been identified, a federal agency said. Petty Ofc. 2nd Class Claude Ralph Garcia died at age 25 while serving as a ship fitter aboard the USS West Virginia when Japanese forces attacked the U.S. naval base near Honolulu. Petty Ofc. 1st Class Keith Warren Tipsword, died at age 27, on the same battleship.

PODCAST: From Kauai to Hollywood, Siena Agudong takes aloha wherever she goes

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Whether Siena Agudong is on camera or off, she never forgets her roots. “I was born and raised here and my family is here,” the Kauai native said. “I’ll always have Hawaii. I’ll never forget that, so just carrying with me the values and … just aloha, you know, you carry that to set and I don’t want to forget that everyone around me is family.”

The 8 Best Vegan Restaurants in Hawaii

Are you vegan, visiting Hawaii, or moving to the iconic islands? You will love the variety of vegan food here. The islands have access to fresh supplies of plant-based foods all year round, and some restaurants serve lip-smacking vegan dishes. Here you will find new vegan dishes inspired by local...

Man with machete held after violent night in Honolulu Chinatown

HONOLULU (KITV4) -- A 30-year-old man has been detained by HPD under suspicion of first degree terroristic threatening. The man was seen waving a machete in the street, before being hit by a car. The order of events has not been confirmed, but is recounted by the video time stamps...

Gov. David Ige, mayors detail plans for $78M drug company opioid settlement

Gov. David Ige on Tuesday outlined plans for how the state will spend $78 million it's receiving from a multistate settlement reached with pharmaceutical industry companies over their role in the opioid addiction crisis. Ige said drug overdose deaths have exceeded traffic fatalities in Hawaiʻi this year. Drug overdoses, including...

The Neighborhood’s Heartbeat

The largest landowner in the state, Kamehameha Schools actively uses about 1,000 acres of its total 365,000 acres for commercial purposes, including retail, hospitality and residential. With the understanding that every community is unique, Kamehameha Schools strives to bring economic stability while providing vibrant commercial centers, such as Salt at Our Kaka‘ako.

You Don’t Need 4 Wheels to Go Electric

On Wednesday and Friday evenings, members of Hawaii Float Sessions gather across from BikeFactory Hawaii in Kaka‘ako for a scenic ride to Waikīkī on their Onewheels: self-balancing single-wheel electric skateboards. “Onewheels changed my life,” says Jay Gatchalian, co-founder of the group. “It saved me so much money...

These local advocates are working to ensure voting is accessible for everyone

Over the last year, the Hawaiʻi Disability Rights Center has helped 145 people fill out voter registration forms. “Our advocates carry these voter registration things with them, you know, everywhere,” Lou Erteschik, executive director of the center, said earlier this week. The center’s role during elections is to...

Hiker reported missing on Waimano Ridge Trail found dead

PEARL CITY, Hawaii (KITV4) -- A hiker reported missing on the Waimano Ridge Trail has been found dead, Honolulu Emergency Medical Services confirmed. According to EMS, crews assisted with the death pronouncement after the hiker’s body was found roughly 100 feet down a cliff.

DOH announces new COVID-19 vaccine available in Hawaii

HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Hawaii Department of Health announced on Wednesday that there will be scheduling opportunities for Novavax COVID-19 vaccines to be distributed in Hawaii. According to DOH, Novavax is a two-dose primary series for individuals ages 18 and up. DOH said the Centers for Disease Control and...